God of War is such an amazing game

in #hivegaming2 months ago


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Such a great gaming experience

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God of War is one of the greatest video game series ever released. The newest addition to the series came out in 2018 and it is one of the best looking games I have ever played. Ragnarok comes out some time next year, so I figured it is time that I play through this one. I have been putting it off because I have been playing Ghost of Tsushima, Horizon: Zero Dawn and several others including New World, that I just purchased and I am pretty disappointed in it so far. So I figured it was time to finally get to God of War.


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The game follows Kratos and his son Atreus on their journey to spread the ashes of his wife from a mountain top. Along the way they face off against some pretty crazy foes. At first, I wasn't a huge fan of the way that Atreus and Kratos got along, but after a while, their bond begins to grow on you and you can tell that Kratos cares very deeply for him.


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Shortly after his wife's death, Kratos is faced with this crazy dude covered in tattoos. The crazy guy is named Baldur and he is the son of Odin and Freya.


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It is a pretty intense fight and really showcases how brutal the God of War games are. Baldur was cursed by Freya to not feel pain or be harmed.


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So they basically beat the shit out of each other. At one point, Kratos pulls a massive boulder apart and smashes him with it, only for him to pick it up and walk away from it without a scratch.


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Kratos ends up snapping his neck and maybe killing him and throwing him off a cliff, but I don't really think that this dude is dead. One of the cool things about playing this game is that I don't really have any idea what the story is or what is going to happen in the game.


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With Baldur defeated, Kratos goes to check on his son, who was hiding, and then the begin their journey because Kratos knows that it is not safe for them to remain there.


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Along the way, there are plenty of puzzles to solve and bad guys to defeat.


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This gives Kratos and Atreus some good old fashioned bonding time. It also allows Atreus to redeem himself with his hunting skills that he messed up earlier in the game.


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Too bad the boar that Atreus shot ended up being a special boar that belonged to a witch that lives underneath a giant turtle. This game is full of amazing visuals and brutal combat.


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I can't wait to see where this story goes. I know I am in for a ride with this game because all the other God of War games have been super awesome. I really enjoy Norse Mythology and the cool way that these games portray that world.

The game is only around 20-25 hours long and I think I have played it for about 4 hours so far. To fully complete everything, it is estimated at around 40 hours or so. It is going to be awesome.

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I agree bro, this game is so good. I couldn’t ever get into the old God of War games, but this one had me hooked. I feel so dumb for thinking one of my coworkers was silly for being obsessed with this one when it first came out. Took me forever to finally wake up to the fact that the latest God of War is absolutely amazing. I cannot wait for Ragnarok!

Did you try the old God of War games when they were originally released? That is when I played them and they were amazing games for their time.

No I did not, always had an Xbox or Nintendo until I got my PS4. Just tried to go back and play 3 a couple of years ago. Maybe that’s why I couldn’t get into it. My main gripe was the fact that combat felt so button mashy.

You get used to the combat after a while and get different abilities.

I believe yea, it just get good. Otherwise the game wouldn’t have had such a giant budget for God of War and upcoming Ragnarok. They know they have a special franchise.

For me this game has a special place. The interaction between Kratos and Atreus is so good, I particularly loved those random dialogues that happened at any time. My compliments to the people at Santa Monica Studio, they put a lot of work into that. I love the nordic mythology and even though Kratos doesn't belong to that mythology, the way they handled this, I loved it. I hope you enjoy the game, I literally couldn't stop playing it haha.

Ya. Their conversations are pretty fun. I like that Atreus will point things out to Kratos too.

I thought you had finished GOW a while ago, I remember you made a post on your PS5 and I thought you had played it at that time XD.

This game is definitely one of the best purchases you could have made, it doesn't disappoint in any way. The only thing that "annoyed" fans a bit was the change in gameplay since we were used to the top-down view, but in the end this was irrelevant to the whole masterpiece they did :P

The cinematics in this game are great and the fights with Baldur are even more so, so hey, enjoy it. You're going to have a great time.

I had started this game back when I first got my PS5, but never continued it because I had started playing Ghost of Tsushima and some other games. This is definitely one of the better games that have been released in the past few years. At first I wasn't a huge fan of the new gameplay, but it makes sense because it is more of an open world than the previous games.

love love love this game. I was just commenting a minute ago somewhere how I don't like games that don't have an end. This game has an end but then it is totally up to you if you want to do the shitload of side quests that are available in game. This is exactly the way it should be in my mind and because of this I find myself going back to this game here and there to go explore a bit more. It was specifically because of this game that I bought a PS4 when they had it with a pack-in. Had it not been for that addition, I probably wouldn't have gotten one.

It really is a great game. I am looking forward to playing through this and then for Ragnarok when that comes out. They keep improving the games with each release and I can't wait to see how crazy the next one will be.

Nice game play, these pictures are beautiful. How did you get them?

They are all in-game screenshots that I took on my PS5.

nice pick. I got amazed when i first tried this game. That battle against Baldu on the start of the game was pretty much enough for me. Good luck with the valkyries tho =D

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Been playing it all day. This game is so cool.

I thought you had finished GOW a while ago, I remember you made a post on your PS5 and I thought you had played it at that time XD.

This game is definitely one of the best purchases you could have made, it doesn't disappoint in any way. The only thing that "annoyed" fans a bit was the change in gameplay since we were used to the top-down view, but in the end this was irrelevant to the whole masterpiece they did :P

The cinematics in this game are great and the fights with Baldur are even more so, so hey, enjoy it. You're going to have a great time.