The day has finally arrived when the highly anticipated The Last Guardian video game developed by genDESIGN and SIE Japan Studio has finally been launched on the PlayStation 4 and is available to play worldwide.
The Last GuardianAs a single player action adventure which has been in development since 2007 and was planned to be released way back in 2011 exclusively for the PlayStation 3 console. However after plenty of twists and turns in the development process the game is now available to play on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro.
Check out the launch trailer below to learn more about what you can expect from the game.
The Last Guardian’s story is framed as a flashback narrative told by an older man recounting his experience as a young boy meeting a giant, feathered creature, resembling a griffin, named Trico. The name of the creature can be taken to mean “prisoner”, “baby bird”, or a portmanteau of “bird” and “cat”.
In the flashback’s present, the boy has been kidnapped “under mysterious circumstances” and taken to a large expansive castle. The boy wakes to find tattoos on his body he did not have before being kidnapped. The boy finds a way to escape captivity, and encounters the creature Trico, chained up and with numerous spears and arrows sticking out from its body. The boy helps to remove the weapons, and though Trico is initially hostile to him, the creature slowly starts to accept the boy’s care and guidance. Together the two work to escape, avoiding or attacking guards that patrol the castle seeking to recapture them. Much of the game is set around the developing friendship between the boy and Trico
Although those of you looking to play he Last Guardian at a reasonably stable framerate may consider opting to purchase the new more powerful PlayStation 4 Pro console, If the reports from the Destructoid gaming website. For more details on the frame rate issues jump over to the full article via the link below.
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