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Team Ico HD remakes due in Japan September 22, new trailer

Friday, 3rd June 2011 08:10 GMT By Brenna Hillier

Sony has put a Japanese date and price on the much anticipated HD remakes of PS2 classics ICO and Shadow of the Colossus, as well as releasing a new trailer detailing the releases.

According to auto-translate of Dengeki, Japan will see the both games on September 22, for ¥3,890.

Contrary to earlier expectations, the games will not be bundled onto one BluRay disc as a collection, but will be sold separately – although at present, this seems restricted to Japan.

The revamped versions of ICO and Shadow of the Colossus will feature HD graphics, 7.1 surround sound, trophies, and support for stereoscopic 3D.

The two games will also be sold in Japan as a limited edition bundle containing a code to download themes for the PlayStation 3, along with a 100 page book, for ¥6,980.

Dengeki has a couple of screens of the games and themes, the cover art, and a photo of the bundle. Check them out through the link above, although if history is any indication, we can expect Western cover art to vary in some territories from that shown.

Since localisation work is already done, you can probably bet on a Western release in the same vicinity – expect an announcement at E3 if not earlier.

The official Japanese websites for both ICO and Shadow of the Colossus have been updated.

Thanks, Miladesn. Check out the movie below.

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13 Comments

  1. osric90

    ARRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRGH, THIS YEAR IS BECOMING MORE PERFECT EVERYTIME!!!!!!

    #1 4 years ago
  2. Bluebird

    There are actually too many games for me this year if none of them get delayed. A first! :D
    This, Demon’s Souls, Uncharted 3 and Elder Scrolls all seem come out at around the same time.

    #2 4 years ago
  3. KL

    At least Konami made them multiplatform as an excuse for not bundling MGS1-2 and Peace Walker together,what’s theirs?

    #3 4 years ago
  4. Gekidami

    Odd that they’re not on the same disc. Probably a style choice, those Collection boxes do suck.

    #4 4 years ago
  5. Patrick Garratt

    New trailer added.

    #5 4 years ago
  6. tenthousandgothsonacid

    Weeeeeee :D

    #6 4 years ago
  7. Fin

    If they’re £15/£20 each, I’m not bothered about them not being bundled.

    #7 4 years ago
  8. onlineatron

    Oh wow, those look sharp!

    The SOTC music is so damn good.

    #8 4 years ago
  9. typeface

    For anyone wonder about why it’s sold separately, it was always announced that for Japan it would be sold separately. However for Palzone and NA we’re getting it as a bundle which means most likely the garish box art that most HD collections have.
    This is just what’s coming out for Japan :)

    #9 4 years ago
  10. ultramega

    @9
    Exactly.

    #10 4 years ago
  11. The Evil Pope

    Wow, the frame rate in SOTC is still shit…

    #11 4 years ago
  12. osric90

    Ok, wait… I want both of them on a single disc… don’t come breaking me even worst!

    #12 4 years ago
  13. Telepathic.Geometry

    Yaaaaaay! I think I’ll pick up the bundle on day one. ^-^

    This gaming year is just insanely perfect. 0.0

    #13 4 years ago

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