From the moment Ellie stared mournfully into the eyes of her "savior," Gustavo Santaolalla's charango softly humming in the background, and uttered the climactic phrase of The Last of Us before the screen went dark, we knew we wanted more.

Thankfully, Naughty Dog and director Neil Druckmann not only acknowledged our desire for more post-apocalyptic sadness but granted our every wish in the form of The Last of Us Part II starring Joel and Ellie.

We'll be amassing every ounce of info on Naughty Dog's return to infected US of A right here, so be sure to check back with us for all the deets.

  • Developer: Naughty Dog
  • Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • Platforms: PlayStation 4

'The Last of Us Part II' Trailer

The reveal trailer for The Last of Us Part II, courtesy of Sony's PlayStation Experience 2016:

'The Last of Us Part II' Release Date

Neither Sony nor Naughty Dog have unveiled an official release date for The Last of Us Part II. When revealed at Sony's PlayStation Experience in 2016, the game was said to be in "very early development," and Neil Druckmann stated that the sequel's official release date was "a ways off."

'The Last of Us Part II' Theories

  • Joel is Dead

Following the release of The Last of Us Part II's reveal trailer, one of the most popular theories to emerge suggested that Joel was actually dead. The theory postulates that Joel has died in a tragic event, one that has clearly scarred and infuriated Ellie, but that she still imagines he's with her on her journey throughout the game. There's evidence in the trailer that seems to support this in fans' eyes... could it be true?

For more on The Last of Us Part II theories, check out our extensive theory coverage.

'The Last of Us Part II' Characters

'The Last of Us Part II' [Credit: Sony Interactive Entertainment]
'The Last of Us Part II' [Credit: Sony Interactive Entertainment]
  • Ellie - Voice work and motion capture by Ashley Johnson.
  • Joel - Voice work and motion capture by Troy Baker.

Westworld actor Shannon Woodward confirmed on Twitter that she had been cast by Neil Druckmann in The Last of Us Part II, however, the role she plays in the game has yet to be announced.

'The Last of Us Part II' Gameplay

There's been no official gameplay reveal from Sony or Naughty Dog for The Last of Us Part II as of yet. But once that sweet gameplay hits the web, you'll find it all here.

'The Last of Us Part II' Guide: Secrets, Easter Eggs, Cheats, Tips & Tricks

Once The Last of Us Part II is released, be sure to check back here for all the relevant info when it comes to guides, secrets, easter eggs, tips, tricks, and more.

'The Last of Us Part II' Latest News

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