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After 10 years of endless nightmares and servitude to the gods of Olympus, Kratos is assigned with a final task, to kill Ares, the God of War.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Linda Hunt ... Narrator (voice)
Terrence 'T.C.' Carson ... Kratos (voice) (as TC Carson)
Carole Ruggier ... Athena / Aphrodite (voice)
Steve Blum ... Ares (voice)
Susanne Blakeslee ... Oracle of Athens / Village Oracle (voice)
Paul Eiding ... Gravedigger / Zeus / Greek Soldier (voice)
Christopher Corey Smith ... Undead Soldier / Greek Soldier (voice) (as Christopher Smith)
Keith Ferguson Keith Ferguson ... Boat Captain / Greek Soldier (voice)
Gwendoline Yeo ... Lysandra / Town Square Woman (voice)
Fred Tatasciore ... Poseidon / Greek Soldier / Fisherman (voice)
Claudia Black ... Artemis (voice)
Nolan North ... Hades / Greek Soldier / Fisherman (voice)
Courtenay Taylor ... Twins (voice)
Rob Paulsen ... Greek Soldier (voice)
Bobbi Page ... Chorus (voice)
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Storyline

God of War follows Kratos: a soldier whose fate is intertwined with Ares, the Greek Mythological God of War. After 10 years of endless suffering and nightmares, Kratos must perform one final task to be free of his torment: kill Ares and become the greatest warrior in all of Sparta. Written by Johnny

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You are Kratos and you will murder the God of War.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 March 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Some of the concepts teased in the game's unlockable bonus videos were used in God of War: Ghost of Sparta, such as Kratos searching out his mother, or the video about what happened to his brother. However they differ slightly in Ghost of Sparta. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning after you defeat the lead hydra all the other heads are supposed to explode. But if you go back through the level you can see two guys fighting a hydra head. See more »

Quotes

Ares: That night... I was trying to make you a great warrior!
Kratos: ...You succeeded.
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Crazy Credits

The closing credits are a sequence of various looped scenes from the game. As the credits progress, the camera zooms out until the looped scenes form an image of Kratos. See more »

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An absolute classic.
3 June 2006 | by knowledgeSee all my reviews

God of war is an instant classic, its a visceral, exciting, intriguing adventure of a game that grips you in away that few games can .

Playing as kratos (one of the most bad ass game characters ever) god of war invites you to solve the brilliantly conceived puzzles and fight the truly awe inspiring monsters of a game that pushes the PS2 to its limits.

God of war excels in all areas -amazing graphics , a simple but brutally effective combat system, Great character designs, a beautifully haunting score and a storyline that you actually give a hoot about.The only problem (and i stress the word "only") is that it has bad replay value-to get all of the games extra goodies you have to complete the game AGAIN in a pretty darned impossible "god mode". Apart from that though, its all good.

God of war is one of my favourite games ever and if you haven't played it then i suggest you do . Now.


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