Tagged With shadow of the colossus

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If waiting seven years for the third game from Ico and Shadow of the Colossus creator Fumito Ueda has taught us anything, it's patience, which is exactly what's needed to see our young hero and his massive catbird companion through to the end of The Last Guardian.

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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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Honest! They're really gonna do it this time! Maybe. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Sony's big-budget movie adaptation of the gorgeously desolate, utterly soul-wrenching Shadow of the Colossus has resurfaced once again, this time with a new director and producer.

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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.

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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...