Five years can change a person, but can it fundamentally change a game? Shadow of the Colossus proves the answer is Yes.
Not the best PS2 game, but a great title nonetheless with its flaws like every other game. You just have to appreciate it for what it is...
Not the best PS2 game? Bah. Certainly in the top 5. There comes a point where a title can transcend its flaws due to the magic of the overall experience.
Exactly. The best Ps2 game is *obviously* Metal Gear Solid 3, but this is probably #2.
Yep. #1 MGS3 and #2 SotC.
@Tolkoto Thats how they justify giving flawed games a 10. Not saying it is wrong or right but it must apply all the time or not at all.
Applying that particular rating system would render any game incapable of receiving a 10 as there is no such thing as a "flawless" game.
to me its my favorite ps2 game, but i gotta agree with the author about the horse controls. playing this 5yrs later the minute i started using the horse i was like wow i didnt realize it was so difficult to control him lol.
SOTC is the best game of all time IMO. ICO is really great too. FYI: It's a good article that actually praises the game.
No, your opinion is wrong.
To me, Shadow of the Colossus is one of those few games that really seems like a complete and perfectly executed Vision. I don't mean it's "perfect," I mean the folks at Team Ico had something in mind, and SotC is a perfect representation of what they set out to do. It's an amazing title.
OOh, ouch. I think some N4G members aren't gonna like this story....
Of course, because it's made up B.S.
Or, alternately, you could actually read the thing and form a real opinion. Just sayin'.
I think Sadie doesn't like to read much. Would rather make the generic N4G sony fan haven comment to look cool. Or douchey.
isn't that what n4g is all about setting up articles that troll to get hits and fly to the top?
hahaha. Good call.
It's still the awesome game it used to be,simply because it remains a unique experiance to this day.But I'm not going to look away from the fact that this HD remake didn't do anything except improve the already graphics a bit.The camera and controls are still an issue,maybe bigger given how far gaming has come since 2005. On topic,this article is stupid since he's already ranting about something people have already talked about since the game first released.Either you see yourself or the Colossi as the victim,it's all up to your interpretation.
Shadow of the Colossus is an excellent adventure game and PS2 title. It was truely amazing and unique for the time last generation, and it still is. It was well-praised by critics, gamers, and gaming websites for a reason.
And if you'd read the article, you'd have seen that it continues that trend. Man, it's fun to decide something from a place of ignorance!
Did anyone really read the article before commenting? The guy loves the game.
I can say Argo has always been "rough" but thats whats so amazing about SotC. Those flaws aren't enough to come near the magic that game possesses. People who are saying its justification uh yeah it is. Its all a scale and yet this falwed game is still that much better when you curve it against games that may have perfect mechanics but suck balls as a game overall. Who would care about the a game that has a perfect horse riding but sucks on every other level?
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