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Video Games: God of War Ragnorok Programmer Added Heartbreaking Tribute to His Late Ex-Boyfriend

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A screenshot of the heart symbol that features the Nordic initials of both Sam Handrick and Jake Snipes in God of War Ragnarok. (Twitter/ MDSVeritas)

Sony’s new video game God of War Ragnarok features a heartfelt side quest about an LGBTQ+ couple who worked on the game.

Sony Santa Monica senior gameplay programmer Sam Handrick explained the tragic story in a Twitter thread on 18 November in which he “got to pitch” one of the many ‘favour’ side quests in dedication to his late partner. “I had hoped to wait for some time to talk about it but I want to share it now, just in case,” he said.

Before delving into the story, he urged players to “seek it out for yourself first” before explaining the details behind the creation of the side quest, adding that it’s “not a spoiler for the main story”, but that it’s worthwhile.

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