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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. Mixed: 0 out of 118
  2. Negative: 0 out of 118
  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. Jan 10, 2019
    10
    God of war is just a game with true passion for the art just a good video game and that makes god of war the best game of the generation
  2. Jun 11, 2019
    10
    The best game that i've ever played this far. Non repetitive mission. Hardly i played a game like this !
  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. Jan 8, 2019
    10
    Change something that is so loved by fans is not a good thing very often but God of War is beyond of this as the new game of the generationChange something that is so loved by fans is not a good thing very often but God of War is beyond of this as the new game of the generation and the best winner for the game of the year Expand
  5. Apr 25, 2018
    10
    Uno de los mejores juegos de la generacio, lo que mas me gusto fue la pelea con los jefes.
  6. Aug 31, 2019
    10
    sinceramente me daba miedo lo que podria salir de este juego , ya que temia que perdiera su escencia , menos mal que me trage mis palabras ,sinceramente me daba miedo lo que podria salir de este juego , ya que temia que perdiera su escencia , menos mal que me trage mis palabras , mejor renacimiento para Kratos imposible Expand
  7. Nov 6, 2019
    0
    There's so much to like and love about this game - but in the end everything is ruined by a few horrible flaws in the game design.

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