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  • Summary: His vengeance against the gods of Olympus far behind him, Kratos now lives as a man in the lands of Norse Gods and monsters. It is in this harsh, unforgiving world that he must fight to survive… and teach his son to do the same. As mentor and protector to a son determined to earn hisHis vengeance against the gods of Olympus far behind him, Kratos now lives as a man in the lands of Norse Gods and monsters. It is in this harsh, unforgiving world that he must fight to survive… and teach his son to do the same. As mentor and protector to a son determined to earn his respect, Kratos is faced with an unexpected opportunity to master the rage that has long defined him. Questioning the dark lineage he’s passed on to his son, he hopes to make amends for the shortcomings of his past. Set within the untamed forests, mountains, and realms of Norse lore, God of War features a distinctly new setting with its own pantheon of creatures, monsters, and gods. [Playstation.com] Expand
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  1. Apr 12, 2018
    100
    God of War doesn’t just feel like the next step for the franchise, but for the entire video game industry. Phenomenal visuals, rewarding exploration, and a deep, nuanced combat system contribute to an epic adventure that should be experienced by every human on earth. Santa Monica Studio is taking us all to Valhalla.
  2. Apr 16, 2018
    100
    Kratos’ new beginning is full of heart, loaded with action and is easily one of the best games of this generation.
  3. LEVEL (Czech Republic)
    Sep 13, 2018
    100
    The return of the furious Spartan warrior was made well. God of War is already a great contender for game of the year and you shouldn't miss it. [Issue#285]
  4. Apr 17, 2018
    95
    God of War takes everything good about the franchise and elevates it. Almost every aspect is polished to a fine sheen, with a particular standout being the world itself, and the new emphasis on telling a mature and meaningful story that explores remarkably complex themes. God of War sets a new bar for storytelling and world building in games, and transforms Kratos from a one note character to a fascinating man with a story worth hearing. If you have a PS4, this is a must have title.
  5. Apr 12, 2018
    93
    God of War is a new beginning for Kratos, a different game, but still one of the best entries in the series and one of the best games of this generation.
  6. Apr 12, 2018
    90
    In crafting a thoughtful fable about a man contending with surpassing his sins to keep them from his child, the new God of War has already transcended its bloody roots.
  7. Apr 28, 2018
    75
    It’s ironic that a story about the value of discipline and restraint would feel like it needs more time in the editing room, but that’s the new God of War – promising but aimless. I like the new Kratos, but I hope his next adventure is more focused than this, and I pray that it actually gives him something interesting to do.

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  1. Jul 31, 2020
    10
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. Me parece el mejor juego de la generación, y posiblemente mí juego favorito, es MUY entretenida la mecánica de combate que es muy completa a comparación de otras de juegos distintos que son aburridas y repetitivas, no hay tantas peleas de jefes en la historia principal, pero los que hay son muy entretenidos. La historia es inmersiva, entretenida, hermosa, la más larga de la saga god of war, que hace honor a su nombre. Volvemos a ver a kratos, ,una máquina de matar griega, que ahora es más maduro y más amable, en este juego vemos a kratos con un lado más humano, obvio sin dejar de ser serio, es más comprensible y tiene experiencia en las cosas, esto hace que su hijo Atreus no cumpla sus errores. El único punto malo de este juego es el reducido mundo abierto que tiene el juego, hay mapas distintos, SI, pero eso no justifica las cosas que se pueden hacer en este mundo, los reinos con los mapas más "grandes" son midgard (el mapa principal) y alfheim,. Luego de esos mapas viene helheim, que es más reducido, y muspelheim y nilfheim (los opcionales fuera de la historia). En los mapas hay cosas que hacer, como abrir cofres, entrar q cámaras ocultas, que tienen puzzles muy divertidos, también tiene las fabulosas misiones secundarias, que lamentablemente no son tantas. Luego de eso el mapa no es gran cosa. Es un juego muy complicado, tanto en combate como en puzzles, pero si te lo propones, te lo pasarás luego de un rato y será muy satisfactorio para ustedes. Tiene muy buenos gráficos, una jugabilidad completamente diferente a la de los anteriores juegos, que es muy entretenida al estilo RPG. Una banda sonora INCREIBLE que hace llorar a mas de uno de epicidad y emocion. Un juego excelente, muy recomendado por solo $20.
    Adiós
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  2. Apr 20, 2018
    10
    Pretty much everything Ive ever wanted from a God of war game. Excellent story, deep combat and great graphics. Great experience from start to finish
  3. Feb 18, 2022
    10
    Really really good games one of the best games I have played. Hoping for the next one to be just as good.
  4. May 17, 2018
    10
    The way that Santa Monica Studio made this game was amazing, with a very comfortable playability, a very good OST, the history was very wellThe way that Santa Monica Studio made this game was amazing, with a very comfortable playability, a very good OST, the history was very well taken, the graphics are pretty, the scenaries are beautiful... really a masterpiece of video games. Expand
  5. Apr 25, 2018
    10
    A fresh scent from a franchise that might not needed to change that much but believe me that it has the scent of action that old GOW gamesA fresh scent from a franchise that might not needed to change that much but believe me that it has the scent of action that old GOW games has, also interesting mechanics, masterpiece, glorious, simple amazing, this is a clear message for those companies that 1 player game can be and will still be enjoyable without micro-theft or crap boxes a goddamn full game like old school, please support Santa Monica and buy this game so the message get clear to all those ripoff companies out there seeking your wallet without caring about us, the people that gives them the money, we have the power to put a game in the Hall of fame or Hall of shame we the gamer community have that power believe it. Expand
  6. May 2, 2018
    9
    Finished game with Platinum on 3rd difficulty in 50 hours.
    I will say only about cons, cuz there are so many pros that I don't want to miss
    Finished game with Platinum on 3rd difficulty in 50 hours.
    I will say only about cons, cuz there are so many pros that I don't want to miss smth.
    - At first game play was a bit disappointing for me and first boss fight was really boring.
    - Barely visible small text. upd. 1.17 Still small subs and menu text.
    - Messy menu.
    - IMHO, color filter is very bright. I do love those color filter which was in E3 2016 demo, because it was more cold and gray.
    - bloodless enemies - there are few enemies with red blood, mostly it's orange or blue slush. I don't understand this enemies design cuz game is 18+.
    - I wish there were more animation of enemy R3 finish move, at least for draughers and other humanoids.

    Congrats to Santa Monica team! Wish them 10 mil. sales and a lot of awards.
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  7. Nov 20, 2021
    0
    Выпустили на PC отлично! Это если бы Нинтендо продала Марио. У вас и так очень высокие цены на игры а это удар в спину. Мы для вас готовимВыпустили на PC отлично! Это если бы Нинтендо продала Марио. У вас и так очень высокие цены на игры а это удар в спину. Мы для вас готовим сюрприз. Месть! Expand

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