Video game heroes are often tough. But there's always something that they can't do. Some trick their enemies could utilise if only they were smart enough.
So we've done it for them. Felons of the virtual realm - here is a print-out-and-keep guide to help you best these badass heroes.
How to kill... KratosDefy his existence
How to kill... BayonettaCut off her hair when she's not looking. Now she's powerless.
God of War III is almost here. Bigger, better and more brutal than ever before. But just how brutal is that? We've revisited the first two games to see how gory Kratos' adventures have been so far. And you know what? They're nasty
The PlayStation Blog has posted a load of photos from its God of War community meet up, which took place at GDC yesterday. And from the looks of it, there were plenty of Kratos masks to go round.
That's a pretty gangster looking bunch of mid-80s hip hop album cover bad-asses right there. Let's hope they didn't get drunk and rip off any heads.
Check out the whole lot on the PlayStation Blog's flickr
By now, we all know the story: Kratos, the bald, badass protagonist of God of War III, spends all his time in an inhuman rage because years ago, Greek god of war Ares tricked him into murdering his own wife and child. And now, to complete his revenge, he's hell-bent on murdering his way through the entire Greek pantheon.
The thing is, Kratos is a son of Zeus, who also happens to be the main target of his revenge. And Zeus is at the epicenter of ancient Greece's convoluted, incestuous
News has been popping up around the net about a secret message in God of War 3, unlocked when you earn a Platinum trophy. The trophy description features a URL, which points gamers towards what appears to be a teaser website. It's really exciting - look:
OK, so it's actually rather dull. At present, it simply depicts an ocean scene with rocks to the bottom-left, while a thunderstorm beats down. We're used to this
Kratos and Max Payne aren’t names frequently uttered in the same sentence. One’s the bald, rage-fueled protagonist of one of gaming’s greatest hack-and-slash franchises, and the other’s an insomniac gunfighter who’s addicted to painkillers and is soon to make a comeback as a paunchy, bearded version of himself. Above: Let’s stick with Thin Max for now, though
However, there’s one key scene
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Spoiler alert! The following video and article contain explicit discussion of critical plot points from several popular games. Watch and read at your own risk.