God of War III (PS3)

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God of War III is the final installment of the single-player action-adventure trilogy that brings epic battles to life with stunning graphics, groundbreaking depths of scale, and signature gameplay along with an elaborate plot placing ex-Spartan warrior Kratos at the center of carnage and destruction as he seeks revenge against the Gods who have betrayed him. Armed with double-chained blades, and an array of new weapons and magic for this iteration of the trilogy, Kratos must take on mythology's darkest creatures while solving intricate puzzles throughout his merciless quest to destroy Olympus.

  • Only on the PS3 System - The award-winning development team leverages the processing power and technology of PlayStation 3 system to make God of War III one of the most-graphically advanced next gen titles available, with even the dramatic cutscenes running off the in-game engine.
  • Groundbreaking Depth of Scale Kratos will explore areas up to 4 times larger than those found in God of War II, as well as carve through entire armies while navigating on the back of Titans - living, moving, breathing levels as tall as the Empire State Building.
  • Stylized Realism Players will battle in detailed and unique 3D worlds lit by thousands of dynamic lights and textures with quadruple the resolution, which allows for realistic muscle striations, detailed facial expressions, and new heightened levels of brutality and gore.
  • Signature Gameplay - Brutal combat, intricate puzzles, exploration of awe-inspiring worlds, and a compelling and satisfying ending to Kratos epic story.
  • Sophisticated Storyline The God of War III storyline is the epic conclusion to the triology; the storyline will be told in a way that is true to traditionalist roots in Greek mythology, from moral consequences to brutal battles against the Gods.
  • Rideable Creatures Several of the menacing creatures of Greek mythology in God of War III can now be manipulated against their will, as Kratos uses them to cross chasms, inflict blind rage against enemies, reveal puzzles and secrets, and as tools of complete annihilation.
  • New Weapons and Combat Systems - New deadly weapons such as the Cestus - powerful metal gauntlets with devastating strength - and other brutal instruments of war that will allow Kratos to learn ruthless new techniques such as grappling with enemies and launching explosive wall-to-ground attacks.
  • Lighting Technologies The dynamic lighting solution employed in GoW III is only feasible through the computing power provided by the Cell SPUs. For example, using the High Dynamic Range Lighting (HDRL) technology, the camera when using Kratos sightline - will emulate the human retina, causing players to feel a sharp brightness when Kratos exits a dark area and enters a sunlit area, similar to how the human eye would need to adjust.
  • ESRB Rating: MATURE with Blood and Gore, Strong Language, Nudity, Strong Sexual Content, and Intense Violence

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Genre: Action & Adventure
Multi Pack Indicator: No
Battery Type: Does Not Contain a Battery
Model No.: 98111
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.3
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 5.0 x 0.5 x 7.5
Assembled in Country of Origin: USA or Imported
Origin of Components: USA or Imported
Walmart No.: 5588097
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AWESOME GAME!
3/18/2010

Customer review by CockyGirl

5.0 stars by CockyGirl

God of War 3 picks right up from 1 and 2 but totally better. The graffics are INSANE In 1080p. The fighting is more intense, the Gods are Strong and detailed to a T! I can't express how much some should buy this game!

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CockyGirl
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Would recommend to a friend? Yes
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WORTH THE WAIT? DEFINITELY!!!!
3/17/2010

Customer review by JLiner

5.0 stars by JLiner

This game is UNBELIEVABLE! The graphics are drop-dead GORGEOUS. The gameplay is OUTSTANDING. The story is REMARKABLE. The level designs are really CREATIVE. Parents, use caution if you're thinking about buying for anyone under 17 as the game can get pretty brutally graphic. Also, there is a particular scene that might not be appropriate for younger gamers. This game is definitely worth your time and hard earned cash. MUST BUY!!!!!! A++++++

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JLiner
Nashville, TN
Would recommend to a friend? Yes
Age:25 - 34
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An epic finale to the epic franchise!
12/17/2010

Customer review by FreakinSweet87

5.0 stars by FreakinSweet87

The first two God of War titles redefined the "hack n' slash" action genre of games by combining fluid gameplay, larger than life confrontations and beautiful cinematic landscapes. God of War III not only continues this tradition, it absolutely destroys it with contempt. Kratos returns to finish his journey of revenge in what may be the single most epic piece of entertainment I've ever had the pleasure of experiencing. It's rare to see the Playstation 3 pushed to it's limits, but God of War III took everything about the PS2's hardware capabilities and expanded them beautifully. What we're left with is a gorgeous, perfectly excecuted title that will keep you on edge from beginning to end. In short: Buy this game. Buy it for yourself, buy it for a friend or loved one. Just do NOT buy it for a child as the M rating here is fully realized. The game contains graphic violence, gore, nudity and sexuality as in previous titles.

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FreakinSweet87
Long Island, NY
Would recommend to a friend? Yes
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I just need to know if God of War III will be on PS2. I know it's going to be on PS3 but I can't afford a PS3. lol Can you please answer this for me?
by WILDREBEL6771 7/4/2009
  • no. ps3 only
    by himluis11/12/2011
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  • No, this is a Playstation 3 exclusive.
    by hnrk12/4/2011
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  • unfortunately it will not be released on the PS2 as it would probably make the graphics card over heat and destroy the system. and if you're looking for a cheap PS3 go to gamestop and get a used 40GB PS3 for $250 or look around on craigslist and eBay
    by RyanS9210/13/2010
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  • NO!
    by Hardknock7/29/2010
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  • No im afraid not my god of war friend the ps3 system is the only system it will be released on.
    by An anonymous customer12/4/2011
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  • i herd that it is only for the ps3 sorry but you should really starte saving your pennies a ps3 is way better
    by MoViE19904/17/2010
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  • Even if this game does get released on the ps2 would you really enjoy it for all its worth? It wouldnt have high def graphics and because of the processing limit on the ps2 they creator would have to limit alot of things from the game making it less enjoyable. Best thing to do is to dish out the 299 for the ps3. well worth it.
    by TheCrow3/18/2010
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  • target.com lists a PS2 version being released in, I believe, April 2010.
    by TerryH13131312/31/2010
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  • God of War 3 is a Playstation 3 exclusive and will not be on any other system. I suggest start saving up for your Playstation 3, so you can enjoy this game.
    by ShadowLynxXIII6/14/2012
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I was going to try to use this for educational purposes in a high school class, are the gods and creatures similar at all to greek mythology or completely made up?
by ggrregg 1/2/2010
  • almost 95%
    by himluis11/12/2011
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  • The gods in this game are true. a lot of the citeis are true as well. however Kratos as far as I know is not true. The game however, is Rated M so you would not be able to use this game for educational purposes. and a lot of the storyline in the game is just around the imagination of the developers so there's not a lot of accurate information in the game besides the designs of the gods and there names
    by RyanS9210/13/2010
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  • The characters are made up mostly. It does not portray Greek Myth, honestly. There are SOME characters that are replicas in the older versions such as Medusa. There is a Hercules character but the actions does not mirror the Greek Hercules.
    by Hardknock7/29/2010
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  • It offers information on greek mythology but not enough to know everything in a text book it has most of the greek monsters but you learn nothing about them in the game you kill them more than anything
    by An anonymous customer6/26/2010
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  • The majority of the gods, heroes and creatures portrayed in this game are featured in Greek mythology, but the creators of the game took a lot of liberties with how they are portrayed. For example, in Greek mythology there is one minotaur at the center of the labyrinth, and in the game you fight dozens of them. In short, the game gives you a basic knowledge of the faces you'll see in Greek myths, but don't cite it as a source.
    by Visignis1/4/2010
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