Shadow of the Colossus is a solitary adventure in a huge world that has been denied life. The protagonist, accompanied by his mount, the faithful Agro, reaches drylands who chairs the monumental castle-shaped building from which the adventure will begin, taking with him the dead body of a maiden. In this place of great power it is entrusted with the mission of destroying some idols, wicked, Colossi. And in this lonely and cursed land he resides great power even able to return to life. So, with the burdensome task of destroying the sixteen colossi, without even knowing whether you will get the reward longed for it, the protagonist in the vast lands launches in search of their enemies.