251w ago - 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.
261w ago - Gamers were astounded when it was announced that God of War III for PlayStation 3 would make an appearance at this year's VGA among GTA IV: Lost and Damned DLC and others.
However, the excitement were short live when gamers around the world were unsure whether the trailer would comprise of CG or gameplay footage. Well, It's time to put that concern to rest.
Geoff Keighley have confirmed on his personal blog that the trailer being shown at this year's VGA would indeed comprise of gameplay footage.
For those who can't wait, here is a video courtesy of GameVideos to check out now!
To quote: "Kratos soon arrives on the PlayStation 3 and only the VGAs will bring you the first-ever glimpse at this game. And let me put all you skeptics to rest right now. I'm happy to confirm you'll be seeing real-time gameplay footage."
276w ago - The latest edition of PSW was supposed to feature something big regarding God of War III, while gamers will be disappointed with just screens of the trailer, they did confirm that they have been told that the respective title is due to launch in December 2009.
To quote: "took this photo myself with my cam, enjoy"
Screens below, courtesy of TomEmo12 of GameTrailers (linked above).