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God of War – The Verdict

God of War – The Verdict

I found myself thrown when I started playing God of War, the rebirth of Sony Santa Monica’s Greek God game…where did I recognise the voice was that coming from Kratos’ mouth? It was Teal’c from Stargate SG-1! Apart from stoking a desire to watch that classic show once again, I immediately though that Christopher Judge was a great choice to voice Kratos. As Teal’c, he had spent his life working closely with the Goa’uld “Gods”, and had a sometimes strained relationship…

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God of War: Ascension – The Verdict

God of War: Ascension – The Verdict

Ever since its inception, the God of War series has been content on making itself bigger, more brutal and more beautiful with every instalment. God of War: Ascension largely sticks to this formula but also pays more attention to character development, attempting to transform Kratos from the ultra- macho character he’s become, to a more sympathetic and endearing one. All while he continues to rip the heads and limbs from everything he comes into contact with.

Have Video Games Become Too Violent?

Have Video Games Become Too Violent?

Games have been banned, police statements have been made and bloody torsos have been sold as ‘collector’s edition’. There is no doubt that violence is fairly prevalent in video games and the video game culture. The real question is have these games become too violent?