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Rumour – Team ICO Collection out March-April for “around” £25, “box-art” appears

Tuesday, 14 September 2010 17:06 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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The much-rumoured Team ICO Collection is set to release at some point between March and April for “around £24.99,” according to Eurogamer.

Over the weekend, US retailer Walmart had the package, consisting of the developer’s PS2 titles ICO and Shadow of the Colossus, up for pre-order for a what is most likely a placeholder date of April 1.

EG’s been told the collection will be available to pre-order from UK retailers “in the next few days,” which implies we’re going to get an announcement this week at Tokyo Game Show.

Looks like there’s some box art for the game floating around too, if it’s real and not a fan mock up. Still, check it out over on Examiner.

VG247 was first told of the collection back in May, followed up a further report claiming it would be released in Q1 2011.

“We don’t comment on rumour or speculation,” SCEE told EG.

The next title from Team ICO, The Last Guardian, will be shown to press this week in Japan during TGS.

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47 Comments

  1. Razor

    Woo-hoo.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Michael O’Connor

    Want.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. zoopdeloop

    An official announcement from team Ico or Sony would be nice.Shortly i guess

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Erthazus

    25 gbp? Thats not much. I’ll take it.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. kdogg

    dat is good ja

    #5 5 years ago
  6. Robo_1

    I’d rather a nice trilogy set, similar to God Of War.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. AHA-Lambda

    i could put ico and sotc on ebay to pay for this i guess =/

    #7 5 years ago
  8. zoopdeloop

    @6 except these aren’t actually a trilogy like GoW is.Totally different and indepentent games with each other.
    They could have them all three in one disc at some point later on though

    #8 5 years ago
  9. Blerk

    If they’re smart they’ll offer these individually as digital downloads as well.

    #9 5 years ago
  10. mington

    @9 true dat, i’ve no real interest in playing through ico again…unless they’ve rebuilt the game making the environments ten times more interesting…which they haven’t as its 25 pounds

    #10 5 years ago
  11. Blerk

    Heathen! You will rebuy Ico and enjoy it!

    #11 5 years ago
  12. Johnny Cullen

    Blasphemy!

    #12 5 years ago
  13. mington

    :/ maybe i’d play it again if they put in 100 collectible thermos flasks

    Team Ico games need more collectibles, thats what i say….and sexy robot alternate outfits

    oh, and a DLC robot stallion for SotC

    #13 5 years ago
  14. NiceFellow

    I’d play these again in HD. Given their style I’d argue the games would be improved just by HD graphics alone – although a better framerate in SOTC would be nice, too.

    #14 5 years ago
  15. Hybridpsycho

    GIIIIIIIIIIIVE!!!

    #15 5 years ago
  16. Hybridpsycho

    @7 Ico alone is worth more than the cost of the collection, save them dude :)

    #16 5 years ago
  17. freedoms_stain

    I’m glad these games are not fading away, I think some of todays dev studios need a wee lesson in creativity, playing these would deliver that imo.

    #17 5 years ago
  18. Madgame

    Hopefully Team Ico will incorporate some really creative trophies. I hope we get some more news this week at TGS.

    #18 5 years ago
  19. NiceFellow

    @18 – Trophy for never making Yorda run? Or holding her hand for X amount of time? I think these titles should have some interesting ones.

    #19 5 years ago
  20. The Hindle

    I found out sales data for Ico recently and it didnt actually sell that bad. 700k worldwide pretty impressive.

    #20 5 years ago
  21. Blerk

    It makes me sad that it’s that low, tbh. Truly an utterly glorious game in every single respect. I love it.

    /hugs

    #21 5 years ago
  22. freedoms_stain

    Given that it floated pretty low under the radar that’s a pretty decent number.

    Unfortunately by the time I got to the party I had to go 2nd hand, but I managed to get both games in their original cardboard sleeves with the art cards intact and in good condition.

    #22 5 years ago
  23. The Hindle

    In other news Last guardian info this week!!!! ive got a feeling that game is going to bring the house down.

    #23 5 years ago
  24. freedoms_stain

    I really want to see how TLG works.

    Fuck I really just want to play the game. However it works it’ll be 10 hours worth of truly unique gaming experience.

    #24 5 years ago
  25. onlineatron

    January i’ll be buying ME2 PS3.

    April I’ll be buying this.

    I’ve never re-bought a game ever but in the space of 4 months i’ll be re-purchasing 3!

    #25 5 years ago
  26. RETARDED VIKING

    Perfect opportunity i’ve never played ico and i cannot find it anywhere.

    #26 5 years ago
  27. Callum

    wtb a ps3 to play this on -.-

    #27 5 years ago
  28. No_PUDding

    @mington Leave Shadow of the Colossus out of it, fruits and lizards and towers were without a doubt in that game and a massive inspiration for Crackdown. No question the most popular collectionism game this generation.

    #28 5 years ago
  29. mington

    Shadow of the Colossus needs a cover system, and a floating arrow pointing the way to your next destination, and the protagonist should speak making witty quips like Nathan Drake.

    I’m just trying to drag these games kicking and screaming into the current generation

    #29 5 years ago
  30. Blerk

    Don’t make me put you in this giant wicker man, dude.

    #30 5 years ago
  31. mington

    Interestingly the writer of the original wicker man is currently penning a sequel reprising Christopher Lee as um that dude in the dress

    JESUS CHRIST, OH JESUS CHRISSSSSSTTTTTT

    #31 5 years ago
  32. Retroid

    Oooh.

    /Severely tempted

    #32 5 years ago
  33. Stephany Nunneley

    Just threw a link into the original post that leads to some “supposed” box art for it. Could be a mock up made by a fan, but it’s there anyway.

    #33 5 years ago
  34. StolenGlory

    Is there a reason why yesterday’s story has been bumped?

    #34 5 years ago
  35. AHA-Lambda

    box art looks TOO similar to GOW collection methinks, prob fake

    #35 5 years ago
  36. onlineatron

    The background logo on the box art looks like the Mortal Kombat logo…

    Or a Jackie Chan Adventures talisman.

    #36 5 years ago
  37. Stephany Nunneley

    @34 see @33

    #37 5 years ago
  38. Razor

    Horrible enough to be real. Who designs covers at Sony? They’re consistently awful.

    #38 5 years ago
  39. onlineatron

    @38

    There are two fantastic Sony created box arts on that boxart ;)

    What would you consider good?

    #39 5 years ago
  40. onlineatron

    JUST REMEMBERED!

    It’s got to be fake, remember the new ‘Classics HD’ header that’s on the Sly Collection?: http://tinyurl.com/36wsco5

    If it were real i’m sure it would have that banner.

    #40 5 years ago
  41. osric90

    I need this.

    #41 5 years ago
  42. The Hindle

    Onineatron Jackie Chan adventures what a show that was!!!

    #42 5 years ago
  43. onlineatron

    Loved it!

    Yu Mo Gui Gwai Fai Di Zao

    #43 5 years ago
  44. The Hindle

    :D

    #44 5 years ago
  45. b163oi

    Played SOTC to death, missed out on ICO so I would buy it. Deadmau5 is the sh*t!!!!!

    #45 5 years ago
  46. Monk

    http://www.gamingeverything.com/2010/9/first_team_ico_collectionnew_the_last_guardian_scan

    and it`s official, woooohooo :)

    #46 5 years ago
  47. mojo

    i think its a mock up.
    the webhallen logo is printed straight over the sony logo..

    #47 5 years ago

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    The 19th DLC pack for Payday 2 title The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack is available on Steam from today. The pack will run you $4.99/€4.99 and features: 11 new weapon modifications for the AK rifles in the game 11 new weapon modifications for the CAR rifles in the game Four new masks together with their […]

  • Battle Chasers slated for PC, consoles; comic picks up where 2001 storyline left off

    Darksiders creator Joe Madureira and Vigil co-founder Ryan Stefanelli have confirmed a Battle Chasers game and a new comic are in the works at their new studio Airship Syndicate. Speaking to Polygon, Madureira and Stefanelli wouldn’t provide details on the the game, but did divulge it will be an adventure RPG with player-controlled Battle Chasers […]

  • Shovel Knight, Hotline Miami 2 discounted for Sony’s annual Spring Fever Sale

    Sony is hosting its annual Spring Fever Sale which runs for eight weeks and features a new title each week. The sale starts next week on March 3 with the launch of Helldivers. Here’s just a few items included in the sale: HELLDIVERS (PS4/PS3/PS Vita) March 3 Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number (PS4/PS3/PS Vita) March […]

  • The gold Super Mario amiibo is a Walmart exclusive

    The Super Mario Gold amiibo which surfaced via a CPSIA certificate earlier this month will be a Walmart-exclusive, Nintendo has announced. The gold-colored Mario amiibo will be released the same day as the Mario Party 10 game for Wii U and will run you $12,96 at 3,000 participating Walmart stores in the US. Along with […]

  • Here’s an overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD

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  • Final Fantasy 15 video gives you a look at the game’s wildlife

    A new video shown by Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata during the latest Active Time Report, contains a look at the game’s wildlife and ecology. You can watch the full stream two hour stream through here, or a smaller clip courtesy of GamesHQMedia below.

  • Lionhead ventures into the free-to-play space with Fable Legends

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  • Win! 5 pairs of tickets to the Call of Duty European Championships

    We have five pairs of tickets to giveaway for the Call of Duty European Championships, taking place in London this weekend. The event takes place this Saturday February 28 and Sunday March 1 at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. Winners can watch teams will go head to head for a $10,000 prize pot […]

  • Republique Remastered has released on Mac and PC

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  • LA Cops coming to Xbox One in March

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  • We have $500 of Steam Wallet funds to giveaway!

    We’re giving away 10 Steam Wallet prizes worth $50 each to VG247 readers, courtesy of Bundle Stars. All you need to do to be in with a chance of winning $50 Steam credit is to enter your details below. Join the Bundle Stars Steam group for entry in the sweepstake, and gain extra entries for […]

  • Lapsed Final Fantasy 14 players tempted back with 10 day freebie

    Square is offering lapsed FF 14: A Realm Reborn players a chance to come back to the game for 10 days worth of free adventuring. Provided you’ve already bought and registered an account you’ll be able to play free of charge from Feb 27 to March 9. Square wants you to sample the new content […]

  • Advanced Warfare: Sledgehammer looking at “opportunities” to recreate classic Call of Duty maps

    Sledgehammer Games has told VG247 it’s looking at opportunities to recreate classic Call of Duty maps in Advanced Warfare. According to co-founder Michael Condrey, players of the latest Havoc DLC are asking how Exo abilities and verticality can be added to classic franchise maps. “We’re taking a look at some opportunities to really highlight the […]

  • GTA Online reader playlist week 7: and the winner is…

    Stuff was shot. But only one player emerged victorious. GTA Online player e031271 won last night’s VG247 reader playlist, beating myself, Matt and regulars solidorwot and Revolting. Congratulations, Mr e031271. A deserved victory. We play a GTA Online playlist in an open session every Wednesday on PS4, because it’s both funny and fun. Anyone’s welcome […]

  • Leaked screens reveal The Reef as Destiny’s new “social space”

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  • Darksiders creator teases Battle Chasers game

    Joe Madureira, creator of Darksiders, has released art that strongly suggests a Battle Chasers game is in the works. Battle Chasers was a comic book from the late 1990s that suffered notorious production problems between issues and was never finished. Madureira formed Airship Syndicate after the collapse of THQ, where he co-created Darksiders. His latest […]

  • Infamous video nasty Axe recreated in GTA 5

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  • Payday 2 for PS4 and Xbox One includes “a year’s worth of paid DLC” for free

    Payday 2: Crimewave Edition will include a year’s worth of paid DLC from the PC version of the game for free. The new-gen version of the game will be available June 2015, and includes almost all of the paid and free DLC released so far for Overkill’s popular first-person shooter. That DLC includes The Big […]

  • Yes, Mortal Kombat X will require Xbox Live Gold or PS Plus

    Mortal Kombat X won’t bypass Microsoft and Sony’s premium online play requirements. Reports that Mortal Kombat X wouldn’t require PS Plus or Xbox Live Gold started circling earlier this week thanks to a communications error. Answering fan questions on Twitter, producer Shaun Himmerick accidentally gave the impression that premium console subs would not be required […]

  • This is what Destiny players most want next

    Destiny patch 1.1.1 has resolved or at least addressed a number of complaints voiced by the community, but there are plenty more. des Destiny community manage David “Deej” Dague has put out a call for Guardians to share their concerns – or rather, what they think the community is most concerned about. “Set aside your […]

  • Google AI can play games now, so we’re probably all going to die

    Google has brought us one step closer to our inevitable slaughter or enslavement by machine overlords. Google has developed an AI that can learn to play video games and devise brand new strategies. Let me just rephrase that: Google has created an AI that can teach itself new skills, including how to play video games. […]

  • First footage of Renowned Explorers: International Society surfaces

    Renowned Explorers: International Society is a turn-based strategy game from the team behind Reus, and it looks great. Renowned Explorers was announced almost a full year ago, but has been pretty quiet since then. Developer Abbey games has now announced that the game has hit alpha, and will be open to select testers soon. You […]

  • Cities: Skylines developer commits to mod support

    Cities: Skylines will fully support the modding community. Hailing from famously mod-friendly publisher Paradox, Cities: Skylines is a no-brainer for mod support – especially as a lack of mod support is one of the things SimCity was so heavily criticised for when it firts launched. In the developer diary below, Paradox’s Jakob Munthe is joined […]

  • Nosgoth update adds Vanguard, many fixes

    Nosgoth, the free-to-play multiplayer brawler set in the Legacy of Kain universe, has been given a significant makeover. The major feature of the latest Nosogth game update is a new playable human character called the Vanguard. “Equipped with mighty throwing axes and a shield, the Vanguard can take more punishment than any human class that […]

  • Xbox Live Gold 12 month sub $40 on Microsoft store

    Microsoft is offering $20 off 12 month Xbox Live Gold subscriptions at the moment. An Xbox Live Gold 12 month subscription will normally set you back $60, but a Microsoft Store promotion has it on offer for $40. The offer is restricted to the US store. Although you can opt to grab your sub as […]

  • Tomb Raider movie script to be penned by TMNT writer

    Tomb Raider will be Evan Daugherty’s second reboot of an established universe. The Tomb Raider movie reboot has signed on a writer and a distributor. Deadline reports Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Divergent, Snow White And The Huntsman and G.I. Joe 3 writer Daugherty will write the film. Additionally, Warner Bros. has signed on to distribute, […]

  • Shelter 2 pre-orders open, launch trailer debuts early

    Shelter 2 is a game in which you are a mother lynx and must protect a den of kittens. Yes, it’s delightful. Shelter 2 is coming to Mac and PC on March 9. Pre-orders are now available on Steam at 10% off or on GOG.com with a free skin and soundtrack, or 20% off if […]

  • That Batman: Arkham Knight trailer is full of codes

    Batman: Arkham Knight’s trailer is like a Transformer – there’s more than meets the eye. The new Batman: Arkham Knight trailer contains a number of codes. Eagle-eyed users have spotted four so far, and work on cracking their meaning is progressing. According to an /r/games thread rounding up results so far, the codes pertain to […]

  • Assassin’s Creed haystacks won’t save you from a fall

    Assassin’s Creed fans, don’t try this at home. Assassin’s Creed characters can survive falls of almost any distance as long as they aim for the haystacks scattered handily throughout the environment. As you probably deduced from your familiarity with common sense, this isn’t a real thing: falling from heights kills you, the same way a […]

  • Why are people buying PS4 and not Xbox One?

    PS4 is outselling Xbox One – but why? A new report may have the answer. Last month, the PS4 outsold the Xbox One in the US again, returning it to the top of the charts after just two months away. Why? What has caused this reversal in fortunes in Microsoft’s home territory? According to a […]