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God of War review
Exceptional
by Dylan

"First the moon and the stars will be lost in a dense white fog. Then the rivers and the lakes and the sea will freeze over. And finally, a wolf named Skoll will open his jaws and eat the sun, sending the world into an everlasting night. I think I hear the wolf at the door. "

"BOY ... you sure are missing out if you don't play this game." So, I'll admit, I never enjoyed the other GoW games. There was just something missing from them for me. This new entry into the series hits just about every nail on the head. You've got interesting characters, Atreus isn't useless like most NPC companions, game looks great on standard PS4 though at some parts I did get very noticeable frame rate drops, great soundtrack and some good boss fights too.

One thing I didn't like about the game was the bosses that were essentially just re-skins of others with little to no variation in  move sets.

All in all, this game has set the bar high, I can't wait to see what comes next. 9.5/10 

Other reviews49

Ahhhh I really wanted to like this more than I did. I enjoyed the experience, but I never felt connected with the story which sucks because people loved it. I really enjoyed the combat, but found the gameplay to get a bit tedious when I entertained even some side-quests and there's so much more until I 100% it. I also had issues with frame rate holding steady despite being on a PS4 Pro. Excellent game, but I didn't connect with it in the way others may have.
What a reboot!
«Blew my mind»
«Can’t stop playing»
The story and visuals were out of the world. I played the story level difficulty but still liked the combat. maybe will try playing on normal next time. the sound track was great and the axe throw and getting back was a great experience. This is a great game.
«Blew my mind»
The abolute madmen managed to redeem Kratos.
«Sit back and relax»
Just think that soft-reboot of the series that never interests me before will find itself in the dying genre of 3d-metroidvania, which I adore so much.
«Can’t stop playing»
«Constantly dying and enjoy it»
"God of War’s outstanding characters, world, and combat come together to form an unforgettable adventure."

Completed on Oct 04, 2020. M-A-S-T-E-R-P-I-E-C-E-!
«Blew my mind»
«OST on repeat»
Pretty darn good. Gameplay is enjoyable and challenging, has depth. The world and story/characters could feel a little more natural but overall it's solid.
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«That ending!»
God of War presents an unexpected and heart-warming story in the midst of gore and action. The combat is exciting and flashy, but where the game lacks is the in-between. The puzzles are uninteresting and getting from location to location feels lack luster and boring. But when you're not solving arbitrary puzzles or slogging to locations, the story is epic, the emotions are heavy, and the combat is brutal.
The game is beautiful in visuals, graphics, cinematographic performance... The experience feels like watching an excellent movie. It is so good of a movie that it's not so good as a game. Gameplay feels tight and I spent too much time watching cinematics instead of actually fighting. Or solving puzzles instead of smashing heads and guts.
10/10
«Blew my mind»
«Liked before it became a hit»
The visual art is amazing, the story is really enjoyable and it's easy to play. All you can demand in a videogame.