Remaking a Masterpiece: Shadow of the Colossus

PlayStation channel has been updated with a new video titled “Remaking a Masterpiece”. In it, the Shadow of the Colossus development team shares their vision and doubts. How do you approach remaking a game as beloved as Shadow of the Colossus? Why even touch the original, to begin with? Randal Lowe admitted that working on this classic game with such a prestige attached to it is a big responsibility. It is up to the team to make the game as great as players remember it, and it is quite a high bar.

A bit earlier composer Kow Otani discussed the role his music plays in the game and how it has been updated for the upcoming remake. You can check out the interview and learn more in the video below!

Shadow of the Colossus will launch on PlayStation 4 on February 6. You can pre-order the game or find out more on the official site. Check out PSX 2017 comparison trailer to see how the game has changed visually over the years.

From the PS Store:

Rebuilt from the ground up by Bluepoint Games and JAPAN Studio, Shadow of the Colossus on PlayStation 4 system introduces the awe of its unforgettable world and towering creatures to a new generation of gamers, while allowing longtime fans to revisit the beloved masterpiece with unparalleled visual fidelity and improved performance.

Tales speak of an ancient realm where Colossi roam the majestic landscape.  Bound to the land, these creatures hold a key to a mystical power of revival – a power you must obtain to bring a loved one back to life.

Shadow of the Colossus is a breathtaking journey through ancient lands to seek out gigantic beasts.  Armed with only a sword and a bow, explore the spacious lands and unearth each Colossus, presenting a unique challenge to test your wits, determination, and skill.

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While growing up in the wilds of Russia, Catherine learned to talk, write and game at almost the same time. You can follow her attempts at latter two at MMORPG.com and GameSpace.

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