2017 'The Last of Us 2' Latest Update: Game Story, Character & Features Revealed

By LJ Joseph, Posted: 05/19/17 08:47AM EDT

Naughty Dog's "The Last of Us" is one of the past decade's best games, cementing itself as a modern masterpiece in the thanks to its incredible characters and storytelling with a harrowing post-apocalyptic tale. Here are the details.

2017 'The Last of Us 2' Latest Update Characters Details

Joel and Ellie remain iconic characters that made us laugh, cry and cringe as they journeyed across a battered and broken North America. According to Trusted Review, Joel and Ellie's story will continue in "The Last Of Us Part 2", with an older, and angrier, Ellie.

Naughty Dog revealed the game at PlayStation Experience 2016, noting it was still "very early in development". However, it hasn't stopped fans excitement as they will see another healthy dose of the game at E3 2017.

2017 "The Last of Us 2" Storyline Details

Isports Times reported that the story of "The Last of Us 2" is set five years after the events in the original game. While the past title focused on the love between the young girl (Ellie) and her father figure (Joel), the next game will revolve around hate as the theme.

In related news, recent reports say that the acclaimed composer, Gustavo Santaolalla, who is on the soundtrack for "The Last of Us", will be making music for Rockstar Games' "Red Dead Redemption 2". However, this piece of information is yet to be confirmed by Rockstar Games, according to NeoGF.

2017 "The Last of Us 2" Possible Release Date

"The Last of Us Part 2" was revealed with a teaser trailer at PlayStation Experience 2016, but Naughty Dog caveated the reveal with the fact the game is still very early in development.

Ever since a video of the sequel was shown, fans have been hoping for more news, but to no luck. However, with E3 2017 happening next month, there's a good chance that the game will be shown off in some capacity.

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