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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
  2. Negative: 0 out of 100
  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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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 34 out of 177
  1. May 16, 2018
    10
    Reading half of these troll reviews is adorable. Serious is this the stuff that counts as actual criticism nowadays because the plot is tooReading half of these troll reviews is adorable. Serious is this the stuff that counts as actual criticism nowadays because the plot is too deep for you, or the game isn't another yearly franchise designed to milk ya. Good god why does metacritic allow these's twits to post on this site. Expand
  2. Feb 8, 2018
    10
    It’s amazing, I played this game a first time in my life. Great atmosphere, great feelings of giant colossus, music, light.. Great remakeIt’s amazing, I played this game a first time in my life. Great atmosphere, great feelings of giant colossus, music, light.. Great remake
    Thank You Bluepoint
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  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. May 17, 2018
    9
    A masterpiece beautifully remade !
    I would like to give it a 10 but the camera still needs work and Wander's face lacks the personality of
    A masterpiece beautifully remade !
    I would like to give it a 10 but the camera still needs work and Wander's face lacks the personality of the PS2 version in my opinion.
    Out of that, Bluepoint's work on the environments and the creatures is outstanding and faithful to the original.
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  5. Feb 14, 2018
    8
    O clássico foi muito bem reescrito
    Prós:
    *História melhor explicada que a versão original; *Gráfico; *Trilha sonora; *Sensação
    O clássico foi muito bem reescrito
    Prós:
    *História melhor explicada que a versão original;
    *Gráfico;
    *Trilha sonora;
    *Sensação nostálgica.
    CONTRA:
    *Controle péssimo!! Especialmente quando montado em sua égua.
    *Câmera, horrível além de não poder deixá-la fixa;
    *O mundo continua grande e vazio....
    *** Opinião pessoal, poderiam ter colocado nessa versão os colossi excluídos da versão original, seria maravilhoso!!! perdoaria até os contras que listei.
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  6. Mar 13, 2018
    6
    The game has Amazing bosses and excellent graphics but has awful controls and an uninteresting story that keeps this game from being great.
  7. Oct 6, 2018
    0
    It is the first game that abandoned. It was a work that made me realize that a masterpiece of the past can only be a masterpiece in the past.It is the first game that abandoned. It was a work that made me realize that a masterpiece of the past can only be a masterpiece in the past. It is comparable to the old series of Zelda. It is the first time I have seen a remake, but the low-level motion, the feeling of operation, the inconvenient point, and the tedious way of increasing the playtime.
    It was the worst game that I could not understand if I was well used to 'those days'
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