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The hero’s journey remains a popular story motif in movies and novels. As it traces its origins to our most ancient myths and folk tales, the hero’s journey is still almost universally recognizable for the awakening of an ordinary man to his true nature and greater destiny.
The Sony-published, Japan Studio-developed Shadow of the Colossus burned brightly against that argument, though. It's only ten years old in 2015, but was released for the PlayStation 2, a system now two console generations behind us. It looks ugly seen beside today's HD displays, but my memory of playing it on its original hardware was wholly positive.