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The player controls Kratos, the former servant of the God of War, Ares, who tricked Kratos into killing his wife and child. Kratos renounced Ares, breaking his blood oath to the god. For this act, Kratos was imprisoned by the three Furies.

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Todd Papy

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David Jaffe (characters), Marianne Krawczyk | 1 more credit »
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Troy Baker ... Orkos / Multiplayer Announcer / Worker / Prisoner (voice)
Adrienne Barbeau ... Alethia (voice)
Susanne Blakeslee ... Oracle (voice)
Brian Bloom ... Spartan / Slave (voice)
Corey Burton ... Zeus (voice)
Terrence 'T.C.' Carson ... Kratos (voice)
Dave Carter Dave Carter ... Multiplayer Soldier (voice)
Debi Derryberry ... Civillian (voice)
Gideon Emery ... Poseidon / Soldier / Prisoner (voice)
Keith Ferguson Keith Ferguson ... Boat Captain (voice)
Nika Futterman ... Megaera / Bliss Whore (voice)
Brad Grusnick ... Pollux / Spartan / Civilian (voice)
Jennifer Hale ... Alecto / Slave / Lysandra / Civilian (voice)
Dave Hill ... Multiplayer Soldier (voice)
Linda Hunt ... Narrator (voice)

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The player controls Kratos, the former servant of the God of War, Ares, who tricked Kratos into killing his wife and child. Kratos renounced Ares, breaking his blood oath to the god. For this act, Kratos was imprisoned by the three Furies.

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Before he was a god, he was a man.


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Before he was a God, he was in a less impressive adventure.
12 May 2020 | by Pjtaylor-96-138044See all my reviews

'God Of War: Ascension (2013)' is a prequel to its main series, the only console game in the franchise to be so. It feels like filler, ostensibly, because is. However, its still a decently entertaining hack 'n' slash adventure. It adds some new elements to its gameplay, changing up its magic and weaponry while also introducing a ranged grapple. Sadly, the title has a fair few glitches and generally doesn't feel too refined. At its best, it's visceral and engaging; at its worst, it's frustrating. The story focuses on Kratos' time in a type of living jail, shortly before he sets out on the quest for vengeance seen in in the series' main entries. It's relatively pacy and it has all the brutality you'd expect. In fact, it's perhaps the most brutal in its franchise. While that does make for some painful combat, it doesn't really add anything to the story. The game is relatively straightforward, really. It's fun filler but it doesn't live up to the rest of the series (at least, those on consoles). 7/10


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