The Last of Us credits snub has Bruce Straley re-thinking unions

Bruce Straley, game director on Naughty Dog’s 2013 action game The Last of Us, is not credited on HBO’s recent live-action adaptation of the series, and he’s not happy about it.

In an LA Times story this week that described his relationship with Naughty Dog as strained, the Wildflower Interactive founder said the show’s lack of acknowledgement for his contributions has him re-thinking the debate over unionization in the industry.

“It’s an argument for unionization that someone who was part of the co-creation of that world and those characters isn’t getting a credit or a nickel for the work they put into it,” Straley said.

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