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The Last Guardian

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Available on:PlayStation 4Dec 6, 2016
PlayStation 5Nov 12, 2020

Developer: SCE Japan Studio

Publisher: Sony

Genre: Adventure

Facing unknown dangers in a strange and mystical land, an ordinary young boy and his gigantic feathered friend must rely on each other to survive in this harrowing story of friendship and trust.

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The divide between the highs and lows of The Last Guardian is staggering. For every wonderful moment of absolute beauty and emotional attachment to its lifelike companion, there's an equal and opposite baffling moment that ruins the mood with frustrating controls and camera angles. But I found myself willing to put up with all of these hiccups if it meant experiencing any of its multitude of incredibly-beautiful moments.

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Does the successor to Ico and Shadow of the Colossus live up to its lineage? It does so much more.

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A moving adventure starring an extraordinary companion. Framerate issues intrude, but don't let them stop you from finishing this wonderful game.

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Audience Reviews

8 / 10.0
The "Ico Trilogy", as it's sometimes called, has been a long time in the making. Starting way back in the late 90's, Ico was a highly anticipated game that didn't see much commercial success despite critical acclaim. Shadow of the Colossus fixed this despite its many issues, and The Last Guardian has been in development hell originally planned to release on PS3. After showing

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