God of War Review - IGN

Outstanding characters, a brilliant world, and awesome combat come together to form an unforgettable adventure.

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UltraNova242d ago

Kratos for Daddy of the Year 2018 ? Hands down!

FATAL1TY242d ago


True Next gen

Kratos wins.. Fatality!

JaguarEvolved242d ago

I can't wait to buy this first day

bouzebbal242d ago

PlayStation... what else?

fewDankMemes242d ago

We need an Oprhah gif of her handing out 10s.. So excited to no life this when it comes out!!!

darthv72242d ago

YES!!!! This is GotY level quality right here.

indysurfn242d ago

I'm not a hack n slash kinda guy.....BUT! This is God of war.....This game always make you cross over the bridge to greatness. I'm in day one.

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AspiringProGenji242d ago (Edited 242d ago )

IGN - 10
Destructoid - 10
Easy Allies - 10
Polygon - 10
Wccftech - 10
ZTGD - 10
Playsation Lifestyle - 10
Gameblog - 10
Pushaquare - 10
We got this covered - 5/5
Games Revolution - 5/5
Gamesradar - 5/5
Guardian - 5/5
GameInformer - 9.75
Playstation Universe - 9.5
Gamespot - 9
Videogamer - 9
Metro - 9

GoW ruined... Am I right guys?
What did I kee saying? Santa Monica know what they are doing ;)

outsider1624242d ago

This is from pushsquare:
"Guerrilla Games may have raised the visual bar with last year’s Horizon: Zero Dawn, but God of War releases its Spartan Rage and lifts it ever higher."
Another Sony exclusive raising the bar against another Sony exclusive..jeeze. They're competing against themselves here...

noprin242d ago

wow I cant believe its that good

Obelisk92242d ago

I'm glad I pre-ordered it.

Aither242d ago

There were a few skeptics on YouTube saying the GoW game play change was bad, bet they're singing a different tune now.

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OffRoadKing242d ago

Sitting at 94 on meta currently. This is what amazing games look like right here.

Old McGroin242d ago

@ AspiringProGenji

Are they all official and correct scores?? Wow.

UltraNova242d ago (Edited 242d ago )

This is borderline ridiculous...GoW is on another level...well done SM!

81BX242d ago (Edited 242d ago )

I'm glad I pre ordered as well. I was a bit gun shy. GOW3 was brilliant, ascension was a bunch of reasons to use a slide mechanic in game. Lol. I really wasn't feeling the no jump kratos but it does lend to a more personal feel. My only fear now is I may not be able to scoop up the collectors ed.

Shubhendu_Singh242d ago

With almost 24 perfect 10/10 scores. Truly incredible feat.

Crazyglues242d ago

Wow, these reviews are crazy.... This game is a must buy if ever I have seen one.. Thanks for posting this- AspiringProGenji

I can't wait to play this now... wow

T2X242d ago

Niiice! Stonemason edition incoming!!!

kevnb242d ago

Ive seen terrible games get high scores before, but this one does look really fun as far as I can tell so far.

KickSpinFilter242d ago

I had a feeling it would be great but this!!??!!

Alucard_420242d ago

THIS IS SPARTA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!

Gamist2dot0242d ago

They weren't kidding when they said expect more preorders after the review embargo lifts. Shit.

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mandingo242d ago

Atreus too annoying 8/10. Lol

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DarkVoyager242d ago (Edited 242d ago )

So many 10s! Hats off to Corey Barlog and the team for such an incredible game! A true masterpiece.

Another great review from Easy Allies:

"God of War doesn’t just feel like the next step for the franchise, but for the entire video game industry."

Relientk77242d ago

Damn frickin awesome and perfect score

GTgamer242d ago

Yall acting surprised 🤨 I mean it's Corey Balrog need I say more ARE YOU NOT ENTERTAINED KRATOS IS BACK BABY

IamTylerDurden1242d ago

Open Critic - 95

Metacritic - 94

I knew God of War would be spectacular, all the amazing previews and Sony's extreme confidence, but reading about Cory and how he's grown as a storyteller and game developer was the main thing.

Cory left early in the development of God of War 3 and his time away allowed him to grow and to rediscover his passion for gaming. He worked with George Miller (Mad Max) and received a master class in storytelling and character development. I knew God of War was in good hands with Cory Barlog and it's great to see all the risk pay off.

trooper_242d ago

I can't wait to play this.

Aceman18242d ago

Love the fact that Kratos is voiced by Christopher Judge, he was my favorite character on the stargate show on syfy network.

Congrats to SSM on this achievement, and Sony for releasing another stellar exclusive.

on_line_forever242d ago

Thank you mayzaki
Thank you Dark souls

wolf581242d ago (Edited 242d ago )

Lets baptize the fanboys in the name of sony....kratos...and waaaarrr

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Septic242d ago

And there it is. Another PS4 masterpiece

Cyborgg242d ago (Edited 242d ago )

As always. Well at least 80% of the time. Spider-Man will be next!

The Wood242d ago

Give dude some slack. He'll be playing this before a lot of you guys. Believe me

fiveby9242d ago

Yea I can’t say I always or even often agree [email protected], but I am not going to downvote for expressing a pretty universally expressed opinion regarding God of War and Sony. And surely anyone who owns a PS4 will play this game. And if you don’t own a PS4 then it’s time to get one.

IamTylerDurden1242d ago

I'm sure he'll pop a trophy or two.

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Tazzy242d ago

I have to admit I always thought you were an Xbox fanboy but now I see you're not you just love games and you play them on all platforms so with that I apologize for always being a dick towards you.

spicelicka242d ago

Ever since I got a PS4 and an XB1, it just feels awesome to have the variety of games to play. I know XB1 hasn't had any killer games for a while but I really love Halo 5 and Gears of war 4 so much that I can wait. In the meantime PS4's killer lineup is keeping me occupied so it's never a dull moment for me.

Honestly I would encourage people to invest in a standard XB1/PS4 (assuming you even remotely care about games on both consoles) instead of getting a PS4 Pro or an Xbox One X. Instead of upgrading to a $500 XB1X i decided to get a PS4 for $240 and it was the best decision I made. Now it just makes me laugh seeing fanboys arguing over their loyal plastic purchases. At the end of the day they're products and everyone has the same options. You could also make other combos with the Switch or PC.

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Strange_Evil242d ago

10/10 holy shit! Hype was real

SuperSaiyanGod41242d ago

Damn I didn't expect that especially from ign but oh well. Can't wait to get my copy, the 20th seems way too long geez.

nucky64242d ago

gamestop is releasing the game on the 19th (9pm eastern time.)

solideagle242d ago (Edited 242d ago )

Guys did they announce any DLC, so i should wait for game of the year or buy it now?

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tombfan242d ago

Cory confirmed that there would be no season pass, the game is even sold just with a normal version and a delux ver with only some artwork books and comic issue (In Digital at least) no mention of DLC whatsoever.

IamTylerDurden1242d ago

That Stone Mason Edition looks even nicer now.

PhoenixUp242d ago

A 93 on Metacritic

Kratos reigns supreme

PhoenixUp242d ago

There hasn’t been a God of War game that got a 94 since the first one

Very impressive indeed

jznrpg242d ago (Edited 242d ago )

Loved the 3rd game. Even though I don’t play hack&slash combo games much. The boss battles were amazing . It should be rated higher than the first,imo . The 2nd was better than the first too

StormSnooper242d ago

It’s at 94 now, looks like it could go even higher.

Krangs_Uncle242d ago

Slap me sideways and call me Odin... Ultra HYPE.

SuperSaiyanGod41242d ago

I'm going to be using Ultra insticts to dodge video reviews lol. Damn this is crazy.

stokedAF242d ago

This video review isn’t spoilery at all. In fact, there is very little footage that I haven’t already seen before. It’s safe if you want to hear the impression.