Eric Williams and Cory Barlog tell for 3Djuegos how they raised Kratos’ journey through Viking lands.
The imprescindible God of War de 2018 led kratos from the warm Mediterranean to the cold Nordic lands to face new gods from Scandinavian mythology like Freya o Thor. After a first installment of this reboot of the saga that was left open for future sequels, many of the fans assumed that the new installments would form a trilogy with the “Ragnarok” event as the finale.
The name of this second installment indicated that the Nordic saga would end hereHowever, the name of this second installment told us that the Nordic saga would end here and from 3Dgames, we asked Cory Barlog, Game Director of 2018, and Eric Williams, the current director of God of War Ragnarok, Which were the reasons for ending Norse mythology in this second installment when most of us assumed that the arc would occupy three games.
A project like a trilogy supposes to be locked up almost 15 years in the same historyCory Barlog Cory Barlog He told us about the time he dedicated to the 2018 game and all the stories he thought for this story arc, but at the same time he told us that a project like a trilogy means being locked up for almost 15 years in the same story while joking that he is someone impatient. He also referred to how the public would consume it, Barlog set the example with The Lord of the Rings and how much he liked being able to get hold of the extended version trilogy and see it at once, like this he set himself the challenge of concentrating all those stories to give the player a complete story without stretching so long.
“We wanted it to feel like you open the book right in the middle, from there we start, then we come to the end and that means closing the book, it’s a nice feeling when you do it. This is how we want that feeling to be at the end of this. “, he told us Eric Williams.
God of War Ragnarok will come to PS4 and PS5 along the 2022, we got to see him in motion in this latest PlayStation Showcase, with a trailer showing Thor, which is presented as one of the main villains of the game. If you want to know more about the launch of Kratos’ new adventureRemember that we have a video with our impressions on the YouTube channel of 3Djuegos.
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