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Naughty Dog Deserves "The Last of Us II" Leaks

People should be more upset about an abusive crunch culture than they are about a mistreated worker taking direct action.

Naughty Dog

Few video game developers enjoy the same level of clout as Naughty Dog.

While the studio came to prominence with beloved PS1 and PS2-era action platformers like Crash Bandicoot and Jak and Daxter, Naughty Dog shifted its focus towards cinematic, story-driven, action-adventure games in the PS3 generation. The shift paid off, with their Uncharted franchise taking the gaming industry by storm, held up as a shining example of how video games can serve as powerful story vehicles.

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