There’s A God of War Ragnarök Pop-Up In Bangsar To Celebrate The Launch Of The Game

There will be God of War merchandise on display, game demo, free coffee, photo opportunity and more.
(credit: Sony PlayStation)

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To celebrate the launch of the sequel to the critically acclaimed God of War (2018), Sony has decided to create a pop-up event at APW Bangsar for the fans of Kratos and Atreus.

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A Malaysian artist, Tintoy Chuo, unveiled a wall mural and shadow puppets to commemorate the launch of this new game as guests were invited to be the first to preview an experiential showcase of God of War themed activities, including Family Portrait Series, Father & Son: A Special Bond illustration, God of War Ragnarök weapons installation and showcase of exciting merchandise collaborations with fashion brands such as CASETiFY, #FR2 and New Era.

(Left to right) Keene Ng – Sony Malaysia, PlayStation Division; Tintoy Chuo; Hasnul Hadi Samsudin – PlayStation Studios Malaysia; and Tan Chee Hon – Sony Malaysia, PlayStation Division (credit: Sony PlayStation)

Tintoy Chuo from Malaysia is the founder and primary concept creator for Fusion Wayang Kulit, dedicated to reviving this traditional shadow puppetry art by merging it with pop culture and Sci-fi icons such as superheroes and Japanese mecha. They have been featured on CNN, Wall Street Journal, BBC UK, NZZ Folio, Nikkei Asia amongst others.

Tintoy turned Kratos and Atreus into the traditional Malaysian shadow puppets (Wayang Kulit) depicting their identities with incredible details while maintaining the principle of traditional puppet-making.

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Kratos’ puppet is based on the great warrior figure of the traditional story: Hanuman. His armour and weapon were carefully transformed into shadow puppet style, making it look proper and powerful.

As for Atreus, it is based on the great archer, Seri Rama. His costume was made to ensure the motifs and linings were smooth throughout the puppet. In traditional Malaysian shadow puppets, puppets stand on a creature that represents their status, therefore he put Kratos and Atreus standing on the Bear and Wolf who represent them in the God of War Ragnarök.

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This pop-up has a curated art gallery, photo opportunities, emoji stickers, merchandise, giveaways and gameplay demo (only for 18 and above). Fans can check out this pop-up and showcase at APW Bangsar from 9 November to 13 November 2022 from 10am to 10pm. Face painting will also be available at selected times on 12 and 13 November 2022.

(credit: Sony PlayStation)

You can also take photos with Kratos’s axe, Leviathan and Thor’s hammer, Mjolnir, at the event. An array of merchandise will also be available for view which include t-shirts, phone cases, and caps introduced by #FR2, CASETiFY and New Era respectively. Fans can also redeem a cup of free coffee when they do a Spartan Rage scream (available on a first come first serve basis).

(credit: Sony PlayStation)

The wall mural and God of War Ragnarök weapons installation will be displayed at APW Bangsar until 7 December 2022.

Sony also announced two PS5 God Of War Ragnarök Bundles and they are available for purchase now. The critically-acclaimed game is out now for PS5 and PS4.

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