It's almost pointless to state that the original God of War was one of our favourite games of the last couple of years, thanks to its finely honed mix of fighting, platforming and astonishing visuals. Pointless, that is, because almost everybody else seems to agree with us on this one.
Needless to say, we're getting pretty excited about Sony's recently announced sequel - the imaginatively monikered God of War 2. Our sneak peek during Phil Harrison's keynote at this year's GDC whet our appetites for more mythology-based destruction, but now Sony has unleashed even more brutal new footage of the game. If possible, the game's looking even more beautiful than before - not to mention bloody.
Sony will be bringing God of War 2 to this year's E3, so expect more frenzied, gushing coverage when we get our hands on it next month. According to that movie, God of War 2 will debut early next year in February 2007 - and don't rule out a PS3 version either.