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Shadow of the Colossus

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Overall 3
Gameplay 4
Graphics 10
Sound 8
Lastability 2

Empty Game - Could not bare to finish it

LoneWulf92 , GameStop
31 January 2014
  • Summary: You know how most of the latest games on PS3, 360, etc have been lacking in plot and overdosed on graphics? This is one of the games that started it. When I first saw this game as a child, it fascinated me. When I reached my late teens and read the details and reviews, I absolutely wanted it, but I honestly could not get past the 4th or 5th colossi. Not out of difficulty, but out of absolute boredom.
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Overall 4

User Review

9 February 2008
  • Summary: I started playing it with some very high hopes because I had heard some pretty good things about it. It was fun for the first ten minutes though. Besides for the massive lag, it was the most repetitive thing I had ever seen. They ask you to fight these Giant Collosus things for no apparent reason and when you beat it, they send you to kill another. And there aren't really any enemies to fight except for the giants. Overall, it was BORING!
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Overall 4

Artsy fartsy but is it fun?

underdawg, epinions.com
2 August 2007
  • Summary: ...
  • Pros: great visually and stylistically
  • Cons: not fun, camera ishes
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Overall 4

Might As Well JUMP

SLOW, epinions.com
30 May 2007
  • Summary: Jumping puzzles. Yeah. Jumping. Puzzles.
  • Pros: Scenery, graphics, interface
  • Cons: Jumping. Puzzles. Jumping puzzles.
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Overall 4

Colossal Disappointment

onionhead2001, epinions.com
28 October 2005
  • Summary: An idea so cool that it's managed to distract everybody from seeing how unrefined this game actually is. Rent before buying!
  • Pros: A truly unique idea, loads of visual style
  • Cons: Clunky controls, clunky camera, clunky pacing. And the horse... I hate the horse.
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Overall 4

Great Idea, but disappointment!!

S. Bobby "sizzle69", amazon.co.uk
26 February 2006
  • Summary: MMmmm.... I have to agree with the previous review on some of the points - This isn't the amazing experience that we were all guaranteed, is it? I had already finished off 8 of the colossi in the first two days of playing so, firstly, it's a tad short. Ok, the colossi are pretty amazing (in the majority)and the graphics engine used for them is something special.
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Overall 4


JCF, amazon.co.uk
23 February 2006
  • Summary: I couldn't wait for this game to come out, but now having bought it I am utterly gutted. It is quite frankly boring. The scenery is not as good as I was expecting, the storyline is flimsy to say the least and the gameplay is not particularly smooth or user friendly (annoying camera angles most of the time)!
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Overall 4

Depressione deprimente in Shadow of the Colossus

Zeikfried, Ciao
2 October 2011
  • Excerpt: Me ne avevano sempre parlato bene, 1 gioco eccezionale, fantastico, che ha lasciato il segno sulla Ps2 tanto che, assieme a ICO, sarà ristampato per Ps3...una cosa mai vista prima di allora, una pietra miliare per la console di casa Sony... L'ho trovato usato da Gamestop e, nonostante il prezzo elevato per un usato (19.98 €!) ho deciso di prenderlo...arrivo a casa, lo inserisco nella play e inizio a giocarci. Grafica non male...ho un cavaliere, ...
  • Pros: bella grafica, edizione speciale di cartone
  • Cons: un caos assurdo,gioco triste e deprimente,la storia o la si legge su internet o non la saprai mai
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Overall 4

ni fu ni fa

Dingo - concepcion, zmart.cl
28 September 2007
  • Excerpt: es malo corto 5 horas, y feo en, se queda en el frame rate, historia simplona, gigante el mapa pero esta todo vacio cero exploracion.
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Overall 4

la noia mortale dei colossi

paula75, Ciao
3 December 2006
  • Excerpt: ...rompicapo.. e veniamo al punto. shadow è un gioco veramente difficile, bene o male sino al 7° 8° colosso si riesce nell'impresa, dopo diventa tutto molto ma molto complicato e difficile da superare...... la grafica comunque è superba e visitare i vari paesaggi è bellissimo, così come il sonoro durante la battaglia con i colossi è stupenda.... longevità media e rigiocabilità molto ma molto scarsa... gioco consifliato solo se sei un abile giocatore ...
  • Pros: colonna sonora stupenda
  • Cons: storia inesistente
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