Daily Game: God of War: Chains of Olympus Review

Daily Game writes: "The Nintendo DS may sell more units than any other gaming platform, but where handhelds are concerned, Sony's PlayStation Portable (PSP) delivers by far the most console-like experience you can get this side of the sofa. Sure, it's got a gorgeous display, and yes, the Internet functionality is nice, but if you're looking for console-like games on the go, the PSP has got you covered. Case in point: God of War: Chains of Olympus.

God of War: Chains of Olympus may be a handheld game, it may have a handheld game's length, and it may have the occasional signs of handheld graphics, but in spite of it all, this handheld game can hold its own against about half of its console kin. Unlike certain "unnamed-to-protect-the-not-so-innocent" hardware manufacturers, Sony's been very protective of its hallmark series, avoiding most temptations to spam the brand out there for the sake of making a few fanboy-infused marketing bucks. Instead, the God of War series has, in just two games, bred a tradition of excellence that gamers downright expect from anything with "God of War" in the title.

And the first God of War handheld game most definitely upholds that standard."

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