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  • Summary: [Metacritic's 2007 PS2 Game of the Year] God of War saw Kratos, a mortal warrior, set upon an epic quest to dethrone a God. But his journey did not end there. In God of War II, Kratos sits atop his Olympus throne, as the new God of War – far more ruthless than Ares ever was. To end his[Metacritic's 2007 PS2 Game of the Year] God of War saw Kratos, a mortal warrior, set upon an epic quest to dethrone a God. But his journey did not end there. In God of War II, Kratos sits atop his Olympus throne, as the new God of War – far more ruthless than Ares ever was. To end his continued torment, Kratos must journey to the far reaches of the earth and defeat untold horrors and alter that which no mortal, or god has ever changed, his fate. God of War II sets an epic stage for a devastating mythological war to end all wars. In God of War II, players retake the role of Kratos. Armed with the deadly blades and blistering rage, players are aided by new breath-taking magic and new brutal combat moves. The journey takes them through vividly striking environments where they are faced with a labyrinth of challenging puzzles and mini-games intricately woven into the story. The violent world of Greek mythology comes to life in gory detail as Kratos encounters new mythical characters, and compete in epic boss battles in his quest. [SCEA] Expand
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  1. Positive: 69 out of 70
  2. Negative: 0 out of 70
  1. 100
    How could God of War II possibly live up to the successes of its predecessor? The answer, my friends, is astonishing, because GoW II completely eclipses its forefather by adding even more of the stuff that we loved, namely: blood, puzzles, cinematic presentation and fifteen minute long combos.
  2. A masterpiece of action gaming. Story, production values, gameplay, ... it’s the whole package, and it runs just beautifully on the PS3 too in case you’re interested. Unless you absolutely hate action gamers, you’ll absolutely love God of War II.
  3. It doesn’t reinvent the wheel but for some 12 hours we’re seeing tighter, nimbler combat, fantastic level designs, and great gameplay. GOW II is undoubtedly better than its prequel and ultimately one of the best games on any last generation console.
  4. Accompanying all of the great gameplay and astounding visuals is an amazing score. The music behind God of War II is as epic as any other component, and it serves to make the game a much more intense and immersive experience.
  5. God of War II begins with a bang louder than a falling Kraken and does not let up for the next dozen or so hours you will spend engrossed in its mythos.
  6. An addictive, relentlessly fun thrill ride that'll make you feel like the toughest, most brutal thing in the ancient world.
  7. Edge Magazine
    70
    Its biggest problem is its length, and that its formula can’t quite endure its sequel-dose duration. Whether or not it’s overlong in terms of play hours may be a matter of preference, but it feels slightly stretched during its final third, exposing its shallowness a little in the process. [Apr 2007, p.80]

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 7 out of 191
  1. May 7, 2012
    10
    The best God of War game in the franchise to date.
  2. Apr 23, 2020
    10
    Kratos has gotten his revenge and is now the new god of war. But this is just the beginning of his journey as he has still has not gotten whatKratos has gotten his revenge and is now the new god of war. But this is just the beginning of his journey as he has still has not gotten what he rally wanted his redemption. Now he is on a journey to do something even the gods cant do to change his faith. For the sequel they did not slow down. It is on the same level as the original. Gameplay wise it is better. The battle system is improved, works excellent and you have even more options than before. As before you can level up your weapons and get new abilities. Also you acquire new equipment that gives you new skills and challenges. The puzzles are well implemented with the before mentioned new skills. Story wise it is great but maybe a bit weaker than the prequel. Again there are good twists and reveals. The final and the cliffhanger are some of the best of its generation if not in all videogames. I showed it friends who did not play the series and all were astonished and impressed. The graphics have improved and the soundtrack is incredible good. Especially the tracks The End begins, The Glory of Sparta and Way of the Gods. I must also mention the engaging boss battles. I wont spoil but will say there are many memorable ones. Overall this was an incredible sequel on the same level as the original. Maybe it is slightly better or worse depending on your preferences. Expand
  3. LoayN.
    Mar 15, 2007
    10
    This is by far the best game ever! I spent 1 hour playing it and I'm beyond impressed! MUCH MUCH better than part 1, right from the This is by far the best game ever! I spent 1 hour playing it and I'm beyond impressed! MUCH MUCH better than part 1, right from the start you're fighting GODS! Can't stop loving it! Expand
  4. Mar 23, 2014
    10
    Best PS2 game and best God of war in the serie. Period. Everything is perfect : The controls, the boss fights, the skills, the graphics ...Best PS2 game and best God of war in the serie. Period. Everything is perfect : The controls, the boss fights, the skills, the graphics ...

    A must play.
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  5. SYC
    Apr 2, 2007
    9
    Outstanding and epic action adventure sequel that completely outdoes the already excellent original. A better game experience than anything Outstanding and epic action adventure sequel that completely outdoes the already excellent original. A better game experience than anything on offer from the next generation of systems currently available too. Expand
  6. Oct 11, 2020
    9
    É um jogo muito bom mas jogatina é ótimo 100% a história muito da hora que você não jogou um joga o dois é muito bom minha nota é 9.5 oÉ um jogo muito bom mas jogatina é ótimo 100% a história muito da hora que você não jogou um joga o dois é muito bom minha nota é 9.5 o problema dele é a origem podia ventar para PC para tirando isso que você tem um play vale a pena Expand
  7. Jul 2, 2018
    0
    if any one need this game DVD 5 version u can get from this site https://www.ziperto.com/god-of-war-2-ps2-iso-dvd5/

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#1 Most Discussed PS2 Game of 2007
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#2 Most Shared PS2 Game of 2007