God of War

Rating Summary

Based on 171 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

95

Top Critic Average

98%

Critics Recommend

Based on 171 critic reviews
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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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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One of PlayStation's finest moments, Kratos has been reimagined for a new audience while keeping the best bits of what originally made him great.

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10 / 10.0
Apr 11, 2018
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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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Apr 12, 2018

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

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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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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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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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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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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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