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How Ico Went From Cult Hit to Cult Classic

GamePro: Fumito Ueda's Ico is the perfect example of a cult hit. While the game proved to be a flop on American shores, excellent review scores and word of mouth were enough for Team Ico and Sony to try again with Shadow of the Colossus. Ico easily could have faded away, but unique gameplay and stellar design helped the game rise above bad marketing and a crowded PlayStation 2 lineup. Now, Ico stands as a cult classic, with two impressive sequels further filling out the simple, yet beautiful franchise.

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mayberry3208d ago

I bought a pristine copy about 5 years ago. awesome game!