Fighting a group of soldiers
When the arrow shows up it's time to finish them off.
Kratos can use his whip to swing between platforms.
Opening a chest
Some monsters open up a quick time event...
...which leads to the killing blow if done correctly.
Crushing an enemy by kicking a crate at him
Hanging on the ledge
Using magic that freezes the enemy.
Grabbing an enemy
Using magic that calls forth the undead
Fighting a rider
Weapons can be upgraded.