ICO & Shadow of the Colossus Classics HD, PS3 Games, PlayStation

ICO & Shadow of the Colossus Classics HD

Relive two true gaming masterpieces in High Definition on PlayStation Trio.

  • Release Date: Out Now
  • Genre: Act
  • Publisher: SCEE
  • Developer: SCEJ

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  • Immerse yourself in two incredible adventures packed with innovative and groundbreaking combat, strategy, exploration and puzzle solving.
  • Take on the role of a courageous boy and save a princess in ICO.
  • Battle mythical brutes In Shadow of the Colossus on a quest to seek the truth about an ancient tale of power hidden in a strange land.
  • Explore two of the most critically acclaimed PlayStation two adventures, remastered in High Definition on one Blu-ray Disc.
  • Detect a thrilling fresh game practice thanks to stereoscopic 3D and trophy support.

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The princess and the monsters

For the very first time, you can practice the gaming magic that is ICO and Shadow of the Colossus on PlayStation three on a single Blu-ray Disc. In ICO, you take on the role of ICO, a youthful boy with strange horns on his head who finds himself imprisoned by the people of his village inwards the walls of an ominous castle.

Upon escaping from your tomb you meet a youthful lady by the name of Yorda, who speaks a bizarre and unknown language. After helping her escape the steel box she has been trapped in, your task is to take her by the forearm and guide her through this perilous world before the creatures that stalk its chambers and hallways get you.

In Shadow of the Colossus you play as Wander, a youthful man who comes in a barred land and must travel across its stunning landscape on your pony, Agro, in order to defeat sixteen enormous animals known as the Colossi. Should you manage to take down all 16, you will be able to restore the life of a damsel named Mono, whose soul is trapped in this haunting world.

Practice the classics

While both ICO and Shadow of the Colossus on PlayStation two were developed by Team ICO, the High Definition remastering for this edition was performed by Bluepoint Games. Bluepoint Games was also responsible for bringing Kratos’s very first two adventures, God of War and God of War II, to PlayStation three in High Definition in the God of War Collection.

ICO & Shadow of the Colossus Classics HD can also be played in stunning stereoscopic 3D, which means you’ll be able to practice Team ICO’s two acclaimed worlds in an entirely fresh way. To do this, you’ll need a fully compatible 3D TV and 3D compatible glasses.

Love trophies? Then you’re in for a treat with the vast array of PlayStation Network trophies on suggest for your collection in both games. All you have to do is embark playing and the collecting can begin.

Stand together or fight alone

In ICO on PlayStation Trio, you control ICO and must manoeuvre through a vast castle with Yorda by your side. As ICO you can run, leap, climb and wield weapons such as a chunk of wood or a sword to progress through each area or defeat enemies.

However, because Yorda can only hop brief distances and climb a limited number of objects in the environment, it’s up to you to help her budge beyond these obstacles. You can take her by the mitt and guide her, tell her to go after you or ask her to remain in a certain spot until you’ve solved one of the many puzzles introduced via the game. Be sure to keep an eye on her at all times however. If Yorda is captured by the shadow creatures, it’s game over.

In Shadow of the Colossus, you’ll practice an entirely different kind of escapade. Once inwards this barred land, you must use your sword in areas of sunlight to guide you to each of the Colossi. Journeys to these fine brutes are never elementary and require detours and exploration, so take your time.

Once you have found a Colossus, your objective is to then figure out its weakness before you attack it. Here’s a peak – each of the Colossi dwell in a unique lair or environment and in most cases, the Colossi cannot be defeated without making use of their surroundings. When you have uncovered its weakness, you’ll need to act rapid by scaling the animal and searching for a glowing symbol on its bod to ruin it.

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