PS2 classic Ico turns 20 years old

PlayStation 2 classic Ico has turned 20 years old.

In the 2001 adventure game, developed by Japan Studio and Team Ico and directed by Fumito Ueda, you play a young boy born with horns who encounters a princess called Yorda. The pair work to escape a castle, while Ico helps Yorda evade shadowy creatures.

The hook – apart from Ico’s gorgeous, minimalist visuals and design – is the player controls Ico while assisting Yorda. Digital Foundry revisited Ico in the video, below:

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  • 25 Sep 2021 14:17:00 +0100