This game is rated PEGI 18
Our review includes potentially triggering words:
decapitation, dismemberment, gore, kill, killed and torture.
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The Last Of Us Review
Posted: 17 months ago, last updated 3 months 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:
- Play popular blockbuster games
- Find your way more easily
- Practice photography
- Play as an older hero
- Inhabit another world
- Muse on deep topics
- Re-think your assumptions
- Process loss
- Tell white lies
- Walk in someone else's shoes
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.
Rated PEGI 18 with violence and bad language. The examiners report expands this rating with the following: Violence ranges from moderate to strong, featuring decapitation, dismemberment and torture. Frequent scenes of blood and gore. Strong language such as ‘*!@?*’ is used frequently.
ESRB rated this MATURE with Intense Violence, Blood and Gore, Suggestive Themes, Strong Language, Use of Alcohol.
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.
Our The Last Of Us Accessibility Report details 22 accessibility features:
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