Percentile Rank

God of War is ranked in the 100th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.

Rating Summary

Based on 170 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

95

Top Critic Average

98%

Critics Recommend

Based on 170 critic reviews

Score Distribution

Unscored Reviews

ACG
Buy
ACG

Top Critic

Buy
Apr 15, 2018
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GameCloud
Yes
Yes
May 5, 2018

God of War is an exceptional game that modernises an antiquated formula while carrying forward and expanding upon the conventions that gave the series its own identity. Everything God of War is known for is here, but in brand new, elaborately constructed ways. Such reverence is given to the series’ history without fear of reinventing it, and the result is an incredibly high-quality experience far surpassing those that came before.

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Eurogamer
Recommended
Recommended
Apr 12, 2018

Despite eye-catching changes, the heart of this series remains gloriously unaltered.

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Washington Post
Unscored
Unscored
Apr 12, 2018

A more nuanced Kratos makes the new 'God of War' a mighty success

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VG247
Unscored
Unscored
Apr 12, 2018

There's a scene in God of War where Kratos decapitates someone to free them from a magical cage within the mangled roots of a tree.

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The Jimquisition
Unscored
Unscored
Apr 22, 2018
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Player2.net.au
Unscored
Unscored
Apr 29, 2018

I was happy with God of War being finished, I didn’t think the world needed another game with Kratos as the lead. What I didn’t count on was this masterful reinvention coming along and proving me wrong. I have never been so happy to be wrong in my life.

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The A.V. Club
Unscored
Unscored
Jan 15, 2019

This is the first time in years it’s felt like one of these unfathomably expensive blockbusters is putting its weight into moving that field in a different direction rather than riffing on one of its standardized formulas, and it’s every bit as jolting as that Hydra fight was 13 years ago.

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Scored Reviews

Quillstreak
100%
100%
Apr 22, 2018

God of War is one of the defining games of this generation, holistically reinventing the action game wheel and grafting humanity and emotion into a series previously devoid. A stellar technical achievement in every aspect and a thoughtful, unmissable work of art that shouldn't just be experienced by gamers.

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God is a Geek
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018

One of the best games on PS4, and one of the best games of this generation. A masterpiece.

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Destructoid
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018

God of War is a different game for a new era of the medium. While I'm a sucker for more frantic arcadey action there are plenty of studios left carrying on that legacy. Unless something catastrophic happens to Sony Santa Monica, there's more story to tell, and I hope the exact same team is able to tell it.

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GameMAG
10 / 10
GameMAG

Top Critic

10 / 10
Apr 12, 2018

God of War has a great story and sets a new level in almost everything: from epic boss battles to the world building. And if you haven't bought a PlayStation 4 Pro with a 4K TV yet, now it's the right time to do it, if you want to see the peak of what entertainment industry of the 2018 can offer.

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Gadgets 360
10 / 10
10 / 10
Apr 12, 2018

All said and done, Kratos' PS4 debut is, if you'd excuse the pun, a god tier affair. Fan boys may deride the lack of spectacle and its nuanced take on a well-loved protagonist may not be for everyone, but its rare to see a reimagining to a series handled as deftly and with such polish and care.

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PlayStation LifeStyle
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018

God of War is an epic reboot of an epic franchise. The evolution of Kratos could have gone horribly wrong. Instead, Santa Monica Studio has given the franchise the treatment it deserves. This new narrative tone has heart, and serves to make Kratos much more relatable in his new role as protector, while remaining as brutal as past installments. Reworked and improved combat options make for an enjoyable and customizable experience, and phenomenal audiovisual performance ensures that each trip to the mythical lands before the Vikings is a wonderfully grisly experience. God of War is a must-buy experience well worth the wait.

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Push Square
10 / 10
10 / 10
Apr 12, 2018

God of War is a special game. This reimagining of the famous PlayStation franchise elevates the series in unexpected ways, without forgetting the core tenets that made Kratos a fan-favourite to begin with. This is a sprawling single player epic with an abundance of secrets and a storyline that keeps you hooked from start-to-finish. While it borrows liberally from other action adventure greats, its unique combat and outstanding artistic direction separate it from its immediate peers. A truly impressive achievement.

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GamingBolt
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018

God of War is a phenomenal effort by Sony Santa Monica, one that needs to be experienced by every PS4 player out there.

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USgamer
Apr 12, 2018

This is how you do a reboot. After Kratos lost his way, Sony Santa Monica has set the God of War on a new path. A more measure, nuanced character, a great supporting cast, an excellent combat system, and some of the best graphics in the PlayStation 4 game to-date add up to a winner.

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GamesRadar+
Apr 12, 2018

One of PlayStation's finest moments, Kratos has been reimagined for a new audience while keeping the best bits of what originally made him great.

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IGN
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018

God of War's outstanding characters, world, and combat come together to form an unforgettable adventure.

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Saudi Gamer
10 / 10
10 / 10
Apr 12, 2018

This is a bigger, deeper and more mature God of War and one of the best reboots and a successful new beginning. A denser and richer world, a heftier and deeper fighting system and a multi-dimensional story, while maintaining the series' stunning visuals and art direction, epic soundtrack, breathtaking cinematography and all the rage and violence. This is the logical next step and the massive leap the series required and deserved.

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Gameblog
10 / 10
Gameblog

Top Critic

10 / 10
Apr 12, 2018

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CGMagazine
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018

God of War is back with one of the most rewarding experiences on the PlayStation 4 to date.

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GamingTrend
100 / 100
100 / 100
Apr 12, 2018

It's very rare that a game grabs me this completely, but God of War is, without a doubt, an early contender for Game of the Year. It's flawless in its execution, and the new benchmark for action titles. Well done, Santa Monica Studios, and thanks for taking us on this entirely new adventure.

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Game Revolution
Apr 12, 2018

The graphics, sound, combat, world, and plot all come together to make an exquisite package that is a prime example of why games are art and God of War is right up there with the best films and novels when it comes to storytelling. If you have a PlayStation 4, you should play God of War. If you don't have one, you should consider getting one to play this game. Read more at http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/381919-god-of-war-review-an-olympian-feat#ovxu44mgz9GifWd0.99

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ZTGD
10 / 10.0
Ken McKown

Top Critic

10 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018

God of War is, simply put, the best PS4 game I have played in the console's life-cycle. I can't stop thinking about its world and characters. I had so much fun exploring it and taking on its combat. I wanted more, and the game delivers. After having hesitations about the direction I thought the game was going, I am thrilled to report that all of my concerns were nullified within the first hour of the game. This is the true evolution of the series, and quite possibly the best game of the year. Well at least so far.

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Wccftech
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018

God of War proves that if there was anything that Kratos learned during his time in Grecian lands, it's how to have a proper adventure. Now that he is a little bit older, wiser, and more experienced, it's time for him to start to pass the torch on and become a family man.

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Guardian
Apr 12, 2018

Kratos returns older and wiser, but exhilaratingly brutal in a story that deftly intertwines family drama and mythological epic

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DualShockers
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018

Cory Barlog and his team managed to reinvent the wheel, and while they added more pieces, it rolls smoother than ever before, providing the best God of War experience of the history of the franchise.

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JVL
20 / 20
JVL
Malcolm89

Top Critic

20 / 20
Apr 12, 2018

We had to wait 5 years to get a new episode of the God of War franchise, but it was worth it. After getting lost with its previous episode, the serie returns to the top, which it has already known in the past. Managing the father-son relationship works great and Atreus is more than just an awkward NPC. All the elements of the puzzle fit perfectly and naturally to offer a memorable adventure that proves that risk taking can pay off. Even if he loses some of his excessiveness, Kratos has never been so indisputable in your library. It is impossible to miss this God of War if you own a PlayStation 4, the game takes a clear lead over the competition for the title of the GOTY 2018.

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Easy Allies
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Apr 11, 2018
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NEOsite
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018

God of War evolved to something entirely new. It's a well-written story where Kratos is so much more than screaming pile of muscles. All of this perfectly mixes traditional element of the series with fresh ideas.

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Telegraph
Apr 11, 2018

One of the most gorgeous, spectacular and impactful blockbusters of the generation

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GameZone
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Apr 16, 2018

While it may not resemble the older games in the franchise, that might actually be its strength. It proves that just like Kratos, who was able to mature and grow as a character, letting go of his past while not forgetting who he was, the newest game was able to do the same.

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Giant Bomb
Apr 12, 2018

Sony Santa Monica makes us care about Kratos in this stunning revival of the series.

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Digital Chumps
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Apr 4, 2017

Santa Monica took the best of God of War as a franchise and melded it beautifully with the most distinguishable designs of other modern games to create something with an immensely potent synergy.

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SA Gamer
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Apr 15, 2018

It's not just Kratos' appearance and maturity that's changed, but so has the God of War formula. Everything has grown up and with it you're left with an unforgettable adventure that will stay with you long after you put the controller down.

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Critical Hit
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Apr 18, 2018

God of War reinvigorates an ageing series with a Kratos you can care for, a host of new characters that are both exceptionally acted and wonderfully written with action and exploration that sets new standards for games of this ilk going forward. It's a triumph in storytelling and design, making it one of the most exceptional experiences gaming has ever seen.

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Gameplanet
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Apr 18, 2018

God of War is a genre redefining epic, a triumph for SCI Santa Monica, and the single best reason to own a PS4 in 2018.

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Gamers Heroes
10 / 10
10 / 10
Apr 24, 2018

Every facet of God of War has been created as a labor of love. Seldom do we see such a complete, whole experience in modern gaming. God of War is nothing short of a modern day masterpiece.

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PSX Extreme
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Apr 23, 2018

I have been writing about video games for almost 20 years now, and in all that time I have never given any game a perfect score. Until now.

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Gamerheadquarters
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Apr 22, 2018

God of War is an amazing step forward in gaming that expands the general narrative beyond what one would ever expect.

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Game Rant
Apr 21, 2018

Sony Santa Monica has evolved Kratos in God of War and in the process delivered a technical and narrative showpiece that any PS4 fan should be proud of.

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SquareXO
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Apr 21, 2018

God of War is a wonderful, immersive game which has everything. The story is powerful and touching, the action is fast paced, the world complex and the presentation is truly stunning. God of War is one of the best games I have ever played. It's a masterpiece in every sense of the word.

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BaziCenter
10 / 10
10 / 10
Apr 22, 2018

God of War 4 is the new milestone in the series. Santa Monica made everything from scratch and the result is far beyond of great. From the gameplay to story and music, this is what we call the masterpiece. They made the new standard for the action-adventure genre. God of War feels like a portal to next generation of video games.

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Goomba Stomp
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Apr 25, 2018

God of War is one of PlayStation 4's most wonderful exclusive games, and undoubtedly one of the great games of the generation so far.

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We Got This Covered
Apr 12, 2018

From its renewed focus on storytelling, to its stunningly gorgeous world and incredibly satisfying combat, God of War is nothing short of a masterpiece, one that sets a new bar for what can be accomplished in the world of AAA games.

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Bazimag
10 / 10
10 / 10
Apr 25, 2018

Great story and narrative combined with phenomenal and modernized gameplay and flawless graphics and sound design, all mix up to make God of War one of the most memorable games of recent times. Following the story of Kratos who once was a killer machine but is now struggling to raise his son is an engaging and at times, an emotional experience. It is very clear that the risk taken by Santa Monica Studios has paid off and we can't wait to see the next installment in this groundbreaking series.

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Gamefa
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Apr 21, 2018

in my opinion, God of War is simply one of the two Best Games of this generation beside to the witcher 3. the new Adventure of Kratos "The God of War" has madness, love, drama, anger, relationship and everything else it needed to have. Every elements in this new game has changed deeply, compared to other games in this series but good news is that it completely feels like a "God of War" game when we play it and it is so amazing. also we must mention that these structural changes that we see in this game, were absolutely necessary because we saw reactions about God of War Ascension in last gen and we knew (and we wanted) to see big changes in new game and experience a brand new adventure so far away from greek gods and where to go better than Valhalla gates and Norse mythology. God of War takes the place of God of War 3 as the best game in this epic beautiful series. God of War is a "must have" game for every playstation fans and also a game that worth to buy a ps4 for experience it.

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MonsterVine
5 / 5.0
5 / 5.0
Apr 27, 2018

God of War manages to keep the soul of the franchise intact while drastically changing its tone to a grounded story about father and son, making God of War one of the greatest achievements of this console generation.

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Digiato
100 / 100
100 / 100
Apr 23, 2018

God of War has matured, has redefined its genre, has incredible graphics even on older PS4 and ends in a way that you know you should await at least one more epic trilogy.

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Black Red Gaming
Oct 19, 2018

God of War goes above and beyond with its storytelling and gameplay to not only become the game of the year, but quite possibly the best PS4 exclusive to date.

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GameSkinny
Apr 27, 2018

Deep with allegory and underpinned by rich combat, God of War stands triumphant as a narrative masterwork. This is what it means for video games to grow up.

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Tech Advisor
Apr 30, 2018

God of War ticks all the boxes; it looks stunning, combat is satisfying, offers an emotionally gripping campaign and a variety of things to do once you've completed the main story. While some fans of the series may be worried about the overhaul of the franchise, we think it was a great idea and we really can't wait for the next in the series – whenever that might be.

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The Digital Fix
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Apr 30, 2018

With an exceptional story, brilliant acting, superb controls and gorgeous level design, God of War is a masterpiece and is easily the best title on the platform to date, and possibly the generation.

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GameSpew
100%
100%
Apr 30, 2018

The God of War series has a bright future it would seem, one that many of us didn't expect or think was possible. And I'm extraordinarily happy about that.

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Pardis Game
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Apr 29, 2018

I'll just cut myself short. Despite its minor flaws, God of War is the best in its series and one of the greatest games of the 8th generation. If you have a PS4, than don't miss it

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Reno Gazette-Journal
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
May 2, 2018

After a long absence, Kratos manages to beat his toughest opponent yet: loss of relevance. Kratos' latest adventure takes risks by re-imagining what a God of War game is supposed to be, ultimately rewarding players with a wonderfully, refreshing take on the longstanding franchise. The changes in combat and perspective will admittedly be polarizing to series purists. If you get beyond that, though, God of War is not just the best game in the series, it's one of the best games ever made, period.

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PowerUp!
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Apr 19, 2018

God of War is a cinematic masterpiece, a masterclass in game design and the greatest adventure game ever made. It’s the absolute peak of AAA gaming and the best merger of storytelling and gameplay I have ever seen.

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WellPlayed
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Apr 29, 2018

God of War is a masterclass in AAA game design, hitting every benchmark of quality with an impressive confidence; an engaging narrative with interesting and relatable characters, combat that is challenging, rewarding, stylish and accessible, a richly detailed world full of content to explore and more visual splendour than you can poke a boomerang axe at, God of War is the complete package

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NoobFeed
100 / 100
100 / 100
Apr 30, 2018

God of War is a new beast of its own. It is not the game fans asked for but the game fans needed without even knowing.

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PS4Blog.net
10 / 10
PS4Blog.net
ThaRaven403
10 / 10
May 14, 2018

PSN Game Price: $59.99

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Pause Resume
5 / 5
5 / 5
May 9, 2018

There is no other way to put it, God of War is a masterpiece. It takes a huge step away from its roots but still manages to hold onto the things that made it great in the first place. The new direction has set up a lot of potential in the future and I can’t wait to see what comes after this.

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GBAtemp
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
May 9, 2018

I said it once and I'll say it again - God of War is one of those few rare games that truly define a platform. I'm confident that many years from now it's going to be one of those titles you see scoring high in the Top 10's of our current gaming generation. The game truly pushes the hardware where it matters and the resulting product is nothing short of perfect - a must-buy for a PlayStation owner.

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Optional Extra
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Apr 25, 2018
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ThisGenGaming
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
May 18, 2018

God of War is a truly special game and one that will last in my memory for a very long time.

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Daily Mirror
5 / 5
5 / 5
Apr 11, 2018

This new chapter in the hack and slash franchise freshens up the gameplay for a thrilling experience that will please fans

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DigitalCentralMedia
100%
100%
Jul 11, 2018

God of War is a masterpiece. It's bold, ambitious and powerful. God of War is not only a Game of the Year Contender but a game that will stand among other classics.

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ComiConverse
Apr 14, 2018

While some might not like the grounded take, long-term fans should be engrossed in the changes and outstanding story elements! The god of war has returned and brings with him the best video game experience in the last decade, without question a masterclass in the PS4 echo system

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Suitably Bored
Jun 4, 2018

God of War is an epic reboot of an epic franchise and shows you how a reboot of a franchise should be handled. And in rebooting the franchise Santa Monica Studio’s possibly created one of the best games the PlayStation 4 has to offer in this console generation. The plot, combat, graphics, and sound all come together perfectly to create one of the best gaming experiences of 2018. And it proves that the single-player experience is still alive and well in the year of battle royal and multiplayer only games. There were so many aspects of the game and story I had to leave out due to spoilers and not wanting to make the review too lengthy, so hopefully, this review didn’t come out too disjointed.

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The Loot Gaming
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Apr 22, 2018

God of War is the game that will define this entire generation. It takes great ideas from multiple games and doesn’t just improve on them, it brings a unique twist to make those ideas shine brighter than they ever had. The story has epic moments of brutal, stylish combat like any God of War game should have, these are tempered by emotional moments that Oscar winning movies can’t compete with. The world and characters are brought to life in a way that no other video game has matched, Midgard truly feels real as you are totally immersed in the journey. To call God of War the Game of the Year in 2018 is really not doing the title any justice, there are very few games that have ever been made that stand close to this game’s brilliance. Sony Santa Monica have crafted something totally unique here and deserve every single sliver of praise that players have to throw their way. If I could condense this two thousand word review into three words, these would be: Play This Game.

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Nexus
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Apr 21, 2018

God of War is a genre-defining epic, an emotionally powerful story, and a true modern gaming masterpiece. Game director Cory Barlog and the creative force at Santa Monica Studio deserve a huge applause for crafting an ambitious God of War experience that offers one of the most heart-wrenching and shocking pay offs in gaming history.

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Respawning
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
May 2, 2018

So in summary God of War is a beautiful, emotional and exciting trip through Norse mythology with an attention to detail and character you just don’t see very often in triple A games. While the massive shift in style and storytelling was a huge risk for such an established franchise Santa Monica have really done the character justice and refreshed the series without alienating the core fan base or scaring away new players. As a gamer and a wannabe Viking this is easily my current contender for game of the year and definitely one of the highlights of the generation.

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Screen Rant
Apr 20, 2018

It's been worth the wait.

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GameHaunt
Apr 30, 2018

Even though there are some people around who are crying about the new direction in which the current edition of God of War has taken, from my point of view, it certainly sets a new trend in the gaming industry with its spectacular surroundings, brutal action along with a fine storyline involving the relationship of the father and son.

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Skill Up
10 / 10
10 / 10
Jul 29, 2018
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OnlySP
Apr 23, 2018

Above all, God of War is a surprise. By perfecting the current trends in the gaming market, the game has become an outlier in how to properly design a AAA experience. The combination of systems, which have failed numerous times in other games, somehow work thanks to the amount of effort, time, and love the studio has poured into the title. The title has transcended the bloody roots of its origins, trading in a shallow representation of vengeance for a meditation on power and revenge that feels more mature. The scariest thing about God of War is that it is destined for sequels, but with a foundation this excellent, the series could reach untold heights. Despite all the gameplay and visual successes, God of War's greatest feat is tell a story about family in a way that feels timeless, with the writing taking care of all the idiosyncrasies and implicit machinations of patriarchal relationships. God of War is a game about fathers in a time that dearly needs them and that should be appreciated.

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Echo Boomer
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Mar 14, 2018

Half-sequel, half-reboot. The return of Kratos comes with a new sidekick, in a new setting, in a new generation and with a new perspective. It’s one of the riskiest reboots in recent history for an high caliber franchise, full of ambition, that sets a new standard in narrative and action games. Without any doubt, one of the best games of the generation.

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Cultured Vultures
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Apr 23, 2018

It's not the God of War you once knew, but Kratos' debut on PS4 brings the franchise back into the limelight in a big way as one of the best games of its generation.Microtransactions: nope

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Daily Star
Jul 4, 2019

Again though, we really are splitting hairs because this is a near flawless game.

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Polygon
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018

Some die-hard fans may fear this isn't really God of War. I suppose they're right. It's even better.

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Areajugones
9.9 / 10.0
9.9 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018

God of War is an excellent game that has evolved and with a great quality in every aspect. The game feels more mature, profound and solid than we have ever seen in the saga. Its gameplay is still dynamic and its story will keep us in the edge of our seats from beginning to end. However, it lacks magic in some moments and has a few repetitive bosses, which does not allow this game to reach the perfect score.

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SomHráč.sk
99%
99%
Apr 12, 2018

The god of war is back at his peak performance. Don't fear the series' new direction and embark on an epic adventure. The new God of War is one of the highlights of this console generation.

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Game Informer
9.8 / 10.0
9.8 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018

An enthralling experience from beginning to end, with a mixture of great narrative moments and engaging encounters. God of War is a well-paced adventure that knows when to let the action simmer and when to make it boil over

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AusGamers
9.8 / 10.0
9.8 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018

I was always a critic of a Greek god being in an entirely different realm with different rules. I thought for sure the game was just using Kratos and the God of War IP to get it over the marketing line, but I've been proven massively wrong. This is a God of War game, and it's fucking brilliant. It has old-school game-design coupled lovingly alongside a modern storytelling tilt, and it marries the two in a contemporary and meaningful way. And playing on PS4 Pro on a setup like my Samsung QLED 65" Q8C with HDR, it just screams quality. It has old-school game-design coupled lovingly alongside a modern storytelling tilt, and it marries the two in a contemporary and meaningful way. And playing on PS4 Pro on a setup like my Samsung QLED 65" Q8C with HDR, it just screams quality.

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PSX Brasil
98 / 100
98 / 100
Apr 12, 2018

The God of War series needed to be reinvented and the Santa Monica Studio team did it masterfully. The change of perspective, the fantastic graphics, the new chapter of the story and especially the addictive combat show that God of War is easily one of the best PS4 games.

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LevelUp
9.8 / 10.0
9.8 / 10.0
Jan 1, 1970

God of War is all you can ask from a new game in a franchise; very high production values, charismatic characters and satisfying combat, visceral with no lack of action. However, this is accompanied by a very well-told story, excellent animations, a very interesting new universe, fun gameplay and a new partner that develops a very promising personality. You can feel the dedication and care that Santa Monica Studio put into every frame of this game. Despite going in a new direction, God of War somehow manages to feel familiar and it is the worthy beginning of a new saga that surely has a lot to give us in the future. This is a very carefully made game that will certainly help define this generation and that is nothing short of a masterpiece.

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Oyungezer Online
9.8 / 10.0
9.8 / 10.0
Apr 15, 2018

One world summary of this perfect game would be, "epic". Santa Monica Studio delivers an instant classic. It's not just one of the best PS4 games out there, but one of the best games of all time.

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Elite Gamer
9.8 / 10.0
9.8 / 10.0
Apr 20, 2018

God of War is one of the best games this writer has had the pleasure of playing in years….maybe ever. Almost every aspect of this game is nearly perfect, and the other aspects are perfect.

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
9.8 / 10.0
9.8 / 10.0
Apr 24, 2018

"God of War" is the culmination that the series always had the potential to be. Better yet, it's just the beginning of a new legend forged by the God of War.

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IGN Middle East
9.8 / 10.0
9.8 / 10.0
Apr 25, 2018

Santa Monic has set new standards for action-adventure games with God of War. The game has already attracted me from start to finish. It's an experience that happens only once every 10 years, and I can not wait to see how the series will become in the future, with a unique open world, interesting storyline, simple gameplay but difficult to master, and soundtrack and sound performance is the best ever, I can say God of War is the best game on PS4.

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Geek Culture
9.8 / 10.0
9.8 / 10.0
Apr 11, 2018

A truly divine experience, God of War returns and places Kratos and Atreus among the pantheon of gaming’s greatest.

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Just Push Start
9.7 / 10.0
9.7 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018

God of War's new direction breathed new life into the franchise.

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Gamersky
9.7 / 10.0
Gamersky
不倒翁蜀黍

Top Critic

9.7 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018

God of War is a successful reboot of one of the most brutal hack-and-slash action games, and it's remarkable, fun and still uber-violent. The core gameplay has changed a lot, and Santa Monica did take a risk that won't appeal to some orthodox God of War fans. But all in all it turns out that those new game mechanics are so well-crafted and of course it's a great progress.

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Atomix
97 / 100
97 / 100
Apr 12, 2018

One of the most ambitious and well done video games ever made. God of War is almost the perfect evolution that the Hack & Slash genre needed.

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The Games Machine
9.7 / 10.0
9.7 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018

God of War is the best thing happened to PlayStation 4 since Bloodborne. Nothing is out of place, nothing is ordinary. The art direction is amazingly inspired, the combat system is really deep and engaging, and everything on screen is, hands down, unlike anything else you ever saw on the PlayStation 4. Honestly, there's no reason not to play this new masterpiece from Santa Monica Studio.

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Hobby Consolas
96 / 100
96 / 100
Apr 11, 2018

Every single aspect in God of War works perfectly in order to create a violent, yet moving masterpiece. Probably the best looking game of current gen consoles and a deep story, whose only weak point is that we get the feeling that the best is yet to come.

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Sirus Gaming
9.6 / 10.0
9.6 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018

God of War is so well-crafted, every scene is beautifully detailed. Even scary creatures have their own charm, making me hesitant to actually kill them with the gruesome finishing moves. God of War is one gorgeous game, from beginning to end.

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PowerPyx
9.6 / 10.0
PowerPyx
PowerPyx
9.6 / 10.0
Apr 20, 2018

God of War is the most beautiful piece of art ever made! If you play this and still don’t think games are art, then what is?

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Video Game Sophistry
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018
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COGconnected
95 / 100
95 / 100
Apr 12, 2018

Rest assured that another hallmark of the series, visceral combat, is also back and better than ever.

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Spaziogames
9.5 / 10.0
Spaziogames

Top Critic

9.5 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018

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Gaming Nexus
9.5 / 10.0
Gaming Nexus
Randy Kalista

Top Critic

9.5 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018

This is a skull-smashing story about making mistakes and taking responsibility. While hacking and slashing their enemies, a father and son build bonds of love and loyalty. God of War is a minor masterpiece.

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Everyeye.it
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018

God of War has changed. This new Nordic chapter transforms the series into an impressive action/adventure, rediscovering the value of exploration. Yet the soul of God of War is still there: and emerges, in all its imperious power, during the brutal fights and the violent clashes. As the main story progresses and the optional contents unfolds, God of War affirm itself as one of the most dense, surprising and rich adventure of the last three generations.

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VGN
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018

Another masterpiece available exclusively on PS4, God of War is a new beginning for the saga from Sony Santa Monica Studios. A game that offers a deep story, a great combat system and lots of RPG mechanics that adds complexity and variety to the final experience. If you own a PS4, there is no doubt: God of War is a game that you don't wanna miss.

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EGM
9.5 / 10.0
EGM

Top Critic

9.5 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018

A fascinating story, sublime mechanics, and a beautiful world come together in an experience that is about as confident of a step forward as the God of War series could make.

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PlayStation Universe
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018

In God of War, story and gameplay unite for a gripping, memorable journey with unerring focus. Kratos' new beginning is masterfully written, emotionally resonant, and a thrilling challenge.

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Forbes
9.5 / 10.0
Forbes

Top Critic

9.5 / 10.0
Apr 13, 2018

God of War works for what it keeps and works for what it changes. It's a foundation for a series that's suddenly a tentpole once again.

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GameCrate
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Apr 17, 2018

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.

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NoobFeed
95 / 100
95 / 100
Apr 21, 2018

God of War is an amazing masterpiece that you won't soon forget.

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Zoomg
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Apr 23, 2018

God of War is by all means a perfect game. some people were doubtful that it may be different from the previous entries in the series and yes, it's totally different and way better than previous God of Wars.

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Video Chums
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018

The God of War series has undergone a fantastic transformation.

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Game Volt
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
May 2, 2018

God of War is a leap in single player games in terms of presentation, sophisticated scenario and Gameplay that offers countless options, the distinctive graphic level, accuracy and depth of the clashes, not to mention the complex development options, the remarkable development of the characters of Kratos and aterus, With a huge content even after completing main story, and the title is no more than the absence of explanations about what happened after the end of the third part and take a long time at the outset before opening more skills and development options, which may make some feel repetitive gameplay and combat

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TechRaptor
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
May 12, 2018

God of War goes all out in delivering a fantastic story, brutal combat, lovely visuals, and tons of content. This is easily a strong contender for one of the best games released this generation.

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Reloading BR
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
May 14, 2018

God of War is a special project. It is celebratory to attest the high level of technical and creative work put here during its five years of development. From the way they reconstructed the combat, how they opened up the scope of its world design geared towards exploration and gameplay experimentation, how they delivered an excellent narrative with a good script, good dialogues and characters that are not one-dimensional and even the way they present the credits, all of its aspects are almost untouchable. Santa Monica Studio was able to completely change my perception of this property, something that only a masterpiece of this high-caliber would be capable of.

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FinalBoss
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
May 20, 2018

Whether you are a God of War veteran or a newcomer to the series, the 2018 rebirth is an unmissable PS4 exclusive that might even convince the most die-hard Xbox fans to pick up Sony's console.

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GameGrin
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Jun 7, 2018

Where most games excel in one single area, God of War manages to deliver on every front, providing players with one of the best experiences we've seen so far this generation.

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GearNuke
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
May 6, 2018

God of War is a more grounded and personal journey for Kratos. The game excels at world building, combat and exploration but suffers from some flaws with its lack of enemy variety and pacing near the end-game.

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Geeks Under Grace
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
May 18, 2018

God of War has one of the greatest stories ever told in a video game, filled with moments that will never be forgotten. This is a "mic drop" that creates a high standard for future releases.

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GRYOnline.pl
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018

The new God of War brings back Kratos in a superb fashion. Santa Monica studio should do the same for a potential sequel and I won't be able to worry about my favorite hero. The game is bold in introducing some radical changes to the series' formula but if you stop looking back you'll know – this is an excellent game in every way.

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Nerdburglars
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
May 18, 2018

The jump to Norse mythology was a bold change that has paid off. The new gods and new setting really shake things up. The changes to the combat system are a little clunky at first, but you get the hang of them after a while. The switch of focus from Kratos mindlessly killing everything to a relationship between a man and his son is a new step for the franchise and is the most enjoyable part of the game. From start to finish, you will find more and more things that impress you about this game. Everything is built to perfection. Whether you like this kind of game or not, there no denying that God of War is a beautiful masterpiece.

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Hynerd.it
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
May 15, 2018

This game is really a “must buy”. And for those who thinks this is something really far from the God of War we used to know, don’t worry, this is God of War 4 for sure, a game that makes worth to get a PS4, and a great start for a new story about our favourite spartan warrior.

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Game Debate
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Apr 29, 2018

God of War is one of the most sublimely constructed action games of all time.

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IGN Italy
9.3 / 10.0
9.3 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018

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 for this generation.

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GamePro
93 / 100
93 / 100
Apr 11, 2018

Successful overhaul: God of War manages balancing modern action rpg features and classic GOW feeling.

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Worth Playing
9.2 / 10.0
Worth Playing
Redmond Carolipio

Top Critic

9.2 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018

Of all the iterations of Kratos I've seen over the lifetime of the God of War series, Old Man Kratos is probably my favorite. His newest adventure might not have quite the same wall-to-wall bombast as the ones that came before, but he's added a new dimension to his personality. He can only stay Old Testament-angry for so long, and the table is definitely set for more installments. There's more to explore now in this new corner of mythology, and it'll be compelling to see if he burns everything to the ground or finds an even higher place to go.

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Impulsegamer
4.6 / 5.0
4.6 / 5.0
Apr 15, 2018

After spending over twenty hours with the game, it's clear that God of War is an impressive action-adventure title that should appease a variety of different gamers. However, once all the dust settles, whether or not this will land Sony Santa Monica the prestigious ‘Game of the Year' honour remains to be seen.

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Metro GameCentral
9 / 10
Metro GameCentral

Top Critic

9 / 10
Apr 12, 2018

A top-to-bottom revamp of the whole God Of War franchise that matches thrilling, if slightly shallow, combat and exploration with some impressively trenchant storytelling.

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Hardcore Gamer
4.5 / 5.0
4.5 / 5.0
Apr 12, 2018

Vengeance may not be what Kratos seeks anymore, but that has done little to stop the God of War franchise.

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GamesBeat
90 / 100
90 / 100
Apr 12, 2018

This new God of War takes a lot of risks. It trades blind rage and revenge for a story about a troubled father/son relationship. It ditches fast, combo-based violence for something more methodical. It's a departure from everything that once was God of War. But almost all of these risks pay off. God of War is an exhilarating, beautiful action game that turns one of PlayStation's biggest icons into a character you can care about.

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GameSpot
9 / 10
9 / 10
Apr 12, 2018

God of War is every bit the over-the-top action game you expect, but it's the story and setting that end up stealing the show.

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Digitally Downloaded
Digitally Downloaded

Top Critic

Apr 12, 2018

God of War on the PlayStation 4 has taken me completely by surprise. As a game that follows on from the old games, but somehow turns it completely on its head and makes it a world worth investing time into feels almost like a miracle. It is one of those games that takes Norse mythology as a core idea and treats it with respect, while also integrating it seamlessly into the story and making it important to the narrative. I have a newfound interest in learning more about Norse mythology, and it truly makes a game special when it encourages the player to learn more beyond the scope of the game itself.

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Shacknews
9 / 10
9 / 10
Apr 12, 2018

God of War was never the deepest experience, especially with what feels like limited enemy types. But the PlayStation 4 makes up for this in spades with an incredibly vast world and a heartwarming story. Beyond Kratos and Atreus, the game is filled with some surprisingly lovable characters. On top of that, finishing the main story doesn't truly feel like the end. While previous games made it feel like treading old territory to find everything, the post-game in this God of War makes it feel like the world has truly opened up.

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M3
9 / 10
M3

Top Critic

9 / 10
Apr 12, 2018

God of War manages to point out a new direction for the franchise. The fantastic environments, moving storyline and fierce combat makes this game an absolute must for every Playstation 4-owner.

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IGN Spain
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Apr 11, 2018

God of War very effectively achieves its mission to be a good reboot of the saga and a good sequel. Each one of the days of the five years of development of this new delivery is evident in the great values ​​of production in each one of the sections, materializing perfectly in the constant sequence plane. Perhaps we only regret not having been presented with something truly original mechanically and not a mixture of ingredients that we have seen in other titles.

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TrustedReviews
Apr 11, 2018

God of War tells a wonderful tale through a beautiful spectrum speckled with more than a few drops of the blood of your enemies. It's a shame, then, that boss fights have fallen by the wayside at every level to become terribly monotonous – but if that's the cost of what Santa Monica has built, it's certainly a price worth paying.

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SECTOR.sk
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Apr 11, 2018

This isn't the same God of War that you know for all these years. But it is definitely the best God of War game so far.

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Slant Magazine
Apr 12, 2018

God of War doesn't so much suggest its ready-to-rumble predecessors as it does a more forgiving Dark Souls.

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Attack of the Fanboy
Apr 12, 2018

God of War has seen considerable changes from previous games in the series, but they almost all feel like they were for the better.

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Press Start
9 / 10
9 / 10
Apr 12, 2018

God Of War is a cinematic masterpiece that manages to reinvent and push an already fantastic series to new heights. Barring some pacing issues in its narrative, Sony Santa Monica have breathed new life into Kratos and the God of War series, and I can't wait to see what's next.

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TrueGaming
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018

The God of War series needed a big change of direction and it got that for sure. The final product is an adventure that will not be forgotten for a long time. This is a new and different God of War and we love it.

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TechnoBuffalo
Apr 11, 2018

Instead of a tired, bored tale of vengeance, Sony has revived a god.

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Cheat Code Central
4.5 / 5.0
4.5 / 5.0
Apr 12, 2018

God of War feels ambitious in the best kind of way: the messy kind. It's not afraid to get its hands dirty digging at something it thinks is interesting, while knowing it might not find it at that moment. It's fine with not telling you everything, or with dialing back on the usual tropes of loud music, brutal violence, and hamfisted emotional manipulation. Sometimes, God of War just wants you to take some time and think about how you feel, and compare notes with Kratos as he struggles through his trauma to relate to his kid. And sure, sometimes you beat group of monsters to death by juggling them in the air with a magic axe and a pack of wolves made of lightning fired from a bow. It's still a video game about a violent, hulking bald man, but it's thoughtful and, most importantly, genuine.

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VideoGamer
9 / 10
9 / 10
Apr 11, 2018

God of War achieves a very impressive balance between the epic and the mundane, between the ultra violent and the domestic. It's undoubtedly the coolest and most interesting God of War to date.

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GameSpace
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Apr 20, 2018

God of War isn’t a perfect game, but it’s exactly the kind of reinvention the series needed. This game is a must own. If you own a PlayStation 4 and are even remotely interested, you owe it to yourself to pick it up.

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Post Arcade (National Post)
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018

I get the sense that SIE Santa Monica Studio, with some bold changes worth applause, has set out on the right path toward maturing this iconic franchise.

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VGProfessional
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Apr 24, 2018

With this new God of War, Santa Monica Studios managed to perfectly refresh the franchise without losing its essence, making it the best entry ever made. While veterans might feel overwhelmed by all the changes, they will easily get used to it, and will play one of the top 5 best looking games on the console.

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The Angry Joe Show
9 / 10
9 / 10
Apr 26, 2018
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Jump Dash Roll
9 / 10
9 / 10
May 2, 2018

A fresh, feisty and at times poignant return for Kratos make this by far the best entry to date, as well as a bold new foundation for the future of the series.

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I KNOW YOUR GAME
9 / 10
9 / 10
May 3, 2018

God of War gets out of its own comfort zone and walks the line between old and new, giving the old “Ghost of Sparta” a metaphorical facelift without scaring off fans of the original trilogy. Even though the plot is not going to win any awards for originality, the tale of father and son simply gets to you. The gameplay is smooth and intuitive and does not only look good but also feel god which makes God of War a possible contestant for Game of the Year 2018.

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Gamers Classified
9 / 10
9 / 10
Apr 29, 2018

As the first God of War game since 2013, something in the tried and tested formula needed to change. Sony Santa Monica has effectively done this with God of War 4.

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Too Much Gaming
9 / 10
9 / 10
May 10, 2018

After playing all that the much-hyped game has to offer, I can now say that Santa Monica Studio has provided us with something that I didn’t think would work - a matured entry in the series that showcases a vulnerable side to the iconic, violent god Kratos. With a host of major changes, SIE Santa Monica Studio took big risks in bringing back and updating this beloved series, but their work paid off, since God of War is easily the studio’s best title yet.

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VGChartz
9 / 10
9 / 10
May 18, 2018

After years of legacy and increasing familiarity, the next chapter for a new generation has grown with its audience.

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KnowTechie
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
May 16, 2018

If you’re going to revamp a franchise, God of War 2018 is the new gold standard on how to pull it off.

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Fandom
4.5 / 5.0
Fandom

Top Critic

4.5 / 5.0
Apr 12, 2018

In short, God of War (2018) is a triumph, let down only by some unnecessary midgame bloat and a disappointingly lazy slew of boss fight repetition. Despite its fleeting flaws though, Kratos’ return is a highly enjoyable and surprisingly moving tale — and one that you won’t want to miss.

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Flickering Myth
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Apr 27, 2018

Rarely do games feel as singularly visionary as God of War; this is a rarest of AAA games with no whiff of publisher interference or executive meddling whatsoever. Almost entirely fat-free while still serving up literally dozens of hours of worthwhile, value-filled entertainment, that it does this alongside an unexpectedly visceral and emotionally involving story makes it an elite, towering accomplishment that a sequel nevertheless has the potential to build and improve upon.

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GideonsGaming
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Nov 20, 2018

The combat is incredibly fun, and when you get the hang of it, looks really cool to boot. Executions get very repetitive though, usually a single animation or two per enemy type. But you can use them as much or as little as you please. Sending enemies flying is a lot of fun and makes you feel Krato’s incredible strength.

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GamesFinest
9 / 10
9 / 10
May 9, 2018

"God of War" ties in with old traditions and yet makes much better. The series has grown up and "God of War" undoubtedly has the potential to become the action adventure of the year. Multifaceted characters, rich enemy chunks, an elaborate skill system are just a few of the many criteria that are simply right in this title. Even though the fights are varied and brutal despite the new perspective, it's above all the quiet moments in which "God of War" shines especially well. It is the story of a father marked by war, who only begins to grow through the curiosity and perseverance of his son. The whole thing is embedded in an almost unreal scenery, accompanied by an epic sound and a well-done soundtrack. A masterpiece that will not only captivate genre fans.

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Softpedia
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018

Despite these shortcomings, I believe the God of War series is in good hands, and I wouldn't want anyone else touching it but Santa Monica Studio. Here is hoping greater times are coming to Midgard in the not so distant future.

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Daily Dot
Apr 12, 2018

Full of genuine surprises, thrilling action, and emotionally grounded in almost every moment, this God of War is easily the best entry in a long series that had no right to reinvent itself so well.

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New Game Network
80 / 100
80 / 100
Apr 12, 2018

God of War takes a classic franchise and reshapes it into the modern fold. The end result is a dramatic, polished, visually impressive and somewhat by-the-numbers PS4 blockbuster that slots along nicely beside the other exclusives in the console's library. It has plenty of content and fairly robust combat to entertain newcomers, while fans of the original games will likely enjoy the second half of the adventure a bit more.

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TheSixthAxis
8 / 10
8 / 10
Apr 12, 2018

A lot of what goes into God of War feels as though it was cherry-picked from the modern gaming zeitgeist. The semi-open world structure, loot system, and a much deeper narrative focus work well, but are all trends being pushed by most other big games. As a result, God of War can feel slightly homogenised in a way that some fans may find unappealing. Thankfully, a strong sense of setting and brutally satisfying combat help maintain that God of War identity. If it wasn't made abundantly clear already, this is the first in what will most likely be a new trilogy for the God of War franchise, and this first instalment serves as a pretty great foundation.

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Twinfinite
4 / 5.0
4 / 5.0
Apr 12, 2018

God of War certainly suffers from a lot of minor flaws that keep it from being a genuinely outstanding action-adventure title, but these feel like kinks that can be ironed out in time, perhaps when the next iteration in the series comes rolling around. Despite all my complaints about Atreus and the game's imperfections, this is still an easy game to recommend to anyone with a PS4. God of War marks the glorious and bloody return of everyone's favorite Spartan, and with the new dive into Norse mythology, there's still plenty of adventures to look forward to as the series evolves.

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Digital Spy
Apr 17, 2018

God of War's reboot is a triumph.

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Stevivor
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018

God of War is a truly engrossing, enjoyable experience.

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CDavis_Games
Apr 28, 2018

God of War is a technical achievement and a damn good game. It occasionally prioritizes visual flare and storytelling over compelling gameplay, but that just means it’s a different type of game from its predecessors. Whether it’s better or worse will depend on what you’re after. I enjoyed the story, the writing, and the characters. While I was disappointed with the combat at times, it still had incredible moments that made me feel like an actual god of war for the first time since this series began.

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PCMag
Apr 27, 2018

God-slayer Kratos returns to intense, bloody combat in this action-adventure reboot that brings dramatic changes to the God of War formula.

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Cubed3
8 / 10
8 / 10
Apr 30, 2018

God of War is an exceptionally solid action game that delivers the epic scope the series is known for, but in a new way. While many of the plot elements are a bit forced at times, the characters themselves are well written and performed very naturally. Don't expect to feel for Kratos much, no matter how hard the game tries, because he is just too much a monster. The real star is the fluid combat, realistic visuals, and the rousing set-pieces. It is unclear how far the PlayStation 4's architecture is being pushed, but it wouldn't be surprising if God of War is pushing it to its absolute limit because there is never a moment when it does not look stunning. There is a so much to like that the weaker aspects get drowned out and easily ignored and pulling that off is no easy feat.

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Niche Gamer
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
May 4, 2018

It's worth a playthrough just to see the dynamic between father and son and how well-crafted the world is, just don't expect much in the way of an actual story and be prepared for all questions you may have while playing to be thrown back at you at the very end of the adventure.

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3DNews
7.5 / 10.0
7.5 / 10.0
Apr 21, 2018

God of War is undoubtedly a technical masterpiece. The idea with one camera executed brilliantly — nobody ever done something like that, and nobody will in the nearest couple of years. Or decades. Besides, Kratos is written into the North mythology with love to both the spartan and the myths. But in terms of gameplay God of War strongly reminds Darksiders series, with kind of boring combat sequences, repetitive boss fights, awful camera position during the battles where you can't see what's going on behind you, and not so necessary RPG elements.

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Paste Magazine
7.5 / 10.0
7.5 / 10.0
Apr 23, 2018

The story's biggest problem is that it attempts something that can't really be done. It tries to rehabilitate that which cannot be rehabilitated. This Kratos is the same Kratos who was pure animal lust for a half-dozen games, driven solely to kill or sleep with every living creature he came across.

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