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Ring, ring: God of War on your cell phone

Kevin Kelly

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Sony Online Entertainment invited us out to their Gamer Day 2007 event recently to show off all of their new and upcoming releases, and there is some pretty exciting stuff coming out of their six different development studios around the world. Strangely enough, one of the games that looked the most exciting wasn't for a next-gen console, or your PC, but rather for the tiny screen ... your cell phone.

God of War: Betrayal is easily one of the closest-to-the-real-thing games we've ever seen on a phone. The graphics won't blow you away, but they're definitely good enough for your cell, and still manage to capture the whole God of War feeling (especially the eviscerations). The controls are incredibly simple: you move your finger around in joystick fashion over the main key to control Kratos, and the middle button does everything else. You can jump, attack, use special moves, climb ladders, and splatter gore all over the screen.

It's the first in a series of promised God of War cell games. We played it on a Sony Ericsson, although we're not sure what other platforms / phones it'll make it to. Check out the gameplay video after the break, on our stellar less-than-high-def camera.

Gallery: God of War: Betrayal (Mobile) | 22 Photos

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