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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 26, 2020
    10
    This game deserves more than 10.
    No words can explain how amazing this game has s until you play it your self!
  2. Oct 13, 2018
    10
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. Kurvajó játék. Minden tekintetben élvezet vele játszani. Élményt ad és egyszerüen imádom. Nagyon remélem lesz fojtatás. Ezért megérdemli a maximumot. Expand
  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. Nov 23, 2021
    10
    One of the games that reaches the peak of the ps4! Beautiful execution, the story and gameplay together are just insane! I could notice theyOne of the games that reaches the peak of the ps4! Beautiful execution, the story and gameplay together are just insane! I could notice they weren’t so good at facial expressions, but they managed not to rely on that in the majority of time, different from Horizon new dawn, which characters are LAME. Expand
  5. Oct 1, 2018
    10
    Este nuevo God of War a la vez que trae una nueva mitología, trae nuevas y divertidas formas de vivir el mundo nórdico.
    A mi nunca me
    Este nuevo God of War a la vez que trae una nueva mitología, trae nuevas y divertidas formas de vivir el mundo nórdico.
    A mi nunca me gustaron los God of War (solo los jugué por recomendación de algunos amigos).Pero este nuevo me encantó; la historia, la jugabilidad, los escenarios, todo me maravilló de principio a fin. Aunque otro puedan decir que este no es un God of War, yo que he jugado anteriores a pesar de que no me gustaron, puedo decir con certeza que este es un verdadero God of War.
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  6. Apr 29, 2018
    10
    First of all, let me say; disregard the Zeros. They come from small minded gamer bros who are upset that the game isn't as simple as it usedFirst of all, let me say; disregard the Zeros. They come from small minded gamer bros who are upset that the game isn't as simple as it used to be, and is no longer within their grasp. In fact, one degenerate was upset that he's "No longer bangin chicks!"

    **** these people. Let them rot in hell. I guarantee they're awful in real life as well.

    n the face of competition from both the Xbox one and the PC, God of war comes as a boon to the PS4, a showcase of the console exclusives that makes you glad you invested in Sony's system. Not since Horizon Zero Dawn have I been so deeply drawn into a game's narrative and combat. This is on the cusp of gaming perfection. No DLC. No need for multiplayer. Not only is it a wonderful gaming experience, it's a wonderful learning experience.

    You are constantly told Norse stories and are shed more light on prominent Norse figures by the ever-so-wise Mimir, and his tales, his banter, are pure joy. I was eager for every morsel of information he passed on These tales are brought to life and made even more epic by the sweeping orchestral sound track and its robust use of chants and choirs.

    Finally I would be foolish to not talk about the visuals of the game. Oh my goodness, the visuals. They're amazing. Breathtaking, even. I found myself scouring the screen, every detail of the world, several times. The foliage, the weather effects, the ruins. The scenery in general. This is without a doubt the most beautiful game I've ever played. You cannot go wrong by playing God of War
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  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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