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Since the overwhelmingly successful release of Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, Naughty Dog has been quiet about what they could be working on next. While some people have speculated that The Last Of Us 2 is coming, the developer dropped some hints as to what it could be.
In an interview with Naughty Dog director Neil Druckmann, he told GameSpot,
But that's interesting and it's interesting in that I think about the story I'm working on right now; [that theme is] definitely there. I think a lot of times because I think about myself or other human beings and what are the events that have shaped us? What are kind of the choices that have defined who we are and have led us to this place? I think it's also tied to human nature or human choice versus destiny. Having grown up not in a very religious home, but where religion was a big part of it, and this concept that everything happens for a reason. Even when horrible things happen, like in our family or to friends, you would hear this statement: 'everything happens for a reason. I'm just wrestling with that concept; is that true? Or is it just totally random. And never quite coming to a good answer and maybe that's why I just keep exploring those concepts.
So while no specific details were released about a game, we do have an idea of what kind of story we're looking at. As it always seems to be with Naughty Dog, the game sounds like it's going to be incredibly story-driven, very much like The Last of Us and Uncharted. But it also sounds like they might be jumping on the decision-based gameplay bandwagon. Titles like Beyond: Two Souls _and _Life Is Strange both use that style of gameplay so it only makes sense that a developer as narrative-driven as Naughty Dog would try to explore that too. At least, this is the sense I get from Druckmann's response, but nothing has been confirmed yet.
There is also a possibility that he could be talking about the next The Last of Us installment, which many reports have exclaimed that Naughty Dog is working on a sequel. While the game hasn't been officially announced yet, it's pretty obvious that there's going to be another game.
But until Naughty Dog makes an official statement about anything, we can only speculate for now.