Tag: Neil Druckmann
News The Last of Us' Naughty Dog Already Working on Next PS5 Exclusive
"We picked the thing we're most excited about"
The next Naughty Dog game has been selected and is in development now. Vice president Neil Druckmann, appearing on a Kinda Funny Spoilercast, confirmed the first-party developer has already decided what its next PS5 project is going to be – and while he couldn’t reveal what it is, he explained that...
News Sony's Creator to Creator Series Digs Deeper into the Making of The Last of Us
Pedro Pascal! Bella Ramsey! Neil Druckmann!
Sony’s decision to bring some of its major brands to film and television may have looked like a huge risk initially, but following the enormous success of both Uncharted and The Last of Us, it must be feeling pretty satisfied with its decision right now. Of course, in the case of Joel and Ellie’s...
News Naughty Dog's Neil Druckmann to Present at The Game Awards
Guerrilla’s Mathijs de Jonge also excited
There may be interest for PlayStation fans watching The Game Awards 2021 this evening, as Neil Druckmann will present one of the awards. The Last of Us 2 obviously won last year’s gong during lockdown, so it’s possible Geoff Keighley wanted the Naughty Dog vice president to be there in person this...
News Neil Druckmann to Continue Writing and Directing at Naughty Dog as Co-President
Update: Newly minted Naughty Dog Co-President Neil Druckmann has commented on his promoted role at the company. He said that he'll continue "writing and directing" at the studio while "helping to mentor the next wave of creators". He also congratulated Alison Mori and Christian Gyrling in their new roles as Vice President. We can't wait...
News The Last of Us 2 Is Naughty Dog's 'Most Ambitious Game'
"You won't know to what degree until you get your hands on it"
Naughty Dog’s reiterated on multiple occasions that The Last of Us: Part II is by far its most ambitious game, but in an announcement video released this week to confirm the project’s completion, director Neil Druckmann shared a few more details. “I want to congratulate the team...
News Druckmann: We Consider The Last of Us to Be Engaging, Not Necessarily Fun
A game about the cycle of violence
The Last of Us: Part II has been attracting criticism for its violence ever since its Paris Games Week trailer last year, and this week’s E3 2018 demo prompted a similar backlash. There are people who, quite simply, think the game is too violent. The new gameplay clips showed one character being disembowelled,...
News Watch As Two of PlayStation's Most Prominent Names Chat Candidly
Neil Druckmann and Hermen Hulst get together
This is actually a brilliant little video: Sony put Guerrilla Games' managing director Hermen Hulst and Naughty Dog's creative director Neil Druckmann in an up-market coffee shop and filmed them chatting for 25 minutes. The conversation mostly centres around Horizon: Zero Dawn, but it does deviate to...
News Uncharted 4's Neil Druckmann Hints at Nathan Drake's Departure
End of an era?
Ever since Naughty Dog announced the title of Nathan Drake's fourth outing on home consoles, it's been heavily speculated that Uncharted 4: A Thief's End would be the last adventure for the wise-cracking explorer. There's no definitive proof that the forthcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive will be the final entry in the series, but some...