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God of War: Ascension Review | RealGamerNewz

Jay Rivera of RealGamerNewz writes, "In school, teachers tried to teach us all about Greek mythology, and happily some of it sunk in. What would have helped us to absorb more about Greek myth is a few lessons from Kratos, as we’ve learned far more about the epic stories and the myriad creatures of Ancient legend from the God of War games. Having wrapped up the God of War saga with God of War III three years ago, Sony Santa Monica is going back to where it all began with God of War: Ascension, which means more vertiginous monsters, even more blood-soaked hack ‘n’ slash action and more sweeping, epic, eye-popping set-pieces.

As a prequel, Ascension deals with a slight more mortal version of Kratos, which means a slightly stripped down move set, less weapon variety and a slightly less vengeance-fueled Spartan with a few less battle scars. He’s still not averse to a bit of dismemberment, disembowelment, head severance and impromptu brain surgery however, which is undoubtedly good new... (God of War: Ascension, PS3) 8/10

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