Anthony and Joe Russo, best known as directors of blockbuster films like Avengers: Endgamedeclared The Last of Us: Part II as “one of the greatest games ever made”.
The quote is from a recent IGN video in which the pair are shown with various video game chase footage and asked to rate it. When Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End’s Madagascar chase is shown, Joe calls the series “one of the best action game franchises of all time”.
Later in the video, the hospital sequence from The Last of Us 2 in which you meet this boss is introduced. Again, Joe is quick to praise the game, calling it “one of the greatest games ever made” and saying the camerawork is “a page on [Steven] It shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that Hollywood directors are impressed with some of the most cinematic, film-inspired titles available, but it’s still nice to hear it every once in a while. includes Resident Evil Village, Crash Bandicoot 4 and It Takes Two, but it’s Naughty Dog’s post-apocalyptic sequel that impresses the Russo Brothers the most.
In related news, The Last of Us is being adapted for TV by PlayStation Productions and HBO, and star Bella Ramsey called it “very respectful of the game” in a recent interview.