Jaffe hints at God of War 3

On his personal blog, the iconoclastic designer says he's "confident" the popular action series will become a trilogy.

Among the inner sanctums of game development, David Jaffe is known as something of a paradox--a guy with a knack for both self-deprecating humor and self-promotion. He certainly displayed his dual nature in a post on his personal blog this week, where, after poking gentle fun at himself, he proceeded to talk up his latest project, God of War 2 for the PlayStation 2.

"I can tell you that God of War 2 is shaping up very, very nicely," he boasted in a July 10 post headlined "ESCAPE FROM L.A." "I played a bunch of levels last week and it's really, really fun. The art and music is much better than the first game and there is some damn fine level design going on in the new game. ... This is the second act of a bigger story."

Then Jaffe went on to pique the interest of Kratos groupies everywhere by saying it is looking increasingly likely that there will be a God of War 3. "When you are making a game, you never really know if the game will turn out good enough to merit another one in the series," he said. "But after last week, I can say I am very confident of our chances to be able to complete the God of War trilogy."

Jaffe was quick to qualify his comments by saying, "You never know, but that's me just putting it out there." However, his statement is further indication that a third chapter in the series is being planned, planned, at least by Jaffe. Sony had not commented on its plans for the franchise beyond God of War II, which is currently slated to hit PS2s in February 2007.

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324 comments
is0lati0n
is0lati0n

LOL. GOW won't be on the PS2.

KandyKane666
KandyKane666

I want 2 no if GoW 3 will come out on te PS2?

sexking101
sexking101

oh yeah i just remimber something you have to make a three because it not 1:the god war serise would have no pont u dont know if kratoes dies or lives to be all ruler 2:u dont want to hurt yours #1 fan and3:u will hurt thousands of people emotionly where there not a 3 so please do make a 3

sexking101
sexking101

i think u jaffe ur the man p.s.mean wait insted of what p.s.s.get'er done wooooooooooooow p.s.s.s.thank u again

mrchiledonut
mrchiledonut

Just three! Damn. I want more. I love GoW. I hope to see it on PS3.

Dark_sageX
Dark_sageX

I'd laugh if Heavenly Sword was meant to replace God of War!

evklinken
evklinken

i'm pretty sure there will be god of war III. on the ps3, i think, not only because i own one

sawyer_888
sawyer_888

god i hope there will be 3, i hate that cliff hanger in 2

Testament
Testament

it would be nice if they could have two player co-op, or better ye combine GOW with Heavenly Sword!!!! Kratos and Kira together, that would be an azz whoppin waitin to happen.

yosh2
yosh2

already I still haven't got around to getting the second god of war now a third dang

Dukeofterror
Dukeofterror

i don't think it'll come out for x360, it's sony only playstation, just like halo is only for xbox. anywho, they HAVE to bring out a third one. the war is not over. and like the game says itself "This is the beginning of the End"

RuffRyder69
RuffRyder69

Quite an ignorant post if you ask me, you cannot conceal such a potential story; ending GoW2 as they did yet be "confident" that the third will come out. He HAS to continue the adventures of Kratos as it said to be continued? And should NOT be "confident" but completely certain. :l

Prince132
Prince132

His blog link does not work. Ok...a bit of questions at the end..If Kratos kills Zeus how can he be born if Zeus is his father? If he controls the threads of time why not snip the people he needs to. I wonder what surprises from mythology we will get.Its all mismash of real stuff. e.g Fighting Perseus. I tried looking around at this. http://www.mythweb.com/ Reading more its a laugh to look for Kratos. KRATOS (or Cratus) was the god or spirit (daimon) of strength, might, power and sovereign rule. lol. his brother is called NIKE. "He and his siblings, Nike (Victory), Bia (Force) and Zelos (Rivalry), were the winged enforcers of Zeus, angel-like beings who stood in constant attendance of the heavenly throne." Apparently Kratos was born from Pallas the giant and Styx. Hmmm, wonder if they could include that. I remember they said Kratos had a weaker brother in the underworld. But they did not take that storyline further...yet.There is more if you guys are interested http://www.theoi.com/Daimon/Kratos.html Heres another fun fact CRATUS (Kratos) God of strength. Like his siblings he sided with Zeus in the Titan-War and became one of the god's attendants. How far from the game! More story about what we fight in game http://www.theoi.com/index.html

sexking101
sexking101

I CANT WHAT JAFFE TO SLICE MORE HEADS OFF IM YOUR #1 FAN I LOVE ALL THE PUZZELS THE MIXTURE OF THE INVOLMENT AND GAME INVOLVMENT IT TO KILL FOR YOUR #1 FAN CW

MVICK2
MVICK2

It should be on X-box 360 too. Not just Ps2

Dante865
Dante865

GoWIII WILL be on the PS3.. for sony wnats the sales of the PS3 to boost.. and ofcourse the only person whos gonna finance and tell em' to go ahead is SONY... i dont think it will go on the PS2 and i dont thing it will go Multiplat.. thats what so great about GoW its for sony fans.. if there will be a GoW3 which is likely because of all the Critical acclaim GoWII is getting it probably wont see the day of light till after Gow: COO is out...

SeymourNatus
SeymourNatus

I want it, I really need to see, listen and play God of War III in PS2. Cant wait

SILK24
SILK24

god of war 3 must be come out for the ps2 it begins with ps2 so let end this **** for the ps2!!

tmaclabi
tmaclabi

Yeah, most of us can't wait for it! and i've got a good feeling that God of War will become one of the most top games in the list and in gaming history! can't wait for another title after the second series!!!

cuellarfear
cuellarfear

icecube08 i agree but i desagree bc remember that sony released ps3 yaaa soo just hope like me it will come out on ps2 to but i think it will n e ways i dont know wut they r gonna do with gow 3 bc they cant make kratos 2 lose his godly power like in gow2 if they do that its gonna be cool but its gona be boring and dissapointing

zilviz
zilviz

kratos be returned 2 time to kick godly asses of olimpus cocks

icecube08
icecube08

i hope god of war 3 will be out soon...

icecube08
icecube08

will there be a GOW3? because in the ending of GOW2 it is almost the ending of the story althought it is a "Picture Out Basis".... zeus is already weak in that state and gathers all major gods for a meeting or to defend olympus... if there will be God Of War 3 it would be best if they put it on PS2, coz GOW started at ps2 so it must end on the same console, and also to call it a "Trilogy"... and i think God Of War series will never be released in Xbox/Xbox360 coz GOW is lisenced to Sony.....

shortmerv1
shortmerv1

i can't wait till they make god of war 3 on the ps3 and i think they should make god of war 2 on the ps3 to it will hotter.

sporting_fan
sporting_fan

DUDE I CAN'T WAIT FOR GOW 3- its sooo good i beat it on the ps3 with backword conpadabilaty guys think about it gow2 on the ps2?.. comeon think about it gow 3 on the ps3 will be soo much better because of the space blue-ray can give u.. and plus the graphics would be soo better and anyway if u don't wanna get the ps3 because of the monmey trust me by the time gow 3 comes out on the ps3 the ps3 will be 500 or 400 dollers

-TheFlyer-
-TheFlyer-

God of War is really the best game we played in the last years!We play it on PS2-the best console i the last 5-6 years ! I play games from 20 years i passed everythin' you can imagine.But thats game is something different.It will close brilliantly ps2 era only if its a trilogy on that platform!So lets unleash the greatest of the Spartan warriors once again on PLAYSTATION 2!!!!!!!

snipe2004
snipe2004

after playing gow2 i already want to play #3 to finish out the story. gow3 on ps3 with the graphical power man that game would look sick. keep up the good work jaffe.

Dvorack
Dvorack

cant wait to lay my hands on gow2, 3rd gow could be the reason to get a ps3 but its still like 2 years away, so the price has to drop

joemerchant2006
joemerchant2006

God of War II's ending is kinda like Halo 2, leaves ya hangin' and WANTING to destroy your enemies...but it ends like that. I say, they did a nice job on GOW2, especially the ending, just garrentee's a trilogy

belinchu
belinchu

GoW III would be an amazing trumph card, considering the game quality and -cough- GoW II's ending.

Kyros3588
Kyros3588

I agree with u aikao, GOW III, if and when it arrives should be a PS2 product... why would Sony want to blow their fan base by putting out what could potentially be one of the greatest ends to a brilliant story onto a system that many people still refuse to purchase because of its high price and "lack of excitement." Personally, I would do almost anything to play a 3rd GOW, everything except running out to drop $500-$600 on a PS3. Lets pray that Sony makes the right decision....

aikao
aikao

If GOW2 is among the last games released on the PS2, then developers must have learned everything they could have to harness the potential of that hardware. GOW2 looks better than some current generation console games (XBOX360, PS3, and Wii), which are currently in their 1st and 2nd year. How much of the PS3's potential will have been tapped when SCEA developers finish GOW3? Will a GOW game sing the swan song for the PS3 seven years from now, when the next generation Playstation is fresh on shelves? It is fun to imagine how SCEA will top GOW2. With the expanse covered by the first 2 games, and the prequel PSP game (still in development), there are possibilities that only David Jaffe and the SCEA can bring to the series, and there are demands from fans. What are your demands (wishes) for events, scenes, innovations, etc that should be given attention in God of War 3 on PS3?

moatez
moatez

I'm with your idea Dmastor GOW3 should be on PS2 and also on PS3

aryanbrar
aryanbrar

Gow III will destroy everything. Zeus should pray for his life as ghost of Sparta marches towards him.

Kratose7
Kratose7

Sony needs to do something good for the PS3 if they want it to sell. Oh, and whoever said something about a prequel, that's a good idea. Kratos had his blades and godly strength for ten years before the first game. Who wants to pillage!!!

d1nonllydre21
d1nonllydre21

Is it me or when I turned on God of War 2. I thought I was the baddest Mutha in the Planet knowing what I went through in the first God of War. hahaha

d1nonllydre21
d1nonllydre21

I have to say after beating GoW2 that there def. will be a Third. and Yes I agree I have to say up as well for PS3 because Im def. getting GoW3.

unknown57
unknown57

The ending in God of War 2 leads the way for God of War 3 for the PS3. Well I guess I better start saving up for a PS3. And could you imagine what the already sweet cinematics will look like on the PS3???

jzblond
jzblond

thats why im getting the ps3

Halo2_fan391
Halo2_fan391

a trilogy of 3 sounds better than a 2 game trilogy

zsoujiro
zsoujiro

I want it, I really want to see, listen and play God of War III in PS3. Cant wait