The Last Guy PlayStation 3

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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 styleThe 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
Score distribution:
  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. The Last Guy is a fun and quirky title that took me by total surprise. It has the look of a next-gen title with all of the gameplay and audio elements of something you might have played on your Atari 2600.
  3. The Last Guy is worthy of everybody's attention and especially of those who appreciate difficult, original and quality games.
  4. Small, but perfectly formed arcade action for a bargain price. [Nov 2008, p.84]
  5. 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.
  6. If the idea of Pac-man surviving a monster invasion sounds good, add this to your growing PSN collection.
  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:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 2 out of 4
  1. Nov 16, 2010
    9
    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 tothis 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 Collapse
  2. Jan 31, 2015
    7
    If you don't like frustrating games, then avoid this. If you're willing to put up with it for a chance at beating a serious challenge, thenIf you don't like frustrating games, then avoid this. If you're willing to put up with it for a chance at beating a serious challenge, then this is a great puzzle game. Lead a line of survivors through mutant-infected cities with the threat of failure around every corner. Overworld game with maps based on real cities. Expand
  3. Mar 28, 2015
    4
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  4. Mar 2, 2012
    3
    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 thatThis 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