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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. Apr 21, 2018
    10
    Para mim, o melhor game da saga, gráficos, jogabilidade e história bem desenvolvidos.Extremamente recomendado.
  2. Jan 15, 2019
    10
    i have no words left i can't describe how beautiful this game is but i know that this game is the game of the year
  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. Apr 22, 2018
    10
    Keep the salt coming fanboys, we got your back Santa Monica! Take your stupid console wars elsewhere and stay the hell out of my favorite gameKeep the salt coming fanboys, we got your back Santa Monica! Take your stupid console wars elsewhere and stay the hell out of my favorite game franchise of all time! Expand
  5. May 4, 2018
    10
    Best Game God Of War Franchise .. Really like it!! The reason why i bought PS4 Because of this Game!
  6. Apr 30, 2018
    10
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. If you don't buy it , you should throw your ps4. This is one of the best god of war game i ve ever played i give 11/10 because:
    1: Story : good story , especially the human aspects in game
    2: Gameplay : somebody convinced you that it copies dark soul 's combat so it suck. I say no : the combat system is sofistiicated and deep enough that can reach another level comparing to cheap repetitive perk charts of **** games.
    3: Graphic : dont watch gameplay on you tube by pc or you insult game graphic.Try to watch on 4k TV with HDR on for best experience
    4: Zero score in metactitic user score : xbox fan boy or brainwashed people
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  7. Feb 8, 2019
    0
    Унылые драки. Унылые ребусы. Жалею о потраченных деньгах.

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