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The Last Of Us 2's chord mini game: 14 guitar songs you can learn and play

We've already reported on Taylor's recreation (opens in new tab) of the acoustic guitar (opens in new tab) that appears in the new Playstation 4 hit game The Last Of Us 2 but there's a whole guitar mini game to be discovered with in it – and it actually teaches you the chords to a number of famous songs.

By selecting chords and controlling the strumming or fingerpicking, your character Ellie can play through classics by artists including Nirvana (opens in new tab), The Eagles, Johnny Cash, Pink Floyd, Soundgarden (opens in new tab), Metallica (opens in new tab) and Red Hot Chili Peppers.

As you can see above, a fingerpicked take on A-ha's '80s pop classic Take On Me also features in a scene. 

Check out the songs we've found so far below. 

1. Johnny Cash – Hurt 


2. The Eagles – Hotel California 


3. Bob Marley – Redemption Song


4. Chris Isaak - Wicked Game


5. Red Hot Chili Peppers Californication 


6. Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here 


7. Soundgarden – Black Hole Sun


8. Pearl Jam – Future Days 


9. Jeff Buckley – Hallelujah


10. Metallica - Nothing Else Matters 


11. Nirvana – About A Girl 


12. The Cranberries – Zombie


13. The White Stripes – Seven Nation Army


14. Shawn James – Through The Valley


Rob Laing
Guitars Editor, MusicRadar

I'm the Guitars Editor for MusicRadar, handling news, reviews, features, tuition, advice for the strings side of the site and everything in between. Before MusicRadar I worked on guitar magazines for 15 years, including Editor of Total Guitar. I've currently set aside any pipe dreams of getting anywhere with my own songs and I am enjoying playing covers in function bands.