Detailed Reviews

Review Title Posted Author Rating
More like shadow of a colossal pile of crap 03/25/08 BloodFalcon64
An experience that may change the way you look at games. 01/02/06 Cabalos14
Masterful. Everyone must play this game. 08/13/07 Gnomestone
The game sounds great on paper, but the execution gives you nothing but a game full of problems. 03/27/06 KnightsoftheRound
Bigger doesn't always mean better... 05/08/07 Raistlyn
In the running for worst game ever made. At the very least, it's the most overhyped game ever made. 11/05/10 UltimaterializerX
Colossal Disappointment 07/14/11 47pik
16 Colossal Boss Battles and They're Amazing... 11/14/05 antemuckos
An avant-garde experiment in minimalist game design gone horribly, horribly right 08/09/10 APBadger1
Listen to the hype, NOT the hate. Shadow of the Colossus is one of the most rewarding and emotional experiences in gaming. 12/16/10 Archmonk Iga
A Lonely Warrior, A Barren World, An Epic Quest 01/16/07 aubradley84
Calling it art doesn't justify its shoddy design... 07/07/10 BloodGod65
A great new adventure for the PS2 04/14/06 CardigansFan
I would do anything for love...but I wouldn't do that 12/01/08 Crestfallen Dreamer
State of the art 05/30/06 Destination
Son, you've got a way to fall... 08/30/07 discoinferno84
Some mountains are scaled, others are slain, and some are reviewed. 01/18/07 Dorkmaster Flek
Love or hate, it depends on your taste. 04/17/06 Eddo89
If you have a love for sheer adventure, epic scale, and engaging exploration, you will not be disappointed. 02/09/07 flex_ible2000
Colossal world, yet barren and forsaken. 12/19/05 Galactus21
A hit-or-miss platformer that must NOT be missed 08/07/07 GaMeR_NuT
Stylishly designed and epic journey - unfortunately marred in some areas. 09/25/06 HYD
Mystical World, Mysterious Characters, Dazzling plot and Gripping Gameplay 10/02/06 Jechtman
I suddenly feel like killing a mountain... 12/29/07 just_blaze_216
Standing in the shadows of titans 06/08/09 kefka989
An exercise not in minimalism but in sheer laziness. 04/03/14 KMAnsem
The most beautiful experience on the PS2. 04/26/10 LynnJynh9315
Epic & beautiful, but why so short ? 03/20/06 MarkusIII
A great game, though not without it's problems. 11/14/05 Meh-ness_basic
This game is so awe-inspiring; most praise for it is an understatement. 12/26/06 Misfit119
An Excellent Game Marred by Technical Issues. 08/31/07 mista_janga
A wonderful fantasy adventure that really gives a sense of epic scale. 02/21/06 Nekoduke
Journey through a dream... 11/07/05 OmegaOpt5
Different doesn't always mean better 06/22/06 owen_webley
Shadow of the Colossus 02/21/19 Rin-Coconut
A Colossal achievement from the makers of ICO 12/06/05 RubyDragon3387
These things are huge! 07/25/06 ryliru
Finally an original game! 02/20/07 Ryphis_Demeanor
Colossal Originality *no spoilers* 02/02/06 sdsusnowboards
Haiku in the form of a game 11/17/05 smokyghost
A One Trick Pony! 02/23/06 smuc90
A colossal gaming experience that is out of this world! 04/30/08 so3fan
One of the most visionary titles to hit the PS2 11/21/05 StormRaiden
An Incredibly Epic and Beautiful Game. 11/11/05 Sunny_Reviews
BEST GAME EVAR!? Quite possibly not, but still a great one to bring home to mom. 11/10/05 The_Slyder
The ultimate graphics over gameplay experience! 01/08/19 TheRetroPlayer
A colossal masterpiece, or just another shadow among millions? 10/06/06 Tithenion
Lost in its own concept 03/09/06 VMerken
Style over substance 10/10/06 wolverinefan
Simple yet brilliant. 01/02/06 YourWorstNightmare
Could have been, but it is not. (Spoilers) 01/19/06 Ytmh
A perfect example for a game that you either love or hate. Personally I love it. 02/09/12 Zylo the wolf

Full Reviews

Review Title Posted Author Rating
A colossal waste of time 12/26/05 mangoman72
Big, sure, always 12/08/08 beckonthemoon
Approached with an open mind, this could be the best game you ever play. 10/24/05 Bigdoug14
The perfect game to give you that "grand battle" feeling! 08/05/08 Bkstunt_31
Pure Gaming Bliss (long) 10/21/05 Brent9612
A beautiful world and excellent gameplay. 01/04/06 Cablevision2
A game unrivaled. 11/14/05 cessirah
Best horse-back riding simulator ever! 10/24/05 Corvus_Dei
A polished jewel...that shines bright enough for most people. 11/11/05 Darkstalker_CvS
Colossally Awesome 01/31/11 DawnoftheGamers
Epic, Original, Ground-Breaking 02/19/08 DiscoStoo
The best combination of artistry and entertainment in years 07/18/08 Echo738
Some mountains are scaled..... Others are slain. 11/07/05 Element50
Great game definetly deserves your attention! 01/05/06 ExsoldierCl
One of the best games I have ever played, if not THE best. 10/24/05 furymaster
A Colossal Dissapointment 05/16/07 German Dragon
One of the BEST unique gaming experience 11/01/05 kuaikukia
Less is more again in Fumito Ueda's latest creation 10/21/05 Kuja105 Reborn
Mark this one down as one of the best games of this generation. 12/20/05 metalgearpanda
Shadow of the Colossus Review 05/21/12 paleselan
Spectacular game, but not for everyone... 02/03/06 Peacemaker532
Sixteen Huge Colossus VS. one lil dude with enchanted weaponry and a trusty steed. 03/10/08 peterwolf83
Breathtaking, unique, not your average videogame. 03/24/08 Rune
Sixteen colossi, one great game. 10/27/05 ShadowGuardian9
An incredible story mixed with immersive gameplay. 11/14/05 SotC117
Now I know what Beowulf must have felt. 11/02/05 SpiralSage
Stand Tall and Shake the Heavens! 03/03/08 unltimategamerf
The BIGGEST PS2 game I've had the joy to play! 10/01/07 unrlmgachmpn
Certainly unique 01/05/06 xchamp1517
Perfection in less than 15 hours 12/05/05 zeshin_reloaded

Quick Reviews

Review Title Posted Author Rating
Gaming at its best 10/20/05 Allyourbase
Classic Story; Brilliant Execution 07/06/09 Angelus1889
A truly unique experience 10/31/05 BBallman7
Another gorgeous creation by the creators of Ico 10/24/05 Beefaroni8321
One of the best 06/29/09 BulletBill22
Massive sense of scale, smaller sense of fun. 10/09/07 coocoo66
The year's biggest buried treasure. 10/19/05 Def Freak7
This year's biggest sleeper hit. 10/20/05 eldin2003
The new Prince of Persia 10/28/05 Fizgot
Sword, check. Bow, check. 100-foot Golem, Wait, what was that last one?! 09/03/08 GreatPaladin972
Just short of perfect.... 11/08/05 Guildwarrior99
My sweaty palms 10/24/05 hicadoolaboy
The Birth of Video Games 10/24/05 Ianp17
A climax from start to finish! 03/27/08 Icehearted
Shadow of the Colossus is a game which nobody would like to miss 04/29/08 khoofia_shu
Unique 06/17/09 LukeSaint
A story that ony a video game can tell... 10/21/05 MajorZero
Shadow of the Colossus: The Bright Light in RPGs 01/26/09 n00b678
Bad horse controls, awesome everything else. 06/17/10 neonreaper
Whoa. 11/08/05 rcsdijd
One of the best experiences this gen 10/24/05 Sanity1179
This game is the most majestically amazing game of all time 12/10/07 SOTC_Dreamer
Raise Thy Sword by The Light, and defeat the Colossi 07/01/13 SplashLurky
Not impressed. 12/21/15 ssn560
Big, Bold, and Beautiful 10/24/05 Sventozar
A tall order. 10/20/16 tharimrattler
Transcendent gaming 10/24/05 The Frivolous 1
The ICO team brings another acomplishment to the gaming world, but will their extraordinary game strike last? 01/28/09 TheGameCraze
ride the horse, raise the sword, find the fur, find the spot then stab happy till you drop... 06/25/13 xiahoudun_wb

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