'The Last of Us 2' news: Voice actor North Nolan confirms new game is definitely happening

(Credit: Naughty Dog)Screen capture from Naughty Dog's riveting gaming saga, 'The Last of Us'.

For years, fans of the award winning videogame, "The Last of Us," have heard nothing about the title returning for a sequel. Despite the fact that the game has won many accolades and has received massive commercial success, Naughty Dog, the game's developers, has been mum about whether or not they are working on a part two.

Followers of the game have been very antsy for any news about the game, so it comes with a great deal of excitement that leaks about the confirmation of "The Last of Us 2" have recently surfaced.

"The Last of Us," which was released in June 2013, is an "action-adventure survival horror" videogame initially made available on the Playstation 3. The game is set twenty years after the outbreak of a mutated Cordyceps virus that has subsequently turned most human beings into cannibalistic monsters. It follows Joel, a smuggler, as he tries to transport a young girl named Ellie who might be the key to the cure for the disease that has ravaged the earth.

While "The Last of Us" has produced several DLCs that received the same positive reviews with one even being made into a standalone game, a sequel has yet to be announced. However, a recent leak from one of the voice actors might be the confirmation fans have been waiting for.

During Metrocon, an anime convention held in Florida just last month, Nolan North, who plays David in "The Last of Us" has claimed almost in passing that a sequel is in the works.

"For now I know they're doing Last of Us 2, but my character in Last of Us kind of met an untimely demise," said North.

Admittedly, the quip coming from a minor character is not much of a confirmation, but it is the most information fans have been given about the existence of "The Last of Us 2."

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