The Last of Us Part 2: watch 12 minutes of intense gameplay

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Sony's E3 conference kicked off inside a church - it was an odd setting for their conference, but it quickly became clear that the space matched the opening cinematic for The Last of Us Part II.

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This year Sony, who makes the Playstation, chose to open their conference with a trailer for the hotly anticipated game "The Last Of Us 2". We crafted a molotov cocktail full of questions and threw it directly at co-game directors Kurt Margenau and Anthony Newman at E3, and the details they provided gave us some answers we'd been hoping for long before the PlayStation E3 2018 presentation. The new gameplay clips showed one character being disembowelled, while Ellie sliced the throats of enemies in an extremely gruesome manner. Ellie is then approached by a young man, Jessie, who commiserates with Ellie over his dislike of social gatherings before bringing up Dina's dancing, insinuating that the two characters have a history.

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The trailer opens on a makeshift dance hall, where the game's protagonist, a teenaged girl named Ellie, is watching people sway to the music. "We don't use the word "fun" with The Last of Us", he explained.

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The previous game in the series forced you into a few actions that made sense for Joel, but didn't necessarily align with the motives of players.