Continue reading...Back in 2013, The Last of Us is the game of the year. It was praised for its gameplay that combines stealth, horror, and action. It has a plot that shows love, not the romantic kind but the Platonic kind and the Paternal kind. Aside from the impressive gameplay, controls, and graphics the game have characters and story that resonates with people. People fell in love with the relationship between Joel and Ellie. Two strangers who became father and daughter on their adventures on a Fungal Zombie apocalypse. Ellie is also a glass ceiling breaking character because she is gay yet she is universally relatable to people from all walks of life. She is an LGBT character that managed to connect to even the people who mostly discriminate her. So the first game has a positive social impact as well despite being a violent videogame that most politicians demonize. It is groundbreaking for its time.
People expect its sequel to be as universally loved but it ends up into this polarizing medium...