Offering deeper insights into the critically acclaimed God of War® franchise, this novel returns us to the dark world of ancient Greek mythology explored in the. Robert E. Vardeman (Goodreads Author). · Rating details · ratings · 69 reviews. Offering deeper insights into the critically acclaimed God of War®. God of war / Matthew Stover and Robert E. Vardeman Stover, Matthew Woodring in the heart-pounding action of God of War I, the bestselling video game.
Kratos, the Ghost of Sparta goc a pretty traditional barbarian fused with the “doomed warrior-philosopher” archetype Michael Moorcock popularized with Elric- he’s even got a tragic history and vampiric robet which kill with a will of their own and give the lifeblood they take to their wielder.
From the Trade Paperback edition. But what chance does a mere mortal have against a god? We are good technical difficulties. The bes This was surprisingly better than I expected. Understandable I suppose as in the throes of battle rage and blood lu Looks like I may need to establish a new shelf Jul 30, Horace Derwent added it.
I am a huge fan of the GoW franchise, and this drove me to pick up the book. The journey that Vardeman takes you on is boring as we have been there, seen it, and bought the t-shirt. The setting of the book is also good, it takes place in roman times when roman mithology was still a belif. An enemy encounter heavy game such as God of War doesn’t need every fight to be present and described, but this book is padded out by such things throughout.
There isn’t roobert time spent in Kratos’s head either. May 25, Pages. Gears of War Aspho Fields.
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In the game, the player is only privy to what Kratos is experiencing or has experienced. Experience the ancient world of Greek with kartos. Random House Publishing Group Imprint: However, it falls flat. In the novel, the point of view seamlessly switches between the gods and Kratos.
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Item s unavailable for purchase. Keep it up guys It’s just page after page of a video game protagonist slaughtering unnamed video game monsters. The game was insanely fun, and since I’m a huge greek mythology roobert, I was expecting to absolutely love this book. For anyone who is a fan of the series and reading, I’d say this is a pretty solid and easy guilty pleasure book.
Maybe I need to start a shelf called “based on video games”. After all this is one of the more popular games around. When I find myself skipping whole evardeman of fighting to try to find dialogue or other action, I know it’s a losing battle. An enemy encounter heavy game such as God of War doesn’t need every fight to be present and described, but th This was a tough one to review because I really enjoyed parts of this book.
But what chance does a mere mortal have against a god? Now knowing this Kratos sets off to find Ares and make him pay for what he did. With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability.
matghew Banished, Kratos must ally himself with the despised Titans, ancient enemies of the Olympians, in order to take revenge and silence the nightmares that haunt him. One particular standout scene that illustrates how this doesn’t work is a fight involving Kratos using his acquired powerups to destroy mobs of monsters in sequence.
As a huge video game player and fan of the God of War series I was really looking forward to the latest adaption of the game by Matthew Stover. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. H As a huge video game player and fan of the God of War series I was really looking forward to the latest adaption of the game by Matthew Stover.
God of War by Matthew Woodring Stover
Turns out it is much better as a video game! Subjects Fantasy Fiction Mythology Thriller. View all 3 comments. The Fall of Reach. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Published May 25th by Del Rey first published January 1st Please review your cart. He is an expert in several martial arts. All the major Gods; Poseidon, Zeus, Athena