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by Alkaline » Sat Feb 10, 2018 12:07 pm

I never played this originally, got my copy a couple of days ago and ooooooooh mama, it's incredible. Just downed my 5th Colossus last night, I've never played anything quite like it. Just wondering around the (pretty much) barren land, searching for the lizards/shrines/fruit etc. shouldn't be as fun as it is.

I've played The Last Guardian and thought it was fairly decent, never played ICO though. I'll definitely have to fix that if Colossus is anything to go by.

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by Rubix » Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:31 pm

ICO is just as good imo and al three games are interlinked. Just finished the game, remembered everything.

Very impressed with the graphical upgrade. Last colossus is still fidley though. Anyone playing it for the first time, so jeaous of them. That feeling when you work out what to do especially the later ones. Shame that voice will give you hints but you can switch it off

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by Rapidly-Greying » Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:46 pm

Ico is great but there is no denying how laborious the combat is. Just spamming a button isn't what I'd call fun. Everything else about it is great though.

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by Brerlappin » Sat Feb 10, 2018 4:21 pm

Yeah of all Uedas games id say ICO has aged the worst. Its still an amazing experience, but yeah mashing one button over and over kinda sucks

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by <]:^D » Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:16 pm

i pretty much erased the combat from my mind :lol: its... not good :D
fortunately the rest of the game is so good it doesnt really matter

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by Buffalo » Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:18 pm

My favourite, personally. Own The Last Guardian but haven’t started it.
It’s only swinging a bit wood at shadows every now and again, man!

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by <]:^D » Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:19 pm

yes exactly its completely forgettable, which is its saving grace.
if it was boring AND difficult it wouldve had a negative effect on the game.

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by Rubix » Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:38 pm

<]:^D wrote:i pretty much erased the combat from my mind :lol: its... not good :D
fortunately the rest of the game is so good it doesnt really matter


This. The combat is only a small part of the game though. Its all about the journey

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by Rapidly-Greying » Sat Feb 10, 2018 7:29 pm

The combat isn't a massive complaint,but it's certainly a valid one. It makes an almost perfect experience not quite as perfect. That Fumito guy though,the man's a genius and his visions are stunningly realised. He's the Bob Dylan of videogames.

I can't wait to see what he does next. Does anyone know what's up with him? Did he move to another developer or start up a new one?

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by Rapidly-Greying » Sat Feb 10, 2018 7:37 pm

In fact,I just looked him up. He's got another company,but all they've released so far is an image of a big hand and a small girl with a similar art style to his previous work. I don't believe it'll be another similar game with a giant helper though,even though that image would suggest it.

I've also read that he said he'd like to make a first person shooter after TLG and cited Half Life 2 as an influence. I guess we'll find out in a couple of years what he's up to.

I for one can't bloody wait.

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by Rapidly-Greying » Sat Feb 10, 2018 7:41 pm

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by Wedgie » Sun Feb 11, 2018 2:10 pm

This has to be the most beautiful game.

I was completely blowed away when I first played it on the PS2, but this is incredible.

Up to the 9th Colossus which pretty handed me my first death. Bloody horse.

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by ITSMILNER » Sun Feb 11, 2018 3:38 pm

Is this relatively short? Sounds like a lot of you are plotting through the bosses pretty quick

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by Rubix » Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:57 pm

ITSMILNER wrote:Is this relatively short? Sounds like a lot of you are plotting through the bosses pretty quick


6 hours for an experienced player and that included exploration

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by <]:^D » Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:47 pm

its not the length that counts; its how you use it

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by ITSMILNER » Sun Feb 11, 2018 9:06 pm

Just started this tonight, 5 Colossi down so far and this is the first time I have ever played this.

The world has a sort of haunting atmosphere to it, not really done much exploring, is there much to find in the world or is it exploration for collectibles?

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by NickSCFC » Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:33 pm

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‘Shadow of the Colossus’ remastered for PS4 debuts at No1 pushing ‘Monster Hunter: World’ down to No3. The original PS2 title also debuted at No1, back in W7 2006, however launch week sales of the new PS4 version are 73% greater than that of its predecessor. It is the 8th different Sony-format exclusive to reach No1 so far this year.

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by Tafdolphin » Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:24 pm

Played about an hour of the original on a PS2 emulator, jumped on this as it's the other half's favourite. We spent the first 10 minutes just marveling at how amazing it looks before taking down the first 3 collossi and just being amazed at the scale of it all.

Bloody amazing so far

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by ITSMILNER » Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:20 pm

14 Colossi down, 2 to go, some of the last few have been quite frustrating.

It’s been good but I don’t see what all the fuss is about really. Maybe back in 2005 it was something spectacular.

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