25 best PlayStation games ever

Shadow of the Colossus (2005)

This Playstation 2 title saw hero Wander attempting to save a woman’s life – so far, so predictable – by slaughtering twelve Colossi. But the quest narrative was the last predictable thing about this game – scrambling over the massive bodies of these massive creatures in order to destroy them was like no other game, but it was the way in which its storyline developed that was genuinely surprising. It's recently been re-released – along with its spiritual predecessor, Ico – on the PS3.

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