|Release||Nov 2, 2010|
|Publisher||Sony Computer Entertainment|
|Developer||Ready at Dawn, SCE Santa Monica Studio|
|Genre||Action-adventure; role-playing game; hack and slash; hero-based|
|Setting||Mythological storyworld based on Ancient Greece|
|Notable charactersB||Athena, Deimos, Thanatos, Callisto, Thera, Erinys, Midas, Poseidon, Zeus|
On Sep 13, 2011, remastered versions of God of War: Chains of Olympus and God of War: Ghost of Sparta were released together in God of War Origins Collection (also called God of War Collection – Volume II [EU, AU]) for the PS3.
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Gordon, J. (2017). ‘When Superman smote Zeus: analysing violent deicide in popular culture’ in Classical Receptions Journal 9 (2), 211-236.
gods, myth, heroes