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New God Of War III Gameplay Details

I think we're probably past the point of hype concerning God of War III; there likely isn't a single solitary unbiased gamer out there who doesn't believe this game will be fantastic. But now that we've solidified that, how's about checking on some new gameplay details?

They come from the latest edition of PlayStation: The Official Magazine, and there are plenty. What do you expect when the game in question is on the cover? What may be most intriguing about this new information is the addition of the enemy grappling: according to lead combat designer Adam Puhl, Kratos will be able to stick his blades into a foe - be they on the ground or in the air - pull them to him, and unleash a new flurry of attacks. Essentially, it's a springboard to bigger and better combos; we're reminded of Nero's ability in Devil May Cry 4. And speaking of blades, there will be a total of four primary weapons in the game (including the default and very familiar set of blades), and we also learn that magic "will have more gameplay [than magics in previous titles]." ...no idea what that means, but it sounds cool! Lastly, they go on to talk about a few new battle scenarios, including a particularly awesome one versus Hades. Evidently, the fight occurs in a "circular space" filled with souls that Hades can fling at Kratos and at some point, the boss even attempts to steal the hero's soul. Okay, Shang-Tsung.

So anyway, we're certain there's more to come and there's definitely a lot more info in that article, so grab a copy of the magazine when you get the chance. GoWIII is gonna be something very, very special.

Related Game(s): God of War III

5/31/2009 Ben Dutka

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Comments (17 posts)

Jian2069
Sunday, May 31, 2009 @ 10:05:16 PM
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I CANT WAIT FOR GOW3

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Vito_Scaletta
Sunday, May 31, 2009 @ 10:14:54 PM
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god of war 3 owns!!!

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flux equals rad
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 12:15:57 AM
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my subscription to that rag finally paid off. the article expounds on much of the play mechanics available and there are new screen shots that beg us to play this undoubtably excellent adventure. i like the idea that they want 'frustrating' moments that will make a gamer throw down the controller only to pick it up again (because they are obsessing) later to beat the difficult puzzle or boss. this game is going to be the ps3 raison d'etre!

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Dancemachine55
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 4:39:02 AM
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360's biggest game? Halo ODST

PS3's biggest game(s)? God of War 3 or Gran Turismo 5.

I think its obvious which console will sell best this year.

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Banky A
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 4:47:31 AM

Yeah..

Xbox 360 will, because it's Halo and the casual Xbox gamers are like that.

:(

lol ^_^ just jokes. But seriously, big names in gaming.

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Archos
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 11:28:42 AM

Have you seen the GT series stats? It's a series that has sold more that Halo, Gears and Forza series all combined!!!! Somewhere around 50 million mark. It's probably the PS3's biggest console seller along with GOW3 and MGS series. The last GT4 prologue sold around a million and the game sold more than 10!!!! This time it's sold 3.76 million demos.... Don't know how many the real one will sell. GT5 moves most PS3 consoles.. fact. The demo shipped so many consoles world wide. If this shows up this year along with GOW3, then I know which will sell the most consoles.

As far as GOW3 is concerned... Man I seriously pity any game being released near this one. It will be cut in half.

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Banky A
Tuesday, June 02, 2009 @ 12:14:38 AM

C'mon guys I said just jokes =D

And trust me when I say I totally love the Gran Turismo series (the official car game for me hah). In case anybody thinks I dislike it.

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Tim Speed24
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 7:04:29 AM
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I remember grappling guys out of the air and throwing them to the ground or pulling them in for a beating in the other GOW titles. Always fun...can't wait for this title.

I think the "gutting" finish moves are going to be over the top....Kratos is BRUTAL!

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Robochic
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 8:23:58 AM
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Can't wait for God of War 3 extrememly excited this is my first must have exclusive as of right now.

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Troy Powers
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 8:55:54 AM
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Isn't Hades a place...not a person? Is he battling hell itself?

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SPS3
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 9:27:08 AM

In Christianity hades is refered to as hell in the Holy Bible. In mythology Hades is personified the ruler and tartarus as hell. All in all "hades" is definetly connected to hell! Provided the ingenuity of the team at Sony Santa Monica, they'll make it seem like Kratos is waging war with all hell and beyond.


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King James
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 11:31:58 AM

Hades, God of the Underworld

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SPS3
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 9:34:18 AM
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On the GOW II special features disk, they showed where they had random people play testing it before it was released! If they are doing the same for GOW III I am extremely jealous.

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King James
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 11:24:55 AM
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Sounds epic, esp. that Hades fight.

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tlpn99
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 1:07:40 PM
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So cant wait for this game to come out I want it already :)

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Jre
Tuesday, June 02, 2009 @ 3:09:26 PM
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Just saw the demo from the Live Sony Conference and all I can say is "Holy Shit!"

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Mista
Tuesday, June 02, 2009 @ 4:16:11 PM
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Hell yeah, hell yeah, hell yeah!!!

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