Sony has confirmed that a special edition version of ICO and Shadow of the Colossus will be released next spring.

The confirmation came during a session with Fumito Ueda at the Tokyo Game Show. It was also announced that both ICO and SOTC will be on the same disc.

The US version will feature the ending American gamers missed out on last time around. And they're looking into providing better box art for the US, too.

The aspect ratio for ICO will be reframed for widescreen, techfans. Check out the first screenshots and reveal trailer of the Collection below.

Don't expect any extra content, though. "There are elements I looked back on and wished I could do this or that, but now I look back and think maybe this is a complete product," said Ueda.

However, there's an awful lot of texture upres and the like going on. "There are areas where we are brushing up the content, so that, you can look forward to."

Not familiar with ICO or Shadow of the Colossus? Check out our ICO review and our Shadow of the Colossus review and you will be.

Earlier this week Eurogamer reported that retailers expect the collection to launch in Europe next March or April for around Ł24.99.

Digital Foundry recently emulated ICO and SOTC in HD to see how they might turn out.

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