God of War vs The Legend of Zelda. What's better?

#1aaasdjfkldsfkPosted 1/22/2013 10:39:50 AM
What's the better Action Adventure game?
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#2STN79Posted 1/22/2013 10:47:55 AM
Why are we even comparing the two? Totally different games.
I just got into God of war and really loving it but Link is probably the reason i'm a gamer.
#3CaioNVPosted 1/22/2013 10:50:53 AM
http://youtu.be/t348e24vDyA
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#4Beatperson14Posted 1/22/2013 10:51:36 AM
GoW3 vs. LoZ:SS, then GoW

Though honestly I find the games way too short and easy (no I'm not doing the artificially difficult challenges)
#5SakurafanboyPosted 1/22/2013 10:53:49 AM
Asking this on a Nintendo based board is like asking on a Playstation based board if LittleBigPlanet Karting is better than Mario Kart. The answer is obvious based on where you ask. Yes there's some logical people who'd consider both series' pros and cons, but you also get infested with the fanboys/fangirls who love their company to death and will outright deny any positives of the other.
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#6zalmutePosted 1/22/2013 10:55:51 AM
aaasdjfkldsfk posted...
What's the better Action Adventure game?


I perfer zelda to God of War. I liked GOW until the latest game's trailers. The violence level is getting out of hand.
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#7zaakroPosted 1/22/2013 10:55:58 AM
You can't compare them.
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#8The_HyphenatorPosted 1/22/2013 10:56:37 AM
God of War and Legend of Zelda have almost nothing in common. GoW is basically an evolution of the old side-scrolling brawlers from the 16-bit days, with a dash of RPG progression and unlockable weapons and skills to help add some depth. It's much more comparable to games like Devil May Cry or Bayonetta.

LoZ is much more of an adventure title; in fact, the series comes off almost as an attempt to bridge the gap between action games and RPGs, with its open world, sidequests and collectible items. Really nothing like a pure action title like God of War.
#9DarkZV2BetaPosted 1/22/2013 10:58:04 AM
GoW passes for Action Adventure all of a sudden?
Wow, standards have dropped. Next thing you know, CoD will be called a role playing game.
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#10Tsutarja495Posted 1/22/2013 10:59:27 AM
I love Zelda but have never played God of War. I looked it up on Metacritic, and comparing the games along gen I get:

PS2: God of War (94), God of War 2 (93)
GC: Wind Waker (96), Twilight Princess (96)

PS3: God of War 3 (92), God of War Collection (91)
Wii: Skyward Sword (93), Twilight Princess (95)

The handheld comparisons look similar, and I don't feel like typing it out. Zelda wins.