Submitted by TheMrFraz 499d ago | opinion piece

God of War: Ascension Reminds Me Why I Love Gaming

Placing the latest Kratos adventure in a personal context, Gamers Association editor Jay Curtis explains why God of War: Ascension is such a satisfying escape from everyday life. (God of War: Ascension, PS3)

MightyPatapon  +   499d ago
God of War: Ascension has the best and most refined gameplay in the series. The story is also more complex than the story of the last three whose main plot was "kill Ares or kill Zeus". Also, with the introduction of multiplayer, they've actually added worth to the $59 purchase since now there's more actual game to be played.

Best of the series.
#1 (Edited 499d ago ) | Agree(13) | Disagree(4) | Report | Reply
Ezz2013  +   499d ago
and the gfx ..is the best on consoles by far
even DF couldn't believe how it topped GOW3 on that 6 years old console

"Side by side with God of War 3, the visuals improvements are vast - we're looking at substantial enhancements to lighting, physics, animation, and a radical overhaul to the effects pipeline, all of which serve to frame some spectacular action. The battles with titans such as Hecatonchires are stand-out, making for some of better roller-coaster rides we've seen from the series thus far."

"So, years from now, will we be looking back at God of War: Ascension as one of those key video games that defied the technical limitations of the host platform? From a technological standpoint, while its enhancements are legion, the game never astonishes in the same way that God of War 3 did in its opening levels. That perfect, brilliant melding of ambitious concept and technological execution and the sense that we were seeing something truly new and exciting just isn't quite there. But in the here and now, as a standard bearer for the state-of-the-art in PS3 tech, Ascension takes some beating."
Derekvinyard13  +   499d ago
Good game
Shadowolf  +   499d ago
Refreshing read - Ascension is certainly a dynamic experience.
TheOneEyedHound  +   499d ago
StrongMan  +   499d ago
God of War is one of my all time favorite franchises.
Myst-Vearn  +   499d ago
same here
ZILLA  +   499d ago
The online is sooooo diffrent than anything ive played before!Acension has raised the bar on multiplayer game play.GOD OF ONLINE!!!
fdhger   499d ago | Spam
Game0N  +   499d ago
love this shit
stefan771  +   499d ago
Bought this today. Can't wait to get into it
MeatAbstract  +   499d ago
God of War is just a great series. Every game is just crafted to near perfection.

God of War introduced to the series and a very clean cut and straight story: retrieve Pandora's Box and kill Ares.

God of War II was bigger and made up the the first games distinct lack of boss fights by introducing more, many of which were genuinely difficult and required skill to beat.

God of War 3 looked amazing and had the best opening of the series.

Ascension is just the tried and tested formula we've seen in the other games. It looks great, it plays great and it's one for the fans.

The only ones I haven't played are the PSP titles but the Origins Collection remastered for PS3 arrived today so I have a Kratos Origin weekend ahead of me.
Sharius  +   499d ago
if you ignore graphic different between handheld and console, then i can say that the feeling is the same, even with the outdate psp system they still did a good job when put these game in the collector with PS3 version

beside the chain of olympus had the hardest final boss fight of all IMO
Ultr  +   498d ago
Ghost of sparta is one of the best games ever!

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
New stories

Nvidia G-Sync Monitor List Coming This Year For Unmatched Gaming Experience

42m ago - GamingWorm Says: Nvidia G-Sync technology monitors which enable gamers to get rid off stutters... | PC

Doom Is Playable On An...ATM

42m ago - I'm pretty sure people are now just running down a checklist of things Doom is not yet running on... | PC

Captain Toad Isn't Too Cute To Kill You

42m ago - Nintendo Treehouse's Daniel Orihuela stops by to show us how Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker takes... | Wii U

Our First Gaming Memories

42m ago - GodisaGeek: "Any serious gamer will tell you that gaming is not just a hobby – it’s a lifestyle.... | Culture

Study Game Design at DeVry

Now - DeVry University, is an accredited* university offering you the flexibility of over 90 locations, online courses and a wide variety of bachelor's a... | Promoted post

The Forest Preview by The Black Panel

42m ago - The Black Panel writes: Coming from four-person development team Endnight Games, The Forest is a... | PC
Related content from friends