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Shadow of the Colossus
8.4 out of 10

Shadow of the Colossus

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Overall 10
9.7

Shadow of the Colossus

Game Over Online
27 October 2015
  • Excerpt: If you’ve been gaming for a while, I’m sure you’ve run into the argument that video games aren’t artistic in any way. Perhaps you’ve heard that from people ignorant in the visual strides made from the earlier days of Pong and Pac-Man.
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Overall 10
10

Shadow of the Colossus

Fragland
1 June 2012
  • 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.
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Overall 9
9.0

PS3 Review – ICO & Shadow of the Colossus Collection

PlayStation LifeStyle
1 October 2011
  • Summary: Welcome to the world we all asked for. Two years ago when theRead the full article…
  • Pros: + Know your roots: Two titles that shaped the future of gaming, + Experiences you won’t find in any other game
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Overall 9
8.8
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 9
9.0
Sound 10
9.5

Shadow of the Colossus

Game Boyz
10 September 2010
  • Excerpt: Developer – SCEI Publisher – Sony Computer Entertainment Features Dual Shock Memory Card Vibration Progressive Scan One of the most underplayed games of Sony’s library is a game called ICO.
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Overall 9
8.8
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 9
9.0
Sound 10
9.5

Shadow of the Colossus

Game Boyz
10 September 2010
  • Excerpt: Developer – SCEI Publisher – Sony Computer Entertainment Features Dual Shock Memory Card Vibration Progressive Scan One of the most underplayed games of Sony’s library is a game called ICO.
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Overall 9
9.0

Shadow of the Colossus PS2 Review

Console Obsession
30 May 2010
  • 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...
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Overall 9
9.4
Gameplay 10
9.5
Looks 10
9.5

Shadow of the Colossus (PS2) - Review

VGChartz
5 December 2008
  • 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.
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Overall 10
10

Expert Review

Game and Player
7 October 2007
  • Excerpt: has its share of faults: controls which can be imprecise; a camera system that will try to work against you at the least opportune moments; an occasional slowdown in framerate; I could keep going, but I won't.
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Overall 9
8.8

Shadow of the Colossus

Gaming Evolution
14 September 2007
  • Conclusion: As soon as the game starts Shadow of the Colossus amazes with an incredible aesthetic presentation and sense of scale that can leave players in awe, far outweighing the game’s few weak points.
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Overall 9
9.1

Shadow of the Colossus

Into Liquid Sky
16 July 2007
  • Excerpt: After the release and subsequent critical acclaim of ICO , the development team responsible for the magical adventure were expected to bring more of their wonderful touch to the PS2.
  • Pros: Great artistic style, Living puzzles prove to be a great challenge, Excellent musical score, Sense of scale is impressive
  • Cons: Camera and frame-rate are big issues, Not much to do outside of the Colossi
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