How HBO's 'The Last of Us' avoided the 'mistake' of video game adaptations: 'Let's have as much violence in this story as it's called for'

How HBO’s ‘The Last of Us’ avoided the ‘mistake’ of video game adaptations: ‘Let’s have as much violence in this story as it’s called for’

In the 2013 Sony PlayStation 3 video game The Last of Us, you play Joel, a ruthless smuggler who must transport a teenage girl, Ellie, across a post-apocalyptic American landscape filled with zombies – and worse. Players must guide Joel and Ellie as they navigate crumbling office buildings and snow-covered ski resorts, then use whatever …

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