Part VI: Conclusion

Welcome to Part VI of Chasing the Stick: The History of Naughty Dog during the PS4 Era.

I decided to break-up the six parts of my history into individual episodes as well, for more choice for you, the listener.This episode talks about the future of Naughty Dog with the PlayStation 5 and what could lie ahead. I hope you enjoy.

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Part V: The Last of Us Part II

Welcome to Part V of Chasing the Stick: The History of Naughty Dog during the PS4 Era.

I decided to break-up the six parts of my history into individual episodes as well, for more choice for you, the listener. This episode focuses on the tumultuous and generation-long development cycle of The Last of Us Part II. I hope you enjoy.

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Part IV: Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

Welcome to Part IV of Chasing the Stick: The History of Naughty Dog during the PS4 Era.

I decided to break-up the six parts of my history into individual episodes as well, for more choice for you, the listener. This episode dives into the rapid, slammed development of Uncharted: The Lost Legacy. From pre-production to release in just 15 months, The Lost Legacy is a marvel to explore. I hope you enjoy.

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The Last of Us Part II Review

John Sweeney, Art Director at Naughty Dog

For this review, I am going to delve into the entire plot of The Last of Us Part II. I want to fully discuss this game’s narrative, themes, and how they are explored through mechanics and design. Don’t worry, this will be here when you finish the game.

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Guest Appearance on Controlled Interests – The Last Of Us 2 Spoilercast

The Last Of Us 2 Spoilercast – CI Gamecast Special – YouTube

The Last Of Us Part 2 Spoilercast – Controlled Interests Gamecast Special – Podcast

It did not take long for me to return to Controlled Interest. Jerrad invited me back to dig into The Last of Us Part II with himself, Dom, and Chris Nunes. It was actually the first spoilercast for the game I even engaged with as I’ve stayed away until I could finish my own review (which is finally in the editing process). The four of us had an engaging discussion and I personally had a great time. I hope you enjoy.