The Last Guardian


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About The Last Guardian

The Last Guardian is the latest work of the game designer, Fumito Ueda, who has created the beloved and award-winning titles ICO and Shadow of the Colossus for the PlayStation 2 system. It is an action-adventure game where the player will take on the role of a young boy who goes on a journey along with a mysterious and gigantic creature, Trico, feared as a man-eating beast. The two will adventure through treacherous ancient ruins and gradually deepen the bond between each other, facing many difficulties on the way.

Reviews

The Last Guardian
The Last Guardian
9.0

It’s been a long time coming. Has it been worth the wait though? Find out in our review.
Tuesday 6 Dec 2016 4:00am | PS4 | 25


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Videos

Watch The Opening...
Watch The Opening Moments of The Last Guardian

Although the trailer is in Japanese, you can get a feel for Sony’s upcoming, long-in-development game.
Tuesday 29 Nov 2016 8:26am | PS4 | 5

The Last Guardian CG...
The Last Guardian CG Trailer

Take a gander at this brand-new trailer for the long-in development PlayStation exclusive title.
Monday 21 Nov 2016 8:16am | PS4 | 10

Get an Action-Packed...
Get an Action-Packed Look at The Last Guardian

After years in production and multiple delays, the highly anticipated PlayStation-exclusive is set to release right around the corner.
Friday 11 Nov 2016 8:13am | PS4 | 6

The Last Guardian...
The Last Guardian Finally Has a Release Date

Provided with a new trailer for The Last Guardian is it's official release date for later this year
Wednesday 15 Jun 2016 8:17am | PS4 | 8

Listen to Some of The...
Listen to Some of The Last Guardian’s Soundtrack

Director Fumito Ueda discusses the game’s musical score, and the process they went through to choose the right composer.
Tuesday 31 May 2016 8:51am | PS4 | 3

PlayStation Experience...
PlayStation Experience 2015 Announced for December

PlayStation Experience 2015 will take place in San Francisco on the weekend of December 5 - 6, and will play host to Capcom Cup 2015.
Monday 17 Aug 2015 10:29am | PS4 | PS3 | Vita | 3

The Last Guardian...
The Last Guardian Re-emerges for Playstation 4

The Last Guardian has reappeared, now for Playstation 4, at Sony's E3 Press Conference.
Tuesday 16 Jun 2015 2:47pm | PS4 | 8


Previews

The Last Guardian...
The Last Guardian Hands-On

We got some time with the long-in-development project from Sony. Does the loveable Trico live up to the hype?
Friday 17 Jun 2016 5:41pm | PS4 | 6


Features

Stop Focussing on...
Stop Focussing on Technical Issues

We’re always worried about how our games perform and how well they run. Just how important are those questions?
Friday 17 Nov 2017 1:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Switch | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | Android | 13

NZGamer.com 2016 Game...
NZGamer.com 2016 Game of the Year Winners

With your votes, the winners across 24 different categories have been selected. Did any of your favourites make it?
Friday 10 Feb 2017 3:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 3DS | iOS | Android | 22

Mark's Top Five Games...
Mark's Top Five Games of 2016

With 2016 winding down, Mark reflects on a memorable year of gaming. Find out his five favourites inside.
Thursday 15 Dec 2016 3:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 3DS | 7

Keith’s Top Five...
Keith’s Top Five Games of 2016

It's been one busy year for games. Among the multiple high profile releases, just what impressed our editor? Find out inside.
Monday 5 Dec 2016 3:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 22

December 2016 Game...
December 2016 Game Release Schedule

We're rolling in to the holiday season, so what titles have you got to look forward to under your Christmas tree? Read on to find out.
Tuesday 22 Nov 2016 3:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 3DS | 23

2016: What to Expect
2016: What to Expect

Angus takes a look at some of the most anticipated gaming releases for 2016, so that we can start saving up our moolah.
Wednesday 6 Jan 2016 5:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | iOS | Android | 23

The Most Anticipated...
The Most Anticipated Games of 2014

Forty three games that people will be talking about this year; which twenty made our "most anticipated" list?
Friday 17 Jan 2014 4:01pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 49

Most Anticipated Games...
Most Anticipated Games of 2012

What are you hanging out for? What's your most anticipated game? We take a look at the games of 2012 that are exciting NZGamer readers.
Tuesday 10 Jan 2012 11:00am | PS3 | 360 | PC | Vita | 3DS | 38


Competitions

Win The Last Guardian...
Win The Last Guardian on PS4, Plus Other Swag!

Embark on an unforgettable story of comradeship, trust, and extraordinary adventure in a strange, mystical land.
Monday 28 Nov 2016 11:00am | PS4 | 22


News

Here Are Your BAFTA...
Here Are Your BAFTA Game Award Winners

Winners include Inside, Uncharted 4, The Last Guardian, and veteran game designer Brenda Romero.
Friday 7 Apr 2017 1:23pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | iOS | Android | 7

NZGamer.com 2016 Game...
NZGamer.com 2016 Game of the Year Awards

What were some of your favourite picks for 2016? Head on inside and have your say by voting across 24 different categories!
Monday 16 Jan 2017 11:00am | PS4 | Xbox One | Wii U | PC | 3DS | iOS | Android | 25

The Weekend Chat:...
The Weekend Chat: Holiday Backlog

What games have you managed to tear through over the holiday break? Head on inside and let us know!
Friday 30 Dec 2016 4:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 23

Competition Winners:...
Competition Winners: The Last Guardian, Plus Other Swag!

Did you submit some fan art for our competition? Then you could be walking away with a copy of the game, alongside a collector's edition!
Tuesday 13 Dec 2016 11:35am | PS4 | 34

The Weekend Chat:...
The Weekend Chat: Hurry up and Wait

The end of 2016 has marked the release of some major, long in-development titles. Should we be revealing games so soon?
Friday 9 Dec 2016 4:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 19

New Games Releasing...
New Games Releasing This Week: December 5 - 11

Just what’s on the gaming agenda this week? We’ve arranged some of the biggest upcoming releases into one handy article!
Monday 5 Dec 2016 8:00am | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 10

The Last Guardian Sees...
The Last Guardian Sees Another Delay

But will it be the last? President of SCE Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida points to extra bugs late in development.
Tuesday 13 Sep 2016 8:10am | PS4 | 14

Sony Japan Releases...
Sony Japan Releases New Screenshots from The Last Guardian

Official screenshots have surfaced for the long-in development title, showing unseen locations and environments.
Thursday 11 Aug 2016 2:33pm | PS4 | 16

Watch Sony's E3 2016...
Watch Sony's E3 2016 Press Conference

What surprises did Sony have in store for us this year? Find out in the linked conference right here
Monday 13 Jun 2016 10:02pm | PS4 | 19

The Last Guardian’s...
The Last Guardian’s Trico Can Shoot Lightning

The lovable bird-dog creature has the ability to shoot a steady stream of lightning from his tail, according to Edge magazine.
Friday 27 May 2016 8:46am | PS4 | 11

The Game Awards 2015...
The Game Awards 2015 Nominees Announced

Game of the Year nominees include Bloodborne, Fallout 4, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Super Mario Maker, and The Witcher 3.
Monday 16 Nov 2015 10:18am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | Android | 13

Yoshida Explains The...
Yoshida Explains The Last Guardian Secrecy

Shuhei Yoshida has explained that Sony are committed to marketing the heavily story-driven carefully in order to not overexpose the...
Tuesday 3 Nov 2015 12:36pm | PS4 | 6

It Was Fan Demand That...
It Was Fan Demand That Kept The Last Guardian Alive

When asked whether Sony could have cancelled the game, Yoshida said that "if everyone stopped asking about it, probably we would have."
Friday 3 Jul 2015 9:44am | PS4 | 6

The Last Guardian's US...
The Last Guardian's US Trademark Expires Again

Sony has missed the most recent deadline to renew its trademark for The Last Guardian in the US, and as a result, it has been abandoned.
Tuesday 17 Feb 2015 1:44pm | PS4 | PS3 | 6

The Last Guardian...
The Last Guardian Still in Development Under "New Conditions"

"Talks with Sony Computer Entertainment on The Last Guardian have been ironed out," The Last Guardian creator Fumito Ueda has said.
Friday 12 Dec 2014 3:28pm | PS4 | PS3 | 13

Sony Abandons "The Last Guardian" Trademark Application in the US

Sony have allowed their US Trademark application for the name "The Last Guardian" to expire; what does it mean?
Friday 10 Aug 2012 10:09am | PS3 | 5

Last Guardian Creator Leaves Sony

Creative genius behind ICO and Shadow of the Colossus moves on
Tuesday 13 Dec 2011 4:33pm | PS3 | 1

Video Game Awards - The Winners

Now that the VGAs are over, we've got all the important details right here. What details? Well, who won what, of course!
Monday 12 Dec 2011 9:10am | PS3 | 360 | Wii | PC | 3DS | iOS | 18

The Last Guardian May Support Move, 3D

At Sony's Tokyo Game Show 2010 press conference, Team Ico designer Fumito Ueda confirmed that their upcoming action adventure, The Last...
Tuesday 21 Sep 2010 10:10am | PS3 | 1

The Last Guardian Confirmed for TGS 2010

Sony Europe has confirmed that the Last Guardian will be shown at the Tokyo Game Show this month. In development at Team Ico, the
Thursday 9 Sep 2010 10:30am | PS3 | 5

The Last Guardian to be Shown at TGS?

Ico designer, Fumito Ueda has tweeted that his team is bringing something to Tokyo Game Show. According to Andriasang, in response to a fan...
Monday 9 Aug 2010 1:15pm | PS3 | 5