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(DEAD) Shadow of the Colossus 13.69 with FSSS/Prime on amazon


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#1 mr_bungle

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Posted 03 September 2010 - 02:02 AM

http://www.amazon.co...83479305&sr=8-1

Thinking about picking one up again. Not seen it this low in a long time, figured I'd share. Always see this sell for ~20 everywhere.

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It's up to 16.82 now.

Edited by mr_bungle, 07 September 2010 - 04:29 PM.


#2 mitnosi

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Posted 03 September 2010 - 02:07 AM

Holding out until they reveal the inevitable HD collection with Ico :D

Maybe as soon as TGS.

#3 RawrrSlayer

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Posted 03 September 2010 - 02:13 AM

Holding out until they reveal the inevitable HD collection with Ico :D

Maybe as soon as TGS.

I Hope, I didn't get to play either game :(
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#4 swift fix

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Posted 03 September 2010 - 02:20 AM

Shadow of the Colossus should be considered essential gaming for anyone interested in video games.

#5 Sharkey1337

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Posted 03 September 2010 - 02:22 AM

Holding out until they reveal the inevitable HD collection with Ico :D

Maybe as soon as TGS.


Rumor has it that it'll come out next summer, so far away...:drool:

#6 batman1939

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Posted 03 September 2010 - 02:22 AM

Holding out until they reveal the inevitable HD collection with Ico :D

Maybe as soon as TGS.


If they do, will the sealed black label one I have be worth anything?

#7 Hocus Cadabra

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Posted 03 September 2010 - 02:36 AM

If they do, will the sealed black label one I have be worth anything?


Probably not. Check out what happened to Marvel vs. Capcom 2 when it was released for current gen consoles :

http://www.videogame...vel-vs-capcom-2

Dropped from $110 to $29 and is still dropping.

#8 mitnosi

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Posted 03 September 2010 - 02:37 AM

Rumor has it that it'll come out next summer, so far away...:drool:

Plenty of stuff to play from now until then :D

#9 joemoedee

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Posted 03 September 2010 - 02:51 AM

Probably not. Check out what happened to Marvel vs. Capcom 2 when it was released for current gen consoles :

http://www.videogame...vel-vs-capcom-2

Dropped from $110 to $29 and is still dropping.


I was still able to get a decent value out of my black label SoTN, it probably varies per game...
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#10 shanedude

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Posted 03 September 2010 - 03:00 AM

I'd wait for the HD version.

#11 timobkg

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Posted 03 September 2010 - 03:05 AM

shadow of the colossus should be considered essential gaming for anyone interested in video games.

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#12 timobkg

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Posted 03 September 2010 - 03:07 AM

I was still able to get a decent value out of my black label SoTN, it probably varies per game...

The SoTN remake was considered slightly inferior to the original. /shrug

#13 radioactivez0r

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Posted 03 September 2010 - 03:12 AM

Picked up my copy used at BBV for 6.99. I'd already played and beaten it, but it's so neat.
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#14 theytookourjobz

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Posted 03 September 2010 - 03:13 AM

Ugh, I wish all PS3s played PS2 games. I never had a PS2 so I missed a whole generation of games...

#15 SteveGo

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Posted 03 September 2010 - 03:28 AM

Bring on the HD re-release! And The Last Guardian!

#16 madbst

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Posted 03 September 2010 - 04:43 AM

I played some Shadow of the Colossus but I'm also waiting for the HD collection.
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#17 HellMark

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Posted 03 September 2010 - 04:55 AM

It's insane I saw a copy of this USED at gamestop for $39 today. Idjits. :)

Edit: Got Shadow mixed up with ICO. So no it's not $39. Ugh carry on. I'm the idjit. :)

Edited by HellMark, 03 September 2010 - 06:56 AM.


#18 lokizz

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Posted 03 September 2010 - 06:06 PM

Not worth it. SotC has to be one of the crappiest, most overrated games I've ever played. And it seriously runs at like 10 frames per second; it's the choppiest gameplay experience I've ever had on PS2.



couldnt beat it huh?

#19 romeogbs19

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Posted 03 September 2010 - 06:10 PM

Not worth it. SotC has to be one of the crappiest, most overrated games I've ever played. And it seriously runs at like 10 frames per second; it's the choppiest gameplay experience I've ever had on PS2.


Interesting comment -- I tend to agree with you, though. I didn't hate SotC but I didn't particularly love it like critics did. Yes, the visuals were impressive and the whole process of clearing one boss after another held a certain charm, but the gameplay was at times frustrating (not knowing where to go), and that camera -- yikes -- it sometimes panned too far out I could barely even see myself on the screen.

An HD version might make it smoother but I'm not sure it'll be any prettier.

Personally, I hate all these HD remakes on the PS3. It just feels like another opportunity for developers to milk us on a game we already own. Yeah, yeah, I know -- you're probably thinking, "dude, just don't buy it then." And sure, I won't buy these. What ticks me off though is that these HD rehashes require development teams and that means more time spent re-making old games rather than allocating resources towards new ones.

#20 Tazzer88

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Posted 03 September 2010 - 06:21 PM

Shadow of the Colossus should be considered essential gaming for anyone interested in video games.


Thanks for the hyperbole there. Not everyone need to play a game that's 90% horse riding simulator and 10% clunky action platformer with no story until the end.

#21 Esoteria

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Posted 03 September 2010 - 11:14 PM

Thanks for the hyperbole there. Not everyone need to play a game that's 90% horse riding simulator and 10% clunky action platformer with no story until the end.

I... don't even know where to start with this.

I didn't think Shadow of the Colossus's awesomeness was in dispute. I suppose if you played it on a 20" TV with no sound system hooked up, had not played a game with similar controls before, had a traumatic childhood experience with horses, and were using a 3rd party controller with a broken triangle button, MAYBE you might not like it.

#22 maxim2boobles

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Posted 03 September 2010 - 11:44 PM

adam sandler plays this game with don cheadle in some movie. its one of his best performance
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#23 gargus

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Posted 04 September 2010 - 02:12 AM

If they do, will the sealed black label one I have be worth anything?


I doubt it really. Marvel vs capcom 2 dropped rapidly, used copies of god of war 1 and 2 dropped (not that they were high to begin with) and so on.

If they officially announce it I would run to ebay and offload it while you can so you get the most out of it.

Unless your like me and you dont get rid of your games and keep them because you like them, in which case dont sell it.

#24 TsaebehT

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Posted 07 September 2010 - 04:19 AM

adam sandler plays this game with don cheadle in some movie. its one of his best performance


Reign Over Me (2007)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0490204/

#25 Jhuntley

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Posted 07 September 2010 - 11:54 AM

I... don't even know where to start with this.

I didn't think Shadow of the Colossus's awesomeness was in dispute. I suppose if you played it on a 20" TV with no sound system hooked up, had not played a game with similar controls before, had a traumatic childhood experience with horses, and were using a 3rd party controller with a broken triangle button, MAYBE you might not like it.


Shadow of the Colossus is really overrated. Annoying camera, framerate issues occasionally, not much to do besides fight the next colossus, and controls that take time to get used to. At the same time, it's not every one's cup of tea because they might just want the next Legend of Zelda, which it's not.

Edited by Jhuntley, 07 September 2010 - 12:34 PM.

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#26 FQRizzo

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Posted 07 September 2010 - 01:10 PM

SoTC was one of my favorite gaming experiences of all time. It was the desolate atmosphere and the "less is more" story that pulled me in. It's not for everyone, though.

Great deal, BTW, for those that haven't played. Would love an HD remake.

#27 default_shepard

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Posted 07 September 2010 - 01:58 PM

Both Ico and SotC are way overrated by some. Decent, but far from masterpieces. That said, I would pick up SotC at this price.