The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 5 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

The quality of the actors' performances in the game (including voice acting).
How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
Overall User Score (136 votes)4.0

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
PlayStation 2 130 4.0
      Acting 3.9
      AI 3.6
      Gameplay 4.2
      Graphics 4.3
      Personal Slant 3.9
      Sound / Music 4.0
      Story / Presentation 4.1
PlayStation 3 6 4.0
      Acting 4.2
      AI 3.8
      Gameplay 4.0
      Graphics 4.3
      Personal Slant 3.8
      Sound / Music 4.0
      Story / Presentation 4.0

User Reviews

*I* *AM* *THE* *GOD OF WAR* St. Martyne (3655) 3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars
An excellent fighting adventure, marred only slightly by a heavy overdose of pointless gore Greg Mitchell (74) 3.43 Stars3.43 Stars3.43 Stars3.43 Stars3.43 Stars
God of War shows not only what can be done with the PS2 now, but what developers should have been doing all along Terrence Bosky (5463) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
You are Kratos, and you will MURDER the God of War! Dwango (300) 4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars
Kratos is quite simply just one big "pee yoo es es why" lasttoblame (427) 4.14 Stars4.14 Stars4.14 Stars4.14 Stars4.14 Stars
Hell of a great game...unfortunately the final moments ruined my gaming experience Indra is stressed (20706) 3.86 Stars3.86 Stars3.86 Stars3.86 Stars3.86 Stars
It's not easy to be a human being Melody (119) 4.71 Stars4.71 Stars4.71 Stars4.71 Stars4.71 Stars
Very gory.. but the more blood, the merrier I am! lord of daedra (66) 3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars
A perfect example about what gaming is all about. Little God (4) 4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars
Outstanding game, very movie like. David Bryan (25) 4.57 Stars4.57 Stars4.57 Stars4.57 Stars4.57 Stars