This game is rated PEGI 18
Our review includes potentially triggering words:
Decapitation, Dismemberment, Gore, Killed, Sex and Torture.
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Posted: 23 months ago, last updated 2 weeks ago.
Travelling, shooting and surviving as Joel with Ellie means their relationship builds haphazardly, between and during the action. Even without direct control, you step into the shoes of a father’s heartbreak and feel responsible for its resolution.
View our choice of games like The Last Of Us. This game is good if you want to:
- Find your way more easily
- Play prestigious games
- Play as an older hero
- Muse on deep topics
- Discover the importance of possessions
- Tell white lies
Players: This is a single player game. It’s possible to get through the game in 12 hours, but taking your time with the narrative and investigating every area will need upwards of 30 hours. The Left Behind additional content adds around 6 hours of further gameplay and substantially fleshes out Ellie's back story and a section in the game where she is looking after Joel.
The Last Of Us
The Last Of Us Remastered
The Last of Us Remastered
Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience. The Last of Us is available in different versions:
- The Last of Us is on PlayStation 3
- The Last of Us Remastered is on PlayStation 4
The Last of Us Left Behind is a paid expansion for the first game, and adds an important part of the story. There are also packs and bundles, which include multiplayer maps as well as the harder "grounded" mode for the single-player game.
In addition to the official ratings, it's worth noting there is a scene that can be interpreted as attempted rape. It also includes a scene where a young person appears to kill himself with a gun.
Skill Rating16-18 year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Still, it's important for parents and guardians to consider the maturity required to process the game content. You need patience and emotional maturity to appreciate the themes and dialogue that develop.
Our The Last Of Us Accessibility Report documents 22 accessibility features:
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