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The Last Of Us Remastered review
Exceptional
by Simorico

This is what I direct people to when I want to show them an example of a game with a well written, deep story with fantastic characters. This isn't your typical game with glorified violence and a story that's used as an excuse for gameplay. This is a mature story that brought me through an emotional rollercoaster.
Gameplay is fine, it's satisfying to play and allows space for the story to shine.
It has well-written dialogue and characters. 
The story is great at taking the characters through a self-reflective journey for them.
The soundtrack is fantastic, having a very quiet tone that embraces the zombie genre.

In general, this game still holds up as one of the best story driven games to date.

10/10 A classic.
«Blew my mind»
«That ending!»
«Beaten more than once»

Other reviews12

Wow. I have heard nothing but stellar reviews for the game since it came out in 2013, and even more so for the Remastered edition on PS4, but I had never gotten around to playing it until today. I started playing the game at around 10:00 this morning and didn't realize until 10:00 at night that I was STILL playing. This game had me completely engrossed from beginning to end. Everything, from the graphics to the game play to the characters and their relationships absolutely blew me away! 10/10 God Damn!
«Blew my mind»
«Can’t stop playing»
Amazing narrative with amazing characters
Amazing example of story telling and how games can deliver emotion in a way like no other medium can.  I finished it in one sitting and it changed me. 

My one complaint is that other than the storytelling, the gameplay is lacking.  It doesn't take advantage of the fact that it is in a game and doesn't use that classic feeling of playing / actually being the characters in a story.  It feels like a less involved uncharted.  

Story wise however, this game delivers one of the most satisfying and well made stories ever, with an interesting setting and phenomenal characters and voice work.  

8.5/10
«Blew my mind»
«Sit back and relax»
The experience of interacting with Joel and Ellie's journey is one of the most gripping aspects of this masterpiece. 
«Blew my mind»
«Time-tested»
i love depressing post apocalyptic narratives that sprinkle in little glimmers of hope!! when you're lost in the darkness... look for the light
I really loved this game. The story, the gameplay and the graphics are all on point. This game made me feel like I was in there, and gave me the right feels at the right moment. I think this game is perfect in its own way.
«Blew my mind»
«Can’t stop playing»
very story oriented. loved every second of it and the controversial dlc.

if you haven't played it yet, get a PS4 like I did and do it. you wont regret it
«Blew my mind»
«Constantly dying and enjoy it»
The story is better than the actual gameplay, but it's still a pretty solid experience all in all. I liked it, but not nearly as much as other people do. As an experience, it's well worth going through at least once. I wouldn't consider it to be an exceptional game though. 
Easily one of the best narratives in all of gaming, even if the gameplay isn't revolutionary. Not a fun game by any means, oftentimes it feels like trudging through the depths of despair permeated with brief moments of solace but it's just so goddamn powerful. 
Absolutely didn't need a remaster, but it's so great I can't complain.
«Blew my mind»
«That ending!»