Remaking a Masterpiece Dev Diary Released for Shadow of the Colossus

Bluepoint Games has released a new developer diary to discuss the thought processes that went into the studio’s work on remaking Shadow of the Colossus for the PS4. In the video, various members of the development team discuss how big of a challenge they faced in remaking this iconic title, and how it is a true remake versus a remaster. Throughout the video you can see comparison shots between the PS2 version and the PS4 version, and the enhancements are insanely clear. Bluepoint clearly gets what they’ve been tasked to do, and are doing everything possible to not muck up this remake.

Head on up above to check out the developer diary video.

About the Video

How do you approach remaking a game as beloved as Shadow of the Colossus? Why even touch the original to begin with? To find the answers, we traveled to Bluepoint Games in Austin TX to learn about how they undertook the massive Shadow of the Colossus remake for PS4, and why it can be important to update classic games of generations past. Shadow of the Colossus launches on PS4 on February 6.


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