Top ten most breathtaking moments in God of War II

10) Zeus finally getting it
After a colossal battle with the king-size daddy of the gods, Kratos yields - prompting Zeus to shrink down to human size so he can deliver the finishing blow. Inevitably, though, it's a trick: half a dozen quick-fire button taps later, you've broken both his arms, smashed his head into a rock, nailed his hands to a pillar with the Blades of Chaos and plunged the Blade of Olympus through his ribs. Now simply hammer Circle to - no joke - saw his chest in half.

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