God of War III - Platinum (PS3)
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Since its first appearance on PlayStation 2, God of War has quickly risen through the action game ranks to become one of the most popular fighting games of recent years. God of War III brings the story of Kratos to a close, a Spartan warrior who has searched through the depths of hell to wreak revenge on those who have betrayed him. With his iconic double-chain blades still in tow, Kratos must take on some of Greek mythologies’ darkest creations on his quest to destroy Olympus once and for all.
Built from the ground up on Sony’s hardware, God of War III is one of the most visually stunning action games to grace this console generation. With this extra power, areas are up to four times larger than those seen in God of War II, resulting in enemies and environments of epic magnitude. Matching this newfound scale are huge armies that Kratos can tear through with the same signature gameplay.
God of War III brings the action trilogy to a close with some of the largest scale battles yet seen in the series and familiar refined blade-based combat.
PS3 exclusive - The award-winning development team leverages the
processing power and technology of PLAYSTATION 3 system to make God of War III
one of the most-graphically advanced next gen titles available, with even the
dramatic cut screens running off the in-game engine.
Depth of scale – Kratos will explore areas up to 4 times larger than those found in God of War II, as well as carve through entire armies while navigating on the back of Titans - living, moving, and breathing levels as tall as the Empire State Building.
Stylised Realism – Players will battle in detailed and unique 3D worlds lit by thousands of dynamic lights and textures with quadruple the resolution, which allows for realistic muscle striations, detailed facial expressions, and new heightened levels of brutality and gore.
Signature gameplay - Brutal combat, intricate puzzles, exploration of awe-inspiring worlds, and a compelling and satisfying ending to Kratos' epic story.
Sophisticated Storyline – The God of War III storyline is the epic conclusion to the trilogy; the storyline will be told in a way that is true to traditionalist roots in Greek mythology, from moral consequences to brutal battles against the Gods.
Rideable creatures – Several of the menacing creatures of Greek mythology in God of War III can now be manipulated against their will, as Kratos uses them to cross chasms, inflict blind rage against enemies, reveal puzzles and secrets, and as tools of complete annihilation.
New weapons and combat system - New deadly weapons such as the Cestus - powerful metal gauntlets with devastating strength - and other brutal instruments of war that will allow Kratos to learn ruthless new techniques such as grappling with enemies and launching explosive wall-to-ground attacks.
Lighting technologies – The dynamic lighting solution employed in GOW III is only feasible through the computing power provided by the Cell SPUs. For example, using the High Dynamic Range Lighting (HDRL) technology, the camera – when using Krato's sightline - will emulate the human retina, causing players to feel a sharp brightness when Kratos exits a dark area and enters a sunlit area, similar to how the human eye would need to adjust.