I was never interested in the God of War series, when it was new. Well not very interested in it when it was old either. But then I saw God of War 3 and started to get some interest for it. And then there was this rumor about Sony porting
GoW1 & GoW2 to Playstation 3. So I said if that’s true I’m gonna play them and see if I like them, at least I need to give the games a fair chance before I rule them out.
And so it was proven true and I got a hold of the collection for PS3 with both
God of War games. So starting with GoW1 I wasn’t sure exactly what to expect.
So I start the game and I’m greeted by Kratos who jumps to his death from a cliff, he says the gods have forsaken him and taking his life would end his suffering. But before he hits the sea, you will get to play the game. And see what leads Kratos to take his own life. And there we’ll learn that Kratos is out to kill the God of War, Ares.
I’m not gonna dive into the gameplay, but if you’ve played any kind of hack ’n slash, you know what to expect. For me this is one of the best hack ’n slash games I’ve played. Devil May Cry has got nothing on God of War in my opinion. Well I never liked those games. And Kratos is brutal, no jokes, no funny stuff. Just a fucking killing machine. Normally I don’t like characters like that, but its really fits Kratos.
The game is really frustrating at times, I felt the urge to scream more than once. Some parts where just sick, remember I’m mostly an RPG-player, so this was a challenge for me. But I managed to finish the game and I have slowly started on the second game now. I was about to give up the first game, but after some death scenes I was finally on my way again. I never thought I was going to like this series, but it grew on me. I didn’t like that you had to use the R2 button to open doors and rapidly press it, it felt a bit awkward. But that’s just about my biggest complaint.
I can finally see why so many like Kratos and the games. The second game is already showing promise and I like it a bit more already. So I will hopefully be getting
God of War 3 if I can get my hands on it. Well gotta go back & kick ass with Kratos.