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The 'Last Guardian' - Playstation experience hands on preview

The seeds of a blooming friendship are trampled by a demo's meager playtime
After 11 years, Fans will finally be able to get their hands on the successor to the masterpieces that are "Ico" and "Shadow of the Colossus." The legendary game that went through numerous delays and an entire console generation was given a playable demo at the 2016 PlayStation Experience.The game will be available for purchase within the week, but I've waited so long for this game that I just had to be able to boast that I was one of the first people to play. After waiting in line, I finally got my hands on this legend and got to play it. So, why did I walk away feeling so empty? The Storytelling One of the great aspects of both "Ico" and "Shadow of the Colossus" was the way they told a story. These were emotional journeys that never gave players easy answers or explanations. They followed the philosophy of "show; don't tell." Conversely, "The Last Guardian" gives us narration from an aged version of the boy that we control. Whatever the boy feels or thinks is flat out stated by the...