Hey peeps! Just thought I'd compile a list of the themes The Last of Us touches upon. In my opinion, I think these themes make it a great contendor for GOTY and this is what makes TLoU's journey more interesting than Bioshock Infinite's ending. Please, tell me any fallacies in my arguments and feel free to mention new themes that I ought to look into. I think it is paramount that we gamers highlight the themes touched on by video games if we want to make video games be considered on par with other storytelling mediums like movies and books.
The game highlights numerous themes mostly centered around the innate human desire to survive and what happens to mankind when the institutions for civilization collapse. Like most post-apocalypse tales,…Read more >