Fans Think The Last Of Us Part 1 Is Teasing Naughty Dog’s Next IP
Some artwork found in The Last of Us Part 1 has fans thinking it’s a tease of Naughty Dog’s next game.
As discovered by many fans and shared by Naughty Dog Central, there’s some new art in The Last of Us Part 1 that didn’t appear in the original game. The painting shows a number of fantastical images, one of which depicts a warrior facing a fire-breathing dragon, another of some kind of serpentine beast entwined around a moon that looks like a triangle, and another of a man with a Horned Pegasus.
Fans have been discussing art GamingLeaksAndRumours subredditsome speculate on the prospect of a fantasy game developed by Naughty Dog.
Fans have speculated that the art in TLOU1 hints at Naughty Dog’s new IP. Seems like it would be a fantasy setup.
What do you think? pic.twitter.com/IV9tZZqULW
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This isn’t one of the first times Naughty Dog has teased its future in its game. When Uncharted 3 launched in November 2011, fans were quick to discover a newspaper clipping referencing The Last of Us, which was published the following month. Although this is technically an accidentbecause the game was supposed to be revealed at the same time as Uncharted was released.
Fans have also previously discovered a a work of art Hyoung Taek Nam, senior concept artist from Naughty Dog, shows a female swordsman sitting on a dead dragon on the artist’s Artstation account. But when fans started to question whether this was a new game, Nam changed the description, saying it was inspired by Assassin’s Creed Valhalla.
Director Neil Druckman admits Naughty Dog is working on a new game Summer Games Festival When The Last of Us Part 1 was officially announced, he noted that it was too early to reveal anything.
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