For those of you having reached the end of The Last of Us, by the fact your reading this, the beauty of Naughty Dog’s story will have made its mark; a beauty that is as dark as it is as resonating. As with all works worthy of reflection, there are two frames. One focusing on the characters as they are and as they exist in the work, and their symbolic identities. That is to question, “what do these characters, their actions and beliefs mean for me?” Both are equally important when we experience a great story, and we realise that we are being told something important, but don’t exactly know what it is we are being told.
If you feel in any way dissatisfied with the ending that The Last of Us gave you, it is a reaction that Naughty Dog has strive…Read more >