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‘God of War III’ takes the throne March 16

It may not be the Ides of March, but for PlayStation 3 owners it’s close enough to shed some virtual blood with Sony’s favorite fallen god, Kratos.

Sony announced this week that the third installment in its “God of War” trilogy will arrive in stores March 16. “God of War III” is the first in the series created exclusively for the PS3.

“God of War III” is available in both a standard edition ($59.99) and a fancy collector’s box ($99.99) that includes an art book, special packaging, a making-of short, game soundtrack and access to special DLC.