Short Pause Remembers Shadow of the Colossus

Short Pause: "In honor of the 10-year anniversary of Shadow of the Colossus, we here at Short Pause would like to take a few moments to reflect on why this game is so groundbreaking, and why all gamers owe it to themselves to play it."

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TheDude792407d ago

It shames me to admit that I never played this game, and I even own the PS3 remastering of it. I don't think I've ever met one person who spoke ill will of this game. Would love to try to squeeze it in this winter as it sounds like its worth doing so. Nice article, you can tell the author is very passionate about SotC

DarkOcelet2407d ago (Edited 2407d ago )

You should really play it. Its amazing. The story, the soundtrack, the Colossi, the environemt. They were just beautifully well done.

If The Last Guardian captures that amazing feels that Shadow Of The Colossus had, then we are looking at one of the best games this gen. 2016 is gonna be amazing.

Horizon: Zero Dawn
The Last Guardian
Dark Souls 3
Uncharted 4
Street Fighter V
Persona V
Star Ocean V
Resident Evil Zero HD
No Man's Sky
Deus Ex: Mankind Divivded

Its looks like its gonna be a classic year. And my wallet will be very sad.

Vyprstryke2407d ago

I'm in the same boat here. I have a friend who raves about that game any time it comes up in discussion. It was his gateway to games like Monster Hunter.

Brotard2407d ago

To me this game helped solidify my love of art and video games. It goes beyond a game and becomes a life experience. It's hard to explain. But I obviously love this game so much.

crazychris41242407d ago (Edited 2407d ago )

You know a game is good when It's 10 years old and the cheapest used copy on Amazon is $25

Vyprstryke2407d ago

That's a solid point lol

sadsatan2407d ago

i don't have the heart to kill the gentle creatures, so i won't play this game. unfortunate because it looks to be an amazing game.

Eiyuuou2407d ago

Yeah. Too bad they're awful at conversations.

"Hi there! My name i-!"


Me_Bender2407d ago

It's such a bittersweet moment every time you defeat one of the colossi. It's both sad and triumphant at the same time. But, not all of them are so gentle. Some of them are fierce!

iceman062407d ago

Although some might have missed it, this was part of the commentary of this game. It truly IS a bittersweet moment when, after all of the muss and fuss, you fell the "beast". The art, the music...just the moment itself can take you completely...if you let it. These games that evoke emotion are the ones that resonate with me the most. These moments, as a gamer, stick with me for a lifetime of gaming.