Based on the 2013 action-adventure video game, Our last premiering soon on HBO Max. Although the series is expected to follow the same plot as the game, many believe that the creators will probably change some things. The show makers also said that they will focus on improving the original story instead of extending the show. After the network aired its first trailer, though fans weren’t too excited, viewers started liking the upcoming show. The series has already received a lot of love from critics and has already set a new record on Rotten Tomatoes.
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Our last Sets New Record on Rotten Tomatoes
Our last has not yet aired on HBO Max, but the series has received glowing reviews from critics. It has an average critic score of 98% on Rotten Tomatoes. With a critic score of 98%, it earned the highest viewership score ever for a live-action adaptation of a video game.
Considering the reactions and reviews that video game adaptations generally receive, the result is impressive. However, unlike live-action adaptations, animated adaptations of video games have received a positive response.
Even after 98% criticism, Our last still lagging behind Cyberpunk: Edgerunners and Undercover: League of Legends, animated adaptations of video games. Both animated shows have a 100% critic score on Rotten Tomatoes.
Pedro Pascal as Joel and Bella Ramsey as Ellie are also praised for their performances in the series. It has received positive reviews so far. Most reviews also suggest that viewers do not need prior knowledge of the game to watch the series.
And to make this possible, the creators of the show made some significant changes. The HBO adaptation is said to be different from previous live-action adaptations of video games. with Our last Fans are also excited about the show, which has received the best reviews and critics scores.
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Fans Are Eagerly Waiting Our last Premiere
Not much time left Our last with the premiere and positive reviews for the series, fans are more excited about its release. The reviews are full of praise for the cast and producers, with the video game adaptation being described as Neil Druckmann’s love letter to video game fans.
It’s a love letter to fans of the Playstation game.#The last of us#TheLastofusHBO pic.twitter.com/2tpxp7FaIR
— Julien (@MajorDcp) January 5, 2023
#The last of us
THE US END ERA IS REAL AND TODAY OMFG pic.twitter.com/sHUzLZmlK0
— francisco (@Francis32748807) January 15, 2023
Damn it. I was really excited to watch The Last of Us tonight until I realized it doesn’t come out until 1pm tomorrow
— Cowboy NuggzAF (@NUGGZ26) January 15, 2023
our last one goes on air tomorrow and I’m not physically ready
— ash #SaveWarriorNun (@DykeLenaLuthor) January 15, 2023
So excited to watch our last one on hbo!! Our last one is my favorite game!!😩🖤🖤
— tattedbunnyxx (@tattedbunnyxx) January 15, 2023
I woke up this morning so excited because we were the last and then I remember hbo isn’t like netflix so the show isn’t available in sweden until tomorrow PLUS they don’t release the whole season at once 😭 never felt such anger before
— ella (@dreamfictions) January 15, 2023
Although ratings for a video game adaptation may fluctuate after release, it has the highest viewership score for a live-action video game adaptation. Along with gaming fans, people who don’t know much about the game are eagerly waiting for the series.
Series creator Neil Druckmann said in an interview that he wanted the video game adaptation to stand up to it. “Greatest HBO shows out there.” Druckmann said that as a fan of the game, he wanted to respect the source material in every way possible.
Our last will premiere on January 15, 2023 on HBO Max.
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