There have been quite a few God of War games let loose upon the unsuspecting mortals of earth. Let's rank them.
This list is all kinds of effed up. Chains of Olympus is by far the worst and 1 has suffered from aging (though not as badly as CoO) 6. Chains of Olympus 5. Ghost of Sparta 4. 1 3. Ascension 2. 3 1. 2
Actually Ghost of Sparta was my favorite. It was the only one where Kratos wasn't out for his own personal revenge for something he brought on himself.
LOL Ascension at #3? cmon bro
It's definitely better than the PSP ones. It has an epic final boss and the combat overall is very tight. It was weak on story and a man went back and forth but refinement is always more important than which title was most revolutionary.
I agree with this list. God of War 2 is by far the best with GoW1 close behind. 3 was pretty, but it was essentially a really long, drawn out ending for 2.
100% agreed. It's not that it's bad, but after 2, it just fell short. I would have liked to start (or be able to play) 3 with all the GOW2 power-ups from the start, being used for cool puzzles and such and maybe losing the abilities (for new ones) halfway through the game, not using the same formula again and again. My GOW2 Kratos would have chased Hades into the underworld, not been thrown there for the (6th?) time. And the Zeus battle was overall underwhelming, since we already had that at the end of GOW2 in a much better fashion.
In my opinion Ghost of Sparta deserves at least to be nummer 3, right behind GoW2 and GoW3
Here's my list: 6. Chains of Olympus 5. Ghost of Sparta 4. GoW Ascension 3. GoW 1 2. GoW 2 1. GoW 3 GoW 1 had my favourite story of all of them, but I overall enjoyed GoW 3 the most.
A man can get behind this as long as CoO isn't ahead of Ascension. The hate for those games needs to be reversed. Just because it was a 3d game on PSP doesn't make it better. 2 and 3 are interchangeable but they really deserve to be on top. 1 and Ascension a man goes back and forth between. 1 had a better story but has some dated parts (climbing and balancing are pretty annoying especially in Hades)
Yeah the dated gameplay can be infuriating at times, I died so many times at the part with the wall of spinning blades.
2 and 3 are really close imo. Each one brings a cool one of a kind experience and one stand out part about them. Love the over arcing story.
Here's my list: 6. Ghost of Sparta (good gameplay, but the story adds nothing) 5. Chains of Olympus (very good story though, the game is weak) 4. GoW 3 (drawn out ending to 2 with great setpieces) 3. GoW Ascension (better gameplay than 1) 2. GoW 1 (better story than Ascension + nostalgia) 1. GoW 2 (perfection) GOW 3 had a ton of potential, but the story and boss battles, despite of their scope, were overall underwhelming and a lot of things underutilized. I disliked 3 variations of the chains (essentially) instead of GOW 2's very different and innovative weapons and the overal conclusion was a complete let down, not to mention the amount of recycling (again) of the same formula of rise, fall, climb out of hell, rinse, repeat. 2 is the best one for me hands down. The scope, the battles, the throwbacks, the sheer power in it and the innovative use of items was a highlight, the story was weaved amazingly well and it ended on such a high note that it could easily have been the end of the saga.
I will never forget the first time i put my ps2 disc with GOW 1, i was blown away in the first 5 minutes.
That amazing Hyrdra battle was like NOTHING I'd ever seen before in my entire life as a gamer. I still have that demo disc, it was amazing. Quick time events where not burned out and, in fact, a total novelty. You felt power behind every button press and the gameplay was so vicious. One of the best moments in gaming for sure, a game changer for all games that followed.
Yes! That's exactly what I was thinking as I've read over some of these other people's lists on here. GOW 1 was groundbreaking. It may be a bit dated now, but it laid the foundation for all these other sequels. The story and presentation was phenomenal. Kratos murdering his own wife and child & wearing their ashes. Man. GOW 2 may be my favorite, but GOW 1 is right up there.
I loved GoW1. I couldn't finish Gow2 though cause my PS3 died from YLOD. 😓
1. Ghost of Sparta- My personal favorite. 2. God War 2 - Really improved from the first game. 3.God of War 3 - Stunning set pieces. 4.Chains of Olympus - Kratos actually does something heroic. 5. Ascension - Suffered from pacing issues, combat not as good as other entries. 6.God of War - Good game, but often frustrating.
There is no worst! They all top class games But if I have to choose I'll pick Ascension as the worst.
I also agree that there is no worst in terms of any of them being bad games. They were all pretty enjoyable. But, if you line them up, Ascension tends to come up short because it was another prequel where there wasn't really a need for one.
My opinion. 1.god of war 2, hands down!!!. .............2. God of war ,original .............3. God of war 3 still great. .............4. God of war acsention also still great 5. God of war ghost of sparda. .............6. Chains of Olympus!!!
I always thought it would be cool if kratos went to ancient Egypt BTW, I know it wouldn't make alot of sensce, but maybe a new IP in ancient Egypt would be amazing, itsss my absolute favorite mythology in every wayyy , like fighting giant scarabs, crocodiles, jekyles, Anubis, sobek , bastet, uhhh I can go on, maybe you can play as Isis after Osiris dies, and she could fck shyt up, cuz Isis is amazing and sooo badass, ppl don't realize but I wanna see a fight between Isis and kratos, or Osiris and kratos, I think Isis could take both of them hahah
I'm sincerely hoping that they visit Egyptian (or any other) mythologies instead of pursuing Greek mythology for another game. A new protagonists, new locations, new gods to fight against/with. There is so much that can be pulled from, and all of it is great.
To me its: 1-2 2-3 3-1 4-ghost of sparta 5-ascention 6-chains of olympus I was totally blown away when i saw the ghost of sparta on psp it was a generational leap over all previous psp games guys at ready at dawn are wizards
1. God of War III 2. God of War II 3. God of War: Ghost of Sparta 4. God of War 5. God of War: Ascension 6. God of War: Chains of Olympus
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