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Sony denies 2004 launch for ICO sequel

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has no plans to launch a sequel to ICO this year, the company confirmed today, but hasn't ruled out a sequel to the cult PS2 title entirely.

Reacting to an listing for NICO - believed to be the name of the sequel - and an alleged November 29th release date, a spokesperson for Sony said, "SCEE has yet to announce any official information related to the sequel of ICO, but we can confirm that such game will not be launching in 2004 for Europe."

However there is glimmer of hope for fans of the celebrated PS2 adventure. "ICO has been a cherished favourite amongst PS2 gamers and we realise that a second instalment is eagerly anticipated worldwide," the spokesperson continued. "Please watch this space..."

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Tom Bramwell: Tom worked at Eurogamer from early 2000 to late 2014, including seven years as Editor-in-Chief.