God of War: Ascension

Alternative title(s)
Antiquity gameCAG
ReleaseMar 12, 2013
PublisherSony Computer Entertainment
DeveloperSCE Santa Monica Studio
ModeSingle-player, multiplayer
GenreAction-adventure; role-playing game; hack and slash; hero-based
SettingMythological storyworld based on Ancient Greece
Notable charactersBMegaera, Tisiphone, Alecto, Orkos, Aletheia, Castor, Pollux, Calliope, Zeus, Ares, Poseidon, Hades, Hercules, Polyphemus, Stheno, Skorpius


Garfield, A.; Manders, A. (2019). ‘Video Games, Homer to Hesiod: What Ancient Greek Content Do Video Game Players See?’ in Proceedings of the 2019 11th International Conference on Education Technology and Computers, 190-195.

Gordon, J. (2017). ‘When Superman smote Zeus: analysing violent deicide in popular culture’ in Classical Receptions Journal 9 (2), 211-236.

Additional keywords

gods, heroes, myth

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