‘The Last Of Us 2’ Spoilers: Joel May Still Be Alive, As Neil Druckmann Hints On Duping Fans In Game’s Trailer

3 March 2017, 6:00 am EST By Lauren Duffy Mobile & Apps

"The Last of Us 2" unveiled its trailer in the previous months and while the short clip offered hints about the game sequel's themes, a flurry of theories about the plot emerged on the internet. One of the most popular theories surrounding Naughty Dog's new game is one involving the possible death of Joel. Find out what Neil Druckmann has to say about some of these theories.

This article contains spoilers. Continue reading if you wish to learn more about the story.

"The Last of Us 2" spoilers are teasing on the possibility that Joel may still be alive following the recent interview with Naughty Dog's Neil Druckmann. In an earlier interview with the Official Playstation Magazine, Druckmann shared that they used to dupe fans about the game's plot through its trailer.

"We purposely deceived [players] with certain trailers," said Druckmann, according to Games Radar.

Druckmann cited an example from the previous game wherein Joel was seen on the floor and the scene made it look like he was infected, but in the end, it turns out this was only made for the trailer. This made a lot of fans wonder whether Naughty Dog may be doing the same for "The Last of Us 2."

There have been theories that Joel is the center of Ellie's revenge in "The Last of Us" sequel. However, there are also more interesting emerging theories out there as discussed on PlayStation Forums.

A user named TommyBrownShoes1 noted on the possibility that Ellie is pregnant after being raped in "The Last of Us 2." This theory emerged from the easter egg of "TLOU 2" in "Uncharted 4," which showed a red-haired woman who has some similarities as Ellie.

Do you think Joel is alive in "The Last of Us 2?" Do you think the theory that Ellie is pregnant may be correct? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below!

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