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  • Writer's pictureBraheim Gibbs

Reliving the epic tale of Joel and Ellie. The Last of Us EP2

It was a unique experience seeing the clickers for the first time in the TV series adaptation of "The Last of Us." While the visual effects were stunning, it was unsettling to see these creatures up close. As the series progresses, I hope to see more exploration of the game's plot, rather than focusing solely on the early hours of the game. I am excited to see how Neil Druckman, the creative director of the game, will bring more depth to the characters, particularly Joel, and provide a compelling reason for his journey with Ellie. I am looking forward to the next episode and it has even sparked my interest in playing the game, despite my initial reluctance due to Joel's character.

One aspect of the TV series that I appreciate is the attention to detail in the portrayal of the post-apocalyptic world. The decaying buildings and overgrown vegetation truly bring the game's setting to life. The series has also done a good job of showcasing the tension and danger that the characters face as they navigate through this hostile environment. I am particularly intrigued by the relationship between Joel and Ellie and how it will evolve throughout the series. In the game, their bond is a central aspect of the story, and I am excited to see how it will be explored in the TV adaptation.

Another aspect that I am looking forward to seeing more of is the portrayal of the game's various factions and the conflicts that arise between them. The game features a variety of different groups, each with their own motivations and ideologies, and I am curious to see how these will be portrayed in the series. Additionally, I am interested in seeing how the series will handle the game's controversial and emotionally charged ending.

Overall, I am impressed with the TV adaptation of "The Last of Us" so far and I'm excited to see where the story will go. The series has done a great job of capturing the atmosphere and themes of the game, and I am eager to see how it will continue to expand upon the source material.

The second episode of Naughty Dog’s hit game the last of us dropped on HBO Max. If you haven’t watched it yet what are you waiting for if you are watching it for the first time and didn’t know it came from a game click the link below and buy it for yourself or the gamer in your life and let us know what video game also deserves an adaptation?

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