04-09-2011 05:59 PM - edited 04-09-2011 06:03 PM
you don't have to. i think chronologically events took place before (coo) and after (gos) original god of war. and they weren't released in that order.
it probably would be good to play original gow first. because it was first
07-09-2011 07:04 PM - edited 07-09-2011 07:07 PM
not realy, there is few bits, 4 moments in 2 games where you may be like "what?" but the rest is unneeded
spoiler alert one (if u played God of war II read on)
when you talk to Atlas he sais that you imprisoned him (this is in Chains of Olympus)
Spoiler alert 2 (if u played God of War III read on)
when Helios tells you that you once saved his life (thats in Chains of Olympus)
when Hades tells you you killed his whife (thats in Chains of Olympus)
when Zues tell Gaia tha she should choose the other one (thats in Ghost of Sparta)
so well it is not needed to play the 2 games but is always good to have a little knowladge to the backstory
in CoO you can preety much find out what Kratos whas doing before the first GoW game, the whole game was one of his trials to wash away his sins and GoS is explained a bit more the whole hate thing against the gods, after playing all 5 games (well 6 but I don't think the mobile game is of any importance) I know that Kratos is misunderstood as a character and the gods deserved to die (specially by Kratoses hands)
AND ONE LAST THING
if u want to know how the story progresses in order, is:
- Chains of Olympus
- God of War
- Ghost of Sparta
- God of War II
- God of War III
on 01-10-2011 11:14 AM
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