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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 29, 2020
    10
    Yo siempre he sido Fan de la franquicia God of War todos los titulo me encantan y esta no es la excepción sabia que este juego tenia de todoYo siempre he sido Fan de la franquicia God of War todos los titulo me encantan y esta no es la excepción sabia que este juego tenia de todo para ser el mejor juego del espartano y así fue todo sobre este juego es hermoso su historia es mucho mas humana, emotiva y momentos de acción que te dejan con la boca abierta y como a evolucionado kratos como personaje es increíble y como se desarrolla esta relación entre padre e hijo es lo que mas me gusto de este juego, este es en mi opinión el mejor juego de la saga espero que algunos estén de acuerdo con mi opinión Expand
  2. Sep 14, 2018
    10
    This game managed to make me care about video games again which i thought would never happen
  3. 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
  4. Dec 19, 2021
    10
    [RU]
    Ну что я могу сказать... меня зацепило! Хороший и трудный геймплей (даже при том, что разрабы пошли на поводу популярных формул),
    [RU]
    Ну что я могу сказать... меня зацепило! Хороший и трудный геймплей (даже при том, что разрабы пошли на поводу популярных формул), проработанный сюжет и атмосфера со своей мифологией...
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  5. Aug 29, 2018
    10
    God of War was a game I didn't pay attention to when it was revealed back in 2016, and didn't follow up with it until a week before its'God of War was a game I didn't pay attention to when it was revealed back in 2016, and didn't follow up with it until a week before its' release. I had watched people play the original games, but never had the urge to dive in myself. After hearing a few of my trusted game reviewers praising this game leading up to the release, I figured I'd try it out. Now, four months later, I still find myself playing for hours at a time, immersing myself in the world of Kratos and Artreus again and again. I cannot stress how good of a game this is, from the story development to combat, everything was done to perfection. The character development is on equal footing to Joel and Ellie in The Last of Us, another game I love. As an introduction to the world of Kratos and God of War, it did wonders. Can't wait for future stories Santa Monica has in store for Kratos and Company. Expand
  6. Apr 29, 2018
    10
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. This game is everything the franchise needed to make a huge comeback on the scene, I,'ve always been a God of War fan but men Im so proud of saying it now. Buy this game, the story is deep and makes Kratos a great character beyond violence as he always was. Atreus is very interesting and makes me wonder if he is able to surpass his own father. Buy this game I highly recommend it. Top 5 for me easily. Expand
  7. Sep 10, 2021
    0
    Обычный скучный слэшер и то серия dmc мне кажется увлекательной и по экшоновей короч не стоит своих денегОбычный скучный слэшер и то серия dmc мне кажется увлекательной и по экшоновей короч не стоит своих денег

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