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God of War: Ascension

God of War: Ascension
Sony

December 11th, 2012







Price: $59.96 ($59.99)

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Platform: PlayStation 3

Released: 2013-03-12










God of War: Ascension by Sony

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Brand: SonyCategory: ActionPlatform: PlayStation 3ESRB: Rating Pending
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Description

BEFORE HE WAS A GOD, HE WAS A MAN.

Vengeance is born in the fires of betrayal in this prequel to the best-selling God of War franchise. Six months have passed since Kratos stood over the bodies of his wife and child, his hands stained with their blood - tricked by Ares into murdering the only people he ever loved. Swearing to avenge them, Kratos broke the blood oath that bound him to Ares, but oaths to Olympus are not so easily broken…

Sentenced to an eternity chained within a prison for the living damned, Kratos battles insanity at the hands of the Furies. He will be tested as he seeks freedom, redemption for his sins, and the clarity to avenge his family.

Features

  • Multiplayer comes to God of War for the first time. Take the epic God of War combat online with 8-player objective-based combat
  • Align yourself to Zeus, Ares, Poseidon, or Hades and earn their Favor to unlock new customization options for your multiplayer Gladiator
  • Experience Kratos? quest for freedom from the very beginning with an epic new single-player story
  • New combat and puzzle mechanics build on the award-winning God of War gameplay

Editorial Review

God of War: Ascension is a Hack N' Slash Action game and PlayStation 3 exclusive that serves as a prequel to the popular God of War video game series. The game is the seventh release in the series, and reveals the details of Kratos' initial betrayal by Ares while human, and the source of his rage. Game features include: eight-player online multiplayer support, new combat and puzzle mechanics, HD video output and bluetooth headset support, and new enemies to battle.

God of War: Ascension game logo
Kratos in customizable armor in God of War: Ascension
Experience Kratos' quest for freedom from his original betrayal and tragedy.

Before He Was a God, He Was a Man

Vengeance is born in the fires of betrayal in this prequel to the best-selling God of War franchise. Six months have passed since Kratos stood over the bodies of his wife and child, his hands stained with their blood - tricked by Ares into murdering the only people he ever loved. Swearing to avenge them, Kratos broke the blood oath that bound him to Ares, but oaths to Olympus are not so easily broken...

Sentenced to an eternity chained within a prison for the living damned, Kratos battles insanity at the hands of the Furies. He will be tested as he seeks freedom, redemption for his sins, and the clarity to avenge his family.

Updated Single-Player Combat and Franchise First Multiplayer

God of War: Ascension features a variety of new gameplay mechanics. In the single-player campaign these include a new prompt-free button input system, the ability to pickup and switch weapons, time manipulation and new enemies. In addition, God of War: Ascension features franchise first multiplayer, supporting up to 8 players in online play in which players have access to different weapons, armor, powers and control mythological characters in certain scenarios.

Key Game Features

  • Experience Kratos' quest for freedom from the very beginning with an epic new single-player story.
  • Multiplayer comes to God of War for the first time. Take the epic God of War combat online with 8-player objective-based combat.
  • Align yourself to Zeus, Ares, Poseidon, or Hades and earn their favor to unlock new customization options for your multiplayer gladiator.
  • New combat and puzzle mechanics build on the award-winning God of War gameplay.
  • Developed in Stereoscopic 3D, supports HD video output in 480P | 720P, and the official bluetooth headset for PlayStation 3 system.

Additional Screenshots

Multiplayer screen from God of War: Ascension
Franchise first multiplayer.
Kratos making a leaping attack at the cyclops Polyphemus in God of War: Ascension
Revamped gameplay mechanics.
An elephant like boss cornering npcs characters in God of War: Ascension
New bosses and baddies.
Kratos looking up at a collossal statue under construction in God of War: Ascension
Classic GOW dramatic scale.

More Details

Publisher: Sony Computer Ente..Category: ActionBinding: Video GameLanguage: English

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