Dutch art dealers Cook & Becker, no stranger to video game collaborations, are releasing two pieces of art that will be very dear to a lotta folks' hearts. Museum-grade prints of some original paintings by Team ICO's Fumito Ueda.
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Godzilla and his atomic breath are one of the most recognisable metaphors for the atomic bombings of WWII -- and they're also icons of Japanese pop culture. With a steady supply of Kaiju movies, giant monsters nestled themselves comfortably in video games, creating a huge library of monster mayhem-based titles. We have selected some of them, both niche and well-known, featuring battles with these towering beasts.
Fumito Ueda, the mind behind such classics as ICO and Shadow of the Colossus, left Sony last year much to the dismay of fans awaiting the release of his latest project, The Last Guardian. Since then, there's been little news on his involvement with the project as an outside contractor and indeed how production on the game is going.
Sony Pictures has signed writer/director Josh Trank (Chronicle) to make 2005 fan-favourite game Shadow of the Colossus movie. No word yet on casting for Wander... or the horse.
Imagine, if you can bear to, a version of Shadow of the Colossus in which you interact with the colossi purely in quick time events. It’s one of the best games of all time, but it would be made worthless and insulting by such a change. And yet, from the way people talk about the game, you’d think that it wouldn’t make a difference. They bang on about the story, the music, the art direction, the way the colossi flail when you kill them. There’s no talk about the excellent gameplay and level design...
HD remakes -- yay or nay? Depends on the game I say. I've made no secret of the fact that playing the Metal Gear Solid HD Collection has been one of my favourite gaming experiences of 2012 so far. Michael Hart has been playing through my second favourite HD collection, the ICO and Shadow of the Colossus HD Collection.