Those of you who are fans of God of War (boy, was that a fun game but a short one?) you should be happy to know that Ready At Dawn Studios and Sony are bringing God of War: Chains of Olympus to the Sony PSP. The game will have its original storyline (happens before God of War but you will get Kratos) and some new combat moves. Should be an exciting game! Let's just hope it's a longer journey than the first and second GoW games! Here is the info from the official fact sheet:
Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. Developer: Ready At Dawn Studios Platform: PSP (PlayStationPortable) handheld entertainment system Genre: Action-Adventure Players: Single-player Launch Date: Holiday 2007 ESRB Rating: ?RP? for Rating Pending
OVERVIEW Now, from the creative team that brought you the Daxter on the PSP (PlayStationPortable) handheld entertainment system, Santa Ana-based Ready At Dawn Studios and Sony Computer Entertainment America?s Santa Monica Studios bring you God of War: Chains of Olympus for the PSP system. Developed from the outset as an original story, God of War: Chains of Olympus delivers highly detailed graphics, incredible animation detail and yet another adventure in the dark and brutal world of Greek mythology that fans of the God of War franchise have come to know and love.
STORYLINE In God of War, Kratos, after being deceived into killing his wife and daughter, denounced his service to Ares. In order to seek absolution from his past sins, the Ghost of Sparta pledged himself as a champion to the Gods for the years to follow ? these brutal crusades, in the name of Olympus, became legendary throughout the ancient world.
In God of War: Chains of Olympus, Kratos will journey to lands that no mortal has ever walked upon. With the world plunged in eternal darkness and the Gods rendered powerless, Kratos will face the most feared creatures of Greek Mythology, and ultimately be forced to choose between his own personal redemption and saving the ancient world from certain destruction.
KEY FEATURES ? Epic Gameplay on the PSP system: Keeping true to the God of War franchise, experience dramatic camera angles and epic set pieces, offering a never before seen experience on the PSP system.
? Mythological Odyssey: This story is set in a time before the events of God of War, where players will experience Kratos' journey during the 10yrs of servitude to the Gods of Olympus.
? All New Combat Moves: Players can utilize new brutal combat moves along with their favorite combo attacks from the God of War franchise.
? Exploration: From the Gates of Hades to the Depths of Tartarus, the journey will take players through the dark and brutal world of Greek Mythology. Face-off against all new creatures from Greek Mythology and engage in epic boss battles.
? Puzzle Solving: As players explore the ancient world, prepare to navigate through a labyrinth of challenging puzzles inter-woven into the story.
? Critically-Acclaimed Franchise: Brought to you by two award-winning development teams, Sony Computer Entertainment America, Santa Monica Studios and Ready At Dawn Studios.