It’s impossible to describe how well ‘Last of Us remains true to its source material, which is what makes it a wonderful watching experience. Episode 5 is able to recreate some of the most devastating beats from the game, even tweaking one minor scene to make it sound more forcefully.
Sam as well as Henry’s story
The showdown between snipers in the suburbs that opens the episode is an ideal demonstration of how the show knows how to perfectly translate gaming moments into cinematic spectacles. Joel sneaks in and tries to stop the sniper with an extended-range gun. It’s which is a perfect re-enactment of a section of the game in which players must do exactly the same thing.
Following this, we get an unintentional exchange in which Ellie claims she killed two people infected. It’s similar to a part of the game in which you aren’t allowed to venture out using an weapon due to the large number of infected under the city.
The greatest scene from the episode does not actually feature video games. Sam wakes up and Henry soothes him by telling that he’s safe. There’s nothing harmful around the edges, which means there’s no need to worry about killers. In order to keep Sam relaxed, Henry makes Sam an image of a superhero on his paper. This is an incredibly touching gesture that bring back the excitement of the original series.
The story of Kathleen
In a heartbreaking moment, Kathleen (Melanie Lynskey from Yellowjackets) is able to reveal her side of Henry’s life. FEDRA is the terrorist group located in Kansas City that killed her brother Michael. She wants to retaliate.
Despite telling her brother to forgive Henry, Kathleen is now hell-bent on pursuing revenge against Henry. This is a powerful scene that connects the plot’s theme of the cycle of revenge and how everybody is either character or villain based upon their perspective.
The show is also introducing a new character, Perry (Jeffrey Pierce) is a commando that assists Kathleen in her quest in the search for Henry and Joel. This episode is darker than previous episodes because of the fact that he is a morally questionable the character.
But he also helps her to be more cautious about her plots to get revenge. The details aren’t significant, however it will show how the show tries to establish her credibility as a person.
The Last of Us Episode five features Joel (Pedro Pascal), Ellie, and Henry (Lamar Johnson). They became infected after a massive number of infected persons that came out of a source. Bloater was one of those affected, and the episode proved to be the most scary scene in the series.
It’s not like it was the Clickers Joel, Ellie, and Tess could avoid in previous episodes. It has thick fungal growth that makes it difficult to remove. It’s visible however, it’s still feasible to kill it. The fungus is likely to begin to burn through the armor plating covering its body, rendering vulnerable to strategies based on fire.
The Bloater’s appearance on the show isn’t just an exciting new addition to the show. it’s also a reference to an old video game those who have watched the series may be familiar with. In the original video game, players take control of Sarah, a fictional character Sarah who is killed in an encounter with soldiers.
The Best Video Game Easter Eggs
The HBO version of Naughtydog’s “The Last of Us” contains Easter eggs that viewers will want to look at. These are some of the highlights of this episode.
“Ellie’s” Pun Book — Ellie read jokes from the Pun Book and Joel to make The Last of Us memorable. This is a great feature, and it’s great to watch her use this on The Last of Us.
Ellie and Joel find an arcade with an older version Mortal Kombat. This is a cute allusion to Ellie’s relationship with Riley from the game’s Left Behind DLC.
Tess’s lighter – Another great Easter egg we’ve found this week is Tess’s lighter which is branded by a star as well as the number of 76. This is a reference to the Uncharted series that is produced by Naughty Dog.