An surprising cameo confirmed up in Naughty Dog’s gameplay reveal of The Last of Us Part 2 on Wednesday: the PlayStation Vita, which has in some way managed to outlive nicely into the 12 months 2038. Regrettably, the final remaining Vita proprietor to outlive the mutant Cordyceps fungus has been killed by Ellie, who viciously stabbed its proprietor within the neck.
In phrases of product placement, it’s a great nod to the one system able to taking part in Uncharted: Golden Abyss, although the lengthy State of Play gameplay segment reveals that individuals sooner or later are taking part in Hotline Miami (which is on sale right now on PS4, and cross-buy appropriate with the Vita) as a substitute. Perhaps they only can’t get sufficient mass slaughter in actual life, and are in search of a digital repair. The Vita’s cameo is a uncommon second of humor (of kinds) in a grim and graphically violent new have a look at The Last of Us Part 2, which is replete with individuals being stabbed, shot, maimed, and hanged.
Naughty Dog does have a observe report of fine Sony product placement. The developer additionally labored in a PlayStation cameo (with Crash Bandicoot) in Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End.
For an extended have a look at The Last of Us Part 2 gameplay — that Vita cameo reveals up 16 minutes in — try a 20-minute look at the PS4 game right here.
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