This week, we cover The Last of Us Part II and Part III, as part of the Multimedia and Digital Business Directory. With the release of “The Last of Us Part II” in 2020, the gaming industry underwent a permanent transformation. The game, created by Naughty Dog, took players on an emotionally charged adventure through a post-apocalyptic world.
The game’s outstanding character development is at the heart of its power. Ellie, who was once a helpless and innocent child, now appears as a grizzled survivor battling her own inner demons. The character of Abby, a fearsome warrior whose path crosses Ellie’s, serves as a metaphor for her journey. Players are forced to develop empathy for someone they once viewed as an enemy as they put themselves in Abby’s position. The narrative is made more difficult by the duality of viewpoints, which also raises interesting questions about the nature of empathy and forgiveness.
The Last of Us Part III Is eagerly anticipated, with a February 2023 company announcement confirming that a story outline has been planned in for release.