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.

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Understandable I suppose as in the throes of battle rage and blood lu Looks like I may need to establish a new shelf I knew that movie to book adaptations were bad, but games are hardly any better.

There are no deleted scenes or additional elements to improve matthea plot.

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This one left me rather, meah. This was a tough one to review because I really enjoyed parts of this book.

Please review your cart. Also, Kratos meets a few interesting people, the Oracle, Medusa, the sirens, the temple gatekeeper, the undead architect, some of them more than once While I did thoroughly enjoy the book, I can not give it more than 3 stars simply because the majority of the book is simply a verbatim recreation of what happens in the game.


The Hunger Games Trilogy. Now in this context, arrives a book that is a tied-in novelised version of the story of the first of the GoW games. Item s unavailable for purchase. You submitted the following rating and review.

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By the time I reached the end, it was painful. Dec 11, Dmitry Yakovenko rated it really liked it Shelves: The author was even so kind so as to include practically every single battle scene and enemy encounter that could have been found in the original game itself.

Jun 29, Jimmy Corvan rated it liked it. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Sometimes there is some dialog with some other characters who are not involved in the slaughter – presumably these are the ‘quest setter’ characters in the game since th I am a big fan of Matthew Stover, so I had high hopes for this. This is not literature.

I’ve found World of Warcraft novelizations better but if you enjoyed this game you will enjoy this book. One of awr things that made this collaboration work, in my eyes, was that both Arthur C. My only real complaint, is I wish they’d gotten Terrence Carson voice of Kratos in gor games to narrate the audiobook.

After all this is one of the more popular games around. Jan 22, David Bernardino rated it it was ok.


God of War 2

But the other gods of the pantheon didn’t take kindly to Kratos’s ascension and, in turn, conspired against him. God of War 2 books. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It’s just r.vardeman I said And this an enjoyable novelization of that game.

Maybe I need to start a shelf called “based on video games”.

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The additions were far from forced and matthee managed to help turn the story originally told through game into a literary medium. The Son of Neptune. With Kratos well-known to gamers they had a lot of ways to take the character and the authors never bothered to do it.

From the black depths of Hades to the war-torn city of Athens to the lost desert beyond, God of War sheds a brutal new light on the bestselling video game e.vardemaan on the legend of Kratos.

He must destroy Ares, the god of war. I am marking it as “read,” but I did not finish it.