The Last of Us - Basic Movement and Gameplay

This article will guide you on the basic movement and gameplay for the game The Last of Us (TLoU). Read on for more information on how to play the game.

This article will guide you on the basic movement and gameplay for the game The Last of Us: Remastered (TLoU). Read on for more information on how to play the game.

Basic Movement


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At the Prologue chapter of the game you will start as Sarah. You will walk around her room using the L3 stick, learning the Basic Movement of walking.


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Continuing on with the Prologue chapter you will now play as Joel, escaping the horde of infected you will have to Sprint pressing “L1“ plus the L3 stick for the directions.

Quick Turn

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Using the L3 stick backwards plus the X button. You will dash backwards allowing you turn around much faster.


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When encountering a obstacle, you can vault into object by using the L3 stick towards the obstacle then pressing the X button at the same time.
Note: You can also use this control when climbing up.


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There are certain areas that can be access by giving your buddy a boost, be it a ledge or a closed door always look for the (△) triangle button to interact with it.


Stealth Gameplay

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The Last of Us has a stealth gameplay where you will need to avoid enemies as much as possible to conserve supplies and also not to attract the attention; a horde of infected or a group of survivors. You can clear every part of the game by sneaking around them so try to be quiet as much as posibble to avoid being detected.

For more information on how to avoid being detected see the link below.
How to Avoid Being Detected


Gather supplies for you to increase your survival throughout the game. It is one of the important factor of the game. Every supplies that you gather can be used for crafting and also upgrading your skills and weapons.

Action - Adventure Gameplay

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Play through the story and go on an adventure with Joel and Ellie to discover the post apocalyptic world. Also, If it comes down to it you can always resort to the good ol' style gunfight. Battle it out with the infected and also to other survivors but before going into a full gunfight better check your inventory if you have enough supplies to go into a fight.
For the complete story walkthrough see the link below.
The Last of Us - Story Walkthrough

The Last of Us Related Links

Controls and Techniques

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Basic Controls and Techniques Crafting Listen Mode

Game Walkthrough

How to Upgrade Weapons How to Upgrade Character Skills How to Avoid Being Detected
How to Get Past Humvee How to Use Health Kit How to Use Shiv
All Toolbox Locations All Safe Locations

Useful Information

New Game Plus About Game Difficulty Ending
Voice Actors Review News
How Long Does it Take to Finish Difference of Remastered from Original About Cordyceps


Unlockable Content Easter Eggs
Jokes American Dreams
Factions Original Soundtrack

Beginner Guide & Tips

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