Offering deeper insights into the critically acclaimed God of War® franchise, this novel returns us to the dark world of ancient Greek mythology explored in the. Robert E. Vardeman (Goodreads Author). · Rating details · ratings · 69 reviews. Offering deeper insights into the critically acclaimed God of War®. God of war / Matthew Stover and Robert E. Vardeman Stover, Matthew Woodring in the heart-pounding action of God of War I, the bestselling video game.

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The journey that Vardeman takes you on is boring as we have been there, seen it, and stovdr the t-shirt. Relato que se divide entre las intrigas de los dioses, la mejor parte, y el avance imparable de Kratos, que como en el juego, detalla los combates que va sufriendo. A Clash of Kings. Other books in the series.

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A brutal warrior, Kratos is a slave to the rohert of Olympus. I chose to read it since a good friend is a huge fan of this video game and of the character of Kratos, so when Quite entertained!!!

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One particular standout scene that illustrates how this doesn’t work is a fight involving Kratos using his acquired powerups to destroy mobs mattheew monsters in sequence. I’v4e side stepped the game as i Maybe I need to start a shelf called “based on video games”.


The ammount of carnage is way too much for a single book; in a videogame it has a purpose but in a book, two or three hardcore fight scenes are enough. View all 12 comments.

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The book had a lot of action and a good story that I could get into. All of the players are accounted for.

The pacing of the story is a little awkward but understandable considering they wanted to match what happens in game beat-by-beat. But what chance does a mere lf have against a god? My only real complaint, is I e.vqrdeman they’d gotten Terrence Carson voice of Kratos in the games to narrate the audiobook.

Aug 08, Chris rated it liked it. We have Zeus, Poseidon, Ares, and Athena as well as a few other gods. Traitor,… More about Matthew Stover.

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However, after a few chapters in I realized that I was not going to get what I was hoping for. The short and is yes and no. My library Help Advanced Book Search. The character I want to say characters, but it feels like the others are just foils is not only poorly developed, I can’t think of a single redeeming quality except for being strong.

Luke Skywalker and the Shadows of Mindor: This book has appeal only for those who love the video game franchise so much that they would be happy to participate in Kratos’ life in an alternative form of consumption. Ce besoin est quasi inexistant! Stover’s work often emphasises moral ambiguity, psychological verisimilitude and bursts of intense violence. While not a die-hard fan of the God of War franchise, I am a huge fan.


Blade of the Conqueror. Maybe I need to start a shelf called “based on video games”. Feb 06, Javarus Carstarphen added it.

Speculative Book Review: REVIEW: God of War by Matthew Stover and Robert E. Vardeman

Athena intercepts his fall, stove takes him to Olympus A degree by Zeus that no god may slay another god brings Kratos front and center as he will be Athena’s secret weapon and ultimately Ares’ downfall. I matthww just hoping it was a slow start and got better toward the middle but I was wrong. Vardman No preview available – I’ve always wanted a great novel about the Greek pantheon.

Things are good for him until he finds out the truth, the truth about his past. The rest, as they say, is science fiction and movie history.

A Game of Thrones. God of War is a great video games series, and would probably make a decent film one. Vardeman is a veteran science fiction, fantasy, and media tie-in writer.