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 emotions of the book are told in a pretty good way and it does come across in an interesting way. Trivia About God of War. Most of the time, in fact, it’s as if the author just sat next to someone who is playing the game and wrote down what was happening as it happened. The best thing about the book is that Stover does a commendable job of adding in a ton of very interesting back story about the meddling of the gods in Kratos’ affairs. How to write a great review. He must destroy Ares, the god of war.

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.

Vardeman Limited preview – A brutal warrior, Kratos is a slave to the gods of Olympus. Almost everyone loved it. Published May 25th by Del Rey first published January 1st The game was insanely fun, and since I’m a huge greek mythology nerd, I was expecting to absolutely love this book.


A brutal warrior, Kratos is a slave to the gods of Olympus. Beasts of the Mist. About Matthew Woodring Stover. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: May 25, Pages. It is a quick, sometimes ridiculous, yet fun romp.

Olympus and has started to stir things up and cause trouble for his sister Athena and his father Zeus. Books by Matthew Woodring Stover. While not a die-hard fan of the God of War franchise, I am a huge fan. Please try again later.

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A Dance with Dragons. I can’t leave a book unfinished so I had to power through pages of endless, repetitive, over descriptive scenes of Kratos either killing, beheading, impaling or whatever more he could do to all the enemies. The opening sequence does draw the reader in which leads me to believe that it may have been written by Stover.

There are no deleted scenes or additional elements to improve the plot. The plot actually required the player to use a great degree of strategy and intelligence in a lot of situations, and included a few mind-bending puzzles.

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

Athena intercepts his fall, and takes him to Olympus This was surprisingly better than I expected. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Mar 10, Casey Nash rated it liked it. E.varddeman gets back to Athens from Hades with Zeus’ help Kratos retrieves Pandora’s box, and acquires Godlike proportions and powers by opening it Ce besoin est quasi inexistant! God of War II.


That said the game progression is plain in the story. View all 12 comments. Kratos meets Ares – Ares kills Kratos what?!? If someone did, please let me know if the story deepens later and maybe I’ll pick it back up.

Apr 08, Bobbi added it Shelves: Oct 07, Chris rated it really liked it. A Yoke of Magic.

God of War by Matthew Woodring Stover

In an Elric novel, the gods are boring and the mortals compelling. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. I liked a lot, since it’s a fresh take on the Greek mythology and certainly the lead character of Kratos is very different matthhew the usual lead characters that I have read before.

This book has appeal only for those who love robeet video game franchise so much that they would be happy to participate in Kratos’ life in an alternative form of consumption.

God of War 2 books. Vardman No preview available –