- Today Sony's Senior Social Media Specialist Sid Shuman
has shared an eyes on, hands on peek at Shadow of the Colossus in 3D on the PS3 entertainment system.
To quote: Looming majestically over the wind-swept plains, the Colossus lowers its ponderous head to peer at the tiny, curious creature scuttling before it.
Of course, that tiny creature is you. And before long, you'll be dangling from the great brute, magic sword clutched tightly in one small hand, as you prepare to bring the Goliath to its knees with a series of pinprick stabs.
Once the battle is over and you've slain the giant, you may be left to grapple with a haunting question: "Why?"
This is Shadow of the Colossus, one of the most highly regarded games ever released and a beacon to many game developers for its epic grandness, its subtle artistry, and its messy emotional context.
Along with Ico, Shadow of the Colossus is returning this spring in dazzling HD with robust (though optional) stereoscopic 3D support. I donned a pair of active-shutter 3D glasses to get a fresh look at Fumito Ueda's masterpiece running on the PS3.
Playing Shadow of the Colossus in 3D, I was immediately struck by the agoraphobic vastness of the landscape. The stark beauty of the world is far clearer...