Top five games like The Last of Us

The Last of Us is one of the biggest commercial and critical favorites of the decade. The PlayStation 3 swan song is one of the most heartfelt games the industry has ever seen. But what do you do when you finish this gritty storytelling adventure? Here are five of our favorite games, like The Last of Us.

Detroit: Become Human

Image via Quantic Dream

David Cage’s latest Quantic Dream game is perhaps the most compelling from the studio. The signature hook is the story web. These have always existed in Quantic Dream, but this is the first time the web is visible to the player. This turns an engaging story into a checklist that can be rewarding to accomplish. It may not be as polished as The Last of Us, but in many ways it’s just as ambitious.

Related: Top 5 games like A Way Out

God of War (2018)

Screenshot via PlayStation

God of War was once a pure action game that was much closer to Devil May Cry than The Last of Us. The 2018 remake reshapes the series into a story that doesn’t have much of an origin and explores what it’s like to be father and son. This is perhaps the closest thematic tone to the father-daughter relationship in The Last of Us.

Related: Top Five Samurai Games Worth Playing

red dead redemption 2

Image via Rockstar Games

The follow-up to Red Dead Redemption is on this list because it has the most movie-like presentation. Its slow, deliberate movements and camera angles mirror The Last of Us in many ways. The cast of characters is just as endearing. It’s perhaps the longest game on this list, but it’s also one of the best.

See also  Soundbar sales: with this promo, Sony wants your 4K TV to be ready for the summer

this war of mine

Image via 11-bit studios

While this choice may seem strange, it leans into one of our favorite aspects of The Last of Us: resource gathering and management. As the name suggests, This War of Mine puts you in the middle of a war-torn country, and your goal is to manage the health of the survivors until a ceasefire occurs. It doesn’t have the same bombastic storytelling as any of these other games on the list, but it’s trying to carry the same weight and it works very well.

Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection

Image via Naughty Dog

If you really love a game, it’s a good idea to explore games made by the same studio. Enter the Uncharted series. Not that Naughty Dog had to be put “on the map,” but this was the series that paved the way for The Last of Us. The DNA is all there; shooting, viewing the environment, and starting motion capture. It is an excellent repetition almost any time. And there is always Uncharted 4 once you finish this trilogy.

Related Posts

for a variety of reasons, mcu fans reveal their most

For a variety of reasons, MCU fans reveal their most hated characters.

Image: Marvel Studios There are plenty of clear fan favorites in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Characters like Captain America, Luis, Spider-Man and Tony Stark. But who loves…

movie enthusiasts share not their favorite movies, but their favorite

Movie enthusiasts share not their favorite movies, but their favorite scenes.

via Produzioni Europee Associate Moviegoers search movies to find their favorite scenes of all time. Redditor alkjgf112 is responsible for this nuanced discussion. He was asked ar/movies…

gamescom 2022: the terrifying the callisto protocol by glen schofield

Gamescom 2022: the terrifying The Callisto Protocol by Glen Schofield (Dead Space) highlighted?

Game News Gamescom 2022: the terrifying The Callisto Protocol by Glen Schofield (Dead Space) highlighted? Published on 08/15/2022 at 08:08 Announced at The Game Awards 2020, The…

the indie games of the week not to be missed

The indie games of the week not to be missed (PC, PS4, PS5, One, Xbox Series, Nintendo Switch)

Game News The indie games of the week not to be missed (PC, PS4, PS5, One, Xbox Series, Nintendo Switch) Published on 08/15/2022 at 08:05 Every week,…

becky manawatu tells us about her process and hitting the

Becky Manawatu tells us about her process and hitting the nail on the head

With the classic leanings of Once they were warriorsmixed with a bit of fun and games from a Taika Waititi movie, wow is meant to be destined…

a controversial 'spider man remastered' mod removes all pride flags

A controversial ‘Spider-Man Remastered’ mod removes all pride flags

Image: Insomniac Games Spiderman It just made its PC gaming debut, with the beloved PlayStation 4 title now available to even more gamers, but unfortunately the dark…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.