God of War

God of War

Released on April 20, 2018, for the PlayStation 4 (PS4) console, it is the eighth installment in the God of War series, the eighth chronologically, and the sequel to 2010's God of War III. 

The game is loosely based on Norse mythology and follows Kratos, the former God of War, and his son Atreus as they travel across the realms of Norse mythology to scatter his wife's ashes.


God of War is a third-person action game that takes players on an epic journey across the Nine Realms of Norse mythology. Kratos, the former God of War, is now a mentor and protector to Atreus, his son. Together, they journey to scatter Atreus' mother's ashes, but their path is fraught with danger. Along the way, they must battle the monstrous beings that inhabit the world.

God of War's gameplay is based on hack and slash combat, with players using a variety of weapons to defeat their enemies. Kratos can use his fists, a war axe, a bow and arrow, and other weapons to kill his foes. The game also features puzzles and platforming elements.

Kratos's main weapons are his Blades of Chaos, which he can upgrade throughout the game, and Atreus's bow and arrow. The player can use up to four magical abilities, called "runic attacks", at a time. These attacks can be equipped before each battle and can be upgraded and changed as the game progresses.


God of War features stunning graphics that bring the world of Norse mythology to life. The characters are realistically rendered, and the environments are lush and detailed. The game's graphics are sure to impress players.

The graphics are excellent, with realistic character models and detailed environments. The game also features a photo mode that allows players to take pictures of the game's beautiful scenery.


God of War's controls are smooth and easy to learn. Players will quickly be able to navigate the world and unleash devastating combos on their enemies. The controls are intuitive and help to make the game more enjoyable.


God of War is a highly replayable game. With its engaging storyline, lush graphics, and smooth controls, players will want to come back to it again and again. There is plenty of content to keep players entertained for hours on end.


God of War is an excellent game that is sure to please fans of the action genre. Its well-crafted story, stunning graphics, and smooth controls make it a must-play title. Players will be entertained for hours on end thanks to its engaging gameplay and wealth of content.

God of War is an excellent game. The graphics are great, the controls are easy to use, and the game is very replayable. The combat is intense and exciting. There is a lot of content to explore, and the game is sure to provide hours of entertainment. Overall, I would highly recommend this game to anyone who enjoys action-adventure games.


  • Graphics are amazing
  • Gripping, brutal story
  • Impressive scale and spectacle
  • Fun and engaging combat
  • Interesting and compelling story


  • Occasional framerate issues
  • Can be quite violent

Graphics and Sound 10

Controls 9

Gameplay 8

Lasting Appeal 8