Today, Sony formally announced a partnership with top entertainment companies to produce products based on the highly successful God of War franchise. Among the companies announced was the deal with DC Comics, for a God of War Comic Series, and with Del Ray Books’ God of War Novels. But there was one more previously unknown product outlined in today’s press release.
United Cutlery will be producing a scaled replica of God of War protagonist Kratos signature weapon, the Blades of Chaos. The Blades of Chaos,priced at $89.60 will be available this October, and advance pre-order is starting tomorrow, July 23.
United Cutlery®, manufacturer of licensed edged and adult collectibles for the entertainment industry since 1981, will create a scaled replica of Kratos’ Blades of Chaos, which will stretch 20 13/16” overall and will be designed with a 12 7/16” blade constructed from solid-cast zinc aluminum with a custom-etched mold texture, and unique fantasy grindings that mirror the piece used in the game. The handle grip is injection-molded and surrounded by an intricate, detailed cast-metal guard and pommel.
The Blades of Chaos replica includes a custom display stand with the God of War logo.
For information on reserving the sword, visit http://www.budk.com/GOW.
From the product description:
You too can now wield the power of the Blade of Chaos. This authentically detailed sword is an exact replica of the pair wielded by Kratos in Sony Studios’ hit video game series “The God of War.” United Cutlery, the industry leader in movie and game collectible replicas, has meticulously re-created the sword. The blade is cast from zinc aluminum material with custom etched mold textures and features fantasy grindings that mirror the piece carried by Kratos. The replica was created using the finest grade materials and craftsmanship available. Also included is a custom tabletop display stand with God of War insignia and fantasy silkscreen along with a certificate of authenticity. As with all United Cutlery collectibles, close attention to quality is a top priority. The design of The Blade of Chaos was overseen by master replica supervisor, Kit Rae. Each replica is laser-serial-numbered and marked with the appropriate copyrights to ensure authenticity.