ICO Relaunch

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Electronic Theatre ImageSony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) has announced the release of Shadow of the Colossus for February 2006, an epic new action adventure from the creators of ICO, available exclusively on PlayStation2. And, in a move that will delight gamers from all over the world, SCEE will also re-release ICO at the same time, allowing those who weren’t lucky enough to play this epic when it was first released the opportunity to do so now.


An intense journey of exploration, problem solving and eerie battle, Shadow of theElectronic Theatre Image Colossus has at its heart a spell-binding atmosphere that builds as your adventure progresses. The distinct, highly-acclaimed graphic style that came to prominence in ICO makes this an absorbing voyage of discovery, featuring some of the most picturesque landscapes and formidable enemies ever to be seen on PlayStation2 as you embark on a journey that sees you attempt to destroy awesome Colossi.

With special packaging in the same style that contributed to ICO‘s huge success, Shadow of the Colossus will be a must have collectors’ item for any self respecting gamer. The breathtaking scenery and stunning design of the Colossi will have those who experience Shadow of the Colossus immersed in a mesmerising adventure.

When asked about the re-release of ICO (in standard PlayStation2 packaging), Isabelle Tomatis, Software Manager, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe commented: “The launch of Shadow of the Colossus has given us a great opportunity to re-release ICO for all those gamers who were unable to experience this exceptional game the first time round. We are delighted to let them have the opportunity to add to their collections and believe that Shadow of the Colossus and ICO together make a powerful combination which gamers all over Europe will enjoy.”

ICO is one of the most critically acclaimed PlayStation2 titles, renowned for its thoughtful Electronic Theatre Image and involving gameplay. Oozing atmosphere and depth, Shadow of the Colossus is set to challenge perceptions of gaming and push the borders of action adventure gaming even further. Beautiful, unusual and absorbing, Shadow of the Colossus is set subtlety within a cinematic scope and is attempting to create a new standard in mythical Action/Adventure.








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