Joel, a ruthless survivor with few moral lines left to cross, lives in one of the last remaining Quarantine Zones. These walled-off, oppressive cities are run by what's left of the military. Despite the strict martial law, Joel operates in the black market of the city, smuggling contraband for the right price. Joel is asked by a dying friend to look after Ellie, a fourteen-year-old girl with courage beyond her years. What starts out as a simple job to deliver Ellie to another Quarantine Zone, soon transforms into a profound journey that will forever change Joel and Ellie. As they trek across a post-pandemic United States, Joel and Ellie will encounter different factions of survivors that have each found a unique way of dealing with the infected humans, the lack of supplies, and the threat of other survivors. As Joel and Ellie struggle to persevere, they must learn to trust each other and work together in order to survive the realities of this new world.

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The Last of Us has received rave reviews worldwide and is without doubt a commercial success, but now Sony ascertain that the game is also a box office success. Naughty Dog's new great game has already sold more than Bioshock: Infinite and Tomb Raider sold in the first three weeks after release, and is once again the fastest selling game so far this year. Sony announces 9 July that the game has so far sold over 3.4 million copies (numbers 3 July).

Posted by Kark-Jocke on Jul 11th, 2013


Cash Success - The Last of Us


The Last of Us has received rave reviews worldwide and is without doubt a commercial success, but now Sony ascertain that the game is also a box office success. Naughty Dog's new great game has already sold more than Bioshock: Infinite and Tomb Raider sold in the first three weeks after release, and is once again the fastest selling game so far this year. Sony announces 9 July that the game has so far sold over 3.4 million copies (numbers 3 July).


By comparison,
spent Tomb Raider one month to reach the same sales figures. GTA V will probably operates at a far higher figure when it is launched in September, but it's still impressive considering that The Last of Us is a new IP and it is exclusive to the PS3.

Bioshock: Infinite which has also been a commercial success selling respectable 1.16 million the first week and held the record for the best launch in 2013 before The Last of Us came out on the market. Tomb Raider infridde unfortunately not the high expectations of Square Enix and sold "only" a little over 1 million the first week, but it's still the biggest launch of a Tomb Raider game ever. The emotional drama from Uncharted creators, however, could impress with 1.3 million copies sold already after the first week.


Sony can also enjoy the PS3 game is the fastest selling new IP'en in console history and that it has captured first place at VGChartz for four weeks in a row.
It will be interesting to see how long it stays there, but that GTA V will destroy both The Last of Us, Bioshock: Infinite and Tomb Raider when it comes out it is no doubt.


We're talking probably about record numbers. GTA IV sold 6 million copies in its first week and they guessing that GTA V will experience similar success. Probably bigger.

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AnimeLoverForever
AnimeLoverForever Jul 20 2013, 7:10pm says:

God I must try this game, looks great!

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Kark-Jocke Jul 27 2013, 3:56pm replied:

Yes you must, this game is absolutely incredible good!

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AnimeLoverForever Jul 27 2013, 6:40pm replied:

Believe me, I will! :D

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