LEGO The Last of Us Parody Merges Clickers With Colorful Blocks

LEGO The Last of Us Parody Merges Clickers With Colorful Blocks

LEGO Breaking Bad creator Brian Anderson has designed another LEGO parody that will never become a full-fledged game.

As we grew up, the franchises we enjoyed as children tried to follow us by becoming darker and edgier. Comic books scaled up the gore and violence, TV shows and movies became gritty reboots, and LEGO products... never did any of that because keeping imagination lighthearted was the right idea. Still, occasionally there is a humorous appeal in mixing childlike wonder with bleak despair, which is why we videos like LEGO The Last of Us to show what would happen if Traveler's Tales took a dark turn.

The video was posted by Brian Anderson, last seen releasing a block-based interpretation of Breaking Bad. In this video, Joel and Ellie are crossing a room filled with infected in the hopes of reaching an ammo cache on the other side. To its credit, LEGO The Last Of Us does a great job of revisualizing Naughty Dog's gameplay, to the point that I was looking for a controller when the opening "cutscene" ended. There's also lots of iconic LEGO charm at play as Joel fumbles across the room, with each kill dropping LEGO studs instead of infected gore.

That being said, don't expect LEGO The Last of Us to be available as more than a YouTube parody anytime soon. Although after seeing the twist ending, I'll probably wouldn't mind if Traveler's Tales made a very specific exception to adapting mature franchises.

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The ending was fantastic. Heck, the whole video was pretty damn good! I really liked the bit with the molotov.

I never saw that ending coming, but I should have. I really loved this parody.

Supposedly this was a skit for the VGX that wasn't done in time. More of this (finished) for next years show.

Wow. Never thought they could make a "kid friendly" version of The last of Us.

:) Pretty darn cool. Hope to see more soon. =w= b

Until then, I'll check out the others make so far.

Hah, I liked that achievement "Brick Killed a Guy". Anchorman reference!

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Hah, I liked that achievement "Brick Killed a Guy". Anchorman reference!

this, seriously lol'd when that happened. this whole video was pretty sweet, would've definitely been a good boost for VGX had it been done in time.

I enjoyed it but it wasn't as good as the Breaking Bad one - it just didn't feel like a Lego game in the same way.

This was surprisingly good. 5 yams out of 5.

 

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