When the original “Shadow of the Colossus” launched on the PlayStation 2 back in 2005, it became a near-instant cult classic. It’s easy to understand why: It’s a game about conquering huge monsters, and nothing else.
In 2017, “Shadow of the Colossus” is back — a “rebuilt” version of the original game, with gorgeous new graphics.
The unique, gorgeous game is expected to launch in 2018 on the PlayStation 4, but Sony offered an early look recently. Here’s what we know!
And you're in a massive open world, empty of other people but rife with the ruins of a civilisation.
Oh, and there are massive hulking beasts seemingly made out of the ruins of the previous civilisation. These are the 'colossi' -- the only enemies in the game.
Since you're a puny little human with a puny little sword, your task is to 'solve' each colossi. You'll do this by climbing, often precariously, on your foes.
That's the premise of 'Shadow of the Colossus' on its surface, anyway. There's more depth to the story underneath than you might imagine.
For instance: Who is this mysterious main character you play as? And why is he murdering these massive beasts?
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