I finally got "Shadow of the Colossus".
And I like it a lot.
I've had it for 2 days and I've defeated 8 monsters.
Honestly, for some reason I thought there were only 8 monsters, so after i defeated the 8th monster, which was pretty hard and seemed like it could be the final one as difficult as it was to defeat, It's the only monster so far that I have gotten a "game over" on, so I thought I had completed the game, and that's big for me, because I rarely do,and especially all at one point in time instead of months or a year later like some.
So it was kind of a let down when I realized there were more, don't get me wrong, it's also good cause that means that there's more game to play, but I had thought I beat the game and was going to see how it ended, that was the let down, but I'm glad I still have more to play.
My favorite monster so far is the flying one.
Anyone else saving each part in individual game slots in case you want to go back and fight certain colossi?
I started doing this after i beat the 2nd one, so so every one is saved where I can go and fight them again except the 2nd but that's no big deal, all I have to do is start ove and fight the first again and then save it and then I have the second one to fight as many times as I want at my disposal.
And then to fight the first one all you have to do is start at the beginning.
When I first started is was pretty intimidating. They leave all the brain work you and only give you hints after long periods of getting no where and thrown around.
So you're really all on your own and have to figure out everything, which can be pretty intimidating and frustrating. Especially the way they look down at you. That's pretty creepy in itself. When I first saw the first colossus and I wasn't just looking at it without any idea where to begin and just moved a little closer like a step and all of a sudden I noticed it turn around but I thought it had walked into a corner and was turning around and they gradually it got closer and closer to me and I realized that it had sensed the little movement I did and wasn't moving toward me, I didn't know what to do.........................so i hid behind a rock..
But it does feel satisfying after you beat a colossus, especially if it's taking forever and giving you a hard time.
I always get real nervous when I know I'm getting closer to where a colossus is and it gets dark. I feel more nervous then, then when i actually see the colossus and learn it's movements and attacks. The most irritating one for me so far was the water one with lightening b/c it took forever for me to get it to come up some times and then I didn't realized how far or short the lightening spread across the water so i never made it to the tail in time. And sometimes you could swim around and around and it would surface.
Another big thing for me is I get creeped out during many RPG's when I know I have to fight a boss and this game is nothing but boss type monsters so it's a huge step for me. And I am glad I can handle it. I'm handling it better than I thought.
I especially like the "head shots", the ones where you dangling and being swung around on it's head and you have to hit it there. Cause you feel like you've accomplished so much by getting that high on the colossus and have done the impossible.
So I can't wait until I go home for Thanksgiving break and can continue to play the game. Since I got halfway through in two days and could of gotten further if I didn't have to leave to go back to college, I should finish it next time I go home, unless incredible hard colossus comes up and prevents me from winning and stops me from playing the game anymore, which something like this usually happens with me and RPG's anyway.
Is it comrpehensible.....