Team ICO, the famed group of developers responsible for Ico and Shadow of the Colossus, seems to have had a string of bad luck lately. Fumito Ueda, the team’s lead designer, left Sony last year, and now another key figure has done so as well. Kenji Kaido, producer for both Ico and Shadow of the Colossus, announced via twitter today that he no longer works for the gaming giant.
There’s no word yet on where he’s headed next, but this can’t be good for Team ICO’s current project, The Last Guardian. Kaido’s involvement with the long delayed title isn’t clear, but this announcement is another in a string of stories that have left fans despondent. The game is supposedly still in development, so we can only hope to hear more soon.
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