When Shadow of the Colossus was shown during Sony’s E3 press conference, we were left wondering the title would be a remaster or a complete remake. Shadow of the Colossus is originally a PS2 title that was then remastered for the PS3. Basically, the game received a boosted resolution but still kept the PS2-era assets for the PS3. Luckily, the PS4 version will instead be a full-blown remake, created from the ground up for the PS4 hardware.
In an interview with Famitsu, that was translated by Siliconera, Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida clarifed it was a remake.
It is a remake. The game content is the same as the original version, but all the assets are being remade. I figured we could use such tech to make if we’re going to make Shadow of the Colossus in the PS4 era. Bluepoint is the development company behind the PS3 remaster versions of ICO and Shadow of the Colossus. So we know them rather well.
The game will feature updated controls and visuals but the game’s story will remain untouched. You will still be able to use the original controls if you wish, but you will also have the ability …read more
Source:: Heavy.com – Games