“The Last of Us came out in 2013 on the PlayStation 3 and is considered one of the best video games ever made.
“I know this because the week it came out I drew the curtains on the front room of my shared house, forbade all of my housemates from entering the zone unless they were going to watch in reverent silence, and completed it.
“In the game you play Joel – finally, some Joel representation! – through a post-apocalyptic US, 20 years after a pandemic event.
“Every human you encounter is trying to stab you or scavenge bullets off you or recruit you to one side of a conflict between the citizen army and the underground uprising.
“Every monster you meet is infected with a brain fungus that makes them blind, bulbous and very bitey.”
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