God of War (2005)

Video Game  -  Action | Adventure | Drama  -  22 March 2005 (USA)
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Driven by revenge, Kratos embarks on an epic journey to bring down Ares, the God of War.

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Narrator (voice)
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Kratos (voice) (as TC Carson)
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Athena / Aphrodite (voice)
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Ares (voice)
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Oracle of Athens / Village Oracle (voice)
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Gravedigger / Zeus / Greek Soldier (voice)
Christopher Corey Smith ...
Undead Soldier / Greek Soldier (voice) (as Christopher Smith)
Keith Ferguson ...
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Artemis (voice)
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Twins (voice)
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Driven by revenge, Kratos embarks on an epic journey to bring down Ares, the God of War.

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You are Kratos and you will murder the God of War.


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Contrary to the description on the ESRB, there is actually no "strong language" in this game, whatsoever. However, the behind the scenes documentaries are uncensored, and feature the full spectrum of foul language. See more »

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The Oracle of Athens is wearing 21st century style underwear under her dress. This may be because the underwear of the time period was too revealing, and the creators wanted to keep an M rating. See more »

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Kratos: By the gods, what have I become?
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The credits show with various looped scenes from the game. As the credits progress, the camera zooms out until the looped scenes form an image of Kratos. See more »

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On par with such masterpieces as Prince Of Persia: SOT, WW, TTT
21 August 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I picked this up two days ago in the pre-owned bucket as couldn't afford it when it came out. As soon as it was in my slimline, AWE and AMAZEMENT, brilliant cinematics and dramatic story. It gets you hooked from the start and makes you wonder what will happen to Kratos and why he's doing what he does. The game is beautiful, frame rate is excellent even with many enemies on the screen.

A lot of attention to detail is applied to all the characters including NPCs and other 'extras' that are normally very generic. The main character himself is detailed to the bone, watching Kratos walk and accelerate into a run is a feast to the eye.

The levels are beautifully designed and the puzzles are just hard enough to keep you interested but easy enough not to get you frustrated.

The action element is very present, unlocking combos, upgrading weapons and magic spells really makes a difference to the gameplay. The combos are varied and very well animated.

Gore: this game is definitely an adult title, i have played violent games before but this is a level above, not that its any grittier but its just more stylish, there isn't loads of blood just for the sake of it, you have to execute the best combos to get the chance to see what I'm talking about but the actions of Kratos really characterize him and makes you believe in the fact that he's a seasoned warrior(thats actually an understatement)

Partial nudity in there but nothing too naughty and OMG the bosses and GODS are the very best part of this game, fighting the HYDRA is a treat and watching Ares stomping in the background while you are scouring the mountains is just one of the small touches that prove that a lot of time has been put into developping this game. Definitely worth the buy!


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