God of War Blu-ray Compilation Confirmed and Priced $39.99
Both God of Wars, extras, trophy support, remastered resolution, $39.99. Very sweet deal.
- This is not an emulated title, but a full PS2 to PS3 up-port
- Remastered, 720p HD, anti-aliased graphics at a full 60 FPS.
- Trophy support
- $39.99 for blu-ray disc with both God of War 1 & 2.
- Scheduled for “holiday season”. No exact date given yet.
- Port is done by Bluepoint games (known for Blast Factor and founded by senior developers from Metroid Prime team)
SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA ANNOUNCES
GOD OF WARÂ® COLLECTION, A NEW COMPILATION OFFERING FOR PLAYSTATIONÂ®3
Exclusive God of WarÂ® and God of WarÂ® II Blu-ray Disc Compilation
Available This Holiday Season
FOSTER CITY, Calif., September 1, 2009 â€“ Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) announced today a new and exclusive PlayStationÂ®3 (PS3â„¢) offering for the critically acclaimed God of WarÂ® franchise, God of WarÂ® Collection. Scheduled for release this holiday season, God of War Collection will feature reworked versions of both God of WarÂ® and God of WarÂ® II on a single Blu-ray Discâ„¢ at full 1280 x 720 resolution. Both critically acclaimed games, which were originally developed for the PlayStationÂ®2 computer entertainment system, have been remastered with anti-aliased graphics running at 60 frames per second for a smooth gameplay experience on the PS3 system. Additionally, the Blu-ray Disc compilation will bring PlayStationÂ®Network (PSN) trophy support to the franchise for the first time (included for both games). God of War Collection offers substantial value to PS3 consumers, the compilation of both best-selling games costing just $39.99 MSRP.
Developed by Sony Computer Entertainment, Santa Monica Studio, the God of War series brings epic mythological battles to life with stunning graphics and an elaborate plot that puts Kratos, the triologyâ€™s main character, at the center of carnage and destruction as he seeks revenge against the Gods who have betrayed him. God of WarÂ® III is scheduled for release exclusively on the PS3 in March 2010.
â€œWe are excited today to announce God of War Collection,â€ said Scott Rohde, vice president, Worldwide Studios America. â€œOur fans spoke and we listened; thanks to our partnership with Bluepoint Games, fans and newcomers to the series can experience the epic God of War and God of War II saga in stunning 720p on PS3. This Blu-ray Disc compilation brings Kratos to PS3 even earlier than expected.â€