Do you remember those boring poetry classes you had to take in high school English? We do. Thankfully, the fine folks at Visceral Games are reclaiming the time we wasted back then by turning an epic poem into ... God of War. This is a good thing, mind you -- however, the similarities are a bit too striking. The two games seem to feature the same character: angry main male character with giant sharp thing on a quest for lost love. Even some of the trailer's big moments are strangely familiar. Giant boss you climb atop? Check. Main character plummeting off a mountain? Got it. All we need now is the main character to be covered in ashes and we're all set.

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