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Editor's Note:

Previously known as "NICO" or "Ico 2".

Added on: May 02, 2003

[edit] Background

Tales speak of an ancient land where creatures the size of mountains, roam the majestic landscape. Bound to the land, these creatures hold a key to a mystical power of revival - a power you must obtain to waken a loved one.

Shadow of the Colossus is a majestic journey through ancient lands to seek out and destroy gigantic mythical beasts. With your trusty horse at your side, explore the spacious lands and unearth each Colossi. Armed with your wits, a sword and a bow, use cunning and strategy to topple each behemoth.

[edit] Features

  • An artistic masterpiece developed by the critically acclaimed game developers of ICO.
  • Journey across picturesque landscapes and unearth the ferocious beauty of the Colossi.
  • Combat each Colossi with great skill and resourcefulness of a magical sword and sturdy bow & arrow.
  • Overcome a variety of terrain challenges placing great emphasis on pure exploration.
  • Travel on horseback across seamless miles of an ancient land.
  • An emotional storyline told thru the direction of a unique visual style and innovative gameplay.
  • Exclusively for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system.

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Mar 8, 14 6:18am

I'm gonna be swarmed by angry fans aren't I..?


Okay, well if I'm gonna die today, I might as...

Commander Sius
Feb 27, 13 11:02am
best ps2 game ever ShadowOfTheColossus
Feb 7, 11 3:11am
I just beat the 14th colossus. Only two more to go! ShadowOfTheColossus
Nov 8, 10 5:48pm
For a short game,it's really fun. ShadowOfTheColossus
May 26, 10 9:23pm

"Tales speak of a distant place where creatures the size of mountains roam free. Bound...

Jan 1, 10 8:54pm
added 52 new concept art
Oct 24, 09 12:59pm

Shadow of the Colossus has been hailed as one of the most engaging games of all time,...

Jun 9, 09 6:23pm
A truly unqiue game. Not other game could ever pull it off without being compared to it and falling short. A true work of art. ShadowOfTheColossus
May 28, 09 8:03am
Very linked to Ico. With less than 15 enemies, this game still turns out absolutely amazing and not at all repetitive... ShadowOfTheColossus
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Release Dates
  • North America: Oct 18, 2005
  • Japan: Oct 27, 2005
  • Europe: Feb 17, 2006
  • Australia: Feb 16, 2006
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