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  • Summary: Tales speak of an ancient realm where Colossi 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 bring a loved one back to life.
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  1. Positive: 97 out of 100
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  1. Games Master UK
    Feb 22, 2018
    100
    A fresh coat of paint spruces up an already timeless classic that still feels like a breath of fresh air today. [March 2018, p.70]
  2. Jan 30, 2018
    100
    A timeless masterpiece that has gotten the respect and love it deserves in this new version.
  3. Feb 5, 2018
    95
    Shadow of the Colossus is a veritable masterpiece from top to bottom and will surely be remembered as one of the greatest games ever made.
  4. Jan 30, 2018
    90
    Shadow of the Colossus is a tremendous journey, and one well worth taking and retaking. The visual overhaul is stunning, thoroughly enhancing every facet of Wander and Agro's excellent adventure. Galloping through the tranquil world is always breathtaking; felling a monumental colossus is always humbling. Shadow of the Colossus is a beautiful reconstruction of an already exceptional title. It continues to be a modern classic and is an extraordinary game that everyone must experience.
  5. Feb 11, 2018
    90
    The concept of Shadow of the Colossus is unique and full of charm. The remastered version on PS4 is remarkable, which means it is the perfect choice for anyone who wants to try it, no matter whether you are an existing fan or a new player. However, Fumito Ueda's works are always a little bit cult, so it is also understandable if you may not get into this game.
  6. Jan 30, 2018
    89
    We're lucky to live in a world with Shadow of the Colossus.
  7. Mar 29, 2018
    65
    The best way to experience Shadow of the Colossus — play a couple of levels at a friend’s or use the Share Play function. This game was a hit in its time, on its original platform, but we all moved on, and now the remastered version feels archaic, especially its gameplay.

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  1. Jun 11, 2019
    10
    Juegazo, grandes gráficos, ambientación correcta, un remake perfecto.
    Recreando sus mejores escenas en ps4 pro Un videojuego que debes tener
    Juegazo, grandes gráficos, ambientación correcta, un remake perfecto.
    Recreando sus mejores escenas en ps4 pro Un videojuego que debes tener en tu catalago de exclusivas, o que merece ser probado en esta generación si vienes de la anterior gen.
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  2. Aug 3, 2020
    10
    There is a reason why this game was released on nearly every single PlayStation Console ... it is pure greatness ...What more needs to be saidThere is a reason why this game was released on nearly every single PlayStation Console ... it is pure greatness ...What more needs to be said one of the all time greatest games .. Expand
  3. Feb 6, 2018
    10
    A masterpiece reborn

    Ever since i heard shadow of The colossus was getting a remake i was overjoyed. I've played it on ps2, loved the
    A masterpiece reborn

    Ever since i heard shadow of The colossus was getting a remake i was overjoyed. I've played it on ps2, loved the remaster and now im able to play the remake of one the best action titles ever created. I couldn't be happier that this remake happened.The graphics, sound,  everything has been remade running on a brand new game engine entirely. The colosi and environments have been overloaded with amazing detail and the world feels very alive despite the quieting emptiness of it. With detailed texture work and lighting this game looks absolutely gorgeous. It's also butter smooth hardly ever dropping frames even when giant colossi are thrashing about. The story has been left untouched retaining the same emotional journey the original offered. No new colosi or extra story but Everything else however has been improved to the MAX. Bluepoint games did a phenomenal job of remaking this classic. ID even go as far to say this surpasses the original and is one of if not the best game remakes ever created. A masterpiece has been made even better i can't wait to see what bluepoint games does next. Absolutely incredible job. 10/10
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  4. Aug 4, 2021
    8
    Jogo muito bom, gráficos lindos. Porém não dou nota máxima por que a forma que se controla o cavalo é ruim, poderia ter sido melhor adaptadoJogo muito bom, gráficos lindos. Porém não dou nota máxima por que a forma que se controla o cavalo é ruim, poderia ter sido melhor adaptado nesse remake. E poderiam ter acrescentado mais coisas ao game também e aproveitado melhor a plataforma. Expand
  5. Mar 23, 2020
    7
    I was really really hyped for this game and when I finally start playing the hype was over. I tried to look at this game only as art. ItI was really really hyped for this game and when I finally start playing the hype was over. I tried to look at this game only as art. It helped to make me finish this game, but when I was trying to enjoy shadow of the colossus, it just felt forced. Expand
  6. Jun 20, 2021
    6
    I just finished this for the first time and right now I feel that the game was ok. Nothing outstanding or revolutionary. graphics look fine,I just finished this for the first time and right now I feel that the game was ok. Nothing outstanding or revolutionary. graphics look fine, gameplay is simple, the world is big but empty. Expand
  7. Feb 5, 2022
    0
    shadow of the colossus is a bad open world game there nothing to do its just point a to point b. the combat not good ether its just u tryingshadow of the colossus is a bad open world game there nothing to do its just point a to point b. the combat not good ether its just u trying to kill the colossus while u try not get shaken off and die there way better open worlds then shadow colossus like skyrim or horizon zero dawn so do us all a favor try harder Expand

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