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Cory Barlog talks E3 inside the developers studio


Like the subject of a James Lipton (pictured) interview, Cory Barlog, creative director on God of War, enjoyed the fluffiest time on the receiving end of a journalist's questions in the latest Sony blog post. So fluffy, in fact, that there wasn't even a journalist asking the questions. It was Barlog asking the questions, which he then answered. But wait, it gets better. Instead of talking about the game he's working on, namely God of War: Chains of Olympus, the self-scribed interview tangents into "mini-E3." Although an utterly pointless post that actually takes shots at Min-E3, it's still fun to watch a developer ask questions to himself, which he then answers back.

Our favorite question in the "interview" is when Barlog asks himself if he could sit one person in front of his game, who would it be? Barlog answers himself, "Jack Thompson. I think after 5 minutes of playing the game that hard crunchy exterior would melt away and reveal his candy coated liberal center." Best answer ever! Only to be outdone a few moments later saying that he doesn't really consider Min-E3 a real E3, so when he attends this year it'll be his "7 and 1/2" time going. He also says he wants to play BioShock (a non-PS3 title as far as we know, which is kinda refreshing to see on the site). We hope to actually speak to Barlog at Min-E3 about Chains of Olympus, or at least host witness to him talking to himself about it. By the way, we're totally kidding around here about Barlog interviewing himself. It's just that the byline to the Sony post says it was written by Cory Barlog instead of giving the actual author who then pasted Barlog's answers into the ongoing series.

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