News The Last of Us HBO Episode 5 Airs Two Days Early in US, UK, AU
To avoid clashing with the Super Bowl, apparently
Today, fans of incredibly good television were given an unexpected treat with the announcement that Episode 5 of HBO's The Last of Us adaptation, titled "Endure and Survive", will air two days early. Fans in the US will be able to catch it on HBO Friday, 10th February at 9 pm EST/6 pm PST. This...
News God of War TV Show Will Try to Appeal to Everyone
Fans of the games and newcomers
The God of War TV series is apparently coming along nicely, although it's likely still a long way off from being done. Last we heard, the Amazon Prime show will be based on the story from God of War (2018) — a decision that's already raised a few eyebrows, given how Kratos' origins and backstory (as explored in the...
TV Show Review The Last of Us (HBO) Episode 4 - A Heart-Warming Breather
Looking for the light
After the genuine heartbreak of episode three, things are a lot more casual in this week’s episode of HBO’s The Last of Us. It’s an episode with plenty of references to the game, and the set up of some deviations that we are beginning to become accustomed to. But at the centre of it all we have Joel and Ellie, who are...
Poll How Good Was The Last of Us - Episode 4?
It runs in your genes
After massively deviating from the original story of The Last of Us (in a very good way) during episode three, HBO's TV adaptation of the classic PlayStation game returns to what fans have known and loved for a decade. Episode four, titled Please Hold on to My Hand, brings to life the ambush scene where Joel and Ellie are...
News The Last of Us HBO '10 Miles West of Boston' Gets the Meme Treatment
Everyone's a critic
The latest episode of HBO's adaptation of The Last of Us may have just been the best yet (it was certainly the most watched), giving us a caring and nuanced look at the otherwise gruff character of Bill, in addition to the effortlessly charming Frank. However, one aspect of the episode has drawn some good-natured commentary: the...
News The Last of Us HBO Gets More Viewers Than Ever for Second Week in a Row
Keeps on growing
6.4 million people tuned in to watch the third episode of HBO's The Last of Us TV adaptation on Sunday night, meaning the series has pulled in more viewers than ever before for a second week in a row. The show's debut pulled in 4.7 million viewers upon its first airing, which was beaten by the second episode at 5.7 million. The...
TV Show Review The Last Of Us (HBO) Episode 3 - Television At Its Finest
There isn't a dry eye in this apocalypse
Episode three of HBO's The Last of Us aired last night, which saw Joel and Ellie finally leave the tight grip of the city as they head for Bill and Frank's. While fans of the game will know all about Bill and his trap-laden town, they haven't seen it quite like this. One of the first episodes to be made...
Poll Was The Last of Us - Episode 3 the Best One Yet?
The big deviation
We're well into the first season of HBO's The Last of Us TV adaptation now, but this third episode represents the first big deviation from how the story was told in the PS3, PS4, and PS5 game. Focusing on the relationship between Bill and Frank, Naughty Dog only hinted at what the two characters shared before the outbreak and how...
News Fleabag's Phoebe Waller-Bridge on Deck for Tomb Raider TV Show
Sharp-tongued adventurous archaeologist en route
Emmy award winner Phoebe Waller-Bridge has apparently been tapped to lead an Amazon adaptation of Tomb Raider. The English actress, who wrote and starred in Fleabag, is allegedly only on deck for the scripts and will not star as iconic lead character Lara Croft, according to The Hollywood Reporter...
News HBO Renews The Last of Us TV Series for a Second Season
They're going through with it... again
HBO has today announced it has renewed its TV adaptation of The Last of Us for a second season. After an overwhelmingly positive reception from both critics and fans — which has seen it become one of the most popular TV shows out right now — the company will now create another series of episodes...
News Watch the First Episode of The Last of Us TV Show for Free on YouTube
HBO and Sky make episode one a freebie
Embedded above is the first episode of The Last of Us in full. Yes, HBO and Sky have uploaded the entire inaugural episode of the highly regarded TV adaptation on YouTube, and you can watch it right now for free. The show, which is currently just two episodes deep, has been a big success so far. The critical...
Video Here's How The Last of Us Infected Are Different in the Show
Swapping out spores for tendrils
The Last of Us television show on HBO is really proving itself to be one of the best video game adaptations out there. We've had a solid two episodes so far in the show's nine-episode retelling of the 2013 Naughty Dog classic, and you can check out our weekly episode reviews. Like any good adaptation, however, the...
News Neil Druckmann Discusses Ellie's Mother and The Last of Us DLC That Never Was
Time to set things right
Naughty Dog co-president Neil Druckmann has opened up about a character in The Last of Us that we have quite a few questions regarding, namely, Ellie's mother, Anna. Apparently, we almost got an entire DLC focused around Anna, but according to Druckmann, plans for its inclusion just kind of "fell apart." Now it looks like...
News HBO's The Last of Us Teases Nick Offerman's Grizzled Take on Bill
As the series sets another HBO record
HBO's The Last of Us adaptation is proving to be quite a hit, with the opening episode alone causing a massive uptick in video game sales through the magic of synergy, with the show drawing a record amount of eyeballs in the process. This week was no different, with
TV Show Review The Last of Us (HBO) Episode 2 - Establishing a New Lore
New take on the infected seriously scares
After its bombastic premiere, The Last of Us episode two, entitled Infected, showcased exactly why the property is in safe hands. As Joel, Ellie, and Tess venture outside the walls of the Boston Quarantine Zone, we get our first exposure to the show’s infected, plenty of Ellie banter, and of course, more...
News Go Behind the Scenes of HBO's Adaptation with Naughty Dog in Building The Last of Us
Building The Last of Us is a new series from developer Naughty Dog that goes behind the scenes of the incredibly popular new HBO series and the iconic game that inspired it. Obviously, it contains spoilers for both the first game and the first episode of the show, so consider yourself warned. Featuring leads from Naughty Dog and some...
Poll How Would You Rate The Last of Us - Episode 2?
Long, long time
After the lenghty, explosive opening of HBO's The Last of Us, the second episode picks up where the TV adaptation left off as Joel and Tess begin their trip across the USA to deliver Ellie to the Fireflies. While the second entry of nine wasn't nearly as long, it still had a lot going on. We're certain many of you tuned in to catch...
News Bruce Straley Wasn't Credited in HBO's The Last of Us, Calls for Unionization
Credit where credit is due
Bruce Straley, one of the veteran game directors responsible for The Last of Us and its Left Behind expansion (not to mention much of the Uncharted series), has called for unionization in the video games industry. Straley was not credited for his role in shaping the setting and characters featured in HBO's hugely popular...
News The Last of Us HBO Pulls in 4.7 Million Viewers, Second Biggest Debut Since 2010
House of the Dragon the only show to better it
The first episode of HBO's The Last of Us was watched by 4.7 million viewers, making it the second biggest debut on the network since 2010's Boardwalk Empire. Only the debut of House of the Dragon has done better during that same timeframe, which pulled in 9.986 million views. HBO explained the Sunday...
News Last of Us HBO Trailer Teases the Trials to Come in the Weeks Ahead
We finish what we started
HBO's excellent adaptation of The Last of Us is finally here, and it sure seems like Druckmann and co have actually managed to capture the oppressive nature and nuanced character work of the source material. But now it's time to look forward, as a new trailer has been released teasing what will come next in the weeks ahead...
TV Show Review The Last of Us (HBO) Episode 1 - Faithful Retelling Deviates in the Right Ways
When you're lost in the darkness
It’s been a long time coming, but the live-action adaptation of The Last of Us is finally here. After nearly a decade of reliving the adventure of Joel and Ellie in video game form, we now have a new cast, new medium, and a slightly altered take on this classic tale. Episode one of nine aired on HBO and Sky...
Poll Share Your First Thoughts on The Last of Us TV Series
Is it a hit or a miss?
After many years of filming and a wave of extremely positive critic reviews, the first episode of HBO's TV adaptation of The Last of Us is now available for viewing. Named When You're Lost in the Darkness, what are your first impressions of the series after watching the first 1 hour and 35 minutes of the show? Has it lived up...
Guide Where to Watch The Last of Us TV Show
How and when you can tune in for every episode
Trying to find out where you can watch The Last of Us TV show? As Naughty Dog's epic tale of Joel and Ellie makes the transition to television screens — without the need for a PS5 or PS4 — you might be wondering where and when you can tune in to see the series as it's released. On this page, we're...
Guide The Last of Us TV Show: Full Cast List
Who's who in The Last of Us HBO adaptation
Looking for a full cast list for The Last of Us TV show? The HBO adaptation of Naughty Dog's beloved game is full of top talent, taking the characters in a slightly new direction while remaining faithful to what came before. As you watch each episode, you may be wondering who plays each role. In this guide,...
Round Up The Last of Us TV Reviews Praise a Great Adaptation
"Best adaptation of a video game ever made"
Just a few days before the first episode releases, select members of the media have shared their thoughts on the first season of HBO's adaptation of The Last of Us. With Joel played by Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey taking on Ellie's role, alongside Chernobyl creator Craig Mazin leading things, the series...
News God of War TV Series Will Stay 'True to the Source Material'
Amazon show will be a faithful adaptation
Last week, it was made official that Sony's enduringly popular God of War series will be adapted for TV. Amazon Prime Video ordered the live-action series, and while it's still early days, there's some solid talent on board already. Perhaps more importantly, the people involved are saying the right things...
News Paramount Plus Starts Streaming to PS5 in USA
Another mountain of movies and shows
For those of you looking to streamline [Haha - Ed] your spaghetti of set-top boxes, Paramount Plus is now streaming to the PS5 in USA. While the service itself is not new, it’s one of the more recent additions to ever growing #Content cocktail, offering exclusive series like Yellowstone and, er, Halo. Wonder...
News Amazon Prime Video Greenlights God of War TV Series
Boy, this will be interesting
Well, it’s been strongly hinted at for quite some time, but now it’s official: Amazon Prime Video will adapt God of War into a television series. There are no further details in the juggernaut’s confirmation tweet, as it simply says “God of War is coming”. It then expands, on top of some
News HBO's The Last of Us Looks Like It'll Be a Huge Hit
Trailer trends after attracting over eight million views
The latest trailer for HBO’s anticipated adaptation of The Last of Us is trending on YouTube, after attracting over eight million views in approximately 48 hours. That number’s just taking into account the official HBO Max upload – various mirrors and re-streams will, as you’d expect,...
News Brand New The Last of Us HBO Trailer Revealed
Take On Me
A new trailer for HBO's TV adaptation of The Last of Us has been uploaded that finishes almost entirely new footage of the series, including iconic scenes from the first game. To the tune of Take On Me by a-ha, the story of Joel transporting Ellie across the USA as the cure to the Cordyceps infection is set up. Check out the trailer...
News HBO's The Last of Us Unveils Cast in Slew of Promo Posters
Baby girl and beyond
We’re little more than a month away from the debut of HBO’s The Last of Us, which will start streaming from 15th January. And in order to build anticipation, the broadcaster has released a slew of posters today, showcasing the core cast of characters. We’re already intimately familiar with Pedro Pascal’s Joel and Bella...
News HBO's The Last of Us Has a Foreboding Promo Poster
Pedro Pascal's Joel front and centre
While developer Naughty Dog fought to bring Ellie to the front of The Last of Us’ original boxart, the promotional poster for HBO’s television adaptation has swapped their positions. Here we see Pedro Pascal’s Joel take the limelight, as he looks back at the camera with a furrowed brow. Bella Ramsey’s...
News Sonic Prime Trailer Takes You to an Alternate Reality with Multiple Eggmen
The first full trailer for Sonic Prime has been released, giving us a much clearer picture of what to expect from the Netflix series. Sonic explores a new frontier when a mysterious crystal goes boom, unleashing a dimensional rift that forces him into a lost world where he meets a new generation of his colourful friends, including...
News Missing Thedas? Netflix's Animated Dragon Age: Absolution Series Might Be the Cure
Welcome to Miriam's story
With Dreadwolf on the horizon, starving Dragon Age fans finally have another massive roleplaying experience to look forward to. The wait just got a little easier, too, with the release of the first trailer for the upcoming Netflix animated series Dragon Age: Absolution, which looks pretty darn good. The animation is...
News The Last of Us HBO Show Confirmed to Premiere on 15th January 2023
They're going through with this
Naughty Dog has announced its TV adaptation of The Last of Us will premiere on HBO Max on 15th January 2023. In a tweet, the studio says: "You have no idea what loss is. #TheLastofUs premieres January 15 on HBO." The accompanying poster can be viewed below, which displays the logo and Joel and Ellie — played by...
News The Last of Us HBO Show Reportedly Premieres on 15th January
Date appears in HBO Max app
HBO's adaptation of The Last of Us will release on 15th January 2023, according to the company's HBO Max app in the USA. This lines up with an earlier suggestion from UK distributor Sky that the TV show will premiere a day later due to time zone differences. Officially, the series has been handed a 2023 release, but a...
Guide Best 4K TVs for PS5 in 2022
Our top TV picks for use with PS5
What are the best 4K TVs for PS5 in 2022? Sony has ushered in the start of a brand new console generation with PlayStation 5, and with that comes new technology to be taken advantage of. No matter what television set you currently own, you're going to notice a big upgrade the moment you boot up the new console...
News The Witcher Will Return for a Fourth Season on Netflix, without Henry Cavill
The Hunger Games' Liam Hemsworth to pick up Geralt's gauntlet
Netflix’s wildly successful adaptation of The Witcher will return for a fourth season, but without Henry Cavill as iconic protagonist Geralt of Rivia. The role will instead be assumed by Australian actor Liam Hemsworth, who’s probably best known for his performances in The Hunger...
News Get Your Very First Look at Amazon's Upcoming Fallout TV Series
The beginning, and the end
Amazon has thrown the curtains back on its upcoming Fallout TV series whilst simultaneously celebrating the franchise's 25th birthday with... a single image. That's it. But what an evocative image it is! Shocking absolutely no one, the series looks to concern itself with a Vault, one of the eponymous structures built to...
News HBO's The Last of Us Ellie 'Encouraged Not' to Play the Games
A fresh take
HBO's adaptation of The Last of Us has us hungry for details as the silver screen-reworking of Naughty Dog's magnum opus draws ever closer, and we aren't the only ones. In a new interview with USA Today, actress Bella Ramsey, who portrays Ell
News Even The Medium Is Getting Adapted for a TV Show
Led by The Witcher producer
TV and movie adaptations of video games are so hot at the moment that Bloober Team has even managed to convince someone to turn The Medium into a television series. Production will be led by Tomasz Bagiński, the executive producer of Netflix's adaptation of The Witcher, and Piotr Babieno, with Platige Image helping the...
News The Last of Us HBO Teaser Watched 13 Million Times, Trends Worldwide
No wonder they're going through with this
The interest in The Last of Us IP appears to be at an absolute fever pitch right now as yesterday's teaser for HBO's TV adaptation of the first game has already been viewed an absurd 13 million times. Interest in the post from the series' official Twitter account has gone into overdrive as fans flock to view...
News The Last of Us TV Trailer Revealed, Out Next Year
Save who you can save
Sony has marked 2022's The Last of Us Day with the first full trailer for HBO's TV adaptation of The Last of Us, which will release at some point next year. Featuring many familiar scenes and clips from the game, the HBO series looks to have accurately captured the tone and post-apocalyptic setting of the Naughty Dog world...
News HBO's The Last of Us TV Show Trailer Almost Certainly Dropping Tomorrow
Official social media accounts updated, creators tease imminent news
We’ve already seen a glimpse of HBO’s hugely anticipated The Last of Us television show, but tomorrow could be the big day for the long-in-development adaptation. As existing fans will already know, 26th September is The Last of Us Day – or Outbreak Day as it was formerly...
News Toss a Coin to the Third Season of Netflix's The Witcher
Prequel Blood Origin airs on Xmas Day
Resident Evil’s divisive television adaptation may have been canned, but The Witcher will return for a third full-length season on Netflix in Summer 2023. Of course, if you can’t wait that long, then you can look forward to prequel The Witcher: Blood Origin, which will debut on Christmas Day later this year...
TV Show Review Cyberpunk: Edgerunners (Netflix) - Hyperviolent Anime Is a Perfect 2077 Companion
Up and over the edge
Let's get right into it: Cyberpunk: Edgerunners is a really, really good show. Judged alone, it's one of the hardest-hitting anime we've watched in quite some time, but put it alongside Cyberpunk 2077, and it's a near perfect companion piece. This isn't some half-arsed video game adaptation scrapped together by people who don't...
News Watch the New Teaser Trailer for Netflix's Sonic Prime, Arrives This Winter
Primed and ready
It feels like an age since the initial announcement of Sonic Prime, but it seems the animated Netflix show is very nearly here. The upcoming series will be a brand new story featuring the blue hedgehog and all his familiar friends and enemies. We get our best look at what to expect in the new teaser trailer, embedded above. Details...
News Filming Concludes on 'Special' Twisted Metal TV Show
Car crash entertainment
Well, that happened quietly and quickly: filming on Twisted Metal’s television adaptation is complete. We’ve known about the show for some time, but shooting has been much more low-profile than The Last of Us – and is already over. For those who missed the news, Captain America’s Antony Mackie
News Resident Evil Netflix Series Won't Be Renewed for a Second Season
After weak viewership figures
Netflix won't be renewing its TV adaptation of Resident Evil for a second season, the streaming company has confirmed via Deadline. As the site reports, this doesn't come as too much of a surprise since viewership stats were disappointing across its first three weeks on the service. Released in close proximity to the...
News Aloy Confirmed for Horizon Netflix Show, Helmed By Umbrella Academy Showrunner
Bet you didn't see that one coming
The Netflix series based on Horizon Zero Dawn will feature everyone's favourite flame-haired heroine after all, it has been confirmed. We also learned that the showrunner of The Umbrella Academy, Steve Blackman, has been tapped to head up the project, which will also include some production crew that have worked on...