60 Second Review of…

Ico

Tom's review: This short delicate combo of sweet and sinister is about holding hands with a girl and escaping from a vast castle. For an entirely non-verbal game, Ico has a lot to say: you don't need elaborate controls, sophisticated puzzles, detailed combat, and fullblown backstories to suck players in. This is videogaming at its most simple, elegant, and satisfying.

Publisher: Sony
Developer:
Sony
Genre:
laid back games you can play with your girlfriend without feeling dopey
Requirements:
an evening or two

July 8, 2002

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