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Excuse me while I go play Shadow of the Colossus yet again

Shadow of the Colossus is one of those games that we'll be telling our kids about. Or if you already have kids, a game that you'll show them as "required reading" one day. It's so universally loved that it's cliche to even talk about it, bu...   read

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Well, at least I know the boy doesn't die in The Last Guardian

The years-long layup leading up to The Last Guardian's release has been, Oh I just fucking know the cute dog/bird/animal thing is going to die. The death of a beloved animal pal is an easy emotional trigger that can easily backfire if done ...   read

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Oh great, Last Guardian's boy can swim

It's not just Gravity Rush 2. IGN has (part one of!) another exclusive to end this week, this time the fabled The Last Guardian which is certainly, definitely coming out this year. It's hands-on with the first 45 minutes, mind, and doesn't...   read

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The Last Guardian

It's no mistake that Sony isn't showing us more of The Last Guardian

Sony gave us a look at the long-awaited The Last Guardian at E3 -- just enough to whet our appetite. Confirming that "Yes, it definitely still exists," we were shown seven minutes of boy palling around with bird-dog-thing. It wasn't me...   read

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Not playable
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The Last Guardian is making a...unique appearance at TGS 2015

After The Last Gaurdian's modest resurrection at E3 2015, quiet. Understandably, some people are unsure about the veracity of the thing, strung along for so long. Team ICO's new company, Gen Design, tweeted about the PS4 game's presence at...   read

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The Last Guardian's making an appearance at TGS

Sony has been worryingly quiet about The Last Guardian since E3. It wasn’t at gamescom, it wasn’t at PAX, and it hasn’t been announced for EGX. But then Fumito Ueda’s studio genDESIGN descended from the sky to rally ...   read

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Ico script

Thank Dormin: Team ICO cut over half of Ico's script

Video game writing is so bad, guys. I mean, most writing is bad. Most books are bad, most movies are bad, most television shows are bad, this article is bad. That's just how it goes. But games have a long history of not even hiring writers,...   read

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Mixed accounts

Sony: 'We failed,' technical issues on PS3 'compromised' The Last Guardian

Ah, so here's a thing. Director Fumito Ueda just gave an interview with Game Informer where he put the delay on "a corporate decision by Sony" and not just technical issues. "There are always delays in production, as you know. Technical bei...   read

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The Last Guardian

The Last Guardian went silent because of Sony, not Team ICO

The Last Guardian dropped off the face of the earth for a few years, didn’t it? Well, turns out that may have been less Team ICO’s Fumito Ueda’s decision and more due to behind the scenes decisions at Sony. In a lengthy in...   read

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Fumito Ueda's new studio and another look at The Last Guardian

I had a chance to get another, slightly extended look The Last Guardian demoed by creative director Fumito Ueda himself. Ueda left Sony in 2011, though it was said he remained on in a contract capacity. Ueda explained the game was in develo...   read


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PlayStation 4's lost The Last Guardian dated for 2016

The Last Guardian, originally a PlayStation 3 exclusive announced at E3 2009, has made an appearance at Sony's conference tonight. The third game from Team ICO (Shadow of the Colossus) has been in a developmental limbo for ages. Director F...   read

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Last Guardian cancelled?

Sony: The Last Guardian is not cancelled

[Update: IGN has issued a retraction and apology.] Sony once again is fending off rumors regarding the status of The Last Guardian. Yesterday evening, IGN reported the long-awaited project from Team Ico had been cancelled, citing an unnamed...   read

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Trico and trust: The high risk of high hopes

[Dtoid community blogger Everyday Legend is an optimist at heart. Want to see your own blog appear on our front page? Go write something! --Mr Andy Dixon] There's a saying my father always verbally drilled into my skull: "If you're gonna do...   read


Colossal Shadow of the Colossus fan art is just that

DeviantArt member Andrew McGee has visualized each of the various Colossi from Shadow of the Colossus into one image, showing exactly how they compare to one another in scale. It's a breathtaking image, especially when you consider how larg...   read

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The Last Guardian

Ueda feels 'terribly sorry' about Last Guardian delays

The Last Guardian director Fumito Ueda issued an apology to fans over the long wait for Team Ico's eternally forthcoming effort. “Putting aside the short-term output, more than anything I feel terribly sorry that for various reas...   read

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Last Guardian lives

Team ICO is re-engineering The Last Guardian

The longer we go without hearing anything of substance about Team ICO's The Last Guardian, the more convinced I become that it's ultimately destined for PlayStation 4. Last we heard, Puppeteer and Knack were "taking priority" over the title...   read

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Last Guardian

The Last Guardian still in the works, but not top priorty

Sony's perpetually in progress The Last Guardian is still in "earnest" development according to Team ICO head Fumito Ueda.  In an interview with Famitsu (translated by Polygon) Ueda didn't say much regarding the highly anticipated...   read

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The Last Guardian

Sony says The Last Guardian is 'on hiatus' [Update]

[Update: Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida tells Kotaku Tretton's statements were misleading and The Last Guardian is still in active development.] The Last Guardian is "on hiatus," Sony Computer Entertainment boss J...   read


Sony sorry for lack of Last Guardian news

Sony Worldwide Studios boss has apologized to those expecting to hear The Last Guardian news during this week's PlayStation Event. The executive explains his company's waiting for the "right time" to bring Last Guardian back to the spotligh...   read

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Latest Sony retrospective video is all about the games

The latest and perhaps final video in Sony's Evolution of PlayStation series is specifically about games rather than the hardware they were designed to run on. Hitting on the divide between games being viewed as toys and games being seen a...   read


Fumito: The Last Guardian still being worked on

Fumito Ueda has assured Team ICO fans that The Last Guardian is still in development under his creative guidance. While the game's been in development for roughly ten thousand years, there is not yet cause for alarm with this PS3 exclusive....   read


Hanna writer chosen for Shadow of the Colossus movie

Sorry to remind you that a Shadow of the Colossus film is in the pipeline, but a new writer has been brought on. Seth Lochhead (Hanna) will be joining Chronicle director Josh Trank for this adaptation of the beloved PlayStation 2 game, acco...   read

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The DTOID Show: Wii U, Last Guardian & Zombie Nuketown

Here's today's Destructoid show! Because we do that every monday! Big news: Someone posted an image on the Call Of Duty: Black Ops II Facebook, and it's about zombies. Some accessory company might've leaked the Wii U release date, one of Te...   read


Ico, Shadow of the Colossus producer Kenji Kaido quits

Kenji Kaido, a Team Ico member and producer of both Ico and Shadow of the Colossus, is leaving Sony Computer Entertainment Japan. He dropped a casual tweet to let the world know that he is leaving SCE this month. According to Game|Life, Kai...   read


Don't fret: The Last Guardian is still alive

Debate has raged like a storm recently on Destructoid as to whether or not The Last Guardian is still in development or not, given some recent bad news on the subject.It turns out that Eurogamer did some detective work, and caught up with S...   read

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