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PSXE Readers: The Real God Of War Will Take Your Questions

Kratos is one of the most effective, well-designed characters in the history of video games. But there must be a great deal of humanity behind such creations, which is why SCEA turned to TC Carson for the voice of Kratos, and to Joseph Gatt for the body and movements.

As you can see by his lengthy resume, Gatt has been involved in movies, TV, games and even dance for quite some time. He landed the Kratos mo-cap actor role for God of War II, returned for the recent third installment, and has also lent his talents to the likes of Lair, Driver 2 and Driv3r, and Sony's popular SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs franchise. He even had a hand in another PlayStation 3 exclusive masterpiece, Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, so this guy gets around. Now, he has offered to answer some questions and we've decided, as we are indeed a PlayStation-oriented website and our readers are just about as informed as we are (in some respects), that you should provide these questions. Simply place your question(s) below in the Comments section; if you see one you like, vote for it by replying to it and feel free to add one of your own. We'll take a bunch of 'em and see what Gatt has to say.  We'll keep this story stickied for a few days.

Being the true lifeblood of Kratos, a character most mortal men sorta envy (if only for his physical attributes), has got to be pretty darn cool. And we imagine you guys have some good questions for the man who helped bring the God of War to life. So fire away!

P.S. For the record, Gatt will be making appearances at the upcoming WizardWorld Comicon and Comicon San Diego, so if you're in the area...

4/15/2010 2:51:18 PM Ben Dutka

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Comments (122 posts)

Nynja
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 3:15:10 PM
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Hey, that's the same guy from those weird MGS4 commercials. Pretty cool stuff. Did not know he was that deeply involved in the gaming industry.

1. How did you get involved in the gaming industry? Was it something you've always wanted to do?

2. You were casted in some of the MGS4 commercials, how was that different from doing actual motion capture?

3. Have you ever gone back and played any of the games you were involved with developing?

4. Are there and tips or tricks you can provide to game enthusiasts on how to get their foot in the door for motion capture?

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yak4life85
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 4:03:17 PM
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Do you work out?

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Karosso
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 4:23:56 PM

Seriously Dude??
I don't think he works out, he just sits on his a$$ the whole day and eats junk food, that's how you get a body like that.
I will refrain from thumbing you down...
OK I tried but couldn't resist :)

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WorldEndsWithMe
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 6:05:50 PM

Muscle implants :)

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Mr Bitey
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 11:15:40 PM

i lol'd

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Nynja
Friday, April 16, 2010 @ 7:42:19 AM

I thought that was funny myself.

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www
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 4:03:53 PM
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Where's your goatee? ;)

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WorldEndsWithMe
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 6:06:21 PM

Would you ever consider covering yourself in white paint and wearing a skirt?

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www
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 6:31:21 PM

Lmao good question!

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Sir Shak
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 7:14:14 PM

World , I do it every other weekend .

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WorldEndsWithMe
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 8:14:01 PM

At LV's house Sir Shak?

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xnonsuchx
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 11:24:23 PM

He doesn't need "chin pubes" to prove he's a man.

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Kowhoho
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 4:04:20 PM
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Oh....wow, I guess I have a question! :)

How many of Kratos' actions did you mocap? He does a lot of ridiculous things (not humanly possible) but did you still provide motion capture for, at least, pieces of those actions?

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Dancemachine55
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 8:46:27 PM

Great question Kowhoho. Would be interesting to know what he can and can't do in relation to that EPIC masterpiece of a game.

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ValdiPS3
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 4:09:01 PM
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what are your main exercises at the gym? how much protein you eat per day? use supplements?

I want to be a Kratos one day.

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Kowhoho
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 4:14:25 PM

I don't think any human can or ever will be able to be a Kratos. Good dream though...

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Darthvintage
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 4:21:08 PM
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Too the people that have completed the game

discribe the ending in one word without spoiling it for others.

For Me.

Satisfying

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TEG3SH
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 8:11:37 PM

dont worry a Jerk in here already spoiled it for the most of us, to sum it up , an Open ending

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mexgeo86
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 4:27:48 PM
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Would you be interested in portraying Kratos in a (good) big screen adaptation?

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Oxvial
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 4:29:34 PM
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Do you play the games? what's your top 3?

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Snaaaake
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 4:29:45 PM
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Did you bang real girls for the sex mini games in each of the GOW installments?

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RadioHeader
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 4:45:58 PM

ooh that's a good one!

And did your balls get in the way? ...the mo-cap balls that is.

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Snaaaake
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 4:50:45 PM

Whoa, that's a lot of thumbs down for being funny.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 6:24:21 PM

I tried to offset you with a thumbs up.

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kevinater321
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 6:31:43 PM

Lol i thought it was pretty funny, so i gave you thumbs up :)

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FullmetalX10
Friday, April 16, 2010 @ 5:40:54 AM

What's with all em thumbs down, think we got some bots trollin' round here.
Nice question btw ;)

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sonic1899
Friday, April 16, 2010 @ 11:32:44 AM

Wait, do you actually SEE Kratos banging chicks or do you just see objects move around and hear the women moan?

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Silent_J
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 4:39:53 PM
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Any upcoming games you gonna be working on you want talk about?

and how did you remove your red line tattoo...did you use recking bomb?



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RadioHeader
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 4:42:56 PM
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Could you arm wrestle Chuck Norris, and when is GT5 coming out?

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Dancemachine55
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 8:48:33 PM

Thumbs up for the Chuck Norris question. I really do hope he gets that one.

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eLLeJuss
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 4:43:46 PM
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Must be a tough guy. shaved his eye brows.

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www
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 5:10:45 PM

Lol!

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WorldEndsWithMe
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 6:07:43 PM

Maybe he's got the cancer.

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Kowhoho
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 9:54:54 PM

@world: D,:>

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Hezzron
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 4:55:40 PM
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Some questions:

1- Did you have to wear that loin cloth during the mocap for Kratos?

2- Do you have any insider info on the possible return of Kratos?

3- Are you doing mocap for the Thor movie, or are you doing some actual live acting. (If so, say "Hi" to Natalie for me.)

4- What was it like fronting Midnight Oil all those years?

I know that last one isn't relevant, but I'll be damned if he doesn't look like a young Peter Garrett.

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Dancemachine55
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 8:50:04 PM

LOL

Don't be surprised if no one outside of Australia gets that question. Or someone born after the early 90's.

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Naztycuts
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 4:56:12 PM
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1.) How did you get involved with the gaming industry, when you could play the bad guy in any movie?

2.) Did they pay you well?

3.) Where you standing off center or something when it was time to open the chests?

4.) If you game, I want your workout schedule!

5.) Do you think robots will eventually do mo-cap work?

6.) Would you have done mo-cap on Dante's Inferno if offered?

7.) What color is your hair?

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laxpro2001
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 5:03:30 PM

What is the relationship between if he games and his workout schedule?

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WorldEndsWithMe
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 6:10:36 PM

#3 ftw.

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Naztycuts
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 6:20:48 PM

Show me a REAL gamer that looks like that. Thats all i'm saying

edit: Actually whats with the thumbs down do we not have a sense of humor around here anymore? Stop hiding behind a button and reason with me you lazy thumbs downers.

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Alienange
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 6:39:02 PM

I agree with World. #3 is hilarious

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laxpro2001
Friday, April 16, 2010 @ 1:34:14 AM

Not to be cocky but if I must I'll send you pictures of myself... I'm pretty large and consider myself a real gamer... or I'll upload them to some website once I get a chance.

EDIT: Actually here is a few now but keep in mind I would look a lot more ripped had I been tan and dieting right.

About 2 months ago (I'm on the right)
http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=4885963&l=98a63cc01f&id=611683383

About a year ago (I'm on the right)
http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=3121142&l=ed2aca1567&id=611683383

About 2 and a half years ago (I'm middle):
http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=1270820&l=a15f8386c5&id=611683383

Hope you realize you can be big and be a gamer... unfortunately I don't have a picture of my gaming library so the other one you'll have to take my word for.

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Naztycuts
Friday, April 16, 2010 @ 2:35:22 PM

Not to be a smart alec but we both know what your average gamer looks like I think it was pretty obvious that that's what i was talking about, not you personally lax, but congratulations on your excellent physique and gaming habits most find it hard to balance the two, I didnt look at your pics because I'm not into men lol LV might...

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Godslim
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 5:00:38 PM
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he is macho!

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BTNwarrior
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 5:00:51 PM
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Do you ever use the fact that you are kratos to pick up chicks

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www
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 5:13:31 PM

The chicks don't know no Kratos, all they care are the Jonas Brothers, Justin Bieber, my avatar Anthony Kiedis and the rest. But he's SURELY gonna get the chicks after this GOW flick though :)

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Dancemachine55
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 8:52:18 PM

He just needs to walk into a room with a singlet on, no need to mention anything about Kratos or video games. Unless he's picking up gamer girls.

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Wage SLAVES
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 10:18:08 PM

Actually guys, I wouldn't consider my wife as a gamer chick by a long shot and she is in LOVE with Kratos. I'd be jealous and stuff but if Kratos existed he'd have all our chicks.

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maxpontiac
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 5:17:46 PM
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I can see why you were chosen for Kratos, you seem nearly perfect for the part.

Have you put any thought into playing Kratos if Sony decides to make a God of War movie?

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nogoat23
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 5:21:28 PM
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Which game was your favorite to work on?
Do you want to do mo-cap forever/What are your future plans?
Do you have kids, what do they think of your work?
What's the worst/best part of doing mo-cap?

These are pretty generic questions, but it's the stuff I like to hear about.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 6:09:45 PM
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I'm playing GOWIII right now, it's totally epically epic, still not as good as Dante's Inferno but much prettier to look at.

I would like to ask this guy if Timothy Olyphant is too busy would he mind being 47 in the next Hitman movie?

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Dancemachine55
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 8:55:09 PM

Really? I thought GOW 3 was given far better scores than Dante.

I've played some GOW3, OMG!! Epic to the power of 50!!!

I don't see how Dante could raise the bar. I heard it gets a little repetitive and mediocre towards the end of Dante's Inferno?

Hey World, was there something in Dante or about that game specifically that tipped the scales?

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WorldEndsWithMe
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 9:58:21 PM

Technically speaking, GOWIII is just a bigger achievement and of course people are attached to the characer. But Inferno had a more active setting, every level was seething with life and activity whereas a lot of GOW settings are just drab and ugly.

Kratos' story is also pretty thin compared to the plot twists and history lessons in Inferno. Bottom line, I just enjoyed the experience more personally.

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Kowhoho
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 10:51:28 PM

It seems to me, World, that you connected to that game on a more personal level and that's why you truly enjoyed it. I know I sound just like the whole herd of others when I praise the God of War series, but in the end it wouldn't matter if the gameplay stunk. I identify with Kratos and the series on a personal level and that's why it's image will never be tainted in my mind. I also had a stint where Dead Space was all I could think about but nobody else would talk to me about it; it wasn't that popular.
I guess what I'm saying is, if you can find a game like that it won't matter what anyone else says and it's a great thing.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 11:01:44 PM

That's what it's all about right? And Dead Space rules!

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Lotusflow3r
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 6:35:39 PM
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Do wasps actually sting?

Because i've never been stung by a wasp.

People say that snakes sting but, they don't, they bite.

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Rings0fUranus
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 6:55:46 PM

who says that snakes sting? lol

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WorldEndsWithMe
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 8:14:29 PM

Sting sings

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Scarecrow
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 6:47:49 PM
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How come Nynja, Oxvial, and nogoat are the only ones with good questions?

A lot of dumb/stupid questions here, wtf?

Seriously, you're making psxe look bad
Nothing personal
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1. If it was up to you, would you continue the GOW series?

2. When you play the games you have been involved with what impresses you the most? The cinematics? the gameplay? the realism?

3. Kratos or Snake? Who's more badass, and why?

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WorldEndsWithMe
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 7:10:06 PM

jokes man, jokes.

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Naztycuts
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 7:21:04 PM

Maybe they already asked all the good questions. Maybe some of us dont want to be 100% serious all the time either. I'm here to have fun and contribute when I can, you could imagine the questions that would come from your n4g's and destructoid's of the internet! Cut us some slack Scarecrow

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www
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 8:06:17 PM

Naztycatz said it! Like for real, I don't have any good question for the man and we at psxe love to joke, maybe too much sometimes but its better than ignoring an opportunity to ask the real Kratos any question.

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Alienange
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 7:06:12 PM
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Do you enjoy doing mo-cap for video games or was it simply a job for you and a way to get your foot in the Hollywood door?

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Sir Shak
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 7:18:55 PM
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How hot is Aphrodite in real life ? And how far did they let you go in that scene ?

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WorldEndsWithMe
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 7:23:34 PM
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Picked up Lair for $5 the other day, would you say I got a decent deal?

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Alienange
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 7:24:35 PM

Not if it has one of those big ass yellow GameStop stickers on it.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 8:15:04 PM

it had a blockbuster sticker on it that I was able to peel off without residue or ishiness of any kind.

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 7:27:21 PM
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Oh, we'll ignore the silliness. Just try to be legit, yes? We have a lot of smart posters here.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 8:15:29 PM

sorry Ben, you let us get away with a lot as long as we contribute thoughtfully too sometimes. But I really do think he could play the Hitman, look at the guy.

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Snaaaake
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 8:16:04 PM

The World has spoken.

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TEG3SH
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 8:16:21 PM

Thanks ben ;)
@ kratos-guy
How fun was that three-some?
would you date athena?
can u please bi*** slap zeus for me ??

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 8:33:23 PM

World: I know, no worries.

And I thought that was a legitimate question. :)

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Snaaaake
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 7:52:47 PM
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Got a few serious questions:
1) How much are you getting paid for mo-cap for just one GOW series?

2) If there's anymore Kratos game, will you sign up for it?

3) Do you play video games yourself?

4) And if you do, what's your most favourite game of all time?

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WorldEndsWithMe
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 8:16:41 PM

I like that first question, I wonder what they pay these guys. They mocapped a toddler for the unborn babies in Dante's Inferno, that was nuts. Bet they didn't pay him though.

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Snaaaake
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 8:32:01 PM

Na, I bet they gave him a miniature figure of Dante for it.

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TEG3SH
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 8:17:56 PM
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this avatar is better man :), u look like the guy from the first tenchu btw

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WorldEndsWithMe
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 8:22:58 PM

I'll take that as a compliment.

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TEG3SH
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 8:27:21 PM
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He is a badass ninja , what more do u want ????

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Rings0fUranus
Saturday, April 17, 2010 @ 3:47:16 PM

the president has been kidnapped by ninjas. are you a bad enough dude to rescue the president?

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hellish_devil
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 8:37:35 PM
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Would you kill nolan north just to be nathan drake??

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Dancemachine55
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 8:59:09 PM

LOL

Good luck finding Nolan, that guy is everywhere and in everything.

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Dancemachine55
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 8:44:41 PM
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Got an important question about his physical attributes.

1. What is your diet? Can you afford to spoil yourself with chocolate or at McDonald's now and then?

2. How often do you work out and what are some of the exercises you do to maintain your physique? Might help for some gym enthusiasts here.

And just a few questions about his line of work in video games.

1. What did you do before you got into the film, television and video game industry?

2. How did you get into the entertainment industry? Was it a big break or lucky chance?

3. What was your first big project in the video games industry that you worked in?

4. How does it feel to be modelled for the most bad-ass and epic character in video game history? I'm speaking, of course, of Kratos from God of War.

And finally, a silly question he might enjoy.

1. Has there ever been a time where you were sick of working out and just let yourself go? And if so, is there a picture for a side-by-side comparison?

Cheers.

BTW Ben, great article and way to get people involved and interactive on this site. Keep up the excellent work. You're doing a helluva service to us Playstation and video game fans.

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BTNwarrior
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 9:29:50 PM
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Ok legit question, what was the most embarasing or challenging mocap sequence you had to do for god of war

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tazbrat
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 10:14:16 PM
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What was your favorite weapon to mocap in GOW3?

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Scarecrow
Friday, April 16, 2010 @ 12:02:57 AM

Barbarian hammer!!! (fave weapon in the game after the blades)

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Club80
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 10:19:16 PM
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I was wondering if there was any dialog given during the mo-cap sessions? How does you get into character that you are basically pantomiming?

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tes37
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 10:49:49 PM
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Was it a requirement to have a shaved head when motion-capturing a character with no hair?

Do you choreograph any fighting sequences in the game?

If you're a gamer and get a chance to see Bill Gates, will you ask him to stop it already?

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Friday, April 16, 2010 @ 12:05:58 AM
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Guys, Gatt may pop in here to answer your questions directly. Just a forewarning because if he does, I don't want everyone asking if it's really him. A normal question, of course, but I want to clarify ahead of time. :)

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Naztycuts
Friday, April 16, 2010 @ 12:45:44 AM

I'm sure if he does read all the posts he'll at least have a good laugh I wouldnt expect him to answer each individual question as there are some silly ones, but he might find it a break from the norm. He's probably done an interview or two with the media in his line of work, and they probably ask the same questions over and over.

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DeathOfChaos
Friday, April 16, 2010 @ 8:07:51 AM

I'm guessing his user name will just be his name and he'll have the same picture as you've supplied above? That's pretty cool, answering questions directly, no one does that. I'm checking back periodically to see some answers he may have posted up.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Friday, April 16, 2010 @ 1:58:19 PM

Better behave ourselves :)

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Nynja
Friday, April 16, 2010 @ 3:40:21 PM

You should probably place this info in the article itself. Not sure if everyone will see this post.

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leatherface
Friday, April 16, 2010 @ 12:49:33 AM
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Gatt, after GoW3, what will be your next project?

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stemon
Friday, April 16, 2010 @ 2:06:41 AM
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Hmmm.

1. Would you or have you done any stunt work for tv/movies?

2. Can you beat up Ben (yahzee)crosshaw of zero puctuation for dissing GOW3 in his review :)

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___________
Friday, April 16, 2010 @ 2:13:00 AM
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all i want to ask the devs is why in the hell they went with the ending they did.
i remember stig saying they have gone through multiple endings and had to change, and shorten the chosen ending because of time restraints.
they promised us GOW3 would be a ending to the series, and would not end in a cliffhanger.
well, they lied!
GOW3s ending is as much of a cliffhanger as GOW2s ending, and to be honest it raises more questions than it answers.
now i dont exactly call that clarifying a series.
normally when you finalize a series your suppose to tie up all loose ends, not create and leave a gaping hole!

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Kowhoho
Friday, April 16, 2010 @ 6:46:35 AM

The devs aren't here. Kratos is.

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___________
Friday, April 16, 2010 @ 7:59:13 AM

yes but since hes the main character, one would assume hes had a input into the story.

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DeathOfChaos
Friday, April 16, 2010 @ 8:05:36 AM

Damn it, I want to counter your argument, but if I do, I ruin the ending for people! Grrrr. lol.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Friday, April 16, 2010 @ 1:59:18 PM

Actors have no input on the story. All he had to do was be a badass and do his thing.

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LimitedVertigo
Friday, April 16, 2010 @ 2:36:29 AM
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1. Is Streets of Rage one of your favorite games?




BTW don't think I didn't notice you mentioned me yet again in a thread, World. ::kisses::

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WorldEndsWithMe
Friday, April 16, 2010 @ 2:00:46 PM

I'm starting to think I've lost all my other friends in here because I was for unadulterated violence and senseless murder. Anyway, Streets of Rage is the best Beatemup of all time.

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DeathOfChaos
Monday, April 19, 2010 @ 12:33:06 PM

Unadulterated violence and senseless murder is fun in video games, I'd rather have it stay.

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WolfCrimson
Friday, April 16, 2010 @ 5:04:25 AM
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Here's a question: Since you look fairly similar to Kratos, would you dress up as him on Halloween, if you get the chance?

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Milonakis
Friday, April 16, 2010 @ 5:39:53 AM
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Will you throw on a wig and do the movements for cloud in final fantasy 7?

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WorldEndsWithMe
Friday, April 16, 2010 @ 2:01:32 PM

it would take someone much buffer than cloud to carry that sword to be sure.

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tridon
Friday, April 16, 2010 @ 5:41:13 AM
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Since all the excellent questions have been asked, I'm just going to jump on the silliness train...

1) What is like to ride a Titan up a mountainside? It looks like it'd be pretty XTREME!

2) How many times did David Jaffe swear at you during the making of the original game?

3) How physically demanding were those sex mini games?

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tridon
Friday, April 16, 2010 @ 5:44:44 AM

Okay... a couple serious ones...

1) My brother wants to make it into the game industry as a sound designer. He going to school this fall to get a degree in the field? Do you have any tips on how to make it into the game industry? I know its a different field but maybe you have some good strategies.

2) What's after Kratos for you? Any film work, or strictly more games?

3) Are you a gamer and if so, what system do you play and what's your favourite game? (favourite with a 'u' because I'm totally Canadian, eh)

Thanks, man. Keep up the great work and thanks for a decade of Kratos!

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tridon
Friday, April 16, 2010 @ 5:46:38 AM

And I just realized that you didn't join the GoW series until the second (that's what I get for skimming articles) so I guess Jaffe must've took it pretty easy on you. LOL. Yes, I'm an idiot.

Either way, thanks for giving us the time to ask you questions.

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FullmetalX10
Friday, April 16, 2010 @ 5:56:13 AM
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Legitimate question:
Since you have done several movies and motion capture performances for games, would you consider yourself succesful in both the gaming and film industry? And do you prefer one?

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DeathOfChaos
Friday, April 16, 2010 @ 8:03:14 AM
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1. What is your favorite game AND favorite movie that you've worked with?

2. What is your favorite game AND favorite movie you HAVEN'T worked with?

3. What games and movies did you enjoy most when you were growing up? Were those the things that inspired you to do what you do today, or is there something different that inspired you?

(and last, but not least!!)
4. What's your favorite color?

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rockervi
Friday, April 16, 2010 @ 8:12:30 AM
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Whatever he did in the mocap suit can be viewed in the extras of the game......and yes,that includes the sex mini-game with aphrodite

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DeathOfChaos
Saturday, April 17, 2010 @ 9:41:43 AM

But during the sex minigame, it shows the two whore lesbians and not Kratos. Might have been an excuse to get laid with Aphrodite, lol.

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Zorigo
Friday, April 16, 2010 @ 1:05:35 PM
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what was your favourite mocap move you did?


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WorldEndsWithMe
Friday, April 16, 2010 @ 2:03:38 PM
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Legitimate World Questions:

Did you have to be suspended on wires for aerial moves?

Do you think developers could achieve realistic motion in a character without the talents of mocap actors such as yourself?

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Peaks
Saturday, April 17, 2010 @ 9:35:06 AM
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What are the difficulties you faced during the motion capture for GOD OF WAR III?

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Alcaeus
Saturday, April 17, 2010 @ 11:13:33 AM
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1. Did you actually got to rip apart plastic harpies and climb on fake trolls etc.?

2. Is there something about Kratos which you would change?

3. Do you gut people and break dogs' necks for fun? (or how much do you have in common with kratos)

4. Did you have real replicas of Kratos' blades? Did you get to keep one?

5. Can we see Kratos do a move which is typicaly you?

6. Did you ever make Kratos dance or scratch his bottom or something similar?

7. How many people involved in the production process were scared of you? Did you beat them?

8. Are there any cool or special ideas for moves which would have been awesome but were removed for some reason (time etc.)?

9. Did you apply warpaint to get into your role?

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WorldEndsWithMe
Saturday, April 17, 2010 @ 4:52:53 PM
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I don't think he's comin Ben.

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wiiplay
Saturday, April 17, 2010 @ 5:07:08 PM

You don't know this yet. You know how celebrities can be very busy.
It may just take some time.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Saturday, April 17, 2010 @ 6:04:14 PM

the operative word being "think," but yeah he is probably mocapping as we speak.

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wiiplay
Saturday, April 17, 2010 @ 5:05:17 PM
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A few questions not entirely related to God Of War 3. (Shock)

1 - You obviously love action games, but what about more relaxed family-friendly games such as LittleBigPlanet?

2 - If you enjoy LittleBigPlanet, have you created any levels, such as a God Of War themed level?

3 - What was your favorite memory when playing LittleBigPlanet.

If you don't own LittleBigPlanet;

1 - After you did the motion capture for God Of War 3 and got to play it, were you surprised to see your character doing amazing stunts and moves? What exactly were you thinking when you first saw Kratos in God Of War 3?

That's all for now.

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booze925
Saturday, April 17, 2010 @ 6:14:16 PM
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in god of war 1, kratos was a really deep, likeable character.
in god of war 2, and most of 3, hes a real 1-dimensional character. hes all revenge, revenge, revenge.
not like its a bad thing though. the results of his revenge are EXTREMELY satisfying

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DeathOfChaos
Monday, April 19, 2010 @ 12:35:08 PM
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What happened to Joseph Gatt answering our questions right here in this topic?

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