What is it with leaking videos this week huh? Today’s leak is the first video of Trico, the next project from Team Ico, the people behind Ico and Shadow of the Colossus. You know, both of those games were looked at like artsy masterpieces of gaming and on most reasons for this I agree. However this footage of Project Trico shows us an asian looking male, in this case a kid, wearing raggedy tribal-ish clothing in a world full of giant structures covered in moss. Sounds familiar?
There’s even a giant furry creature you climb and also happens to be your companion, which will probably die at the end of the game after the developers try their hardest to make you bond with it. So you know… while the game does look impressive visually, specially the camera work, Team Ico is gonna need to step it up a notch on the originality factor lest they end up like Zelda: great games but really unoriginal.
Maybe if team Ico went with the complete opposite of their formula we could come up with something nice. Lets see, give us a girl, in a flat desert, with tiny little creatures that try to climb on top of her. You know that doesn’t sound half bad!