[CROWD CHANTING “GOD OF WAR!”] It’s amazing to see the reach that this game had, that it spoke to people in such a way that they were moved enough to spend their time to embrace it. What we do doesn’t have much meaning without fans really taking it and making it their own. I really
I originally came on to God of War because the animators for the game actually found me on YouTube. That kind of went viral. And then the animators saw it, and they called me up directly. My name is Eric Jacobus. I did the combat motion capture for Kratos in the new God of War.
[MUSIC PLAYING] CORY BARLOG: This is a perfect example of the bizarre shit happening with the kid’s face. Look at that. That’s some creepy fringe shit there. That’s like “Hellraiser.” That’s fucked up. BROK: None of your fucking business. Now get in here. ATREUS: Another to the right. KRATOS: Think you can pick up the
KRATOS: Hold. ATREUS: That’s a soul eater. Ifthat kills us, that's it. No Valhalla, no Hel,no afterlife, ever. KRATOS: It does not attack. ATREUS: Oh, mom made them soundmore dangerous than that. KRATOS: Then do not drop yourguard. Come ATREUS: Draugr! To the left! Take that! Look out behind you! KRATOS: Get back! ATREUS: Nice!
[MUSIC PLAYING] This tree is a metaphorfor the franchise of God of War. And at the very beginningof the franchise we chop that f*cker down. So that we can chop it upand then carry it around and then burn it. First position,playback, action. And then cut, reset,we’ll do our thing, and then go back into