Ok…I’m going to take heat for this, but it’s important to get it out of the way early. The Last of Us doesn’t offer a groundbreaking theme. As we’ll cover later in this article, it’s an end-of-the-world narrative. This narrative can be found in TV, games, books, graphic novels… pretty much in every medium.
It’s the Story and the Characters: The Game’s Success of The Last of Us Was Not Due to the Gameplay