Seemed almost inevitable. The longer this takes to come out the less likely it will meet it's rabid expectations.
remake of ico/shadow put back too - likely as it's main benefit was hype for TLG
The Last Guardian director and game designer, Fumito Ueda, said: 'I announced at last year's Tokyo Game Show that the release timing of The Last Guardian which is currently being developed would be holiday 2011.'
'However, to provide more challenging and better quality of content to users and to fulfil First Party Studio's obligations, I decided to postpone its release timing.'
Mr Ueda also announced the re-release of ICO & Shadow of the Colossus at the Tokyo Game Show in 2010.