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Last of Us Part 2 actor teases ‘epic’ new motion capture project (vgc)

kingfey

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Derek Phillips, the actor who played Abby’s dad in The Last of Us Part 2, has announced he’s working on a new motion capture project.

“Back in my sexy mocap tights,” he teased in an Instagram post on Tuesday. “Can’t wait to share what I’m working on with all of you! It’s gonna be epic!!!!”

Phillips previously provided voice and motion capture for surgeon Jerry Anderson in The Last of Us Part 2 and more recently for Lieutenant Wade Jackson in Call of Duty Vanguard.

In addition, Phillips has numerous game voice acting credits including Dishonored, Aliens: Colonial Marines, Battlefield Hardline, Fallout 4, Rise of the Tomb Raider and The Last of Us.

It was recently claimed that a PS5 remake of the original The Last of Us is nearing completion and could be released in the second half of 2022, and that a The Last of Us Part 2 Director’s Cut is in the works too.

That’s according to industry insider Tom Henderson, whose claims matched information VGC had received via our own sources at the time.

While the project has not been officially announced by Sony, Bloomberg reported last April that a remake of the 2013 PS3 game was in the works for PS5.

It claimed the project was originally in development at PlayStation’s Visual Arts Service Group before the studio was switched to a support role on the game.

The remake’s development is now reportedly being led by series creator Naughty Dog, which is said to have taken charge of the project following the completion of The Last of Us Part 2, which was released in June 2020.

In January, Naughty Dog co-president Neil Druckmann said the studio was “dying to share” with fans “the multiple game projects” it’s working on.

The studio is known to be developing its “first standalone multiplayer game”, which could be the result of The Last of Us Part 2’s delayed online mode having been expanded into its own title.
 
 
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On the real though, wonder what a remake would look like. Would they try to get to to look like Part II for continuity? I mean Part 2 is no slouch in the gfx department. Or would they do a glow up for both parts?
 

Jaybe

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Druckmann will double down. I bet Abby’s dad will have a 10 hour campaign in the remake, so we can see his perspective, build empathy for him, and of course hate Joel and ourselves for our actions 😔 so predictable.
 
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Dick Jones

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If they remake TLOU2, they need the voice actor of Geralt from The Witcher to play Fat Geralt. No compromise
 

Dick Jones

Gold Member
How about this as a mechanic of TLOU2 Factions.
If you pick Abby's Dad and are killed, you spawn as Abby and have one chance to gain revenge on your killer while wielding a golf club.
 

kyliethicc

Member
TLOU2 is still more impressive to me than most PS5 games so far.
A remastered version of that only needs a native 4k version and not much more than that tbh.
Yeah just needs a native port with a settings bump, like they did with Uncharted 4/LL remasters. Faster loads, DualSense, 4K30 mode, etc.
 
Yeah just needs a native port with a settings bump, like they did with Uncharted 4/LL remasters. Faster loads, DualSense, 4K30 mode, etc.
Yup. They might do some asset upgrades here and there to be similar to the remake though. They won't want the sequel to play and look worse than the first one, even if the remake is a more current game. People will still play the 2nd game after the remake.

I don't get the fear of changes for the remake btw. They will probably include Abby's father in that key scene instead of a random person and that's all.
 

Notabueno

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Joel is now a closeted gay incestuous dad and Tess was actually a trans woman, the fireflies are reactionary anti-progressive capitalists who sought to exploit Ellie for the commercialisation of a vax and tommy is a recluse alt-right pig conspiracy theorist.
 

Zeroing

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Joel is now a closeted gay incestuous dad and Tess was actually a trans woman, the fireflies are reactionary anti-progressive capitalists who sought to exploit Ellie for the commercialisation of a vax and tommy is a recluse alt-right pig conspiracy theorist.
Sounds interesting I would play that

Joking. Anyway why people get so emotional over video games?
 

J3nga

Member
If they're still in the mocap phase it's highly unlikely it'll come out this year especially if Sony has plans for GOW Ragnarok to come out this fall. Two very similar genre games close to each other seems unlikely to me but who knows.
 
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