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ICO :: PS2 Game Review

Ico - ready to kick some butt on the Sony Playstation 2 video game console.
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Ico and Yorda - chillin' in ICO, the puzzle game for the PS2 video game console.
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Ico, hangin' in the castle on the PS2.
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Wow. No, really, Wow. Capital W, little o, little w. Wow.

A word of warning to the adrenaline junkies and hyperactive freaks who're hooked on the high-speed, mindless mayhem of Quake. ICO isn't for you. ICO doesn't ram high-speed graphics down your throat at 100 bazillion miles per hour. ICO is way cooler than that.

ICO is a gorgeous puzzle game for the Playstation 2 video game console. You control Ico - a young boy with horns. He is sent off to a castle and in the middle of an important event everything starts to fall apart. He spots a beautiful young girl (Yorda) and decides to rescue her. The story of ICO is all about getting the two of them out of the castle, past puzzles, obstacles and shadow monsters.


ICO


ICO


How Hard Is ICO?

It's easy to learn the controls and the puzzles are fairly challenging.

ICO Age Rating:


Thumbs Up:

  • Wow. You don't see many games like this.
  • No screen clutter.
  • Totally cool game style.

  • Thumbs Down:

  • It's not for action nuts.
  • ICO is very short.

  • Systems:

    Playstation 2

    Rating:


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