Shadow of the Colossus Review – A Gold Standard for Remakes | GameCloud

Blade Shaw at GameCloud writes: "Game developers, take note as I write this because it’s imperative that you listen to me. Shadow of the Colossus is the gold standard of video game remakes for this generation, period. Bluepoint Games deserves all the credit for offering a remake worthy of the praise placed upon the original, and as such have given an entirely new audience license to experience one of video games most exceptional titles. Forget the cynical rhetoric around “cash grabs” and easy franchise milking with texture update “HD remasters.” Instead, I hope this game becomes enshrined as a new sort of video game remake renaissance in which new and old audiences alike can experience classic titles as if they were brand new again. We’re currently going through a period where the video game industry is under siege for a laundry list of nefarious practices, so it’s cathartic to have something about which I can be genuinely and unabashedly enthusiastic. However you need to do it, make sure to get your hands on a copy of Shadow of the Colossus on PS4."

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