Team Ico Collection Coming to Blu-Ray

Team Ico CollectionOK, I figured I would contrast that sad gaming news from earlier with something super badass, so I now bring a pretty awesome piece of news that’s been floating around. We all know that Team Ico makes great games, including both Ico and Shadow of the Colossus from the PS2 days. They are also working on the highly anticipated Last Guardian for the PS3, which I simply can not wait for well.

Well, it looks like they’re going to have another PS3 release early 2011 in the form of the Team Ico Collection, which will consist of Ico and Shadow of the Colossus, running on the PS3 in glorious HD. To me, this is one of the coolest things I’ve heard in a while, as I simply loved SotC, and never really got to actually play Ico (though I watched my best friend play through a bit of it).

I really love the trend that Sony’s been on lately of packaging last gen games together for people to play them on their next gen system, like the God of War Collection. Now I’m just holding onto hope for one that includes Metal Gear Solid 3. Fingers crossed.

In addition to that, someone on NeoGAF has posted mock-ups of Ico running in HD through a PC emulator, and they are simply gorgeous. Go check them out!

So what do you guys think of this news? Who played the first games? Go!

Source- TheSixAxis

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7 thoughts on “Team Ico Collection Coming to Blu-Ray”

  1. I didn’t think this news was actually confirmed yet. Is it a for sure thing now?

    On a selfish note, I kinda hope this doesn’t happen because I recently coughed up a substantial amount of money for a copy of Ico, which is not particularly easy to find.

  2. I meant to tag this as a rumor, but forgot. Also, VG247 was talking about this like it’s real, so it’s hard to distinguish fact from fiction out there.

    Shame on me 🙁

  3. This is the one thing that has made me painfully question buying an XBOX360 over a PS3 (of course, there are things that have made me question, but Shadow of the Colossus is one of the few games that I consider not only a good game, but a classic for this generation).

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