"Shadow of the Colossus is a game I should have played along time ago. Sure, I got to benefit from the HD upgrade, but I think this is an experience that would have persevered; regardless of the platform. There is beauty in simplicity, and that is the fundamental design principle at work here. The narrative is straightforward, the goal of the player is simple, and yet, within this big, open, and empty world, there is a sense of life and tranquility that is utterly captivating. Each Colossi is unique in its own way, and while it was exciting to hunt them down and defeat them in a battle of wits, there was this heart-wretching feeling when the lights in their eyes finally went out. If anything, it could benefit from an updated control and camera configuration, but apart from some minor frustrations expected with an older game, I walked away inspired by the experience. I also now understand why people so eagerly anticipate The Last Guardian."