But yes, The Last of Us Part II is now officially a thing. Sony and Naughty Dog unveiled the game, presumably to follow in the original’s footsteps as a harrowing, narrative heavy action-adventure, during its PlayStation Experience event in Anaheim, Calif., this weekend.
In the 4-minute clip, we’re in a very pretty forest, then beside a tree with claw marks, then by the rusted hulk of a car. The camera pulls back to show the fireflies emblem — for the militant group from the first game — emblazoned on a teetering stop sign (at this point, you can hear the audience go wild). I won’t narrate all the rest here, but Ellie makes an appearance, as does Joel. At one point, Joel asks Ellie if she intends to go through with something. To which Ellie replies “I’m gonna find, and I’m gonna kill, every last one of them.”