Sony have released a special making of documentary for The Last of Us.
The 85 minute film chronicles the development process for the apocalyptic survival-thriller, featuring behind the scenes shots of the performance capture sessions, casting calls, sound production, game design, and much more.
Numerous Naughty Dog employees who worked on the game appear in the film including game director, Bruce Straley, and Naughty Dog creative director and writer, Neil Druckmann.
The Last of Us launched in May 2013 to worldwide critical acclaim for its emotional story and immersive environments, selling 3.4 million copies three weeks after launch. It has gone on to win seven Game of the Year awards and is nominated for a further three.
Naughty Dog recently released the first and only story DLC for the game, titled Left Behind, on Valentine’s Day.
Serving as a prequel to the events of The Last of Us, Left Behind follows original co-protagonist Ellie and her best friend Riley as they attend a military boarding school in the Boston quarantine zone. Players follow their adventure through a series of events that changes them both forever.
Roobla recently awarded the game a perfect 10 for it’s immensely gripping story and use of sound & environments.
The documentary is free on YouTube and is available to watch above.