VIDEO | PS3 Monday, August 29, 2011 | 5:25 PM

God of War origins Collection videos

God of War origins Collection videos

After releasing a first collection composed of the two God of War games that came out on PS2, Sony decided to give the two PSP exclusives a second youth with the God of War Origins Collection. Here are two homemade videos showing different extracts from both titles. The collection should be released on September 13 in North America and September 14 in Europe.

I must say I was not convinced that making HD remakes of PS games was the best idea ever. That's precisely why I was pleasantly surprised when I started to play. Indeed, the two titles still look rather good on a high definition TV. Sure, Chains of Olympus may be a bit lacking in terms of polygons, but Ghost of Sparta is easily on par with the PS2 games. Don't expect to see HD textures though, as these are actually HD transfers of the portable titles in 1080p and 60 fps. For the fans of the franchise who have not had a chance to play them yet, it is probably a nice deal, provided you don't mind the "best of God of War" impression they leave, as they indeed bring nothing particularly new to the series, except new trophies maybe.

Chains of Olympus HD
Download: WMV HD | MP4 HD | AVI
Ghost of Sparta HD
Download: WMV HD | MP4 HD | AVI

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Commented on 2011-08-29 18:51:52
Commented on 2011-08-29 18:59:14
From a fans point of view in action genre, its funny to see how so many games of the same franchise has been into making but havent seen a overhaul add-on or change to the combat system or anything but visuals.

Just my take on GoW from what I seen and experienced.

If God of War 4 is really coming, they should not make Kratos playable anymore and they shouldnt give us the same weapons Kratos had, its just a stale approach at this point IMO.
Commented on 2011-08-29 19:56:20
Dunno whether to buy this. Played a bit of the first one on PSP and enjoyed it, but never got round to completing it, and i hear the second psp outing mixes things up a bit combat wise with a stronger emphesis on countering and parying (doesnt the game have the classic spear and sheild spartan combo?)

Hmmm, choices. There is a lot out this year tho so dunno if i'd have time. Ico collection is my main priority at any rate.
Commented on 2011-08-29 21:39:20
Great. It looks pretty good for PSP HD games. Must buy
Commented on 2011-08-29 23:40:34
Nice videos
Commented on 2011-08-30 01:25:24
Day1 it is good they are brining good PS2 and PSP games on HD
Commented on 2011-08-30 14:25:25
after seeing halo remake i have been spoiled, these no longer appeal to me.
Commented on 2011-08-30 20:43:45
Lot of people say PSP game is better than GOW3. Pretty sure that is not the case but anyhow get them. Good for trophies too lol
Commented on 2011-08-31 01:49:17 In reply to _killzone_
Posted by _killzone_
Lot of people say PSP game is better than GOW3. Pretty sure that is not the case but anyhow get them. Good for trophies too lol
When it comes to production values, obviously they're not. However, Chains of Olympus, even though short, has a great storyline for a GoW game; Same thing with Ghost of Sparta. ;)

Either way, having in mind I already purchased them for the PSP and love them the way they are, these "remasters" don't appeal to me at all.
Commented on 2011-08-31 09:48:22
Most people play for gameplay but it is pretty good. I don't think they will bundle this is GOW3 but may be with PS2 titles they could do it anyways I am definitely getting this along with ICO, SOTC collection.

This is really short version of first 2 games:

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