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  • Summary: Two Epic Adventures of Conquest, Destiny, and Vengeance, God of War and God of War II, return for the first time on BluRay Disc! In God of War: Collection, players will experience the dark world of Ancient Greece through Kratos, a brutal warrior determined to murder the God of War and alterTwo Epic Adventures of Conquest, Destiny, and Vengeance, God of War and God of War II, return for the first time on BluRay Disc! In God of War: Collection, players will experience the dark world of Ancient Greece through Kratos, a brutal warrior determined to murder the God of War and alter what no mortal has ever changed... fate itself. [SCEA] Expand
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  • Developer: Bluepoint Games
  • Genre(s): Miscellaneous, Action Adventure, Fantasy, Compilation, Compilation
  • # of players: No Online Multiplayer
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  2. Mixed: 0 out of 50
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  1. 100
    It's not a comprehensive museum-style release with tons of improvements, new bonus features, Chains of Olympus, Betrayal, etc., but instead a great rerelease of two of the best games of all time in high definition. Here's hoping Sony continues the trend with another critical darling pair of games soon.
  2. Ultimately, this collection isn’t much more than the sum of its parts, but that is hardly a bad thing considering the quality of the parts. If you still haven’t played the God of War series, you aren’t just missing out on great games. You’re missing pieces of gaming history.
  3. 94
    At $40 for two of the best action games ever made, and the perfect precursors to next March's God of War III, this is a collection that you shouldn't pass up.
  4. 90
    A terrific compilation which gives two of the best games of the previous console generation the tender, loving care they deserve. Utterly essential for everyone with a PlayStation 3.
  5. 90
    Provides just about everything that an action gamer could hope for, from thrilling boss fights to an epic storyline that sweeps through Greek mythology.
  6. The God of War Collection is the equivalent of Disney releasing a remastered version of Snow White: you know precisely what you're getting (because you've probably already seen it) but it looks and sounds so good you can't help but pull out your wallet to buy it again.
  7. What we’ve got here is two games prettier than ever, even much better than most so called next gen games.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 53 out of 65
  2. Negative: 3 out of 65
  1. Nov 12, 2010
    10
    BE WARNED, if your new to the series. YOU WILL GET PISSED OFF ON THE PUZZLES AND CHALLENGES, EVEN IN NORMAL MODE! But after I look back IBE WARNED, if your new to the series. YOU WILL GET PISSED OFF ON THE PUZZLES AND CHALLENGES, EVEN IN NORMAL MODE! But after I look back I remember all the times I dropped the F-Bomb on the game, and know I think the series is awesome. Awesome hack and slash game play, good stories. And got me interested in reading Greek Mythology. Recommended Buy!^_^ Expand
  2. JamesW.
    Jan 26, 2010
    10
    Two of the best games ever in HD with trophy support for the price of two thirds of a full game. Shows how insane the production values were Two of the best games ever in HD with trophy support for the price of two thirds of a full game. Shows how insane the production values were when they were first released for PS2. Expand
  3. Mar 29, 2012
    10
    I've always wanted to play God of War series, but never had the chance. Until now, that my friend has lended me his. It was awesome! The storyI've always wanted to play God of War series, but never had the chance. Until now, that my friend has lended me his. It was awesome! The story and the gory gameplay expands the thrill and fun. Replayability is supported by new armor, or New Game+ in GoW II. After playing these two, am really looking forward to GoW III now. Still, AWESOME!!! Expand
  4. Apr 23, 2012
    9
    Two of the best action games in history enhanced and put together in what is one of the best HD packages ever. God of War Collection is, moreTwo of the best action games in history enhanced and put together in what is one of the best HD packages ever. God of War Collection is, more than anything else, a great excuse to play the first two GOW games two or three times again. And if you have never played these games, do not miss this opportunity. Both games are incredible; near-perfect gameplay, compelling story, amazing soundtrack and the best boss fights of the past generation. The conversion to high-definition was very well-made, and all environments look amazing. Each and every character model was polished. The only problem of the conversion was with the menus and screen displays, which look stretched and blurred. Following Kratos through his first journeys is as exciting and bloody as ever. None should miss this amazing collection. Expand
  5. Mar 26, 2011
    9
    In my opinion this can be one of the best collections ever, it has two of the best PS2 games; as an script writter I can tell you that theIn my opinion this can be one of the best collections ever, it has two of the best PS2 games; as an script writter I can tell you that the story is really good, I love it! the gaming its so easy, this is not a challenging game, its a game for enjoy! if you dont have it BUY IT! NOW! Kratos rules!!!!!! Expand
  6. Apr 9, 2017
    8
    As I did not play the original games on PS2, this was a great opportunity for me to do it on PS3. I am not a big God of War fan, but I didAs I did not play the original games on PS2, this was a great opportunity for me to do it on PS3. I am not a big God of War fan, but I did enjoy them quite much. GoW I and II are two of the best hack 'n' slash ever, regarding both gameplay and the treatment of mythological elements. Expand
  7. Jan 12, 2017
    0
    I hope one day there will be a serviceable HD port of one of the finest action games ever made: God of War. But until then, please don't wasteI hope one day there will be a serviceable HD port of one of the finest action games ever made: God of War. But until then, please don't waste your time with this collection. Why? It wasn't Bluepoint's fault, it's because they were given the botched PS2 code instead of the original one.

    The later botched PS2 version would permanently run like sh*t after a certain music track starts playing, but the PS3 port doesn't really have this slowdown. The remastered version still inherited one crippling flaw, and one new substantial flaw.

    The substantial flaw is that the game's widescreen mode is exactly the same as the PS2's, meaning that it just crops a big part of the 4:3 display on the top and bottom to present it in 16:9 widescreen. It's not widescreen, it's zoomscreen.

    The crippling flaw is this:
    http://community.us.playstation.com...ic-in-GoW-Haven-t-tried-GoW-II-yet/td-p/24886

    The port of God of War II is completely fine other than the CGI cinematics also being cropped to fake 16:9 widescreen in the same fashion as all of GoW 1's gameplay and cutscenes. Oh, and the fact that it's God of War II.
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