Sure, Naughty Dog's Uncharted series is a benchmark for narrative, cinematic gaming. But from the way Naughty Dog is talking up their new franchise to Eurogamer, the upcoming PlayStation-exclusive The Last of Us is going to have a lot to live up to — especially in a setting as well-trodden as the zombie apocalypse.
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Far Cry 5 suggests a world on the brink of a violence apocalypse, but the game's sanitised gameplay and clean-cut power fantasy ultimately ring hollow. If the series wants to make a case for human savagery, it should look back to Far Cry 2, a game that wasn't afraid to let things break.
Jokes aside, evidence is mounting for an actual, real-life, bona-fide PC version of Red Dead Redemption 2, with the latest clue a product page on the website of "MediaMarkt", a large European retailer.