A game you can only dream of playing

More perfect for being unfinished, The Last Guardian is a a yearning soul-whisper for its sentimental fans, the lost game of a microgeneration.

The cult of Shadow of the Colossus

Craig Owens writes about the quest to find a "last big secret" in the mysterious, epic game Shadow of the Colossus.

Time and time again he'd load the game, steer Agro towards this postcard-perfect view, and then dismount from the steed. While Agro trotted away quietly, he would carefully walk up to one of the many rocks overhanging the edge of the bluff. And he'd wait, watching the birds fly by. And then Ozzymandias would jump into the sky.

Sounds kind of like asking Sony for updates on when development-hell sequel The Last Guardian will be released. Read the rest