Monday, December 16, 2019

There Were Other Names Considered for God of War

The iconic God of War franchise, and the main character Kratos, originally had very different names according to ex-Sony Santa Monica exec Stig Asmussen.

In this month's episode of IGN Unfiltered (the full episode airs tomorrow), Ryan McCaffrey sat down with Respawn's Stig Asmussen to talk about his time at Sony Santa Monica, the history of blockbuster PlayStation exclusive God of War, the recently-released Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, and much more.

"In terms of the name Kratos, there's an interesting story," Asmussen said, "David Jaffe, who was the director on God of War, put it out to the team, 'Hey, anybody got any cool ideas for what the name of this character could be?' and everybody would just send emails... and then those emails would be forwarded over to marketing, and they kind of picked who they thought the top choices would be."

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