Live Action Trailer Asks “Could You Be The Last Of Us?”

Naughty Dog and Sony have launched a live action trailer for upcoming survival action blockbuster, The Last Of Us.

In truth, this latest promotion for the big budget title doesn’t give much away. We’re presented with an average Joe who, in between gameplay transitions, becomes more rugged and worn down, eventually transforming into the game’s lead protagonist.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=aJK9XTvjkXw

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It’s not up there with those unforgettable Kevin Butler ads, but its fit for purpose and, if you want over-analyse, offers a more poignant approach to game advertising.

The Last Of Us launches next Friday exclusively on PlayStation 3. Be sure to stick around for today’s feature-length review.

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15 Comments

  1. Nice trailer. Quite emotive.

  2. Quality trailer. It’s got me proper excited for it. Lovely.

    • Yep, absolutely brilliant trailer, best I’ve seen for ages.

      Well done, whoever did that. It’s perfect.

  3. That was very cool. A nice blend of live action and gameplay.

  4. I really liked that. Fitting trailer.

  5. Awesome trailer.

  6. Awesome just awesome. The fading from live-action into game graphics was brilliant. Thumb up!

  7. Wow, this is great. One of the best trailers I’ve seen in a long time.

  8. Slightly OT buy does anyone know if the documentary is on the disk?
    The season pass has me confused.

  9. I liked the trailer, but I think it would have been nice to see it without knowing what was going to happen, as I read the article first.

  10. Wow, i’m surprised. That was brilliant.

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