Shadow of the Colossus

PS2 / Action / Release: Oct 18, 2005 / ESRB: T

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Chatty Twitch Highlights 13: The Elder Scrolls Online, TF2, and Shadow of the Colossus

Chatty Twitch Highlights 13: The Elder Scrolls Online, TF2, and Shadow of the Colossus

There's a lot of nostalgia on this week's Twitch menu, but not until we take a look at one of the more recent (and divisive) games of the last few weeks. Chatty's inc77 plays through The Elder Scrolls Online and actually likes what he sees. Meanwhile, Sapiens plays through the shooter that continues to live on nearly a decade after it was first released, Team Fortress 2. And dael takes us back in time with the PlayStation 2 classic, Shadow of the Colossus.

Here's a compilation of some of the best Shacknews Twitch highlights for the week of April 12, 2014.

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Shadow of the Colossus movie gets Chronicle director

Shadow of the Colossus movie gets Chronicle director

It's been a long time since we've heard from Sony about their plans to adapt Shadow of the Colossus into a film. However, the project is apparently still alive. According to a new report, Josh Trank, director of the recent Chronicle has been signed to lead the project.

Read more: Original script no longer being used »

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Delays for The Last Guardian, Ico and Shadow of the Colossus Collection

Delays for The Last Guardian, Ico and Shadow of the Colossus Collection

I come bearing bad news for people who relish the destruction of beautiful creatures. The Last Guardian and Ico and Shadow of the Colossus Collection have both been delayed, Sony has announced on the PlayStation Blog. The Last Guardian was previously due in the 2011 holiday season, while the Collection was expected this spring.

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Remastered Ico and Shadow of the Colossus Confirmed for PlayStation 3 in Japan

It appears that months of rumors pointing at a possible "remastered in high-def" release of Ico and Shadow of the Colossus can be put to rest, for the most part.

According to Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu [via Siliconera], high-def versions of Ico and Shadow of the Colossus will launch as individual titles, not as a bundle, when it arrives in Japan. No release date information was revealed. Read more »

"Hoorah! I can't wait to play those games. My ps3 won't work with any PS2 game. I'm glad to hear ..."
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Rumour: Shadow of the Colossus and Ico Bundle Coming to PS3

A Walmart.com listing has sparked a fresh round of rumours that Team Ico's much-beloved PlayStation 2 exclusives Ico and Shadow of the Colossus will be revamped and re-released in a bundle for the PlayStation 3.

Anonymous "industry sources" have told Eurogamer that the bundle is indeed real and will be released in March or April of 2011 for around $40, the price Walmart lists too. Read more »

"Bring it. I'm all for more of this re-hash stuff too. Can we get a full MGS 1-3 PS3 collection ..."
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LittleBigPlanet's Shadow of the Colossus Sackboys

Yesterday, LittleBigPlanet developer Media Molecule clued us into the Team ICO downloadable content for its physics-driven PlayStation 3 platformer, promising "costumes, stickers and sound effects" inspired by Ico and Shadow of the Colossus.

Following through on the Ico and Yorda costumes, the studio has now unveiled three Colossus costumes, featuring protagonist Wander plus foes Quadratus and Gaius. Quadratus even features a tiny (presumably static) rendition of Wander on his arm, who is no doubt looking to drive a blade into the beast's glowing weak point--how cute! Read more »

"Are they really making money out of those things? They seem to release a costume pack for every ..."
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Shadow of the Colossus Film Writer Talks Adaptation

Justin Marks, the writer developing the film adaptation of Team Ico's Shadow of the Colossus, recently discussed the process of tackling the project in an interview with the Hollywood Reporter blog Risky Biz.

"With a lot of games there are so many elements in the universe you spend your time tearing down and tearing down," said Marks. "What's nice about this game is that it's so sparse so you can start building right away." Read more »

"This movie can only work if they can convey the loneliness, the desolation, and the sense (in ..."
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Shadow of the Colossus Becoming Actual Movie

Sony and Team Ico's beloved PlayStation 2 adventure game Shadow of the Colossus is set to become an actual feature film, claim Variety and The Hollywood Report.

The film will be written by Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li scribe Justin Marks, with The Scorpion King and Dune remake producer Kevin Misher serving as producer. Read more »

"Since the game isn't on PC at least the movie will give me a small glimpse at what I'll probably ..."
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Fallout 3, Ico and No More Heroes Makers Talk Game Design, Regret and Cold Medicine Abuse

Today's Game Developers Conference panel on "Evolving Game Design: Today and Tomorrow, East and West Game Design" wasn't just the folks behind Fallout 3, No More Heroes, Ico and Shadow of the Colossus talking about poop and new projects.

Moderated by Mark MacDonald, the all-star panel saw Shadow of the Colossus/Ico creator Fumito Ueda (Team Ico), No More Heroes creator Goichi Suda (Grasshopper Manufacture), and Fallout 3 developer Emil Pagliarulo (Bethesda) discuss storytelling, the way games change during development, and yes, cold medicine. Read more »

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Shadow of the Colossus, Fallout 3, No More Heroes Developers Talk New Projects

During a joint panel at GDC 2009, the developers of Shadow of Colossus, Fallout 3 and No More Heroes all spoke of their new projects.

Mark MacDonald moderated the panel between Shadow of the Colossus/Ico creator Fumito Ueda, No More Heroes creator Goichi Suda, and Fallout 3 developer Emil Pagliarulo.

After opening up the panel for questions, Suda took the chance to ask one for the crowd: what games are Ueda and Pagliarulo working on next? Read more »

"Oh god I whatever Ueda is making will fucking rule I can not wait. That is the game that will ..."
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