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  • Summary: The earth has been struck by a mysterious purple beam of light, and everyone touched by it has turned into a giant zombie. You are the chosen one and it is up to you to rescue the last survivors on earth by leading them to safety through zombie-infested streets. With a classic arcade style overhead view, make your way through detailed real-world cities and use your heat vision to find people hiding in buildings. Then lead them to the Escape Zone before time runs out in this frantic game. Real Cities - Each stage is brought to life with real aerial photography of the actual city, with multiple levels of zoom to get the best view of the area to see where the survivors, and zombies, are hiding out. Zombies and Bosses - The Last Guy features 10 types of zombies and 4 types of bosses to avoid and outwit as the player races around the city rescuing survivors. Special Abilities - Utilize special powers such as dash to get away from zombies, thermography vision to see where people are hiding, and a whistle to get your long line to huddle up and get out of zombies’ paths. Power-Ups - Take advantage of five kinds of power-ups to help complete each stage, including stamina boosts, freezing time, warping back to the Escape Zone, and temporary invisibility. Extra Stages - Players can unlock Extra Stages to play with super high scores. [SCEA] Expand
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  1. Positive: 19 out of 33
  2. Negative: 0 out of 33
  1. 91
    Supremely stylish, cleverly designed, fiendishly addictive. [Issue#171, p.92]
  2. At just $9.99 anyone who loves zombies, weird Japanese games, arcade games or even giant eyeball alien games owes it to themselves to check out The Last Guy.
  3. The Last Guy is worthy of everybody's attention and especially of those who appreciate difficult, original and quality games.
  4. 80
    With fun 15 levels to play through, The Last Guy is certainly worth a look.However, the downside is that the game has a very short life span.
  5. The Last Guy's another decent example of a simple, slightly risky game perfect for PSN, even if it seldom feels particularly essential.
  6. Imagine that your humanity's last hope and your sole task is to run around the city helping other people to get away from the zombies. In The Last Guy your are just that, and for a more than a reasonable price you get a game that's fun to play. The game uses satellite images from different big cities so you'll even get a change to save your own neighbour.
  7. 58
    It's weird...very weird. And whatever your expectations are, they're likely wrong. I enjoyed playing it, surely -- I just wish that it were as frustration-free as it is unique.

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Score distribution:
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  3. Negative: 1 out of 2
  1. Nov 16, 2010
    this game caught me in the right mood. its short yes, but absolutely fun, a few beers in im the last dude ducking in and outta streets to save people wonderful premise and concept....luv it 9 Expand
  2. Mar 2, 2012
    This game is really bad,it does not deserve to be on a PS3.Don't waste your time and money on this.I got it for free and I'm really happy that I didn't have to pay for this crap. Expand