The Last of Us' infected origins revealed in dev video

Naughty Dog explains the homicidal fungus among us

They're not zombies.

That's point No. 1 in the developer documentary video above, which shows how Naughty Dog set about making The Last of Us' infected into uniquely terrifying foes. We're totally going to call them zombies--c'mon, they're still contagious, vicious, mindless ex-people--but their idiosyncratic behavior and appearance do a lot to set them apart.

You can try not to breathe in any spores, or let your friends get killed by bandits, when The Last of Us releases for PlayStation 3 on June 14.


One of GR+'s news crew, Connor also writes features from time to time and does a lil' streamin'-streamin' on the side. Chrom is his husband and nothing will ever come between them.
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