Analog - Move
Select - Pause/Options Menu
Start - Access Upgrades, Moves and Inventory
Triangle - Strong Attack
Square - Light Attack
X - Jump
Circle - Grab, Action/Interact
L - Block/Deflect
R + Square, Triangle or Circle - Magic (hold R then tap face button)
L + R + analog direction - Roll/Evade
D-pad down - Switch between current weapons
ACTIONS AND OBSTACLES
Once an enemy has been damaged enough to where it has
almost been defeated a Circle button icon will appear over its head. Run up to it
then tap the Circle button to
initiate a context sensitive attack that will require
you to enter certain
button or analog movement commands in order to finish
the enemy off. These
animations are usually quite brutal and will make the
enemy release more red
orbs than usual.
While in the water Kratos can ascend (Triangle or X), descend
(Square) or dash (R).
Dashing will allow Kratos to break through certain walls
- hold the R button to
charge a dash then release R to perform a dash.
To make Kratos climb a wall, walk toward it and push
against it with the
analog. To move quickly along a wall, press in a direction
then tap the X button. To slide down a wall, hold down then tap X.
While moving along
ceilings, tap X while moving in a direction to make
Kratos speed up while
Throughout Kratos journey, he will encounter a few
puzzles that must be solved
in order to advance. Kratos must interact with certain
objects in order to
solve these puzzles. Any time a glowing white light
is visible on any object,
that object can be interacted with - this may involve
attacking or destroying
it or possible tapping the Circle button near it to grab
Kratos can move some objects by stepping near them
and then holding the Circle button - an icon will appear as Kratos steps next to
a movable object. Hold
down the R button then release while moving an object
to kick it and make it go
As Kratos attacks his enemies during battle, the combo
meter to the side will
begin rise once a combination of attacks is achieved.
The higher the combos,
the more red orbs will be released once Kratos defeats
his enemies. Kratos can
mix up his attacks to form some very deadly combinations
that will inflict
major damage upon his foes.
Kratos will be given a variety of magic abilities throughout
his quest that
will allow him to unleash magical attacks upon his foes
by using up a small
portion of his magic gauge. Hold the R button then tap
either Square, Triangle or Circle in
order to unleash these magic attacks. A magic attack
must first be gained in
the main game before it can be used.
Chest will be strewn through the environment and are
sometimes hidden. They
can contain, green orbs, blue orbs or red orbs. A glowing
mark on top of the
these chest will glow the same color as the orbs held
These pillars of light will allow a player to save
the game. Walk into the
pillar of light and interact with it by tapping the
Circle button to pull up the
The following items are hidden in chest throughout
the main game and may be collected in order to power-up Kratos.
Collect five of these Gorgon Eyes to increase Kratos'
health gauge. A maximum
of 15 may be collected.
Collect five of these Phoenix Feathers to increase
Kratos' health gauge. A
maximum of 15 may be collected.