- Release date: 4/20/2018
- Developer: Sony Interactive Entertainment
- Genre: Action
- Content rating: ESRB Mature
God of War
Sony Interactive Entertainment
God of War: meet the brand new Kratos
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Kratos is probably the most notorious anti-hero in the history of the gaming industry. The aggressive, cruel and brutal character knowing for his brute force. In the latest version of God of War meet the brand new Kratos which is faithfully fulfilling the last will of his wife, and at the same time is a caring father who brings up his son. This is the first thing that catches your eye in the latest God of War, and thousands of more changes that made it a completely different game.
Graphics — 5/5
Exceptional visual effects and graphics quality, and dazzling sound effects as well are performed in God of War. The aesthetic pleasure is achieved by the latest graphic technologies. Here are realized the most realistic snow and dirt that we have ever seen. Snow is peppered with flakes, traces have depth depending on body weight, and snowflakes slowly melting on the face. Not to mention the light sources and the effects of water and ice. You can also switch between a performance mode and a resolution mode with ease and enjoy the amazing graphics in both of them.
Gameplay — 5/5
The latest God of War series has been designed for the new PS4 platform. The game showcases some of the best visuals and sound effects that enhance the overall gameplay.
The story takes Kratos into a travel with his son, who doesn't know about father's divine nature. The emotional connection of the characters grows steadily and gradually, Atrei slowly turns into a warrior worthy of his father. Kratos and Atreus constantly discuss everything, and from a certain moment, their companion will be Mimir, the wisest of the people. He will be the source of constant jokes and a guide to the world of Scandinavian mythology - he will tell a ton of stories and myths, he will acquaint with dozens of characters and make it interesting.
They will meet on their road new monsters and Gods. In this part, there will be even more action than before. Grueling fight and combat scenes, new weapons, new abilities and a whole new level of violence will open for our characters. This turning into an intensifying brutality is definitely an interesting aspect of the game.
Controls — 4.5/5
As God of War has plenty of new features, the set of new controls appears. As in recent versions, it is still possible to customize the main controls according to the ease individually. As the combat becomes more intense, more controls will be needed. And the power to set them is in your hands.
Replay Value — 5/5
For God of War fans, this game was a long-awaited release, so they will definitely play it from time to time. And the personal affection is not a matter of it. But the growing excitement of the gameplay guarantees such a high replay value.
God of War is a new level in almost everything: from setting fights with bosses to the structure of the world and giving a story that does not let your attention for a minute. Even collecting collectible items looks like a fascinating quest with puzzles and not a dull routine. Of course, the authors borrowed solutions and elements from other well-known games, but at the same time added their own ideas.
The new God of War with its stunning HDR graphics and the brilliant storyline is a game worth playing. We highly recommend it to your attention!
Pros : Breathtaking HDR graphics
Customization of controls
Intense level of combat
Wide range of gameplay
Cons : Flat story ending
Game pace is fairly slow
Replay Value 5.0