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Ico and Yorda

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By KayIglerART   |   
Published: July 5, 2008
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Ico and Yorda
(airbrush) DIN A4

Ico is the story of a young boy who - born with an abnormality which makes him grow horns - is destined to die, to ward off the 'evil eye' that his horns represent. Any misfortune that befalls his village is attributed to Ico, and when the boy turns 12, the villagers decide the time has come to erase his existence before more calamities befall them.
Ico is taken away to a secluded cliff-side on which lies a dank, dark and isturbing ancient fortress. Those that place Ico here intend to leave him to starve or freeze to death within these ruinous walls - only then will his curse be lifted from their village. The fortress is uninhabited, they believe, and if any life should exist there, it will be in the form of malign spirits who will surely scare the boy to death if the cold and hunger don't get to him first.

But Ico is not alone. In his feverish, dreamy state, the vision of a ghostly female appears before Ico. And when he breaks free from his tomb, Ico learns that this was no dream or trick of the mind - the girl is flesh and blood, and is hanging above him like a delicate, celestial caged bird. As much as Ico needs her help, he soon realises this mysterious girl needs his help, too.

I love the game:)
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Radical-Lightning's avatar
I wonder if they would put this in a museum?
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jess09Student Traditional Artist
Nice. I love the game too. :heart:
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xXArtimisXxHobbyist General Artist
Wow... Now I REALLY need to play Ico...
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harmonicfrictionHobbyist Traditional Artist
Wonderfully executed. Beyond being a nice piece of art, this captures how I personally felt while playing the game.
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This is really beautiful!
leyrlo's avatar
I loved the game =]
this is really beautiful, love the "ethereal"(¿?) effect on it :heart:
YolandaFriella's avatar
It has an amazing plot :) This pic is beautiful :D
Chewymunch's avatar
I love this game! The airbrush effects are really beautiful. Great job making this. :D (fav)
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Rkor4Hobbyist General Artist
I just started playing this game--a friend reccommended it to me. :) I love the style of this fanart! I'm excited to finish the game!
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SonicFanFromLyokoHobbyist General Artist
Absolutely beautiful!!! Excellent work! I love this game. In my opinion, it is the best game of all time.
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joe-wright General Artist
this is beautiful, i really love yorda's transparency, i always loved her colours when i played the game, i think that's what i loved most about it.
yorda and the girl in SotC are beautifully rendered, i've never seen it done anywhere else.
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Magic-Kristina-KWHobbyist Artist
Yorda is beautiful and is white as snow.
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Syine Writer
Excellent picture! ^_^
Puchy's avatar
This is haunting. It's perfect.
mastersmith's avatar
Seems to be different from your usual style. Never played that game.
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Yes, I have tried to maintain the style of Ico:)
Celestial-Yorda's avatar
Its great to see more ico art, its such a beautiful game, if u couldnt tell already i absolutely ador ico keep up the great work this is spectacular!
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GangsterLovinHobbyist Traditional Artist
That always seemed like a spooky game.:o
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Axel26Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome! I really need to play that game! I love it! You did an excellent job!
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Yes, the game is awesome! I love it.
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Axel26Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome! ICO's awesome, and I love Shadow of the Colossus too; that game is so cool!
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