Chip Sillesa


Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us has come a long way. Ever since it was first released for the PlayStation 3, the series has gone on to win the hearts of critics and players worldwide through its superb performances and masterful storytelling. It’s no surprise that the game, after all of its accolades, has been turned into a drama series by HBO. Written and executive produced by Craig Mazin (Chernobyl) and Neil Druckmann, the hype level for the show is off the charts, and fans of the series can finally experience this via HBO GO as it goes live today. Just last weekend, we were given the chance to join a private screening of the nearly 80-minute first episode and we found ourselves not only wanting more but also mind-blown at how much more than a 1:1 adaptation it is. Without spoiling it for anybody (the game is almost a…