Ariel Needleman of Gamer Professionals writes: "Trico is The Last Guardian’s star. It is a giant amalgamation of a variety of different animals with such an advanced AI and convincing animations that it is easy to forget Trico isn’t a real animal or even alive for that matter. Sure, Trico doesn’t always listen to the player. Many have found that trying to get Trico to do what you want in a true test of patience. But that is an argument for another day. My main focus is on Trico’s anatomy and behavior."