![[S0E2 Art.jpg]] In this inaugural test season of Chapter Select, Max and Logan dig into Naughty Dog’s post-apocalyptic series *The Last of Us*. Hot off the heels of its release in 2020, we sink our teeth into Naughty Dog’s divisive sequel. Did PlayStation’s top team capture earn the “Part II” in the title? How does *The Last of Us Part II* affect the legacy of the first game? <audio controls> <source src="https://traffic.libsyn.com/chapterselectpod/CS_S0E2_Final_v3.mp3"> </audio> - *[Download](https://traffic.libsyn.com/chapterselectpod/CS_S0E2_Final_v3.mp3) (51MB) — [[CS_S0E2 Transcript_TLOU2.pdf|Episode Transcript]]* - [RSS Feed](https://chapterselectpod.libsyn.com/rss) - [Overcast](https://overcast.fm/itunes1568777352/chapter-select) - [Apple Podcasts](https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/chapter-select/id1568777352) - [Spotify](https://open.spotify.com/show/4f1TLZXbwtSX7uHROe9KlS) # *The Last of Us Part II* - Developer – Naughty Dog - Platform – PS4 - Release Date – June 19, 2020 - Director – [Neil Druckmann](https://twitter.com/neil_druckmann?lang=en) - Narrative Lead – [Halley Gross](https://twitter.com/grosstastic?lang=en) - Game Directors – [Kurt Margenau](https://twitter.com/kurtmargenau) and [Anthony Newman](https://twitter.com/baddata_?lang=en) - Composers – [Gustavo Santaolalla](https://twitter.com/santaolallaok?lang=en) and [Mac Quayle](https://twitter.com/macquayle) [Metacritic](https://www.metacritic.com/game/playstation-4/the-last-of-us-part-ii) – 93/100 # Links - [[Millennial Gaming Speak – Uncharted 4 - A Thief’s End – Review and Spoilercast|Uncharted 4 Spoilercast]] - [[Chasing the Stick - The History of Naughty Dog during the PS4 Era|The History of The Last of Us Part II’s Development]] - Soundtrack - [Music](https://music.apple.com/us/album/the-last-of-us-part-ii-original-soundtrack/1517883607) - [Spotify](https://open.spotify.com/album/0tNUmClLcWptIcnoCXpPUC) - [YouTube](https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_nhz-Usf2TimQpx1_4olzmp4V5xRWFl-2Q) --- *This episode was originally recorded on June 23, 2020.* [Max’s Twitter](https://www.twitter.com/maxroberts143) [Logan’s Twitter](https://www.twitter.com/mooreman12) Researcher, Editor, and Producer – Max Roberts Hosted by Logan Moore & Max Roberts Episode Cover [Art](https://www.artstation.com/artwork/bKaA6g) by [Sebastian Gromann](https://www.artstation.com/sebastiangromann)