Excerpt: Finally. Finally, us Europeans get to play the spiritual heir to ICO, the legendary classic that focused on the epic, against-all-odds escape of two young and vulnerable characters. The warmth and love of the two leads left nobody emotionally indifferent and the incredible art design awed everyone.
Summary: The masterpieces contained within the Ico & Shadow of the Colossus Collection get a glorious HD makeover in an experience that is as rewarding, deep, and fresh as it was all those years ago on PlayStation 2.
Pros: The deep and engaging atmosphere, The chance to relive two classic PS2 games in HD, SotC is especially jaw-dropping
Cons: Ico hasn't aged quite as well as SotC, The occasionally frustrating control system
Excerpt: Despite being wrongly called ICO 2 (not that it would be much of an accusation, given the quality of that game), Shadow of the Colossus has very little in common with ICO. The Director and lead designer, Fumito Ueda, did admit that both games are set in the same world, although whereas ICO was quite...
Excerpt: Aaaa... hmmm... well... yes, so... aaa... wow... I mean... wow. I'm sorry, but that's the only way I can begin to tell you about this PlayStation 2 game (read here masterpiece) called Shadow of the Colossus. And...
Excerpt: Not being a PS2 owner I obviously missed out on a wealth of exclusive titles, and so when this generation came along and I bought myself a PS3 at the UK launch I set about compiling a list of must-have titles from the PS2 library to play on my backwards compatible PS3.
Excerpt: Alors que le jeu est sorti hier aux Etats-Unis sur Playstation2, les notes des différents magazines de la presse du jeux vidéo affluent : Gamespot note le jeu 8.7/10, IGN note le jeu 9.7/10 !!!