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See the Manticore take shape in new God of War: Ascension developer diary

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God of War: Ascension Manticore

You only have to play through God of War III to realise that Sony Santa Monica is not one to shy away from seemingly insurmountable technical challenges. That game features some of the most impressive boss battles in history thanks to the incredible scope and intricate detail of the mythological beasts Kratos faces off against.

The studio recently released a new developer diary for upcoming PS3 exclusive God of War: Ascension that explores the creation process behind a new enemy featured in the singleplayer campaign. The Manticore is a creature taken from Persian mythology that traditionally has the face of a man, the body of a lion and the tail of a scorpion or dragon.

Take a look below at the challenging and complex process behind this beast’s creation in God of War: Ascension:

God of War: Ascension will be released on March 12th in the US and March 15th in European territories. Feel free to browse through El33tonline’s previous coverage of the game, including our hands-on preview of this brutal action-adventure.


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