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A lot of videogames hand you a gun and let you take on the bad guys, but the sword has always been the more elegant weapon. Sure, you can grab a sword in any fantasy RPG, but some swords are so iconic and well known that they rise above all the others. These eight swords are perfect examples of that.
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Blades of Chaos (God of War)
Maybe no sword (or swords, as the case may be) is more recognizable than Kratos' Blades of Chaos, and why not? How many other characters can boast a pair of swords that burst into flame and can be slung around thanks to the chains attached to their arms? All of the signature moves we think of Kratos performing involve these deadly weapons, and even when he loses the Blades of Chaos, they're replaced with the near-identical Blades of Athena and Blades of Exile. No matter which version he's swinging, they're all equally awesome.