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The Last of Us series is an action-adventure survival horror video game franchise developed by Naughty Dog and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 consoles. There are also other media entries in the franchise, such as a comic book mini-series and a planned film.
The series takes place in a post-pandemic United States after an outbreak of the Cordyceps Brain Infection in the year 2013, which has decimated nearly 60% of mankind globally. It follows one survivor named Joel, a hardened middle-aged survivor of the outbreak, who meets a brave, young survivor named Ellie who is wise beyond her years, and their adventures across America that showcases real emotion and action against other human survivors and the Infected.
The first entry of The Last of Us began with the comic mini-series American Dreams, released on April 24, 2013. The first major video game installment, The Last of Us, was released on June 14, 2013, with a sequel titled The Last of Us Part II set for a future release. The series has garnered universal acclaim from critics and players alike, and won numerous awards and honors.
- The Last of Us (2013)
- The Last of Us Part II (TBA)
- The Last of Us (TBA)