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Score Breakdown Based on 5038 ratings
  1. 10 (1685)
  2. 9 (2371)
  3. 8 (649)
  4. 7 (153)
  5. 6 (52)
  6. 5 (31)
  7. 4 (22)
  8. 3 (18)
  9. 2 (11)
  10. 1 (47)

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  • User Rating 9.4

    IT'S THE BEST ADVANTURE GAME AT ALL TIMES

    Rated on May 06, 2007 by HAMODA

    This game is basically an adventure/puzzle game that kind of revolves around the main character Ico but then also revolves around a girl named Yorda. Ico is a boy that was born with horns who cursed a...

    2 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Rated on May 09, 2003 by froobly

    While I was playing this game, my roommate walked in and joked, "oh, it's just like Tomb Raider." Now a gamer with a fragile ego would have said, "no way, this is nothing like Tomb Raider, don't you ...

    3 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.6

    Rated on June 06, 2003 by Madartist

    In a market where big budget,mediocre titles are being shoved down the throats of the masses, ICO comes along and brings new hope. While it's core gameplay and graphics may not be the most impressi...

    2 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.7

    A beautiful game in spirit and execution.

    Rated on December 27, 2005 by dreamsteel

    This game is more of an emotional experience than an action/adventure game. Its simplicity and minimalist style speak volumes and it deserves its own category. Rarely has a game with little replay i...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.8

    The Computer Game Art Masterpiece.

    Rated on July 17, 2006 by deeewooh

    Well, I shouldn't really say underrated since the game received absolutely glowing reviews in websites/magazines(except for those nerds who nitpick) and it's quite loved among PS2 fans. So why underra...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.7

    A bargain at half the price

    Rated on December 29, 2005 by Boomshakkalakka

    I bought this in the bargain bin a little while back . It only cost me like 5 bucks, and I'd heard such great thigns about it, so I picked up a copy. At first glance, I really wasn't impressed, but it...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.6

    I wish I was a kid trapped with a cute girl that can't speak english....

    Rated on December 29, 2005 by ZenOfThunder

    What is ICO? Puzzle solving? Adventure? Love? Shadow thingies? The answer is all of the above. ICO is truly a beautiful and unique game. You play as this little kid with horns name ICO. He is take...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.1

    A masterpiece of puzzle design. This game should not be missed by any adventure/puzzle fan.

    Rated on August 23, 2006 by nongamer

    I wanted to play this title before I moved on to Shadow of the Colossus and now I'm not sure I will enjoy it (Shadow) as much. It's amazing to know that Ico was released during the first year of the P...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    beauty in simplicity

    Rated on May 06, 2004 by fellcoda

    ico is an under appreciated masterpiece. never before has any developer created a game as beautiful as this. the ethereal world of ico is wholly absorbing. as the title character you attempt to escap...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.8

    THE reason to own a PS2

    Rated on July 22, 2006 by kollin_1

    This game's definately one of the best games out there for the PS2. If you're into beating things up at every turn though, this game probably isn't for you, but if you enjoy a good game with a great s...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.