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God Of War Collection Confirmed: High Definition And Trophies!

Thanks to an eagle-eyed reader, we were the first to break the news that a special Blu-Ray God of War package might be headed to the PlayStation 3 later this year.

Well...it's all true. As revealed over at the PlayStation Blog, SCEA has announced the God of War Collection exclusively for the PS3. Set to release "this holiday season," this awesome pack contains "reworked versions of both God of War and God of War II on a single Blu-Ray disc at full 1280 x 720 resolution." This is a totally bad-ass offer, especially to those who missed out on the unrivaled glory of GoW and GoWII on the PS2; it also makes for a perfect holiday gift to any big fan of the franchise. More from the exciting press release:

"Both critically acclaimed games, which were originally developed for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, have been remastered with anti-aliased graphics running at 60 frames per second for a smooth gameplay experience on the PS3 system. Additionally, the Blu-ray Disc compilation will bring PlayStation®Network (PSN) trophy support to the franchise for the first time (included for both games)."

The price? Only $39.99, which is a full $20 cheaper than the normal new release. Now, the only downside is that we don't see a demo for God of War III, which we thought would be included in this package. But even if it's not there, the first two games in high-def plus Trophy support make it well worth the price, and it'll be yet another significant boost for the PS3 this holiday season. Stay tuned for the finalized release date.

Related Game(s): God of War Collection

8/31/2009 Ben Dutka

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maxpontiac
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:21:52 AM
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Wow. Sign me for this. The trophies alone are the reason.

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zee
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 12:05:56 PM

Can I get a Hallelujah?!

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www
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 12:10:19 PM

True, the trophies indeed. But I've played both games on PS2 so maybe I'll pass due to all the numerous could-be-GOTY-games coming this holiday.

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maxpontiac
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 12:25:15 PM

www - Something tells me you will be buying it.

40 dollars is a good price afterall for two amazing games with a brand new feature!

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PS3addict
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 5:55:02 PM

A little nervous learnig that it is not Sony rerdesigning it... It is Bluepoint.


Bluepoint was founded in 2006 and made its debut with the release of Blast Factor for the PlayStation Network.

Hope they do a good job. These are my all time favorite PS2 games.

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bxshotboi
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:22:27 AM
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yay i am lovin it

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dso8515
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:25:02 AM
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Trophies + 720p = A definite purchase for me.

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Deleted User
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:25:18 AM
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I will be getting this for sure.

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DaNgerSteVe
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:25:20 AM
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nice ben thanks

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pavlovic
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:25:25 AM
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Extraordinary... This compilation now is second, only after U2:AT on my holiday list

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lfcjake
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:29:13 AM
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Us English folk better get it. Wouldn't be surprised if we get overlooked like always.

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outcelgeist
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 5:46:19 PM

Hey, people in North America get left out of a bunch of stuff too. Europe got some PSone Classics that I want :/

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newchef
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 6:48:36 PM

but u have to admit they do lose out on alot of things

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bebestorm
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:29:22 AM
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Sweet...I'll pick this up for sure. I never finished gow 2.

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JackKnifeZero
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 12:40:30 PM

You definitely need to beat it before you get 3....it's soooooo good!

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fluffer nutter
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:29:40 AM
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I just went and read this on the blog and now I see it here. That's some quickness!

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LividFiction
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 3:46:25 PM

"That's some quickness!" That's what she said.

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www
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:31:56 AM
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Cool, but its all about the budget. Too many games on my holiday purchases list. Why do they always have to release all the best games in the last 3 months of the year.

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BTNwarrior
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:36:44 AM
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I almost bought the first two the other day when I was at walmart, but then I remember reading the rumer that this was going to happen, so thanks for the info

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telly
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:38:21 AM
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YES. God of War I and II are part of my "truly timeless" collection, along with just a handful of others. I play at least a bit of both every few months. I will TOTALLY buy the reworked versions too!!!!! What a great excuse to play both games to completion before God of War III's release early next year. And I'll warm up for THIS with Chains of Olympus :)

Nice job breaking the story guys!

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Sir Shak
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:38:57 AM
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Now I will finally be able to play this .

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Orvisman
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:43:19 AM
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Must. Have. Now!

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dfoz3
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:45:19 AM
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Epic!! What a way to prepare for God of War III!

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Kiryu
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:45:23 AM
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Trophies + 720p = A definite purchase for me.

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Random_Steve
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 1:33:35 PM

deja-vu arrggghhh

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yak4life85
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 1:39:06 PM

Look up^^^^^ same comment as dso8515!

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coverton341
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:56:01 AM
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I have never played either of these games and every time I have said that someone almost makes me go to the store and buy both of them but hearing this news I am glad that I haven't yet. With trophy support and running at a smooth as silk 60 fps I am definitely going to pick this up and see what all the fuss is about.

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shadowscorpio
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 12:06:42 PM

same here.

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Jawknee
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 12:03:10 PM
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This is pretty awesome. I guess it's finally time for me to get my hands dirty. 1st day buy for me.

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www
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 12:07:04 PM
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You know Sony has a lot of opportuntity with their blu-ray disc than they think.

How about a polished FFVII,FFX & FFXII on a blu-ray disc.

A polished GTA III,Vice City,San Andreas compilation.

Or different combos of polished RPG like Kingdom Hearts, Dragon Quest, Okami on the blu-ray disc.

Not a bad idea, especially if they want to completely be ahead this gen!

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Jawknee
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 12:27:38 PM

I was reading an article on the Seattle "Un"intelligencer and it was trying to argue that Sony missed the mark by going with blue ray. They tried to say it was a dead technology and that the "age of digital distribution was upon us". Made me laugh because they're whole arguement was based around how great the Xbox netflix service is and how "eventually" Internet speeds would be fast enough to stream blue ray quality movies. They failed to mention how much better games on PS3 were due to blue ray. The spin by all these so called "game journalists" is making me dizzy.

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bebestorm
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 1:27:47 PM

@ www I like the idea of GTA,Kingdom Hearts and FF! I hope GOW is only the beginning!!

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www
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 2:18:34 PM

Jawknee, such articles are simply bias, I don't bother reading till the end.
Yes bebestorm, Let's hope this Gow is only the beginning.

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nickert0n
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 12:09:35 PM
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First day buy for me too, this is the nail in the 360's coffin. NOBODY can deny the greatness that is GOD OF WAR!

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Highlander
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 12:11:43 PM
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Very cool, but now I am itching to know how they did it. Is ia a case of taking the GOW3 engine and moving the GOW1 and GOW2 assets into that engine? Or is it software emulation of the PS2 targeted at this specific game?

Remastered? That's not the same as ported. anti-aliased at 60 frames per second, that could mean 480p scaled to 720p with full screen anti-aliasing.


Ah, but they have trophy support. Hmmm... perhaps it is a new game engine and the original game assets....

Very interesting. I can't wait to find out how this was pulled off.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 4:41:59 PM

Keep us updated on the technical details, and as an aside Mr. Highlander, could you perhaps give me (us) a technical explaination as to why PS1 and PS2 games look like poop on an HD TV? I mean I doubt the bloody scanlines are make it look better on standard def. Help me out and don't be afraid to get technical.

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Highlander
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 5:27:58 PM

I think that for GOW1 and 2 in this package, they re-implemented both games on a PS3 specific game engine that was originally built for GOW2. There was news about GOW2 on PS2 back in Feb 2007, but of course the game came out as a PS2 exclusive. I think that they spruced up that game engine for GOW2, and brought the GOW game assets in with the same basic game engine giving them a very quick route to produce two new PS3 games. Of course they added trophy support too.

PS1 and PS2 games look like poop on HDTVs because the TV is taking a digital image (each image frame) and enlarging it. Just as if you took a VGA resolution digital picture and digitally magnify it by 4 times, you get a pretty blocky looking image. If you have good image processing, that will anti-alias the image (among other things) to improve the quality of the enlarged image, but even then it's going to be a little fuzzy, and perhaps a little blocky too.

The lower the original resolution, the worse it looks when scaled, so some PS1 games look utterly terrible, and some PS2 games (those running in 480p) look OK.

That's if you connect a PS1 or PS2 directly to an average HDTV. If you run the games on a compatible PS3, it will upscale the picture and enhance it with smoothing/anti-aliasing. The result is much better looking. A lot of PS1 games still don't look good though, because they are so low resolution to start with.

Some very high end HDTVs have good video processing built into them to upscale and enhance lower resolution images. They may look as good as the games do when played on a PS3.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 8:17:50 PM

Thanks highlander, cuz I just started FFVII on my PS3 and even with the smoothing it looks REALLY bad.

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Highlander
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 10:30:24 PM

Yeah, I know what you mean. I did that and was actually shocked. Then I loaded it up on the PSP and it was a totally different experience. The PSP is absolutely the place to play the PS1 classics, the screen is the perfect size.

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Kevadu
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 12:23:30 PM
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While they are both great games I have already played both and there are too many *new* games coming out that I want to play for me to buy these again...

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Mista
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 12:26:38 PM
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I still have both on good old PS2, but I'm gonna have to get this. *edit* not day one but some time before 3 comes out. I also never finished 2 and wouldn't mind playing it over. And as great as the 1st was it is pretty short so might run through for the Trophies :)

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Vivi_Gamer
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 12:28:01 PM
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I was going to get this but i saw GoW2 for £3 the other day brand new, so i couldnt resist, loving it so far.

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BlinkBoy
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 12:31:51 PM
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Buying it for sure!

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Paolo Kutaragi
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 12:32:47 PM
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Haven't played GOW before. I'm so tempted to get this collection, seriously.

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Charger7302
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 12:35:56 PM
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If both games look good I will get them. I passed on both of these during the Ps2 days but I they manage to make these games look good I will pick them up.

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DaNgerSteVe
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 12:43:04 PM
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smart move to make some holiday sales with god of war collection and gt 5 and ff 13

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Highlander
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 12:50:38 PM
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Very interesting. I'd forgotten this, but if you look back to February 2007, you'll see news blurbs about God of War II running at 720p on PS3.

I think that both of these are PS3 versions of the original games based on the early God of War PS3 engine that was built to run God of War II on the PS3. From the reports it's pretty clear that there was already a PS3 game engine running at 720p for God of War II. It looks like they've worked hard to bring the God of War game to that same engine, and add Trophy support. Smart. I guess that would mean that they are PS3 games, no slight of hand backwards compatibility required.

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Gogaku
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 1:51:18 PM

That would be great if that was what they were doing with these two games!
I can play a game with bad graphics as long as it's enjoyable, but to me, good graphics really makes a game so much better. (That's also why i'm urging a FFVII remake so bad :))

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www
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 2:16:33 PM

That'd be great.

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Jalex
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 12:56:42 PM
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WOW. Every time I heard about this, I wrote it off and put it in my rumour collection of 'Too good to be true.'
But I am immensely pleased to be so wrong.

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DarkManX
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 1:21:44 PM
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Ownage period.

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gumbi
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 1:21:46 PM
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Awesome! Cash is tight round here, but I will definitely muster up $40 for this combo. Since I'll be replacing my dead 60Gb with a new Slim soon I won't be able to play my PS2 versions on the PS3. I'd say $40 is worth it to have two of my favourite games of all time in HD on my PS3.

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sunspider13
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 1:23:45 PM
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Best. Idea. Ever. Will be getting this day one.

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Robochic
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 1:26:41 PM
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Getting for sure SOLD!

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kevinater321
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 1:28:27 PM
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Yes! count me in!

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Darth Koth
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 1:33:44 PM
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Ive been gagging to play these two but since I had to get an 80GB PS3 I couldn't, this is what ive been hoping for, not heard any mention of a Euro release tho, worrying

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Gogaku
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 1:42:05 PM
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I played the first one and loved it. Never got around to play the second one, not sure why actually, but I think it was because of all the great ps3 games coming out around the time I finished the first one. This is definitely great news for me since I've been thinking of getting #2 for a while now, and to get to enjoy it in HD and hopefully close-to-ps3 graphics is just awesome!

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vicious54
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 1:42:50 PM
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A definite rebuy for myself.

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Dante399
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 2:11:31 PM
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wow! that's awesome....a must for me!

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LimitedVertigo
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 2:14:12 PM
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Having already played both I don't think 40 dollars is worth it just to get a higher resolution and trophies. But I do hope you all enjoy the collection.

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Geobaldi
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 12:09:10 AM

I feel the same way. I have many other games I have to go through still. Trophies are worthless to me anyway. But for those that missed it, here's your opportunity to own two classics.

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Qwarktast1c
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 2:48:17 AM

you could always just give it a rental if you do indeed want the trophies

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bridgera
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 2:26:00 PM
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I haven't played either of the first two, so I might be interested in this game. I also <3 trophies, so this collection might be the way to go.

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fatelementality
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 2:36:41 PM
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Kraaaaaaatos..........KRAAAAAAAAAAAAAAATOS!!!!!!!

I could've beaten both of these on the highest difficulties if it weren't for his stupid wife and child in the first one and the old prophet dude in the second one. I....hate......BABYSITTING!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Will be getting this though. Damn you Sony. DAMN YOUR MONEY MAKIN' WAYS!!!!!!!!

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 4:45:50 PM

If you don't like babysitting, sit RE5 out. Big time.

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fatelementality
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 9:01:58 PM

Already went through RE5. Bitched the whole way through. DUMB.......WHORE!!!!!! Worth it for the ending though. It was magically delicious!!!

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mustang750r
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 2:37:23 PM
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And to think some people thought I was crazy when I said it would probably have HD graphics and Trophy support. I'm so getting this on DAY ONE!

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PSNclaw18
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 2:37:42 PM
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Sooo, why not wait and do a package that ALSO contains GoW3? That would be sweet.. all three games in one shot.

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Geobaldi
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 12:11:10 AM

Give it time. I'm sure they will later on.

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darxed
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 2:40:45 PM
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Wow right on time! my copy of GOW I got destroyed last week. I'll be playing chains of olimpus then this ones to get ready for GOW III!

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Kai200X
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 2:46:13 PM
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Very nice indeed. I can't wait to prepare myself with GOW I & II before I am ready for GOW III.

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shindelion
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 2:46:59 PM
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First day getting this baby!

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whooka
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 2:59:09 PM
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GOW2 on PS2 looks better then some of the early PS3 games did on the PS3. I never finished it either so suspect this will motivate me to reacquaint myself with Kratos prior to GOW3, which is prob going to be a milestone PS3 game (just going by how darn good GOW2 was on PS2).

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KOSMOS111
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 3:09:07 PM
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Thats cool god of war is a pure awesome series. But just wondering anyone here wanna be psn friends?

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kreate
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 3:11:08 PM

sure.

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kreate
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 3:10:15 PM
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i know 'wow' was said 100 times already on this article but lets make it a 101 times

WOW! thanks for the info. im glad to hear this. i'll go trade in my previous god of wars for 1 dollar each at gamestop just for the heck of it and get this great deal instead.

now... only if other developers follow suit and re release their ps2 games with trophies on the ps3. how about.. xenosaga 1-3 package for $40? =)

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KOSMOS111
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 3:17:24 PM

If they would do that to xenosaga Id be in heavan lol but I want KOS-MOS to be a character in a ps3 game but probably won't happen =( so whats everyones psn id if you guys dont mind me asking?

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kreate
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 3:49:08 PM

PSN:kreate
XBL:kreate2

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Highlander
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 4:07:43 PM

KOS-MOS was supposed to be an unlockable costume in Soul Calibur 4, but unfortunately she appears to have been left on the cutting room floor.

Seriously though if they (Namco) did a Xenosaga 1-3 re-make with an updated engine for $40 I'd be over the moon. Hell I'd be happy with such a compilation for $60.

I doubt it will happen, but I'd buy it in a nano-second.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 4:49:07 PM

I never saw how Xeno3 ended, is there room for a part 4? We need next gen KOS MOS, but I gotta tell ya guys, Shion is smexier ;)

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Highlander
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 5:31:15 PM

Shion is my favorite character, but most people dislike her.

There is sort of room for a Xenosaga 4, but when Xenosaga 3 was made, they kinda collapsed the remaining story into Xenosaga 3 because they knew that it would be the last one. You could make a Xenosaga 4, but I'm not sure whether you could include both Shion and KOS-MOS.

BTW, if you are among those that hated Kevin, you should play through to the end of the game, or watch the finale on You Tube.

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Geobaldi
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 12:13:36 AM

Shion was a great character but I got tired of hearing hear whine all the time lol. Still, that series was one of the best RPG experiences in recent memory.

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InBlackestNight
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 3:54:19 PM
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I am really looking forward to this, but I have a legit question I have had for sometime. Do people really buy games because of trophy support? I mean, it's cool to get them, but if a game doesn't have them I don't really care. I know people who won't buy metal gear solid 4, because of the lack of trophies. I just think it's silly for something that means nothing in the end.

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BlinkBoy
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 4:29:56 PM

Well I see your point, I would buy this anyway with or without trophies. But then you have those who already owns these for PS2 who thinks "oh it got trophies now, I must buy it then!" See they know some people like trophies a lot and will "win" them over to buying this product.

Plus all games released after 1st Jan 2009 must have trophies or something. So yea it must.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 4:50:30 PM

And I have a legit answer, YES. I don't need em, they are neat to get sometimes, but there ARE people who will not buy games without trophies and there ARE people who buy a game just to max the trophies, then they sell it. Wacky huh?

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Geobaldi
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 12:17:57 AM

Personally I could do without. I play a game for the game itself, not for a little accomplishment pop-up. Trophy support is one thing I never research about a game. Though I know there are plenty that do. And many of them are missing some damn good games by limiting themselves to "trophy only" games.

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Slimcere
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 4:03:26 PM
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So does this mean that a special edition of God of War 3 including both of the previous games ain't gonna happen ? and if so I'll get this if it ever makes its way to England.

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tes37
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 4:22:53 PM
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I've never heard anything bad about GOW games, so I'm looking forward to seeing what all the fuss is about. With everyone saying the games are great, I'm sure I will like them also.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 4:54:22 PM

If you like absolutely brutal combat from the ultimate video game badass set against an epic background story then you will enjoy it :)

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tes37
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 5:26:28 PM

Sounds cool. It also sounds like I'll have to use my parenting responsibilities and keep it away from my daughter. She's easy though, she'll just say "aughh man" and move on.

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newchef
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 6:58:19 PM

after this i believe they should come out with a twisted metal bundle and see how that does

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newchef
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 6:58:19 PM

after this i believe they should come out with a twisted metal bundle and see how that does

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giant123
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 4:24:01 PM
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i will get it because i wanna play these games in high def... and because the trophies should be intresting....

mutailate 10 enemies in 5 seconds = silver trophy

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NiteKrawler
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 4:28:35 PM
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Good, I'll probably pick this up. I haven't played a GoW game yet so this way I can get up to speed.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 4:52:55 PM
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I will add this mofackey to my xmas list I think. This is a good move by Sony to generate even more hype for GOWIII. Actually I'd be afraid to go back and play the old PS2 ones on my HDTV cuz it would probably look like Kratos was made of legos. Just another case of Sony listening to its fans :D

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mustang750r
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 4:55:27 PM
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This could be the start of a beautiful trend. I hope others will be inspired by this and look at their older classic titles. Some collections that would be perfect would be MGS - MGS3, ZOE and ZOE2, Ico and SoTC, BLACK (i know it's only one), and the Final Fantasy series (if they could use the remakes for 1-6, and use the internationals on 7-10 and 12) but they don't have to be all on the same disc like 1 thru 6 on one and have 7 8 9 on one, then 10 10-2(I guess) and 12.

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caddillac
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 4:57:29 PM
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I've beaten both games twice and I'm still looking forward to this. They should do this with more 1st party games like an Ico and Shadow of the Collossus pack. Also the Ratchet and Clank ps2 games and Jak and Daxter games on a bluray discs.

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MadKatBebop
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 5:46:10 PM
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This is great! Ive never played GOW 1 & 2(Ive only played chains of olympus, loved it). This will give me a chance to play the PS2 versions.

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Ricochet
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 6:07:49 PM
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WHAT WHAT WHAT WHAT WHAT????? I know I'm one of those people that actually filled in the GOW survey but.... FOR REAL? WITH TROPHIES??????

I thought it would come in the bundle WITH the GOW3 game. Oh, I wish Hideo Kojima or Team ICO do the exact same thing with their games!!!

1ST DAY PURCHASE!!

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Xra897
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 6:35:14 PM
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wow for a moment i thought they'd be like every other publisher and skip it to 2010 cuz of modern warfare 2

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slackernz
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 7:32:08 PM
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$40 for 2 kick-ass games vs $60 for some of the pieces of turds this gen?

No Brainer....

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DGo8
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 7:39:07 PM
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This is epic cant wait to get this...will make people want part 3 more..the people who havent played it before..but people who have will get this..for tha HD & Trophies

Naaa they was never moving this to 2010..Kratos isnt scared of guns ;)

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BeezleDrop
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 7:46:43 PM
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Great deal, how about a GOW3 demo with the package?

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KBsocks
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 7:53:29 PM
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Perfect for getting people hyped of God of War 3.

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giant123
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 9:03:53 PM
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wow this may be the first time ive seen this many comments on something :D

long live god of war :D
(to bad the end is in 2010 :( )

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 9:17:03 PM

Uh...there were almost 300 comments on an article last week.

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LimitedVertigo
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 12:15:39 AM

Don't forget about the Valve articles :)

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King James
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 1:22:17 AM

LOL

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Nerull
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 9:33:24 PM
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Man I don't get how a ps board could be so filled with GoW virgins.
As for me I'll pass. I've beaten both 3 or 4 times and I'm not enough that big a trophy-whore.

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KOSMOS111
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 10:20:01 PM
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Ok ill add you and yes shions ok character but KOS-MOS is a beast no matter what shion to me is a weak character but psn id: KOS-MOS111

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Highlander
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 10:47:35 PM

(off topic I know, but I have to add this in reply)

Shion is a weak character in every way but one. She is written as if she has dissociative identity disorder (multiple personalities that are not fully expressed, but brought on by unbearable trauma in childhood). The strength in the character is the discipline inside to prevent the horror in her memory from leaking out. The whole deal with Kevin, his death in front of her on top of their early history is like a second helping of trauma, and just drives the character further over the edge. KOS-MOS is like the element in her personality that protects her. She's also the key to get at the rest because she provides the protection that Shion needs to heal.

I really like Xenosaga - can you tell? It's far more serious than most people think, and the depth and complexity of the characters and their relationships is more like a novel than a game.

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KOSMOS111
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 10:59:16 PM
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thats true in everyway but I think if KOS-MOS was able to act on her own instead of orders KOS-MOS would be a more stronger character sorry if I was off subject and just wonderin Highlander psn Id dont get mad for me askin just wondering.

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Highlander
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 1:25:02 AM

PM me on the forum. I prefer not to put it in a comment, but if you PM me...

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newchef
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:13:38 PM
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im getting a boner just thinking about this...

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newchef
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:14:12 PM

thats gonna get moderated isnt it?

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Cholo Gamer
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:31:33 PM
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Finally thank you I was dying to try these games,but teh PS2 graphics got old and I thought I wasn't gonna like playing it.Now thats its on Blu-Ray heck yes and GOW3.Glad to be a PS3 owner.

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Cholo Gamer
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:31:33 PM
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Finally thank you I was dying to try these games,but teh PS2 graphics got old and I thought I wasn't gonna like playing it.Now thats its on Blu-Ray heck yes and GOW3.Glad to be a PS3 owner.

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King James
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 1:24:33 AM
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I don't know if I'll buy this one since I spent so much time on the 1st two trying to beat them on God Mode and Titan Mode.

But that prolly means I'll get it anyways for the trophies. Never re-purchased a game b4...this should be interesting.

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OriginalSin
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 1:40:43 AM
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Holy Crap!!!! I will have to find a way to make even more money seeing the next 6 months are gonna be freakin' hectic on my wallet. I'm behind as it is.... need to catch up on some titles I haven't had the chance to get yet....

But this is great news and I will definitely be getting this as soon as it gets released....

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Banky A
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 2:26:53 AM
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Yusss now I can play GOWII for the 1st time WITH Trophy support!

And replay GOW.

Though I reaaaaaallly don't want to re-master The Challenge of The Gods, WTF noooo.

Happy thoughts, happy thoughts ^_^

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Wage SLAVES
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 3:55:35 AM
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SOLD!

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___________
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 4:59:27 AM
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OMFG!
thanks guys ive got enough bricks to build a whole new chapel.
im so excited for this, hopefully it will be out this year, and sony better release it here.
im through with ebay after what happened with my phat ps3.

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Wage SLAVES
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 5:24:37 AM

Wow....what happened to your ebay Ps3?

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Imagi
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 8:33:53 AM
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I will pre-order this as soon as I can pre-order this.

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TEG3SH
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 8:43:00 AM
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Hallelujah

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Kiryu
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 10:01:20 AM
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Hope they do the same thing for Ico+Shadow of the Colossus.

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Karosso
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 12:59:49 PM

Dude, I was just going to say the exact same thing.
I would preorder right now even if I had to wait a whole year for it.

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fluffer nutter
Wednesday, September 02, 2009 @ 10:00:02 AM
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Trophy whores are going to go berzerk if this is true.

http://playstationlifestyle.net/2009/09/02/god-of-war-collection-gets-double-the-reward/

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NetheRealm
Thursday, September 03, 2009 @ 7:46:10 PM
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This is why they removed B/C. Resales. I'll be too busy with new games replaying old ones for trophies is a waste of time

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Subtracterall
Thursday, September 03, 2009 @ 9:53:28 PM
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trophy support is just what i wanted :D

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