God of War

God of War

2018

System
PlayStation 4
Publisher
Sony Computer Entertainment
Developer
SCE Santa Monica Studio

9.4

Game Rating

User Ratings: 266

Our Review: 10/10

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  • News A Big Eyes and Mouth God of War PC Mod Has Gone Viral

    Gob of War

    You want non-Activision Blizzard stories? Well, dear reader, we’re thrilled to deliver those to you. Here’s Kratos from Sony’s recent God of War PC port, modded to have exaggerated googly eyes and a giant, cartoon-like jaw. Hilarious, goofy joke or nightmare fuel? That’s up to you to decide, but it’s as far away from...

  • News God of War PC Nearing 75,000 Concurrent Players on Steam

    Boy, that's decent

    Update #2: As a final update of its launch weekend, God of War is now closing on 75,000 concurrent players on Steam. That makes it far and away Sony's best launch on PC thus far, and will certainly have the executives smiling. Update #1: As expected, God of War's concurrent players number has continued to climb on Steam,...

  • News God of War PC Looks Magical in Spoiler Heavy Ultrawide Trailer

    A sight for sore eyes

    Good god, this looks incredible! God of War launches on PC this week – you can read our impressions through here – and one of its headline features is support for ultrawide monitors. In case you weren’t sold, though, Sony’s marketing team is here to help with an absolutely glorious launch trailer, rendered in...

  • News God of War PC Scales Steam Sales Charts After Glowing Reviews

    Thor-t it would

    God of War is currently the second best-selling game on PC marketplace Steam, behind only the newly released Monster Hunter Rise. Despite originally launching all the way back in 2018, Sony is flogging Kratos’ Norse outing for £39.99/$49.99 on PC – while it’s available on the PlayStation 4 for practically pennies these days...

  • Hands On God of War PC Is a Great Way to Play a PS4 Classic

    RT-Axe on

    In 2018 Sony Santa Monica shipped God of War, a soft reboot of the fan-favourite action-adventure trilogy that traded the Greek pantheon for Norse mythology. Featuring an emotional narrative that focused on the relationship between the rough-edged Kratos and his young son Atreus, God of War reinvigorated the series without straying too far...

  • Guide God of War Guide: Tips, Tricks, and Collectibles

    A complete resource to 2018's God of War

    God of War is a 2018 revival of Sony's character action series starring Kratos. Originally released on 28th April, 2018 for the PlayStation 4, the game also launched on PC on 14th January, 2022. In this God of War guide, we'll share tips, tricks, and collectibles, like Best Armor and How to Unlock It, How to...

  • Guide God of War: Where to Find All Valkyries and How to Beat Them

    Chooser of the Slain

    Where do you find all Valkyries and how do you beat them in God of War? Valkyries are challenging optional bosses in God of War which comprise part of the Prove Your Valor Favor. You’ll first need to know how to open hidden chambers in order to access most of these, so click through the link for more information on that...

  • Guide God of War: All Horns of Blood Mead Locations for Maximum Rage

    Quick tempered

    What are all Horns of Blood Mead locations for maximum rage in God of War? Like in previous God of War games, you can enhance Kratos’ maximum rage by grabbing Horns of Blood Mead, which are situated in chests all around Midgard and its surrounding realms. There are nine in total, and collecting them all will unlock the Quick...

  • Guide God of War: How to Learn the Language of Niflheim and Retrieve All Treasure from the Workshop’s Center Chamber

    Darkness and fog

    How do you learn the language of Niflheim and retrieve all treasure from the Workshop’s Center Chamber in God of War? Niflheim is one of God of War’s optional realms, and you’ll need to collect four Niflheim Language Ciphers to be able to access it. You’ll also need to learn the language of Muspelheim in order to unlock the...

  • Guide God of War: How to Start New Game+, What Carries Over, and What's New

    Back for war

    God of War's New Game+ mode has arrived, allowing you to replay Kratos' grand adventure from the start with all of your equipment and skills intact. As part of our God of War guide, we're going to go over what you can expect from God of War's New Game+ on PS4, and how to get started. God of War: How to Start New Game+ Starting God of...

  • Guide God of War: How to Unlock the Full Ending

    See the true conclusion

    God of War technically has two endings, and you’re going to need to spend a few extra minutes with the game to unlock the full ending. We’re going to try and keep this article spoiler-free, but it goes without saying that if you don’t want to know anything about the conclusion to Kratos’ latest, do not continue...

  • Guide God of War: All Idunn Apples Locations for Fully Upgraded Health

    Idunn's orchard

    Where are all Idunn Apples locations for fully upgraded health in God of War? Just as in past God of War games, you can increase Kratos’ maximum health by collecting Idunn Apples, which are located in chests around the world. There are nine in total, and collecting them all will unlock the Idunn’s Orchard Trophy for fully...

  • Guide God of War: Combat for Beginners

    Getting started with Kratos' latest

    While there are many different elements to the new God of War game, you’ll be spending most of your time battling Norse nasties with Kratos’ ever-reliable frost axe. Before you get stuck in with Sony Santa Monica’s latest and greatest, as part of our God of War guide, we figured we’d compile some combat...

  • Guide God of War: How to Learn the Language of Muspelheim and Complete All Trials of Muspelheim

    Fire and brimstone

    How do you learn the language of Muspelheim and complete all Trials of Muspelheim in God of War? Muspelheim is one of God of War’s optional realms, and you’ll need to gather 4 Muspelheim Language Ciphers to unlock it. You’ll also need to learn the language of Niflheim in order to unlock the Trilingual Trophy on the way...

  • Guide God of War: How to Create Multiple Game Saves

    Don't lose progress

    God of War is an incredible game, but if there’s one criticism that can be levelled at Sony Santa Monica’s latest, it’s the release’s save system. While it’s perfectly adequate if you only plan to play on a single save, you can seriously risk losing progress if you start a New Game. As part of our God of War guide,...

  • Guide God of War: How to Assist All Wayward Spirits

    Unfinished business

    How do you assist all Wayward Spirits in God of War? You’ll happen upon Wayward Spirits in God of War who’ll task you with a total of five Favors to complete. In order to unlock the Unfinished Business Trophy en route to your Platinum, you’ll need to assist all of the Wayward Spirits in the game. As part of our God of War...

  • Guide God of War: How to Complete All of Brok and Sindri's Favors

    Like oil and water

    How do you complete all of Brok and Sindri's Favors in God of War? God of War has a series of side-quests tracked in the game named Favors, and five of these pertain to the Dwarven smiths that Kratos and Atreus will encounter in the game named Brok and Sindri. To unlock the Like Oil and Water Trophy in God of War you’ll need to...

  • Guide God of War: How to Explore All the Lake of Nine Has to Offer

    Beneath the surface

    How do you explore all the Lake of Nine has to offer in God of War? God of War is absolutely stacked to the World Serpent’s gills with side-quests and bonus content, so you’re inevitably going to explore all that the Lake of Nine has to offer. With this God of War guide, we’re going to provide you with a checklist so that...

  • Guide God of War: How to Get the Ancient Armor Set

    Primordial

    How do you get the Ancient armor set in God of War? God of War’s Ancient armor set can be overlooked, similarly to the Traveler armor set. However, if you want to unlock the game’s Platinum, you’ll need to grab the Primordial Trophy, which requires you to obtain the full Ancient armour set. So how do you get the Ancient armor set in...

  • Guide God of War: How to Get the Traveler Armor Set

    Path of the zealot

    How do you get the Traveler armor set in God of War? God of War’s Traveler armor set can be easily missed if you’re not paying proper attention, but seeing as the Path of the Zealot Trophy is attached, it’s something that you’re going to have to figure out on the path towards the title’s Platinum. How do you get the...

  • Guide God of War: How to Fast Travel

    Mystic Gateways

    God of War is not an open world game, but it does have a fairly large sandbox that’s open for exploration. But how do you fast travel in God of War? As part of our God of War guide, we're going to explain how to fast travel. God of War: How to Fast Travel: You’ll need to work your way through a few hours of God of War’s...

  • Guide God of War: All Voice Actors

    Full cast of 2018 game

    God of War has a small but impressive cast of voice actors who add vibrancy to the title’s Nordic world, but who voices Kratos et al in the 2018 version of Sony Santa Monica’s hit action franchise? We’ve included all of God of War’s voice actor cast below as part of our God of War guide. God of War All Voice Actors:...

  • Guide God of War: Not Full Screen Fix

    How to remove annoying black bars

    Is your God of War game not full screen? This irritating black bars issue may be to do with your PlayStation 4’s configuration, but it can easily be fixed in the console’s settings. We’re going to show you how to scale your console correctly so that you get a full screen image as intended as part of our God of...

  • Guide God of War: How to Find and Free All Dragons

    Dangerous skies

    How do you find and free all dragons in God of War? One of the Favors in God of War involves finding and freeing three dragons located around Midgard. Not only will you need to locate these reptiles, but you’ll also need to free them from the mythical noose around their neck. To do this you’ll need to destroy three stone...

  • Guide God of War: All Jötnar Shrines Locations

    More than myth

    What are all Jötnar Shrines locations in God of War? God of War’s Jötnar Shrines represent some of the best lore in the game, as they add a ton of Norse mythology to the title’s codex. They’re represented in-game as cabinets that can be opened, and Atreus will then translate a lot of the information contained inside. There are...

  • Guide God of War: All Treasure Map Locations and Solutions

    Dig spots

    What are all Treasure Map locations and solutions in God of War? God of War has a series of secret loot spots scattered across its map that you’ll need to find. First you’ll need to track down a treasure map, which will add a clue and a small sketch to your codex. Then you’ll need to find where the treasure is buried. There are a...

  • Guide God of War: All Odin's Ravens Locations

    Allfather blinded

    What are all Odin's Ravens locations in God of War? God of War has dozens of collectibles, but Odin’s Ravens appear right throughout the campaign. These mythical emerald coloured birds are scattered all over the map, and you’ll need to smash them with your axe in order to clear them out. Collect all 51 and you’ll unlock the...

  • Guide God of War: All Artefact Locations

    Curator

    What are all Artefact locations in God of War? Throughout God of War you’ll stumble upon various collectibles named Artefacts, which are rendered in the world similar to Uncharted’s hidden items. These are separated into 7 sets and added to your codex each time you find one. We’ve included all of the Artefact locations below, and...

  • Guide God of War: How to Open Hidden Chambers

    Mirror on the door

    How do you open Hidden Chambers in God of War? There are many Hidden Chambers in God of War, and most of these harbour either Valkyrie boss fights or secret loot. You can find out where to find all Valkyries in God of War and how to beat them through the link. As part of our God of War guide

  • Guide God of War: How to Get to Veithurgard

    Behind the gates

    How do you get to Veithurgard in God of War? Veithurgard is one of the locations on God of War’s sizeable map that you may accidentally overlook, as it requires you to open the big gate to the east of the Lake of Nine. You’ll need to travel here in order to complete a Favor for one of the Spirits, as well as also to free a...

  • Guide God of War: All Kratos' Stats and What They Mean

    How to effectively upgrade the protagonist

    What are all Kratos' stats and what do they mean in God of War? God of War is not a role-playing game, but it borrows liberally from the genre. As such, you have the opportunity to customise Kratos in the way you see fit by altering his armour and attaching enchantments to them which offer various perks and...

  • Guide God of War: How to Level Up

    Increasing Kratos' overall strength

    How do you level up in God of War? God of War has a levelling system that allows you to increase the proficiency of protagonist Kratos, however this works a little differently to in other games. While you will earn XP (or experience points), this is only used for levelling up your abilities and unlocking skills...

  • Guide God of War: How to Earn XP

    Experience points

    How do you earn XP in God of War? Like so many other games, you’ll earn XP (or experience points) as you progress through God of War. This currency can be used to upgrade items, as well as unlock skill points in Kratos’ skill tree. As part of our God of War guide, we're going to explain how to earn XP. God of War: How to...

  • Guide God of War: How to Earn Hacksilver

    Maximise your money making

    How do you earn Hacksilver in God of War? Hacksilver is the main currency in the God of War games, and it’s primarily used to purchase new armour, enchantments, and other items from Brok and Sindri’s shop. There are only a few ways to earn Hacksilver, but as long as you’re exploring thoroughly then you should have...

  • Guide God of War: How to Fully Upgrade the Leviathan Axe

    Worthy

    How do you fully upgrade the Leviathan Axe in God of War? Kratos' primary weapon is the Leviathan Axe, and in order to unlock the Worthy Trophy you’ll need to fully upgrade it to its maximum level of six. To get the Leviathan Axe to Level 6 you need to upgrade it at one of Brok or Sindri’s shops. In order to level up the Leviathan Axe...

  • Guide God of War: Best Armor and How to Unlock It

    Mist armor

    What is God of War’s best armor and how do you unlock it? God of War's best armor can’t be earned easily, but if you’ve already completed Kratos’ latest campaign and you’re looking to clean up the post-game content, then you may want to nab the best gear in the game – especially before you attempt to beat the Valkyries. In...

October2021

  • News God of War Sales Hit a Staggering 19.5 Million Copies on PS4

    Godlike

    Alongside the news that God of War (2018) will be coming to PC in January, Sony has shared updated sales numbers for the PlayStation 4 exclusive. We obviously already knew that the game was a huge hit for the Japanese giant, both critically and commercially, but it's still hugely impressive to hear that the title has sold through a whopping...

  • News PS4 Exclusive God of War Releasing on PC in January

    Boy, this will go down well

    God of War is coming to PC. Kratos and Atreus' inaugural Norse adventure will release on PC on 14th January, 2022, Sony has confirmed. Developed in-house at Santa Monica Studio, this version of the game is now up for pre-order on digital PC marketplaces such as Steam. The PC version will allow for full, native 4K...

September2021

July2021

  • Random Removed Sony Ad Had PS5 Console Placed Upside Down

    Not again!

    Update: Well, we didn't think that Sony would actually pull the ad — but it did, just a couple of hours after the publishing of this article. Maybe we'll get a reshoot? Original Story: Everyone knows that when placed horizontally, the PlayStation 5's disc drive (if it has one!) should be on the bottom, right? ... Right? Well,...

February2021

  • Hands On God of War PS5 Update Makes for a Truly Godlike Experience

    Improving a masterpiece

    2018's God of War is excellent on PlayStation 4, and will always be remembered as one of the console's most important exclusives. But the game's latest update makes it feel like Kratos' axe-hurling adventure was always meant to be played on PlayStation 5. Offering an absolutely rock solid 60 frames-per-second at 4K...

  • News God of War PS5 Patch Posts Staggering Results in Comparison Test

    Razor sharp, rock solid

    God of War has been patched to take full advantage of the PlayStation 5, and the results are phenomenal. For those who need a recap, the game ran at a sturdy 30 frames-per-second in 1080p on a standard PlayStation 4, but the PS4 Pro offered two options: Resolution or Framerate. In the Resolution mode, the game utilised...

  • News God of War PS5 4K 60FPS Patch Out Now

    Oh boy

    Update: God of War's PS5 support patch is available to download now. Get it installed on your current-gen system and you'll be able to play 2018's excellent action game at 60 frames-per-second in 4K. For the sake of clarity, this is still just the PS4 version of God of War. But much like what happened with Ghost of Tsushima, play the game on...

October2020

July2020

  • Random God of War Is Now Also an Illustrated Story Book

    B Is for Boy

    God of War is a vast PlayStation 4 game about an epic quest, with drama and bloodshed at every turn. It will soon also be available in the form of a children's book. Titled God of War: B Is for Boy, Santa Monica Studio has worked alongside Insight Editions to produce an illustrated story book based on the adventures of Kratos and...