This game is rated PEGI 18
Our review includes potentially triggering words:
Decapitation, Dismemberment, Gore, Killed, Sex and Torture.
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Posted: 2 years ago, last updated 4 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
- Play a game then read a book
- Tell white lies
- Listen to the controller in your hands
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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.
16+ 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 Game Pathways reveal how 12 - 16 year-olds play this game:
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- 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.
While playing you don't get subtitles for what other characters are saying unless you are close to them. The "Listen Mode" visually highlights any enemies in the vicinity you can hear.
Diversity and Inclusion
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