God of War: Ascension just received a new 1v1 PvP game mode called "Bout of Honor" via the free 1.09 update. Also included are four new multiplayer maps designed specifically for Bout of Honor, and one extra four-player map, Whirlpool of Alecto. [Via Polygon.] » 7/12/13 7:15am 7/12/13 7:15am

Enough With the Prequels, Already!

The tepid critical and commercial reaction to this year's God of War and Gears of War prequels will hopefully send a message that I've been wanting the powers that be in all of entertainment to receive for years: Many of us who like a thing don't care about what happened before whatever happened in the thing we liked. » 5/06/13 10:00am 5/06/13 10:00am

Moneysaver PSA: Limited Time Gaming Deals For Tuesday [GONE]

Set your iPhone's alarm, Amazon's got Gold Box deals on video games, and we've got all the details right here. » 4/22/13 11:55pm 4/22/13 11:55pm

Try These Two Techniques To Earn a 1000-Hit Combo in God of War:…

There's a Trophy in the new PS3 game God of War: Ascension that rewards you for scoring a thousand-hit combo. Imagine the bloody combat artistry required to win this accolade! Imagine using the game's wonderfully-varied arsenal of combat maneuvers. » 3/13/13 12:30pm 3/13/13 12:30pm

Don’t Worry, God of War Isn’t Going to Run Out of Deities to Beat Up…

There have been five God of War games and, in each one, Kratos slaughters his way through significant portions of the Greco-Roman pantheon. Wow, you might say, is there anybody left for the Ghost of Sparta to be mad at? Yeah, there is. » 3/08/13 9:40am 3/08/13 9:40am

God Of War: Ascension Gives Kratos Even More Ways To Kill

By now, we've all heard how God of War: Ascension will finally allow fans to free friends of their entrails via an online multi-player mode. What we haven't heard, however, is how Kratos will retain his reputation as gaming's most pissed-off protagonist in the title's single-player story mode. This was remedied at a… » 2/01/13 1:30pm 2/01/13 1:30pm

New PS3 Bundle Has Red Console, Every God Of War Game

A red version of the new slimline PS3, first revealed in Japan earlier this month, will be coming to the US as part of a God of War: Ascension bundle. » 1/31/13 9:42am 1/31/13 9:42am

Get in the God of War: Ascension Multiplayer Beta Now, Because It Ends…

Wait, God of War: Ascension is having an open multiplayer beta? Holy smokes, no one told me until now. But it's for real, it's open to all PlayStation Network users (Plus and otherwise) in North and South America, and will last through tomorrow (3 a.m. Tuesday EST, as the beta closes midnight PST.) » 1/20/13 7:30am 1/20/13 7:30am

THIS IS YOUR GOD (of War: Ascension Trailer) [UPDATE: Demo in February]

Kratos is all out of bubblegum in this singleplayer teaser trailer that Sony released yesterday for God of War: Ascension. It's billed as a gameplay tease but, of course, with this series, it's a thin line between pre-render and QTE. » 1/19/13 11:00am 1/19/13 11:00am

By The Power Of Zeus, It's A New God of War Trailer

Here now, the newest trailer for God of War: Ascension. Enthusiastic, Articulate Voice-Over Guy(™) and I agree—this sure looks like a God of War game! » 10/22/12 6:20pm 10/22/12 6:20pm

God of War: Ascension's Multiplayer Bloodbath is Getting a Beta Soon,…

Adding a multiplayer component to a God of War game still sounds a little confusing. Earlier looks have been tantalizing, in that violent, kill-everything sort of way. » 8/14/12 4:15pm 8/14/12 4:15pm

The Argument For a Very Violent Scene in a Very Violent Video Game

After our hero Kratos wrestles the elephant monster in God of War: Ascension to the ground, he—you—can make him stab the creature in the head. You can make him stab repeatedly. Then, at your command, Kratos slits the head open to reveal the monster's brain. » 7/23/12 9:00am 7/23/12 9:00am