Excerpt: Kratos is back. Gaming’s biggest contemptible badass has returned for another “Herculean” adventure of epic proportions. After defeating Ares and usurping his position as the “God of War,” Kratos finds himself succumbing to the same lust for power that brought about all of his original problems in...
Excerpt: God of War II is a lot. It’s the sequel of the second (if not) best action game on the PS2. It’s one of the last big releases on PS2. It’s one of the most bloody and furious games currently on the market.
Excerpt: God of War 2 is the sequel to 2005’s critically and financially successful PS2 title, […]
Pros: +Stellar production values, +Gorgeous graphics, +Satisfying, fun combat, +Ingenious, challenging puzzles
Cons: Puzzles occasionally more frustrating than necessary (puzzle elements sometimes introduced before they can be used, inconsistent cues for destructible objects and climbable walls), Sporadic framerate glitches, Some enemies recycled from God of War 1
Conclusion: It would have been one thing to simply add in Krato’s new powers, like grappling and flying with the Pegasus wings, and say, “Look, look, we have grappling and flying with the Pegasus wings!
Conclusion: It’s good to see the Tony Hawk series continue to try to do something different with itself while still maintaining the basic idea of skating. Downhill Jam however is a step in a different direction; not forward, but not really backwards either because I think it does cater to a different skating...
Excerpt: The PlayStation 2 might be on its last legs but it's certainly not going to go down without a fight. God of War 2 is the latest hugely high-profile game to land on Sony's aging console, delivering the kind of pant-wetting excitement that the PlayStation 3 can only dream of at the moment.
Excerpt: Kratos is not finished yet. Oh no. He's back, and looking mighty scary too. You'd think life would be pretty hunky dory, having dethroned Ares and taken up the mantle of God of War. But no, some ancient deities are just never happy. Kratos is still dealing with continued torment (He's so Emo!