The Last Guardian [FINAL IMPRESSIONS]

The Last Guardian
Final Impressions

Concept
8/10

The conceptual thrust behindย The Last Guardian had me somewhat confused when I first reviewed it. ย After a more complete experience it’s clear that my assumptions were right. ย For example, the main themes permeating both its story and gameplay are teamwork and friendship. ย To expertly explore those thoughts, Trico is a uniquely realised AI mechanic, which anchors the whole thing. ย Bringing him to life must have been a daunting prospect in an age where artificial intelligence is so widely weak. ย That they took to the task with such flair and determination is laudable in itself, and the end result is entirely one of a kind. ย …   [continue reading]