At a moment when cheap visual fluff is all too often framed by derivative game mechanics, ICO stands sound and elegant.
Forbidding battlements rise above a stark ravine. The stillness of the surrounding forest is broken by the sound of approaching hooves. A group of horsemen appears, masked and silent, carrying with them a struggling youn... Read Full Review16 of 16 users found the following review helpful
I think theirs no question that everybody knows and love Shadow of the Colossus but what about the other game that was made and paired with it on the Hd release for the ps3 and it was also critically acclaimed, did Team... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Audio:Good sound track and repetitive sound effects that seem rather similar to sounds you'd hear in a Legend of Zelda game.Visuals:Actually doesn't look that bad. Just wish the environment would change up every once and... Read Full Review1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
Pros: Some well designed puzzles Cons: Poor combat; Dragging Yorda around gets annoying; Yorda pathfinding issues Note: This review was based on the HD collection version of Ico. As far as I know this doesn't affec... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
The Good: Nice HD upgrade, clever level and puzzle design, leading Yorda around is a great mechanic The Bad: Janky animations and mechanics, Yorda's AI is really dumb, not much of a story, can be beaten in 4 hours, to... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
To sum it up, very excellent game. I really ended up quite enjoying it, and can safely say it's worth finding and adding it to your PS2 collection, especially if you've played the more popular and well-known Shadow of th... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
It's good game to play when you're alone and want to feel some emotional connection to what you're playing. If anyone watches you play it might look boring to them, but when it's you figuring out what to do and where to... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
This game is a real thinker. If any game is gonna make you use brain, it's this one. You play as Ico, a young boy born with horns who was taken to an ancient temple to be sacrificed by being placed in a crypt and left to... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
It's funny how some games are lost on the unsuspecting public. While most games - heck, all games - are produced, primarily, to rake in consumer dough, some developers have loftier goals than just profit. Some strive to ... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
Ico is a game made by Team Ico and the story behind it is you are a boy who has to save this girl from a tower and escape whilist avoiding certain enemies and solving certain puzzles. Gameplay It's an adventure gam... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
Ico is about as simple as game plot's go. Get the girl out of the castle to safety, but that's what makes it so good. Some people hate escort quests with a passion, but Ico pulls it off really well. For starters, Ico is ... Read Full Review2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
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