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'The Last of Us' Developers Discuss Realistic Kissing, Queer Fridging, More

We spoke with 'The Last of Us Part II' creative director Neil Druckmann and co-writer Halley Gross on THAT KISS and the demo's implications about violence.
Danielle Riendeau

Here's a Very Intense, Very Violent Scene from 'The Last of Us Part II'

Oh god why is she using the hammer that way.
Patrick Klepek

We Discuss Sexual Harassment Allegations, South Park on Waypoint Radio

Those topics are about as far apart as you can imagine, but that's video games right now.
Patrick Klepek
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Ex-Naughty Dog Employee Alleges Sexual Harassment, Studio Issues Statement

The former employee said he was fired for speaking up, but Naughty Dog says it has no record of any harassment allegations.
Patrick Klepek
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‘Last of Us’ Game Director Bruce Straley Leaves Naughty Dog After 18 Years

After an extended vacation, Straley announced he's feeling the tug to work in "other directions."
Patrick Klepek

In ‘Uncharted: The Lost Legacy,’ AI Companions Act Like Real Humans

In acting more than just bullet sponges, 'Uncharted' makes their characters meaningful in more ways than one.
Patrick Klepek
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What’s a Single Player Game You Love to Play With Someone Else?

‘Uncharted: The Lost Legacy’ is even more fun with a companion.
Danielle Riendeau
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

'Uncharted: The Lost Legacy' Lets You Explore, Banter in a Small Open World

This ladies-first edition of the cinematic action-adventure is way more my style.
Danielle Riendeau
Internet Harassment

'Girls Make Games' Raised Thousands to Spite Internet Assholes

The organization became a rallying cry for people pushing back on the harassment of women in games.
Patrick Klepek

Without Tess, There Would Be No 'The Last of Us'

Everyone focusses on Joel and Ellie in 'The Last of Us,' but Tess is the reason for everything that follows.
Cameron Kunzelman
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How ‘The Last of Us’ Unearthed the Ugly Side of Playing Protector

But Naughty Dog’s sequel has the chance to flip the standard protector/protectee roles, giving Ellie the power to keep her closest friends safe.
Ed Smith
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I Hope ‘The Last of Us Part II’ is Super Gay

‘The Last of Us Part II’ was only just teased, but it’s already looking kind of queer.
Danielle Riendeau