God of War: B is For Boy is an ABCs storybook adaptation of the PS4 exclusive

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The story of 2018’s God of War is being retold in lovable storybook kind with God of War: B is For Boy, an upcoming adaptation that changes the PlayStation 4 action-adventure into a way to discover yourABCs Unlike Kratos and Atreus’ video game adventure, God of War: B is For Boy is mainly safe for kids– there do not seem any beheadings or noticeable gore, however there is some a little salted language.

God of War: B is For Boy will be released by Insight Editions– publisher of things like official cookbooks for Fallout and Overwatch– and will be released on Sept. 1.

The “ABC storybook for adults” is the work of young adult author Andrea Robinson and illustrator Romina Tempest. The set worked together with Sony’s Santa Monica Studio on the book, which retails for $1699 The storybook is available for pre-order.

An illustration of Kratos and Atreus playing in God of War: B is For Boy

Image: Insight Editions/Sony Interactive Home Entertainment.

In an e-mail interview with Polygon, Tempest called God of War: B is For Boy “an abridged version” of the 2018 game’s story, including “a few familiar items and characters into the environments to allude to other aspects of the tale.” It is not indicated to be a thorough adaptation of God of War, a 20 to 30- hour game, offered its 26- letter constraints.

“My main focus was to try and recreate the same father and son relationship between Kratos and Atreus through their expressions and body language,” Tempest stated. “Kratos has a very different personality in this game, so we needed to avoid the more belligerent facial expressions that are reminiscent of his younger self.”

Tempest stated that the cartoonish B is For Boy is kid-friendly “for the most part,” however that “You may have to cover your kid’s eyes in one or two places to guarantee a completely kid-friendly experience.”

Image: Insight Editions/Sony Interactive Home Entertainment.

“My art tends to lean towards a more lighthearted and cartoony style, which I do love to juxtapose with more adult-oriented themes,” Tempest stated. “Although gory, the game’s story doesn’t tend to center on that, but instead focuses on the relationship between a father and son (with the gore amplifying the graveness of the tale). The presence of Atreus introduces a sense of innocence that wasn’t present in the original games. I think the light-hearted art style helps to complement that innocence, but contrasts well with the darker moments.”

You can enjoy a teaser trailer for God of War: B is For Boy via Insight Editions’ Twitter:

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Neela Josh
Neela Josh
I work as the Content Writer for Gaming Ideology. I play Quake like professionally. I love to write about games and have been writing about them for two years.

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