Last summer I posted this article talking about this game called The Last of Us for the PlayStation 3 and one of its greater mysteries: the infection and why Ellie was immune. In order to understand what was going on I looked at the inspiration for the infection, ophiocordyceps unilateralis, more commonly referenced in the game […]Read more "[ Game Theory ] The Last of Us: Ellie and the Infected Revisited"
This one doesn’t need much introduction; unless you’ve been hiding underneath a large rock in the gaming world for the last year, you’ve heard of this one. In case you haven’t heard, it’s also doing really well among critics and fans. If this, still, isn’t enough to convince you, many are already making game of […]Read more "[ Review ] The Last of Us"
Ophiocordyceps unilateralis. Before I played The Last of Us, I’d only heard of this in passing; it’s a fungus that seems to spread among ants through spores in the air. The spores, once taken in by a host ant, slowly start growing inside the ant until its baser functions are overridden, presumably to benefit the fungus somehow, […]Read more "[ Game Theory ] Dissecting The Last of Us’ Infected"
I hate snipers. I can only think of two scenarios in which I love snipers and both of them involve me being the sniper: either we’re both snipers and it’s one-on-one – which I almost always win – or I’m the only sniper and I’m picking people off. When I’m outnumbered by grunts on foot, […]Read more "[ Blog ] Playing The Last of Us, Pt. 1"
I’m going to warn you now: this is not a spoiler-free review. I’m not going to ruin the game for you but I’m not tip-toeing around. That’s all you’re getting. Have you ever watched I Am Legend? You know, that movie with Will Smith about the end of the world at the hands of some kind […]Read more "[ First Impressions ] The Last of Us"