God of War II week, day 3: goresplosion

Are there any two words in the English language more beautiful than "arterial spray?" Kratos doesn't seem to think so. Over the course of God of War II, the Spartan murder machine continues his unending quest to raise the bar for videogame gore by killing everything he meets in brutal and horrific ways. Whether it's being quickly smashed to pieces against a concrete walkway or spectacularly strangled, gutted and bashed through a window at the same time, nobody who gets in Kratos' way gets off easy.

To pay proper homage to the deity of disembowelment and his rage-fueled ways, we put together this video, which squeezes no fewer than 43 of Kratos ' most grisly acts into just under two minutes: