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    God of War

    Game » consists of 9 releases. Released Apr 20, 2018

    God of War is a soft reboot on the franchise of the same name. It sees Kratos and his son Atreus traverse a world of Norse myths.

    werupenstein's God of War (PlayStation 4) review

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    Dad of War

    Initially I did not have a very good impression from playing this game. Coming straight off of playing the rest of the series it's very clear that this game is something completely different. Whether you like or dislike the previous games in the series one thing GoW was very successful at was having it's own identity and I feel that has somewhat been lost in this offering dropping it's combat frenzied anger simulator to become another Naughty Dog adventure.

    Once you get past all that it's a fine game.

    Gorgeous world, absolutely fantastic characters and acting, mind blowing presentation overall.

    I enjoyed the story but it very much felt like the first arc of a three part story, as the game ended it didn't even feel like the big bad had even made an appearance yet.

    The talents/equipment/upgrades didn't feel impactful, if I had money I bought them if not it really didn't seem to matter.

    The combat seems like it should be more tactical than previous games and when I played trying to be mindful/purposeful I was having a hard time and dying a lot, once I gave in and just started jamming on the controls it became much easier.

    Despite it's flaws or my expectations, this game definitely won me over and I'm looking forward to more.

    Other reviews for God of War (PlayStation 4)

      A new Kratos 0

      The new God of War for PS4 don't just changes de formula but it puts itself on a higher level then anybody could expect it. The visuals in this game are just amazing, very polished graphics and maybe the best use of light I've seen in a game, with the prettiest metal you can imagine. Any source of energy it's also well designed, the enemies despite not having enough variety are really well made also.The main change this game goes for, compared to the rest of the series, is its pace. The combat i...

      7 out of 7 found this review helpful.

      A solid foundation for a new series of adventures. 0

      I love love love the God of War franchise. I think each game in the series brings something to the table and I have enjoyed playing through each of them multiple times. The PS4 release of God of War acts as a welcome refresh for the series, helping redefine and reimagine what this franchise can be. Not all of it works, but at its core it is still very much a God of War game and very much a continuation of the story of Kratos.His personality is mellowed out, probably in no small part due to him n...

      5 out of 6 found this review helpful.

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