FOSTER CITY, Calif., September 13, 2011 - Sony Computer Entertainment America, LLC (SCEA) announced today the North American release of God of War®: Origins Collection, bringing the critically acclaimed PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) titles God of War®: Chains of Olympus and God of War®: Ghost of Sparta to the PlayStation®3 (PS3™) computer entertainment system for the first time.
God of War: Origins Collection features high-definition versions of both God of War: Chains of Olympus and God of War: Ghost of Sparta on a single Blu-ray Disc™ at 1080p resolution, along with full stereoscopic 3D support. Both titles, which were originally developed for the PSP handheld entertainment system, have been digitally re-mastered with full-screen anti-aliased graphics running at 60frames per second, delivering beautifully smooth gameplay, while allowing fans to complete the God of War experience on their PS3 system. Just in time for the holiday season, God of War: Origins Collection offers a substantial value to PS3 users, including both award-winning games at an attractive price of $39.99 (MSRP).
"We are thrilled to bring both of these PSP classics to PS3 for the first time," said Scott A. Steinberg, Vice President, Product Marketing, SCEA. "God of War: Origins Collection adds another epic experience to our growing roster of 3D enabled titles and at a price of $39.99, it provides an incredible value for fans and newcomers, while allowing them the perfect opportunity to complete the God of War franchise on PS3."
Developed by Ready At Dawn® Studios, in collaboration with Sony Computer Entertainment's Santa Monica Studio, God of War: Origins Collection will include DUALSHOCK®3 Wireless Controller compatibility with rumble support, Dolby 5.1 / DTS surround sound, and PlayStation®Network Trophy support that will challenge even the best of players. The compilation will also include bonus content from God of War: Ghost of Sparta in the form of the God of War Game Directors Live roundtable video featuring a discussion with all five God of War Game Directors (David Jaffe - God of War, Cory Barlog- God of War II, StigAsmussen - God of War III, Ru Weerasuriya - God of War: Chains of Olympus, and Dan Jan - God of War: Ghost of Sparta), a Legionnaire Kratos skin, and a Forest of the Forgotten combat arena - all on the same Blu-ray Disc.
The God of War franchise brings epic mythological battles to life with stunning graphics and an Olympic plot that puts Kratos, the series' main character, at the center of carnage and destruction as he seeks revenge against the Gods who have betrayed him. In God of War: Origins Collection players will discover the dark past that continues to haunt the Spartan Warrior, and why he is forced to choose between his own personal redemption and saving the ancient world from destruction.
God of War: Origins Collection is a single-player action-adventure that has an ESRB rating of "M" for Mature. For more information about the ESRB, visit http://www.esrb.org. For more information about the God of War franchise, visit http://www.godofwar.com.
God of War: Chains of Olympus Storyline
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God of War: Ghost of Sparta Storyline
Acclaim for God of War: Ghost of Sparta
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