God of War: Ascension reviewed in Famitsu
- Posted March 6th, 2013 at 05:15 EDT by Mike Harradence
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Sony’s God of War: Ascension has picked up its first review courtesy of Japan’s Famitsu magazine.
The Kratos-fronted prequel received a glowing 9/10 from the rag’s four editors, awarding it an impressive score of 36/40. See below for a full round-up of scores from the latest issue.
God of War: Ascension (PS3) – 9/9/9/9
Crysis 3 (PS3/360) – 9/9/8/9
Super Robot Wars UX (3DS) – 8/9/8/8
Steins;Gate (PSV) – 9/9/8/7
Frontier Gate Boost + (PSP) – 8/8/8/8
Winning Post 7 2013 (PS3) – 8/8/7/7
F1 Race Stars (PS3/360) – 7/8/7/7
Sword Art Online (PSP) – 8/7/7/7
Winning Post 7 2013 (PSP) – 7/7/6/7
Ascension is due out in the U.S. on March 12, and arrives in the U.K. on March 15. The story focuses on Kratos’ early years as he attempts to break free from his bond with Ares, the God of War.
While he’s still just as adept at bashing in his foes skulls as previous games, the developers have promised we’ll see a more human side to Kratos this time around as he embarks on a quest to defeat the three Furies.
Stay tuned to PSU.com for our review next week.