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God of War: Ascension update to raise level cap and more


Improvements to matchmaking are also in the works
Apr 04
The next update for God of War: Ascension will address some issues with multiplayer as well as add a couple of features. For starters, Sony Santa Monica intends to raise the level cap from 30 up to 40 while adding one it... read
God of War: Ascension

God of War: Ascension patch nerfs hardest area of game


The Trial of Archimedes is now a shadow of its former self
Mar 27
When God of War: Ascension came out, people seemed to forget that it was an action game, and occasionally may put up a fight. Much like the penultimate fight in the first God of War (against the Kratos clones), Ascension has ... read
God of War: Ascension has been giving a lot of people trouble over the past few days, but if you play your cards right, it doesn't have to be a difficult experience -- or, say, nearly as difficult as Metal Gear Rising. Like Onimusha and Devil May Cry before it, a lot of the game's edge can be taken off with careful planning of your weapon experience levels, and a few other tips along the way. read feature

Office Chat

Bros of War, BioShock movie raptured and CoD dominance


Another casual discussion from the Dtoid news room
Mar 13
In another casual discussion from Dtoid's news room, I'm joined by Jordan Devore and Alasdair Duncan to discuss the controversy surrounding God of War's "Bros before Hos" trophy. We also kibitz around the canning of the BioS... read
[Read on for a description of every God of War game ever released in the US, and my completion of them all in 2013.] 2013 is an exciting year. Now that I know you guys enjoy reading my Quests, I'm going to make an effort to d... read feature

The DTOID Show: Bros Before Hos, PS4, & Dishonored DLC!


Now starring Max "I'm Wearing a Shirt" Scoville
Mar 12
Greetings! If you're watching today's show and wondering why Max happens to look so much like Adam Sessler, it's because he recently got a full-body makeover to look like Adam Sessler. Don't act like you wouldn't either, if ... read
God of War

Here's how Hades' faction works in God of War: Ascension


Jack of all trades, master of none
Mar 12
Recently, we got word of how Poseidon's crew would roll in God of War: Ascension, and now we have some info on Hades' posse. Evidently, followers of Hades don't particularly excel at offense or defense, but through spells li... read
Bros Before Foes

Patch renames God of War's 'Bros Before Hos' trophy


A day one patch will rename the achievement to 'Bros Before Foes'
Mar 11
The "Bros Before Hos" trophy rewarded to players in God of War: Ascension has caused some upset among critics. Players, however, should not have the same issue, according to developer Sony Santa Monica, who told Joystiq that ... read
New releases

New releases: God of War: Ascension keeps the faith


Plus Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm, Darkstalkers Resurrection, and more
Mar 11
Another Monday rolls up, acting like it's the boss of the week, so that can only mean one thing: a week of new releases. I'll be saving my cash this week, not really seeing anything to interest me, but I may grab God of War:... read
In what may be considered a storm in a teacup, not quite gaining the same traction as other controversies, God of War: Ascension has caused a bit of a stir with a "misogynistic" Trophy, an award you get as part of the main ca... read feature

God of War controversy

The controversial God of War 'Bros before Hos' trophy


Adam Sessler calls out Sony Santa Monica
Mar 11
Warning -- do not watch the above video without subjecting yourself to minor spoilers for God of War: Ascension. As you may have heard, Adam Sessler recently played through God of War: Ascension, and was disgusted by a parti... read
God of War: Ascension is finally out, and players have been up in arms about one particular part of the game -- the Trial of Archimedes. In this section found near the end of the game, you fight three large waves of enemies w... read feature

How do you top something that was already considered over-the-top? Especially when this particular brand of over-the-top has become pretty familiar since in past eight years? We all know that God of War's protagonist, Kratos,... read feature

God of War Poseidon video

Fear Poseidon in this new God of War: Ascension trailer


He's not all that, Sony
Mar 07
Like it or not, God of War: Ascension will have multiplayer. As you may know from the beta, your character can pledge allegiance to a certain god -- this new video from Sony showcases Poseidon, "a god to be reckoned with." O... read
God of War: Ascension

God of War: Ascension will have a co-op horde mode


Fight waves of monsters with a friend
Mar 06
God of War: Ascension's fourth multipalyer mode is Trial of the Gods, a two-player co-op (or solo) mode where you have to face five increasingly difficult waves of enemies. The twist here is that you're racing against the cl... read
God of War: Ascension

300's King Leonidas shown off in God of War: Ascension


Weirdest tie-in ever
Mar 06
Wow. I totally forgot this was happening. So yeah, King Leonidas from the movie 300 is in God of War: Ascension as a multiplayer character. You can play as the King of Spartans only if you pre-order the game from GameStop. Pre-ordering Ascension from any other retailer will get you The Mythological Heroes Pack. This will let you play as Perseus, Orion, Odysseus, and Achilles. read
God of War Empusa

This God of War foe has the 'best boobs in the industry'


Get ready to slice up a succubus in a few weeks
Feb 28
It's always interesting to take step back, breath for a second, and see how creatures and characters are made -- since, you know, we usually just slice them up in five seconds and completely forget about them. God of War: As... read
God of War HD

European PlayStation Plus gets God of War HD


*Golf clap*
Feb 28
As a nice tie-in for God of War: Ascension's release in March, European PlayStation Plus subscribers are getting a copy of the original game remastered in high definition at no additional cost. You'll have the next two weeks ... read
Not every hobby is created equally nor is every pastime equally respected. As a gaming enthusiast, videogames represent the epitome of entertainment in my eyes. They alone reign atop my personal pedestal of happiness, a speci... read feature

God of War

God of War: Ascension single-player demo on PSN today


Also, new trailer
Feb 26
Later today, look for the shiny new single-player demo for God of War: Ascension on the PlayStation Network, not too far ahead of the March 12 release date. From what Sony tells us, it sounds like it's the same one I played ... read
God of War

God of War: Ascension's single-player demo hits Feb 26


Participate in Facebook "experience" to get early access
Feb 15
Sony has revealed the release date for the single-player demo of God of War: Ascension, which we have been told will be proliferating through the tubes of the internet on February 26. Not soon enough for you? There's also way... read
Valentine’s Day inspires a variety of emotions. While love is in the air for many, cupid has more sinister plans for a select few. A poor Valentine's Day for an average person might include seeing a movie alone or a sol... read feature

God of War backstory

Learn how Kratos comes to life in this video


Spoiler alert: his actor isn't as angry
Feb 12
In this new video from Sony, we get a further glimpse into the motion capture process, specifically in regards to how Kratos comes to life in the upcoming God of War: Ascension. I don't know about you guys, but I can't get e... read
We've been seeing bits of pieces of upcoming PS3 game God of War: Ascension since last year, but we've really only seen it's multiplayer side. That changed this week when director Todd Pappy and his team unveiled the game's s... read feature

GTA V delay, Playstation 4 hints & New PS Vita games!


The Destructoid Show takes you on a sexy date
Feb 01
If you missed today's live Destructoid Show, you missed all the important news ever, and there's no way possible that you were properly informed by any other outlet because our journalistic integrity and timeliness is unmatch... read
Live-action God of War

Ellie Goulding teams up with Kratos in this new GoW video


Warning: video may cause depression
Feb 01
If you love beautiful voices and really depressing footage of innocent people dying, I have the perfect video for you! This new God of War: Ascension live-action trailer spot shows Kratos getting his smile on, and, uh, certa... read
GoW: Ascension gameplay

See the first thirty minutes of God of War: Ascension


Huge gameplay reveal
Feb 01
Are you itching to get your hands on the new God of War? This video should placate you until then, as it's the first full thirty minutes of the game, unfettered by commentary, compliments of Polygon. What you're getting is t... read
GoW: Ascension gameplay

Watch an extended boss battle for God of War: Ascension


From a good idea to badass boss
Jan 31
Kratos takes on a manticore in this new God of War: Ascension video, and in typical GoW fashion, it's not pretty. What you're about to watch is a video explaining a boss fight, all the way from the initial creative process, ... read
God of War bundle

God of War: Ascension bundles up with a red PlayStation 3


So much God of War
Jan 31
That "snazzy" Garnet Red PlayStation 3 will be available in North America later this year, but you're going to have to get a whole lot of God of War should you want the limited-edition console. Sony has announced the God of W... read
Sony teaser

This Sony teaser looks like it's for God of War


But in what capacity?
Jan 28
This "Game Day 2013 Teaser" video just appeared on the official PlayStation YouTube channel. While it's unmarked except for the date "February 1, 2013," it sure does look like it's hyping something related to God of War. Spe... read






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