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The Last Guardian

Sony, SCE Japan Studio
Dec 6, 2016 - PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

81

Top Critic Average

71%

Critics Recommend

IGN
7 / 10
Eurogamer
Essential
Easy Allies
5 / 5
GamesRadar+
4.5 / 5
Metro GameCentral
8 / 10
Game Informer
8 / 10
GameSpot
9 / 10
Polygon
7.5 / 10
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Critic Reviews for The Last Guardian

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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Metro GameCentral

GameCentral
8 / 10
Metro GameCentral

Not quite up to the same standards of its predecessors, but this is still an emotionally draining and beautifully realised story of friendship against the odds.

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The Last Guardian forges a connection between the player and Trico unlike anything else in gaming. You need to experience it, despite its problems in other areas

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The Last Guardian's peerless animation and character development bring a fascinating relationship between boy and beast to life.

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The Last Guardian bounces between highs and lows without ever fully living up to its legacy

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