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The Last of Us Part 2 Sales Drops by 80% in U.K. Charts

After a successful opening week on UK charts, The Last of Us Part II sees an 80% sales drop week-on-week.

Within three days of its release, PlayStation 4-exclusive action-adventure game The Last of Us Part II from developer Naughty Dog and publisher Sony Interactive Entertainment has sold over 4 million copies worldwide, setting a huge milestone.

However, that impressive sales number has took a great hit and unexpectedly dropped by 80% this week. Although sales drops after first week are pretty common, difference between The Last of Us 2 and other first-party titles are noteworthy.


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Recent numbers from United Kingdom market are gathered by Germany's largest market research institute GfK, which solely reflects over physical boxed sales figures in UK only and not including overall digital sales from PlayStation Store.

Despite being at number 1 spot last week, TLoU2 sales have dropped by a large margin and it may lose i…

The Last of Us TV Series Signed Chernobyl Director for Pilot Episode

Chernobyl series director Johan Renck will be directing pilot episode of HBO's upcoming The Last of Us TV show.

While a long-anticipated movie adaptation of post-apocalyptic survival horror franchise The Last of Us is planned by Sony Pictures is no longer in works, a television series has just been greenlit by HBO network back in March 2020.

Naughty Dog vice president Neil Druckmann and screenwriter Craig Mazin are already finalized for upcoming HBO show. These two will be joined by Chernobyl series director Johan Renck (Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead) for pilot episode.


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During his recent interview with Discussing Film, Johan Renck announced his involvement with The Last of Us TV show for directing its pilot. He will serve as an executive producer and hinted at working on other episodes if HBO wants him to.

Emmy Award winner Renck was recognized in 2019 for his work as Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Specia…

PlayStation Days of Play Sale 2020

Sony offers major deals on PS4-exclusives and many other AAA-titles in annual Days of Play sale 2020.

As owners of PlayStation consoles were eagerly waiting for one of their biggest sales event to kick in this year, Sony has just announced annual Days of Play sale for summer 2020 with some of their best offers to run for next two weeks.

For limited time, you can enjoy wide range of promotional discounts over an extensive library of PlayStation 4 and PlayStation VR titles or add-ons at PlayStation Store across Europe and U.S. region throughout June 3 to June 17, 2020.


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Fan-favorite PS4-exclusives like Ratchet and Clank, The Last of Us Remastered, Uncharted 4: A Thief's End and Uncharted: The Lost Legacy are selling at 50% off, whereas Concrete Genie, Death Stranding and MediEvil are going for 60%.

Moreover, Dreams, God of War, Persona 5 Royal and Predator: Hunting Grounds are worth checking out for 25% lesser …

The Last of Us TV Series Comes to HBO

HBO has announced to develop a TV show based on Naughty Dog's iconic video game series The Last of Us.

After being in development for an anticipated film adaptation for years, a television adaptation for post-apocalyptic survival franchise The Last of Us is greenlit by HBO network at long last, in association with developer Naughty Dog.

Primetime Emmy Award winner Craig Mazin, who worked on acclaimed 2019 limited series Chernobyl based on true-life disastrous event and is currently writing script for upcoming Borderlands movie, will return to helm this project.


RELATED: The Last of Us Part 2 to Feature Nudity & Sexual Content

Mazin will be teaming up to executive-produce and write for the upcoming TV show for HBO with Naughty Dog vice president Neil Druckmann, who has served as co-director and writer for The Last of Us series of video games.

Joining them as executive producer are Naughty Dog president Evan Wells and veteran HBO producer Carolyn Strauss. This is a first project …

Resident Evil 2 Remake Mod Adds Ellie from The Last of Us

Latest mod for Resident Evil 2 Remake replaces Claire Redfield with Ellie from survival horror game The Last of Us.

Soon after release of survival horror game Resident Evil 2 Remake by developer/publisher Capcom last year, there has been a surge of mods created for PC version that would change or replace many in-game characters for fun.

Thanks to an unending wave of enthusiasm within modder community, a latest mod created by a fan named Darkness Valtier features young Ellie from 2013 action-adventure title The Last of Us as a playable character for RE2 Remake.


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Ellie is a secondary lead character in TLoU, who survived in a post-apocalyptic world ravaged by an outbreak of Cordyceps fungus by fighting hostile humans and cannibalistic herd of Clickers alongside her mentor and father-figure Joel.

Looking forward to take on the role of a bonafide zombie-hunter, Ellie enters a heavily infested Raccoon City to encounter lo…

PlayStation Plus Free Games for October 2019

October 2019 free games lineup for PlayStation Plus includes The Last of Us Remastered and MLB: The Show 19.

In their third and most recent broadcast of State of Play livestream, members of PlayStation Plus are given a look of upcoming two free PlayStation 4 games lineup for the month of October by Sony Interactive Entertainment.

After complaints from subscribers for past few months, the subscription platform has put out some good games at last. Before new titles arrive for next month on PS Plus, members can still download and play Batman: Arkham Knight and Darksiders III.


We already have a definitive release date of February 21, 2020 set for The Last of Us Part II but before the sequel to post-apocalyptic survival horror adventure arrives, players have a chance to relive an epic journey of Joel and Ellie.

When civilization is fallen after a global pandemic, survivor Joel and Ellie came together by situation to become inseparable. The Last of Us Remastered includes both the main game …

Naughty Dog to Shutdown Last of Us and Uncharted PS3 Online Server

Multiplayer servers of PS3 games like Last of Us and Uncharted will be taken down by Naughty Dog later this year.

Santa Monica based video game developer studio Naughty Dog has been around industry for more than three decades and launched a couple of successful franchise over time for PlayStation platform that became fan-favorite.

As all good things come to an end, they have announced this Wednesday, to take down online multiplayer servers for some of their prominent PlayStation 3 games after serving for nearly 10 years on their official developer Blog.


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Games that are included in the list are Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception, The Last of Us and The Last of Us: Left Behind for PS3 consoles but you need not to worry about enjoying story mode though.

Naughty Dog has decided to offer free download for all multiplayer DLC of aforementioned games including every gameplay and vanity items unti…

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Comes to PS4

Sony console owners rejoice as almost after a year, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is coming to PS4 next month.

After starting its run on PC and Xbox One, PUBG has conquered Android and iOS so far. All that is left to officially take over is PlayStation 4 and on December 7 the battle royale sensation is finally reaching out to a new console platform.

Despite the game being suffering from a dropping player base and monetization problems from the earlier point of this year, online multiplayer battle royale game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is still kicking and soon, coming to PS4.


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To start, the exciting announcement trailer hands you over a DualShock controller and a pan to earn your very own chicken diner!




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You may or may not have already played games like Fortnite, Free Fire and H1Z1, but what PUBG offers in the 100 player shooter into a map is definitely on another level. Drop in to loot ar…

PlayStation Now Games for Halloween 2018

Halloween is slowly nearing to creep upon us and PlayStation Now has some classic horror games for us to download and enjoy.

Halloween is almost here and hopefully you are not waiting for masked serial killer Michael Myers to show up at your doorstep to wish you and then chase around the whole house. Then where do you going to get some solid dose of jump-scares and spooks?

Well, you won't have to look any further because PlayStation Now has some great horror game for any fans of the genre which includes games like Bloodborne, Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition, Soma, The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, Until Dawn and XCOM 2.


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Bloodborne
This action role-playing game by developer From Software is one worthy successor of their immensely popular Dark Souls series in terms of freakishly gruesome legion of enemies, savage level of playing difficulty and melee-based combat system.

Bloodborne takes players to the Gothic world of Y…

The Last of Us: Outbreak Day 2018

Outbreak Day returns this year to celebrate the fifth anniversary of The Last of Us community of fans.

Five years ago, a very different type of survival horror video game that has some action-adventure aspects in it, The Last of Us from developer Naughty Dog and publisher Sony Entertainment was released for PlayStation 3 and later for PlayStation 4 as The Last of Us Remastered.

The studio later started celebrating Outbreak Day on September 26 every year and it became a popular tradition. To share the love and appreciation towards the community, Outbreak Day is back.


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This year marks the Fifth Anniversary of Outbreak Day and as always, the studio is here with content, merch and other special promotional materials from The Last of Us and upcoming sequel The Last of Us Part II, featuring in-game characters.

First thing from that lineup is a brand-new poster inspired from the original game, designed by Sam Wolfe Connelly and came in collabora…

Sony Announces PlayStation Hits on Budget Price

Get some of the greatest PlayStation games on PS4 that you might have missed before, now at a new lower price.

Back in the days, PlayStation had a Greatest Hits line to introduce all the great games on their platform and it was a great way for fans of having awesome games at cheaper rates. So, if you are yearning for a game from couple of years ago, you might actually get lucky because Sony is bringing back those traditional sales once again as PlayStation Hits. This is a selective lot of exciting PS4 games and the price range starts from as low as $19.99 only available across U.S. from June 28.


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In Canada, the lowest retail price will be starting from at $19.99 CAD at PS Store and through participating retailers on 14 games. Customers in U.S. will be enjoying this great discount deal on 15 games though. In retails shops, PlayStation Hits line of games will come in red packages as an alternative for usual PS blue color and they will fea…

The Last of Us Hits 17 Million Sales

Sony Interactive Entertainment has sold more than 17 million copies of The Last of Us game on PS3 and PS4.

With everyone hyping over developer Naughty Dog's upcoming action-adventure survival horror game The Last of Us Part II with its amazing gameplay reveal at E3 2018, the studio reminded us why they’re making a sequel to the critically acclaimed original. On the 5th anniversary of The Last of Us' release, their official Twitter account revealed that publisher Sony Interactive Entertainment have sold over 17 million copies of the game till April 2018 on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4.


RELATED: Neil Druckmann Talks The Last of Us Inspiration

Although, they had the data regarding units sold to their hands back in April, the studio probably waited for the fifth anniversary of the game’s debut to come and then make it public. The game was released on June 14, 2013 for PS3 and 13 months after it came out, Sony has already sold 7 million copies of it. A PS4 version, The Last of Us…

Neil Druckmann Talks The Last of Us Inspiration

As creative game director at Naughty Dog, Neil Druckmann can surely take pride for his contribution to The Last of Us and Uncharted 4: A Thief's End. Among these, the former is a critically acclaimed and commercially successful game with a sequel in works. At the 21st DICE Awards, he opened up about his source of inspiration for The Last of Us and its strong narrative in an interview with director Dan Trachtenberg (10 Cloverfield Lane, Black Mirror).


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Druckmann says that how much he was fond of Monkey Island and the Sierra games. He revealed that as a story-centric game, Half-Life truly blew him away. His time at Naughty Dog started off as a programming intern working on Jak 3 and Jak X: Combat Racing. These eventually led him to work with adventurer Nathan Drake for the action-adventure genre of Uncharted game series.

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While working on these projects, Druckmann was always seeking answer f…

Uncharted and Last of Us Movie Update

Comic-book and video game based films are getting very popular in Hollywood with each passing year. With many of them earning tons of money in the box-office and some of them failing miserably, they are still trying to figure out how to do things right. Developer Naughty Dog's one of the two most popular video game titles Uncharted and The Last of Us were considered for movie adaptations, regarding which company's creative lead Neil Druckmann has some update.


It's about time that we find out how Uncharted and The Last of Us films are progressing and at Las Vegas, D.I.C.E. Summit, Druckmann paid a visit to director Dan Trachtenberg (10 Cloverfield Lane, Black Mirror) to discuss the possible storyline for these movies. He also talked with director Shawn Levy (Night at the Museum, Real Steel), whom Druckmann believes has a clear idea of where the studio is currently with these projects and really gets it as it is.

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Thinking that…