Want to get really depressed? Why not play a video game about a zombie apocalypse?
“The Last of Us” (Rated M for Mature, $60 for PlayStation 3) is the latest high-profile game about a virus decimating the world and leaving rattled, trigger-happy survivors to pick up the pieces. As with last year’s excellent “The Walking Dead,” “Dead Island” and the never-ending “Resident Evil” series, “Last of Us” has gnarly zombies. In this case, it’s “Clickers” infected with a horrific fungus (among us) that turns their heads into what looks like a giant, rotting cauliflower. There are also fast-moving “Runner” zombies and plenty of nasty human cannibals and bandits to dispatch well.
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