These 10 Interesting fact about series The last of us will blow your mind

1. The zombie infection of the game was inspired by a real world infection called Cordyceps fungi.

2. Tess was originally going to be a villain.

3. Ellie swears an impressive number of times throughout the game – 53 to be precise.

4. The "chatter" between characters is innovative – inspired by Drake and Tenzin’s occasional chatter in Uncharted 2.

5. There was originally an infected elephant in the game.

6. The main character of the game is strongly reminiscent of actor Elliot Page.

7. The Last of Us 2 is not expected to be released until 2018.

8. The Last of Us has some of the best storytelling in all of video game history.

9. Gustavo Santaolalla, a two-time Academy Award winner, is the composer for the TV series.

10. The Last of Us features a unique type of character-driven gameplay popularized by Naughty Dog’s Uncharted series.