ICO AND SHADOW OF THE COLOSSUS STORYLINE
Archived from the original on January 27, Archived from the original on July 6, Retrieved May 24, In other words, her daughter’s body had to also be tainted by Darkness. Look at screenshots released for the last guardian- he even has a glowing weak point on his back like the typical colossus. There is no real connection between the actual stories.
The game’s score was composed by Kow Otani , whose previous video game work included the soundtracks to the PlayStation 2 flight simulator Sky Odyssey and the PlayStation shooter Philosoma. Afterall we know Dormin was split into 16 pieces but we know very little about the creation and existence of the colossus themselves. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. She was amused when that same boy freed Yorda. What do I have to do? However, the game has been criticised for its erratic frame rate , which is usually smooth while traversing the landscape, but often slows down in fast-paced situations, such as colossus battles. It is, however, forbidden to enter the land,  which is characterized by diverse geographical features, such as lakes, plateaus, canyons, caves, and deserts in addition to human-made structures.
These words foreshadow that he can set right what he did wrong and that his soul continues on it’s journey even after the events of SOTC. A high-definition remake for the PlayStation 4 was released in February There is definitely something to the horns. At the colosus second when it seems he will not make it, Wander is thrown to the other side by Agro before the horse falls into the distant river below.
To get those children, the Queen then forced the nearby village to hand them to her. Roar of the Earth Japanese: By the 16th Colossus, Wander was entirely tainted by Darkness, Mono was closer than ever to life, and Emon followed by 5 trusted knights, reached Dormin’s Temple.
This Darkness, she found in humankind’s ancestral curse: Ico and Shadows is or the same world. I like to thing of them as separate stories.
It’s hard to determine but perhaps Wanders soul had achieved something through helping Yorda and killing the queen. In Ueda’s words, “a real horse Most likely, the queen was sacrificing them to collect the power of Dormin from them.
This is implied to be Wander, or what’s left of him. Roar of the Earth Media notes. Please Log In to post. The Queen accepted that she’d have to lead the ritual without him and his broken sarcophagus. This is why the lands clossus forbidden, because Dormin has no power, except that of speech. He would be the one to complete the ritual.
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MikeGosot Follow Forum Posts: The trigger was Mono’s death, as part of a sacrifice. The game is unusual within the action-adventure genre in that there are no towns or dungeons to explore, no characters with whom to interact, and no enemies to defeat other than the colossi. Wander’s horse, Agro,  plays a large role in the game. Keep me logged in on this device.
With all that in mind, it becomes clear that Wander is the true villain of the story. There’s an Ico book that basically invalidates the theory that the two games are related. Enigma Follow Forum Posts: You will be forced to fight off several humans for a minute, before they flee and a vacuumous hole opens up, trying to suck you inside. Just because one could imagine that the characters are reincarnations of eachother I think that’s what you’re trying to get atdoesn’t even suggest in any meaningful way that anyone should think that was the intention of the creator.
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The three are obviously tied throughout time in a way that correlates to asian philosophy on reincarnation. So long as Dormin had no one to talk to, he couldn’t tempt people into helping him, and thus he remained sealed away for untold many years, until Wander arrived.
To save his own skin, he needs to die – Catchphrase from the movie Jesus II: Fumito Ueda Kenji Kaido. While it’s physical design is nearly the same, the sword doesn’t have the same shine or effects in Shadow of the Colossus, where as in Ico it has glowing runes and arcing energy.
There is one final consideration, although it’s far more speculative. Horns that grow, get carried onto the next game and break, and carry on broken to the next game. Wander obviously got them.
Very plausible theory on the way the three games tie together.
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