The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 5 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

The quality of the actors' performances in the game (including voice acting).
How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
Overall User Score (124 votes)4.2

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
PlayStation 2 115 4.2
      Acting 3.9
      AI 3.9
      Gameplay 4.1
      Graphics 4.5
      Personal Slant 4.3
      Sound / Music 4.3
      Story / Presentation 4.2
PlayStation 3 9 4.1
      Acting 4.2
      AI 3.8
      Gameplay 4.1
      Graphics 4.3
      Personal Slant 3.9
      Sound / Music 4.1
      Story / Presentation 4.1

User Reviews

Incredible, emotional, artistic, and brilliant. Just a few words that describe Shadow of the Colossus PlayStation 2 Matt Neuteboom (989)
Desperate love leads a young man to slay the mightiest of giants. PlayStation 2 GAMEBOY COLOR! (2002)
The love moves mountains PlayStation 2 NeoJ (455)
Big is not scary; small is scary PlayStation 2 lasttoblame (427)
Magnificence PlayStation 2 D P (139)
Beautiful. PlayStation 2 SlapHappy (19)
A fantastic, immersive experience like no other PlayStation 2 EboMike (3135)
Touching story without words, and special gameplay! PlayStation 2 Melody (119)
What a dang waste... PlayStation 2 Indra is stressed (20706)
Is this a city or an enemy? PlayStation 2 Pixelspeech (1006)