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The Last Guardian

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Based on 127 critic reviews
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Available on:PlayStation 4Dec 6, 2016

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 Last Guardian - E3 2015 Trailer | PS4 thumbnail

The Last Guardian - E3 2015 Trailer | PS4

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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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Metro 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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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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