“The Last of Us” Gets Into a Traffic Jam In This In-Game Cutscene

Plus new screens from the upcoming survival action game from Sony and Naughty Dog.

It’s been a little quiet since we last heard from The Last of Us back during its VGA debut six months ago, but this in-game cutscene gives us a little more of the flavor of the next game from the Uncharted Studio. What we get: leads Joel and Ellie dealing with post-apocalyptic traffic congestion followed by something a little more dire. And all set to Hank Williams’ “Alone and Forsaken,” for added flavor.

Here’s the synopsis for the game:

The Last of Us is a genre-defining experience that blends survival and action elements to tell a character driven tale about a modern plague decimating mankind. Nature encroaches upon civilization, forcing remaining survivors to kill for food, weapons and whatever they can find. Joel, a ruthless survivor, and Ellie, a brave young teenage girl who is wise beyond her years, must work together to survive their journey across what remains of the United States.

You can check out some images from the video below:

The Last of Us will be out sometime in 2013 for the PS3.

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