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God Of War PS4 inspired by The Last of Us, according to Cory Barlog

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Cory Barlog, God Of War PS4 writer and director, has intervened in a recent interview emphasizing the influence of the masterpiece of Naughty Dog, The Last of Us, that has exercised the new God of War for PS4, especially from the narrative point of view.

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Today, it is an opportunity to learn more about the influences of God of War via an interview with game director Cory Barlog. Announced with great fanfare at the opening of the E3 conference of Sony, God of War continues to intrigue players for several weeks now.

While the latest information given by Cory Barlog, game director of God of War, is dating back to last month, it is again the same gentleman that gives some information about the influences of the next game of Santa Monica Studio.

“The Last of Us is an amazing game, Naughty Dog is an unbelievably talented team, and to be compared to them is awesome,” Cory Barlog said. “But for me the influence is a lot more like the transition from Resident Evil 3 to Resident Evil 4. And the expansion and the audience being ready for more mature stories, and not mature as in ‘mature,’ but really as in dramatically challenging people, to dig a little deeper, not handing all the answers to them.”

“The Last of Us has had a role in this, and I’m happy. Apparently we are entering a period in which the players are looking for this type of content,” futher stated Barlog.

In addition, in the same occasion, the director of the game has also revealed that it is not ruled out the possibility of reviewing some of the key scenes in the game in the saga as a playable flashbacks.

God of War is in development at Sony Santa Monica studios exclusively for PlayStation 4, stay tuned for all the details that separate us since its release.