- Social Media Manager Jeff Rubenstein
shared the following news today via PS Blog:
Earlier this week, over 50 media outlets from North America and Europe saw God of War III, the "epic finale" to Kratos' tale of revenge, played before their very eyes for the first time.
The game's director, Stig Asmussen, led off the session by sharing some key features of the game: Titan gameplay, Ride-able enemy characters, a new weapon system, large-scale battle. All of these were demonstrated in this extended trailer, which was shown next:
To further drive home that this trailer was produced in the game's engine, the audience was treated to nearly 20 minutes of gameplay (which you'll be reading about all over the internet today, no doubt). After the gameplay demonstration, Stig took questions from the press. Here they are (paraphrased - I can only type so fast!):
Gamespot: How will you catch people up to the story?
Stig: One of the criteria of the game is to "bridge the series." Some recent games were confusing if you missed certain chapters in the story. I don't want that to happen with God of War III.
Game Revolution: Has the ESRB gone too far?
Stig: People have to stop looking at...