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Ico's original script has been translated

Two-thirds of its lines went unused.

Fumito Ueda's classic PS2 fantasy adventure Ico originally had significantly more dialogue prior to its release. Fans at The Cutting Room Floor data-mined the game's files to discover that 77 of the game's 115 lines of text went unused. Now, The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia translator Aria Tanner has offered her own translation to this omitted dialogue.

The Last Guardian: Sony confirms Fumito Ueda's departure

The Last Guardian: Sony confirms Fumito Ueda's departure

Is "committed to completing" the project.

Ico, Shadow of the Colossus and The Last Guardian creator Fumito Ueda has left Sony, the PlayStation manufacturer has confirmed.

Ueda is finishing PlayStation 3 exclusive The Last Guardian on a contract basis, and is "committed to completing" the project, Sony said in a statement issued to Gamasutra.

The 41-year-old's departure, exclusively revealed by Eurogamer last month, ends a 14-year career at Sony that has seen the launch two of the most iconic PlayStation games ever. Following The Last Guardian's release, currently set at some time in 2012, Ueda will pursue personal projects.

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Who's making the Ico/SOTC remasters?

Who's making the Ico/SOTC remasters?

And will they run at 60FPS or 30FPS?

Who has Sony tasked to remaster two of gaming's most treasured creations, Ico and Shadow of the Colossus? Bluepoint, the company that remastered God of War I & II for Blu-ray.

Phew.

Sony Santa Monica's director of technology Tim Moss confirmed Bluepoint's involvement.

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Team ICO Collection "around 25"

Out March or April, sources tell us.

The heavily rumoured ICO / Shadow of the Colossus high definition PlayStation 3 collection will be released in March or April next year and cost "around 24.99", industry sources have told Eurogamer.

Team ICO pack for LBP this week

ICO, Yorda costumes shown.

Media Molecule will offer a Team ICO pack for LittleBigPlanet this Thursday, paying homage to brilliant PS2 games ICO and Shadow of the Colossus.

ICO creator to speak at GDC

Ueda ready to show PS3 game?

ICO and Shadow of the Colossus creator Fumito Ueda has been confirmed as one of the speakers for the Game Developers Conference next month.

Cage pays tribute to ICO developer

"He has a real sense of poetry."

Heavy Rain developer David Cage has described ICO and Shadow of the Colossus director Fumito Ueda as one of "very, very few artists" working in videogames.

ICO is not a game, says Ueda

But Shadow of the Colossus is.

Is ICO a videogame? "Yes, you idiot" would be most people's response - but the man who created it would disagree.

Shadow of the Colossus dated

Plus: ICO re-release dated.

Sony has announced that Shadow of the Colossus, the long-awaited follow-up to cult classic ICO, will be heading to European PS2s on February 17th.

ICO re-issue confirmed

ICO re-issue confirmed

Coming to Europe Feb 2006!

A re-issue of Sony's seminal PS2 title ICO has finally being given the green light in Europe, it was confirmed today, and is set to be released alongside SCEJ's new 10/10 title, Shadow of the Colossus in February 2006.

The news will come as an immense relief to those who have so far missed out on the title, with prices on ebay routinely fetching over 50. One enterprising London store recently priced the limited version at around 80.

The re-issue of ICO is almost certain to emerge in the standard packaging; minus the immensely-collectable cardboard sleeve and limited edition set of four postcards.

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