The remake of Fumito Ueda's PlayStation 2 masterpiece; Shadow of the Colossus will be making its way to the PlayStation 4 in less than seven days from now. For those who are not convinced or somehow wants an in-depth overview of the upcoming game, the critical consensus from some of the gaming industry's most respected media organizations are already out and it seems that the remake has already become a classic even before its official launch.
"This remake's fresh coat of paint isn't there to hide any flaws, it's there to highlight its perfections." - Destructoid 10/10
52 of some of the toughest critics in the industry unanimously agree that the masterpiece has become even more amazing than ever. Shadow of the Colossus for the PlayStation 4 currently has a Metascore of 92/100 getting an overwhelming 52 positive response from 52 critics.
"This emotional monster-slayer remains one of the best PlayStation games ever made." IGN 9.7/10
The task of remaking this masterpiece for the PlayStation 4 was given to the team at Bluepoint Games which is the same studio responsible for the remastered version of the game for the PlayStation 3. The upcoming version of the game is a product of the team's love, passion, and respect for the game. Based on what the critics are saying, it is safe to say that the team was successful in what was considered as their most important mission which is to create the game the way players remembered it. Check out IGN's video review of the game below and stay tuned for more gaming news and updates.
"Shadow of the Colossus IGN Review"
Source: Metacritic, IGN