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God of War: Ragnarök

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MKAU Gaming (10 out of 10)

With all that said, God of War Ragnarok is a prime example of how to continue a franchise and is yet again a contender for game of the year for me. Sony Santa Monica has done an outstanding job at delivering an incredible sequel with a great story, unforgettable characters, amazing visuals, and combat that I couldn’t get enough of.

Nov 4th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Push Square (10 out of 10)

God of War Ragnarok is phenomenal. Even amongst PlayStation Studios' typically stellar output it's a showpiece — a masterfully crafted game that smashes expectations at almost every turn. The sheer, often ridiculous scope of Ragnarok makes 2018's God of War feel like a prologue — and that's perhaps the highest praise we can bestow upon a sequel.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Atomix (100 out of 100)

God of War: Ragnarök es un viaje inolvidable lleno de momentos épicos e íntimos que pueden pasar de acabar con uno de los dioses de Asgard, a lo profunda y compleja que es la relación de padre e hijo. Soportando todo esto, tenemos a un brillante juego de acción y aventura que supera en todo a su antecesor y que además, da cátedra de lo que son estándares cuando hablamos de una súper producción dentro del medio. ¿Candidato a juego del año? Por supuesto, probablemente el único rival tangible y realista de todo lo que logró Elden Ring hace unos meses. El cierre de esta nueva saga de Kratos es uno que logró y superó con creces nuestras expectativas y que claro, la convierten en una joya de lo que Sony ha logrado en los últimos años con sus desarrollos first party.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Digital Chumps (10 out of 10)

Though not the same tectonic shift as its predecessor, God of War Ragnarök represents one of the finest pieces of interactive entertainment available. By expanding on all the ideas set forth in 2018, Ragnarök culminates in an emotional, enthralling finale for Kratos and Atreus.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Checkpoint (10 out of 10)

God of War Ragnarök is more of the epic God of War that we loved in 2018, but it builds on those foundations in every single way to create a compelling and addicting adventure in its own right that improves across the board. Combat is furious and intense, exploring every nook and cranny of each Norse realm is captivating, and clever puzzles are seamlessly intertwined with abilities that change, evolve, and make you feel like a master of all crafts. Narratively, the heartfelt and fascinating story is supported by incredible writing that makes its whole cast of characters shine, and the production values are through the roof, with a gorgeous soundtrack and visuals that push the limits and stun at every turn. Santa Monica Studio have again managed to create something truly memorable and entirely special.

Nov 9th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

T3 ( )

God of War Ragnarok offers a thrilling conclusion for Kratos and Atreus, levelling up everything that its predecessor presented, for what is arguably the greatest one-two punch in video game history.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Slant ( )

Ragnarok works the kind of narrative miracles that the medium has no excuse not to follow suit on. This is the kind of love and care that’s not only possible for a big budget game, but deeply necessary.

Nov 16th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

DualShockers (10 out of 10)

From start to finish, God of War Ragnarok is an incredible journey, earning it a place among the absolute best PlayStation games of all time.

Nov 5th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Use a Potion! (10 out of 10)

God of War: Ragnarok is a masterpiece, with the gripping storytelling, flawless gameplay, and beautiful visuals ensuring it stands out as one of the best games ever made. You need to believe the hype on this one because the game truly does deliver in every facet of its design, with the game even surpassing the incredibly high standard set by its predecessor. I don’t want to say too much because it’s something that’s better to be experienced first-hand, so just trust me when I say that you NEED to play this unforgettable gaming spectacle.

Nov 14th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Variety (10 out of 10)

“God of War Ragnarök” is a 10 out of 10, checking every box with a combination of pulse-pounding action, humor and character development that will stay with players long after they’ve completed the campaign. It’s a masterpiece that proves even an old god can learn new tricks.

Nov 2nd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

GGRecon (10 out of 10)

Ultimately, God of War Ragnarok raises the bar for blockbuster storytelling in gaming - a reminder of what single-player games can be in today's standards. The true anticipation now lies in wondering what comes next from one of the industry's finest developers.

Nov 18th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

IGN Japan (10 out of 10)

美しいグラフィックと計算されつくしたマップ構成やレベルデザインは、多くの人に届きうる素晴らしい物語を紡いでいる。次世代機のポテンシャルを最大限に引き出した『ゴッド・オブ・ウォー ラグナロク』が実現した体験は、ビデオゲームでしか実現しえない感動と共感をプレイヤーに与えてくれるだろう。

Nov 4th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

BaziCenter.com (10 out of 10)

موردی برای انتقاد وجود ندارد و فقط بی‌صبرانه از همین حالا منتظر عنوان بعدی استودیو سانتامونیکا هستم. در این روز ها که خیلی خوش‌حال نیستیم و به امید تغییرات زندگی می‌کنیم، عنوان God of War Ragnorak همانند داروی کدوئین تنها برای چند ساعت می‌تواند حالمان را عوض کند. به امید تغییر!

Nov 21st, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

App Trigger (10 out of 10)

If you haven’t played God of War Ragnarok, what are you even doing with your life? Playing Gotham Knights? Get the hell outta here. Buy the game before it gets Game of the Year…AGAIN.

Nov 18th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Digital Spy ( )

Balancing a heartfelt story with over-the-top excessive video game action, Ragnarök is completely self-aware. It improves upon the previous title in all the ways we could have hoped for and delivers a huge experience with stunning visuals, beautiful storytelling and buckets of fun. This is a must have for any God of War fan and an easy recommendation for anyone new to the series.

Nov 7th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

GameOver (Greece) (10 out of 10)

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Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Game Rant ( )

God of War Ragnarok is a once-in-a-generation game. It doesn't just live up to its high expectations, but it subverts them and expands beyond them all the same. There is nothing quite like it on PS4 or on the PS5 yet, and it would be hard for anything to live up to the same heights. God of War Ragnarok may not make full use of the PS5's features, as there is nothing necessarily groundbreaking that couldn't be experienced on a PS4, but it's absolute proof that vision, artistry, and creative direction far outweigh hardware.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Daily Star (5 out of 5)

God of War Ragnarök sits in the Playstation library alongside other great exclusive games like Marvel’s Spider-Man, Returnal, The Last Of Us and Ghost of Tsushima. It continues to plunder that wonderful rich vein they’ve been tapping of a brilliant single-player story combined with first-rate gameplay and graphics. This is a must-buy for PS5 owners this winter.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

VG247 ( )

You get the biggest sense of this in the many, passionately fierce boss fights that punctuate the game. They do a great job of incorporating unique mechanics without coming off as cheap or overly simple. And, really, these boss fights are emblematic of what makes God of War Ragnarok great: they’re hugely successful meldings of an involving story and brutal action that not only produce an eye-popping, absorbing spectacle, but an impassioned investment in the outcome as well.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

MMORPG.com (10 out of 10)

God of War: Ragnarok is, simply put, the complete package. It tells one of the best stories in video games, one that will have you run the gamut of emotions while playing through it. Fighting the enemies of the realms feels a lot like the previous game, but there's enough new and refined elements to help it stand on its own. The world of the Nine Realms is equally beautiful and dangerous, and it is stuffed to the brim with things to do and enemies to challenge. Ragnarok may be coming, but this is one world-ending event I'm excited to experience over and over again.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

GamingBolt (10 out of 10)

God of War Ragnarok surpasses its predecessor in every way. From its captivating story to its thrilling combat to the endlessly explorable and wonderfully designed Nine Realms of Norse mythology, it's an unequivocal triumph from top to bottom.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

PlayStation Universe (10 out of 10)

God of War: Ragnarok is the perfect sequel. A carefully iterative offering that beautifully maintains the essence of 2018's Game of the Year while making meaningful improvements to augment its already stellar combat and progression systems, God of War: Ragnarok is a meaty and deeply emotional epic that effortlessly secures its place as one of the best games on PS5 and a sure-fire Game of the Year candidate.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

PSX Brasil (100 out of 100)

God of War: Ragnarok é uma evolução natural do título de 2018, apresentando uma excelente história, um lado técnico impecável, novidades no gameplay, batalhas incríveis e muito conteúdo variado a ser explorado. Facilmente um candidato a jogo do ano, a nova aventura de Kratos e Atreus é inesquecível e conclui de forma satisfatória o capítulo da mitologia nórdica.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

SiliconEra (10 out of 10)

Kratos and Atreus set off on yet another great adventure. This time the stakes manage to be even higher, and we get to watch both characters continue to develop into some of the most interesting and well-written figures in gaming.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Video Games Chronicle ( )

God of War Ragnarok is an incredibly special game. It's vital in a way few releases are. With captivating performances that carry an amazing story to a jaw-dropping final act, it’s a game that achieves everything it sets out to do to the absolute highest standard.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Gamer.no (10 out of 10)

Kratos føles rett og slett mektigere enn han noen gang har gjort tidligere. Størrelsesordenen og råskapen når riktignok aldri helt opp til det jeg fortsatt anser som det beste spillet i serien, God of War III, men figurene har samtidig like mye driv, historien like god flyt og reisen er desto mer omfattende. Og da skal det godt gjøres å ikke la seg begeistre.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

GameSpew (10 out of 10)

Ultimately, all you need to know is that this is bigger and better than 2018’s God of War in every single way. Its boss battles are the definition of epic, its world is more rewarding to explore, and its combat has been refined to perfection. Throw in a story that grips you from the outset and has you wondering where it will go from one moment to the next, and you have a game that sticks you to your seat like glue. Sit down to play and minutes turn into hours – it’s so hard to pull yourself away from it. All we have is love for this God of War.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Gaming Nexus (10 out of 10)

Sony Santa Monica Studio has created another masterful work of art, going above and beyond with world-class storytelling, in-depth combat mechanics, exquisite visuals, unparalleled performance, and a slew of modern accessibility features. God of War Ragnarök continues the endearing journey of father and son in a grand spectacular finale of the Norse Saga. This is the game of the generation.

Nov 2nd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

GamingTrend (100 out of 100)

It’s rare to see a sequel nail it this hard, but God of War: Ragnarök has once again raised the bar for every action adventure title. It’s the best game I’ve played in a very, very long time, and is, in a word, perfect.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Gfinity Esports (10 out of 10)

God of War Ragnarok is the perfect sequel. With varied and spectacular action, a beautiful world to explore, and an epic yet intimate story, it improves on the first game in every single way.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Attack of the Fanboy ( )

God of War Ragnarok is an outstanding game that will stand as a beacon for what storytelling greatness should be. With an improved combat system, impressive new enemies, immersive environments, and unparalleled storytelling, God of War Ragnarok delivers one of the deepest, richest gaming experiences to date.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) ( )

God of War Ragnarök is a worthy continuation of (and conclusion to) 2018’s God of War, building on that already strong foundation to deliver an experience deserving of a spot in gaming’s pantheon. New tools and greater enemy variety elevate combat, and the expanded environments and cast give this sequel the epic scope its story demands. But the beating heart of the game remains its characters, and Ragnarök delivers an immensely satisfying next chapter for just about everyone—Kratos and Atreus, returning friends, and new faces alike.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Trusted Reviews ( )

God of War Ragnarök is one of the very best games available on both the PS4 and PS5, and an essential buy if you enjoyed your time with Kratos and Atreus during the 2018 entry.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

The Independent ( )

On its own merits, it’s difficult to fault but on the foundations of 2018’s God of War, it’s nothing short of a masterpiece.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Spieletest.at (10 out of 10)

Wer vor dem Spielejahr 2022 gemeint hat, dass dieses Highlight-arm wird, der hat sich stark geirrt. Begonnen wurde das Jahr mit dem From-Software-Meisterwerk Elden Ring, abgeschlossen wird es quasi mit God of War: Ragnarök. Mit großer Spannung können also die Game Awards am 8. Dezember erwartet werden, bei der das Spiel des Jahres gekürt wird. In vielen anderen Jahren wäre God of War: Ragnarök das fixe Game of the Year geworden, für viele wird es das auch heuer sein. Egal, was es am Ende wird, God of War: Ragnarök ist in jeder Hinsicht ein Meisterwerk und sollte von jedem Playstation-Besitzer gespielt werden.

Nov 22nd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

videogamer.com (10 out of 10)

God of War Ragnarok is a masterpiece, dense in its strewn spectacle and narrative bulk, nearly overwhelming in its vast scale.

Nov 15th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Player 2 (A+)

God Of War Ragnarok excels in every isolated discipline, and yet, somehow, despite all of this, it elevates to a level well beyond even the sum of its parts.

Nov 4th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Play Magazine (10 out of 10)

It's no PS5 revolution, but it is one of the most finely crafted adventures we've ever played, mixing thrilling combat with fab storytelling.

Nov 15th, 2022 · PlayStation 5

PC Games (Germany) (10 out of 10)

God of War: Ragnarök ist der bisherige Höhepunkt der Reihe, den wir uns alle gewünscht haben und gehört ohne Zweifel auf alle "Game of the Year"-Listen des Jahres 2022.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Twinfinite ( )

Ragnarok is both the PS4’s final swansong, and the best of what the PS5 has to offer, and right now, one of, if not the best cinematic gaming experience you can buy. Watch out Elden Ring, Kratos is coming for Game of the Year 2022.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

God is a Geek (10 out of 10)

God of War Ragnarok is the definition of a masterpiece, featuring some of the best combat of all time, a gripping, poignant, and ambitious story, with so much to do you'll never want it to end.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

IGN Brasil (10 out of 10)

God of War Ragnarok é uma conclusão épica digna da franquia, que traz uma das melhores aventuras de Kratos em um videogame na forma de uma conquista para todos os que jogarem.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

We Got This Covered ( )

God of War Ragnarok is a masterclass in storytelling and design, and it'll easily stand the test of time as one of PlayStation's finest games.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

But Why Tho? (10 out of 10)

It’s hard to find much of anything to complain about when it comes to God of War Ragnarok. The complex characters and storyline provide a plethora of feelings. The developers have breathed so much depth and life into this series that previously focused on combat over narrative substance. There’s still plenty of violent combo-focused action, but the option for exploration and puzzle-solving balances out the mechanics and adds a bit of curve to the otherwise linear storyline.

Nov 15th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Area Jugones (10 out of 10)

God of War Ragnarök te explota la cabeza. Un mejor juego de lo que nadie pueda imaginar además del mejor juego de toda la franquicia. Lo tiene todo: narrativa, historia, personajes, jugabilidad, gráficos y unas 40 horas de juego donde te encuentras una sorpresa tras otra. No tiene sentido.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

IGN (10 out of 10)

God of War Ragnarok is an almighty achievement and creates a new high that makes many of its peers look mortal by comparison.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Gameblog.fr (10 out of 10)

God of War Ragnarok est un testament pour la franchise qui nous a décroché la mâchoire dès les premières heures. Doté de personnages humains, touchants et puissants, d’une narration digne des plus grands et d’une écriture soigneuse, cet épisode nous a fait passer par tout un tas d’émotions. Le rythme effréné et la mise en scène hallucinante se mélangent à un système de combat ô combien jubilatoire qui réussit l’exploit de fusionner définitivement l’ancienne et la nouvelle formule pour accoucher de quelque chose de nouveau et familier en même temps. Plus vif, plus brutal et viscéral, ce volet a dépassé nos espérances et peut concourir sans mal au titre de meilleur jeu de l’année. Une véritable lettre d’amour aux fans de God of War et un chef d'œuvre qui fera date.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Finger Guns (10 out of 10)

An incredible adventure from beginning to end, God of War Ragnarök is epic in scale and nuanced in character. Its combat and gameplay haven’t changed much but why fix almost peerless systems? Ragnarök is an absolute must-play on the PS5 and a worthy contender for Game of the Year.

Nov 15th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Vandal Online (9.8 out of 10)

Kratos regresa firmando su mejor aventura. Un título que mejora en todo a la entrega de 2018 para hacernos disfrutar de un viaje con unos valores narrativos exquisitos en el que no faltan grandes y épicos combates, ingeniosos puzles y multitud de secretos

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

MGG / Millenium (Spain) (98 out of 100)

God of War: Ragnarok es un título inolvidable. Recordaré cada momento épico, y también cada frase emotiva. Porque la nueva aventura de Kratos y Atreus no es una secuela más en el mundo del videojuego; es una obra que tiene claro qué quiere contar, acierta en la forma de hacerlo y que además te emocionará como pocos juegos han hecho.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

XGN (9.8 out of 10)

Tientallen uren speelplezier stapelen zich in rap tempo op terwijl je de negen rijken tot op het bot uitpluist en de werelden op zijn kop zet. Het scala van vijanden en avonturen dat te beleven valt zal mening speler nog jaren bijblijven, terwijl het vechtsysteem geen enkel moment verveelt. Wat dat betreft is dit zonder twijfel de beste game die je kunt vinden op de PlayStation 5.

Nov 10th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Impulse Gamer (4.9 out of 5)

If you are on the fence with this game, trust me, this is a title that you will regret missing out on if you wait for the price to go down. It is so heavily story dependent that there is no way you will be able to go on social media without inadvertently finding out things that should be a pleasant surprise discovered within the game itself! I implore you to make sure you grab your copy at launch so as not to miss a single special moment by yourself and not through the experience of others. God of War: Ragnarok is just that; an experience to be treasured.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

4Players.de (97 out of 100)

Der neue Gold-Standard: Das Abenteuer von Kratos und Atreus setzt in vielerlei Hinsicht Maßstäbe - ein absoluter Pflicht-Titel für jeden, der Actionspeile liebt.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

COGConnected / Canadian Online Gamers Network (97 out of 100)

God of War Ragnarök is a masterpiece. Even though the game maintains many elements that were established in its predecessor, it refines them to create an unforgettable experience. The quintessential storytelling is a highlight of the medium and its impeccable combat will keep you enthralled throughout. Although Santa Monica Studios set a high bar with their previous outing, Ragnarök soars above it.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Hobby Consolas (97 out of 100)

Una obra de arte, tanto en los aspectos narrativos como en la construcción de los Nueve Reinos y todas las mejoras que se incorporan en el sistema de combate. Es una secuela a la altura de un dios, capaz de emocionarnos y hacernos temblar con la furia de Kratos.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Inven / 인벤 (9.7 out of 10)

'갓 오브 워 라그나로크'는 이런 이야기들을 담고 있다. 약 50시간 가까이 게임을 하면서, 나는 꾸준히 이 게임의 주제 의식이 무엇일지, 게임이 나에게 말하고자 하는 바가 무엇일까를 고민했다. 아마 큰 의미는 없을 것이다. 화해, 이해, 사랑, 상실, 분노, 성장, 변화, 결별 기쁨과 슬픔, 그리고 죽음과 삶에 대한 자세까지. 이 모든 것에 대한 이야기가 게임 속에 담겨 있고, 이를 접할 게이머들이 느낄 감정과 전달받을 메시지도 아마 제각각일 거다. 때문에, 이 게임에서 무엇을 말하고자 하는지는 게임을 플레이하면서 직접 찾아내길 바라는 바다. 마지막으로, 게임을 플레이해보기 전 한 번쯤 생각해보면 좋을 만한 수수께끼로 리뷰를 마치겠다.

Nov 4th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

GamersRD.com (9.6 out of 10)

God of War: Ragnarök es un juego muy hermoso, que hace perfectamente su trabajo de continuar y mejorar lo hecho por su predecesor. Definitivamente cuenta con uno de los mejores gráficos de la generación actual y una jugabilidad bastante original.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Forbes Magazine (9.5 out of 10)

God of War Ragnarok is a beautiful, moving game, no longer purely centered on a father getting to know his son, but also about vengeance, forgiveness and attempting to change both prophecy, and the people we used to be, both of which prove to be equally difficult. It’s almost impossible for me to imagine those who loved the last God of War will not also appreciate this one just as much, minus a lagging stretch here or there, and the fact that it can’t be as transformative as the initial leap from the Greek games.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Jeuxvideo.com (19 out of 20)

Faites-nous confiance, vous adorerez vivre la fin du monde prophétique de God of War Ragnarok. Ce nouvel épisode renferme une épopée bouleversante, épique, généreuse et extrêmement dense. Santa Monica fait au minimum très bien concernant chaque aspect de son jeu et promet de vous faire ressentir une ribambelle d’émotions, assez pour écarter d’un revers de la main ses quelques faiblesses. Et puis si les sensations en termes de gameplay ne sont pas bouleversées par des changements drastiques, elles demeurent exceptionnelles et s’étoffent de très beaux ajouts. Si vous pensiez que la saga nordique n’aurait plus rien de nouveau à offrir, l’aventure de Ragnarok vous démontre vite le contraire.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Game Informer Magazine (9.5 out of 10)

Any complaints about the overall experience (familiar combat, collecting and leveling up equipment isn’t particularly interesting) are quickly forgotten in the face of the compelling narrative, believable character relationships, and incredible visuals and animation. Even from its early PlayStation 2 days, the God of War series has always set a high, quality bar for itself, and with few exceptions, it manages to leap above that bar. God of War Ragnarök is no different.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

GameTyrant (9.5 out of 10)

God of War Ragnarok is an incredible follow-up to one of the greatest video games ever made. It somehow manages to capture the magic that made the first game so special while also adding its own unique flavor to the mix. While it doesn’t quite have the same level of intimacy as its predecessor, its story is a jaw-dropping rollercoaster of exhilaration and mayhem. God of War Ragnarok is Sony Santa Monica’s magnum opus, and it will undoubtedly sit alongside the 2018 release as one of the most impressive achievements in gaming history.

Nov 14th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Meristation (9.5 out of 10)

Ragnarök cumple la mayoría de promesas que nos hacía el final de God of War, y esa es seguramente la mejor de las noticias. No estamos ante un título perfecto, mantiene algunas decisiones de diseño discutibles y es evidente que, si no te gustó el tono y ritmo del anterior, este no te hará cambiar de parecer. Pero en su idea, en lo que quiere explicar y sobre todo en cómo quiere hacerlo, estamos ante un juego excelso por momentos y en uno de los mejores títulos que ha dado la factoría PlayStation en los últimos tiempos.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Oyungezer (9.5 out of 10)

Ragnarök, God of War’un Nors destanını gayet tatmin edici bir şekilde tamamlıyor. İlk oyundan alınan dersler doğru bir şekilde uygulanmış ve koca iki oyuna yayılmış efsane bir hikâye ortaya çıkmış. Önceki oyunu sevdiyseniz hiç düşünmeden alıp gönül rahatlığıyla oynayabilirsiniz; çünkü her açıdan onun ötesinde bir iş olmuş.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Press Start Australia (9.5 out of 10)

God of War Ragnarok is a triumph. Santa Monica Studio has successfully taken everything that was great about the last game and amplified it while correcting just about every problem area and then some. There are slight stumbles, but it's a constantly surprising, epic adventure that shows genuine growth in its characters, backed up by best-in-class combat and a menagerie of breathtaking scenes. This makes Ragnarök an easy GOTY contender and one of the best games I've played in years.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Sector (9.5 out of 10)

Tak a sme na konci. God of War Ragnarök je jedna z najlepších hier roka a to bez akýchkoľvek debát. Ak vám niekto tvrdí opak, jednoducho nemá pravdu. Je to hra, ktorá má dušu a pretavila ju do skvelých postáv. Jej hrateľnosť je stále zábavná, aj keď možno bez výraznejších nových nápadov. Ale aj tak ju nebudete chcieť vypnúť. Ani dohranie vám nebude stačiť a po čase sa určte vrátite k vedľajším úlohám, a to aj k tým menej zaujímavým, len aby ste s hrou ešte strávili nejaký ten čas.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

IGN Italia (9.5 out of 10)

Un viaggio epico ed emozionante per un gioco che racchiude il meglio della nuova essenza di God of War.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

CGMagazine / Comics and Gaming Magazine (9.5 out of 10)

With vivid environments and incredible acting, God of War Ragnarök is the sequel that we have been waiting for.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

JeuxActu (19 out of 20)

La commande pour faire un volte-face (très important en combat) est aussi attribué à deux combinaisons de touches peu pratiques et instinctives. Et même si l'on peut déporter le volte-face sur le pavé tactile, ce n'est pas la panacée non plus. Enfin, signalons la présence de quelques bugs dans cette version test, certains anecdotiques (sons manquants), d'autres plus handicapants (scripts qui ne se déclenche pas) et qui ont nécessité quelques redémarrage du jeu. Espérons que tout cela soit fixé avec un patch day one.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

PlaySense / PSX-Sense (9.5 out of 10)

Kratos en Atreus zetten hun tocht voort in een nieuw avontuur dat goed is voor tientallen uren aan gameplay. God of War: Ragnarök biedt vooral meer van hetzelfde als je het vorige deel gespeeld hebt, maar dan in elk opzicht net wat verfijnder, beter en meer uitgebreid. Verwacht geen ingrijpende innovaties, maar erg is dat niet. De gameplay is heerlijk soepel in de combat dankzij de uitstekende performance. De afwisseling tussen het exploreren, puzzelen en de vele dialogen, maakt dat je je geen seconde zult vervelen, mede dankzij de zeer divers vormgegeven realms die je zult bezoeken. Tel daar nog magnifieke voice-acting, een sterke soundtrack en indrukwekkende grafische presentatie bij op en de boodschap mag duidelijk zijn: God of War: Ragnarök is een waardig vervolg dat je blind aan kunt schaffen.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Softpedia (9.5 out of 10)

Thanks to an amazing cast that’s doing an outstanding job, a compelling story told through the eyes of multiple characters, and top-notch combat, this epic and heartfelt journey strikes all the right chord. It’s impossible not to recommend God of War Ragnarok, but just in case you had any doubts, I strongly advise anyone mildly interested in gaming to play Santa Monica Studio’s latest masterpiece.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

KeenGamer (9.5 out of 10)

God Of War Ragnarok is an instant addition to the collection of PlayStation classics, standing as one of the best games of all time. It manages to outdo its predecessor in every way possible and despite some of its issues with its ending and a few plot points feeling rushed, it does not take anything away from the masterpiece this title is. Santa Monica Studio continues to produce excellent and masterful experiences with Kratos, and the door is most certainly open for more.

Nov 30th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

LevelUp (9.5 out of 10)

God of War Ragnarök es un espectacular juego de acción con una escala monumental, repleto de momentos estridentes que quedarán guardados en la posteridad del gaming, acentuado con un combate visceral y brutal. Una producción del presupuesto más alto, digna de dioses.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Everyeye.it (9.5 out of 10)

Al netto di qualche piccola asperità, insomma, l'ultima opera di Santa Monica Studio ci ha regalato un'esperienza straordinaria, destinata a lasciare un segno indelebile nella memoria collettiva della platea videoludica.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Spazio Games (9.5 out of 10)

God of War: Ragnarok è la prorompente evoluzione del capitolo precedente, in grado di migliorare a tutto tondo ogni caratteristica di gioco fino a potenziarla in maniera grandiosa e inappuntabile. Trovare difetti marchiani o compromettenti in un capitolo così ambizioso, spettacolare, avvincente e di così alto livello è un'operazione davvero complicata, e francamente Santa Monica non avrebbe potuto fare di meglio sottostando all'obbligo di uscire anche sulla vecchia generazione di console. Godetevelo fino in fondo e con l'attenzione che merita, perché di action-adventure con la qualità eccelsa di God of War: Ragnarok ne troverete davvero pochissimi.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

MGG / Millenium (France) (95 out of 100)

L'effet de surprise de la nouvelle formule s'en va, mais sa puissance demeure. Le premier jeu repoussait déjà les limites de ce que l'on était en droit d'attendre d'un blockbuster sur consoles, cette suite se contente donc finalement de creuser l'écart. Plus que le travail colossal de Santa Monica, c'est aussi l'aboutissement d'une vision de l'action-aventure à haute teneur narrative explorée depuis maintenant quelques années par Sony PlayStation et ses studios first party. Une réussite totale sur laquelle on trouve bien peu de choses à redire : God of War Ragnarök est définitivement un titre qui impose le respect.

Nov 9th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

PlayStation Trophies (95 out of 100)

God of War Ragnarok is everything a sequel should be, refining the combat, traversal mechanics, and RPG systems introduced in the 2018 game. And while there's nary a hint of what's coming next, on the strength of this, Krato’s journey surely won't end here.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

The Games Machine (Italy) (9.4 out of 10)

Brutale, profondo ma sopratutto divertente: il sistema di combattimento di God of War Ragnarök è degno del dio della guerra in persona! L’esplorazione mostra il fianco a una certa ripetitività che alla lunga tende a stancare, ma l’epicità della trama e la sontuosa realizzazione tecnica rendono la conclusione del viaggio di Kratos e Atreus uno spettacolo degno di essere vissuto fino in fondo.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

GamerSky.com (9.4 out of 10)

最后是游戏后期的故事交代有点仓促,这个“仓促”并非没有说明来龙去脉,而是在主轴上略去了一些细节,导致缺失一部分完整性。 不过考虑到本作剧情演出的丰富程度,所有这些问题也仅仅是“瑕疵”的程度,并不影响整体的观感。

Nov 4th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Worth Playing (9.4 out of 10)

In the end, I can't shake how captivating the chemistry among the characters was in God of War: Ragnarok. I probably laughed and got misty-eyed more times in the first few hours of playing this than I did for the whole first game. Plenty of heavy themes are tackled here other than life and death: alcoholism, abusive relationships, codependency, depression, emotional breakthroughs, true father-and-son bonding, manipulation, etc. You could call this game God of War: Families, Amirite? I've deliberately been vague about many of the key plot points, funny exchanges and gut-punch moments because I think people need to experience them for themselves. I probably already said too much regarding the bears, but they left an impact. The rest of God of War: Ragnarok will make quite an impression as well, and perhaps provide lessons that can outlive us all.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

GamePro (Germany) (IDG/Webedia) (93 out of 100)

Ragnarök ist mit leichten Abstrichen beim Pacing das fulminante Finale, das sich Fans des Vorgängers erträumt haben.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Gameplay (Benelux) (93 out of 100)

Ragnarok neemt de oerdegelijke fundering van zijn voorganger en bouwt er een meesterwerk op, een genrebepalende game die zich de nieuwe standaard mag noemen waaraan anderen zich kunnen meten.

Nov 25th, 2022 · PlayStation 5

GameStar (Germany) (93 out of 100)

So sehr wir auch zu den Gaming-Göttern beten, wir haben kein Anrecht auf gute Spiele, wir müssen Glück haben – und das hatten wir dieses Jahr selten. Trotz aller Befürchtungen wurde ich aber nicht enttäuscht. Mehr als das, God of War Ragnarök hat mich grummeligen und ausgehungerten Gamer mehrere Male überrascht. Verzeiht, dass ich gezweifelt habe! Der Retter dieses Jahres! Da war jemand kreativ und clever, da hat sich jemand Zeit für schöne Welten genommen, da dachte sich jemand: »Was können wir jetzt noch einbauen, womit die Leute richtig Spaß haben könnten?« Meine 25 Spielstunden waren ein brutaler und wunderbarer Roadtrip durch die nordische Mythologie. Bei manchen Spielen dieses Jahres musste ich ein oder mehrere Augen zudrücken, um sie Meisterwerke nennen zu können. Bei dem hier durfte ich stattdessen die Augen aufreißen, durfte erwarten, ohne enttäuscht zu werden. Das Ende ist eine Debatte für später. Aber bis hierhin: Danke!

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Computer Bild Spiele (1.4 out of 6)

In "God of War Ragnarök" gelingt es Entwickler Sony Santa Monica, das hohe Niveau des Vorgängers in nahezu jeder Hinsicht noch einmal zu übertreffen. Die Kämpfe bieten mehr Vielfalt und Abwechslung; jeder Bossfight ist ein Highlight. Clevere Rätsel und Erkundungspassagen geben Ihnen genau im richtigen Maße Luft zum Durchatmen. Die Charakterentwicklung ist konsistenter und motivierender. Und die Nebenquests in der Open World sind das, was sie sein sollen: ein lohnenswertes Angebot und niemals lästige Pflicht! Technisch ist das Spiel eine Wucht und stellt sämtliche Konkurrenten in den Schatten. Selbst auf der PlayStation 4 erreichen die Macher schier Unglaubliches. Ungeachtet der etwas geringeren emotionalen Tiefe der Handlung ist "God of War Ragnarök" ein Pflichttitel für Action-Fans im Allgemeinen und Serien-Anhänger im Besonderen!

Nov 8th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

TierraGamer (9.2 out of 10)

God of War Ragnarok es un juego épico por donde lo veas. La historia es sólida, interpreta a su manera a la mitología nórdica de un modo sobresaliente y te lleva de la mano por una narrativa realmente entretenida. Las mecánicas de combate cumplen cabalmente con su objetivo y el sistema de progresión va de la mano con la exploración de los 9 Reinos, lo que resulta una gran idea. Hablaremos durante mucho tiempo de God of War Ragnarok por todo lo que aportó a los videojuegos en un momento donde aún se crean juegos entre dos generaciones con potencias muy dispares.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Games.ch (91 out of 100)

Wer "God of War" allgemein mag oder erst mit dem Vorgänger so richtig warm geworden ist, der muss jedenfalls zugreifen. Denn obwohl "God of War Ragnarök" nicht in jedem einzelnen Aspekt besser ist als sein Vorgänger, erreicht das Spiel insgesamt ein noch höheres Niveau, das insbesondere spielerisch auch die altgedienten Serienfreunde wieder mehr ansprechen sollte.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Video Chums (9.1 out of 10)

Everything in God of War Ragnarok is carefully crafted to create a superb experience both cinematically and when it comes to gameplay. It may not break any new ground in the world of gaming but what's here is still undeniably awesome.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Gaming Age (A-)

I came away from God of War: Ragnarök very impressed with what the team at Santa Monica Studio were able to put together, and I think you will be too. It’s a fantastic sequel to one of the better game releases on Sony hardware in the past decade, and delivers fully in every meaningful way, making this a true showcase game for current-gen hardware. It also doesn’t skimp out in the gameplay department, offering up lots of hours of enjoyment, while pacing itself out in a way that puts a lot of other open-world style games to shame, keeping you hooked throughout.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Destructoid (9 out of 10)

A hallmark of excellence. There may be flaws, but they are negligible and won't cause massive damage.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Android Central ( )

Sony Santa Monica's sequel to the 2018 game is here, and while not everything in its story comes together smoothly, it's still an epic adventure that's a must-play for any fans of the series.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Power Unlimited (90 out of 100)

God of War Ragnarök is misschien noch op technisch vlak, noch qua gameplay de gigantische sprong voorwaarts ten opzichte van het vorige deel waar we op gehoopt hadden. Maar het is wel een fantastisch, groots en meeslepend avontuur dat onmogelijk is om neer te leggen; niets minder dan essentieel voor spelers van de game uit 2018.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Gamer.nl (9 out of 10)

God of War Ragnarök is meer God of War, maar wel op de allerbeste manier. Heb je genoten van de vorige game en wil je vooral weten of het vervolg de verwachtingen waarmaakt, dan luidt het korte antwoord ja. Je zult niet teleurgesteld zijn.

Nov 9th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

IGN France (9 out of 10)

Les attentes étaient énormes et pourtant Santa Monica Studio parvient à délivrer une suite qui hisse l’escapade nordique de Kratos au sommet de l’olympe.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Gamereactor (Denmark) (9 out of 10)

Ud over de små kritikpunkter jeg har fremført, er det værste man kan sige om God of War Ragnarök vel nærmest, at det ikke som sin forgænger redefinerer serien. Men hvad det mangler i revolutionær styrke, har konklusionen på den nordiske duologi i raffinement, selvsikkerhed og en perlerække af mindeværdige møder med venner, fjender og dem et sted imellem. Det er buldrende episk, men også intimt og ømt, og så formår det på smuk vis at tage med de tematikker dets forgænger introducerede og løbe med dem.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

IGN España (9 out of 10)

God of War: Ragnarok es, ante todo, una expansión de lo planteado hace ahora cuatro años. Una aventura que se despliega a lo grande (como demanda la ocasión) y con acierto a la hora de ampliar su mundo y su sistema de combate. Un ejercicio de continuidad que sabe jugar con la herencia que recibe para entregar un título que supera a su antecesor. Si os gustó el reinicio de Kratos, esperad más y mejor.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

VentureBeat / Gamesbeat ( )

The story of God of War Ragnarök may not be as straightforward as it was in God of War, but that’s to its credit. It’s messy and complicated, but that makes the emotional payoff all the better. The gameplay remains largely unchanged, which unfortunately does lose it some points with me, but it does feel enjoyable when the player can settle into a rhythm. God of War Ragnarök is an exceptionally good game, and if you loved the last one, you’ll almost certainly love this one too.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Hey Poor Player ( )

Few games released in 2022, or any year for that matter, are as well designed and made as God of War Ragnarök. While it doesn’t completely move beyond its predecessor, it eventually offers enough fresh content to stand apart, and additional variety helps make it the stronger game of the two, even if it’s perhaps a bit less focused. A beautifully told story that carries the themes of the prior game while allowing Atreus to stand on his own kept my interest until the very end. If you didn’t care for 2018’s God of War, then Ragnarök won’t change your mind, but everyone else should absolutely check it out.

Nov 15th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Stevivor (9 out of 10)

God of War Ragnarok proves playing it safe needn’t be a bad thing – it can be brilliant. Santa Monica Studio has subtly tweaked its sequel across the board to craft a superior, but very similar experience, that’s designed to follow on and complement its predecessor – not simply surpass it. It leaves us with a double act that realised it didn’t need to become a trilogy. Two games that should always be remember together, and the ultimate combination of equal and unified story and gameplay, as one complete experience.

Nov 16th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Financial Post (9 out of 10)

Regardless, Ragnarök is well worth playing even if some of its callbacks fly over your head. We only get a handful of single-player games each year that deliver such high-calibre storytelling, finely tuned action, and gorgeous graphics in a single package, and Sony’s Dad of War ranks high among them once more.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Malditos Nerds (9 out of 10)

La historia es emotiva de punta a punta y la experiencia es sumamente divertida cuando estamos disfrutando del enorme mundo que tiene para darnos. Y aunque puede sentirse como una ligera evolución en el apartado visual ya que muchos elementos son reutilizados, la calidad es alucinante y la variedad de enemigos —sobre todo de jefes— es enorme. Si algo se le puede reclamar es que, en definitiva, no trae nada nuevo a la mesa. Pero incluso así es un verdadero candidato a juego del año y estoy muy entusiasmado para donde van a llevar la franquicia en el futuro.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Games.cz (9 out of 10)

Kratos a Atreus se vrátili, aby na vašem PlayStationu rozpoutali Ragnarök megalomanských rozměrů a výrazně delší stopáže. Kombinace skvělé akce, nápaditých hádanek a vynikajícího, spletitého vyprávění pořád funguje fantasticky, jen občas až trochu moc hraje na jistotu nabytou předchozím dílem.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

PlayStation Lifestyle (9 out of 10)

While God of War Ragnarok manages to “be better” with its presentation, combat, and exploration, its story falls a little flat with too many should-be standout moments failing to land. However, for those who can focus on the near-perfect journey rather than becoming all-consumed by the disappointing destination, Ragnarok delivers an epic sequel that is better in almost every way, further bolstering the catalog of must-play exclusives wielded by PlayStation.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Vgames (9 out of 10)

כן, גם אני מתגעגע ל-God of War הישן, אבל בדיוק כמו קרייטוס, הגיע הזמן לשים את הזעם בצד כדי לספר סיפור אחר. סיפור של אל שנלחם ביצר הטבעי שלו להרוס את כל מה שסביבו ומחליף אותו בסופו של דבר בדאגה לקרובים לו - דאגה שלא נתנה לו מנוח לאחר שהוא איכזב את אחיו, את אשתו ואת בתו הקטנה. אם קפצתם עד לכאן כדי להימנע מספוילרים אני שוב מתנצל (למרות שאין כאן ספוילרים אדירים, כן?), אבל מה שאתם צריכים לדעת הוא מאוד פשוט: God of War Ragnarok הוא מסוג המשחקים הללו שיעלו בכל פעם שמישהו ישאל "מה כדאי לי לשחק על הסוני?". לפחות עד שהוא יגיע למחשב.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Game Revolution (9 out of 10)

God of War Ragnarök is a triumph. It’s a swansong for the PS4 and one of the best first-party games for the PS5 so far. It’s bigger than its predecessor in every way. The game’s only flaw is the weak climax. Everything up to that part is gold. However, it’s hard to find a conclusion that’ll satisfy everyone when the stakes are basically everything.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

GAMINGbible (9 out of 10)

By the time the credits finally rolled on God of War Ragnarök, I was in bits. There’s so much I still want to tell you about, but I know that if I do I’ll be robbing you of the same joy I experienced. So I’ll leave you simply with this: Ragnarök is a fantastically impressive sequel that delivers in every conceivable way. It expands on and improves the formula established in 2018’s God of War hugely, offering up blistering action, gut-wrenching twists, and truly cinematic boss battles with real emotional heft behind them. This is a high-stakes, high-fantasy rollercoaster from start to finish, and an instant PlayStation classic.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Easy Allies (9 out of 10)

God of War Ragnarok is a worthy follow up to the 2018 masterpiece. It’s easily one of the most epic games of the year, but it’s hard to shake the sense of safe familiarity, diminishing that rare, magical feeling that came with its predecessor. Combat is undeniably superior and more polished, but the story can drag on for long stretches of time, while the limited exploration is saved by excellently balanced puzzles, meaningful side activities, and engrossing conversations. Expectations are enormous, and despite some limitations, God of War Ragnarok delivers another precious entry to the tale of the Ghost of Sparta.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Multiplayer.it (9 out of 10)

God of War Ragnarok è bello esattamente come il suo predecessore, ma per motivi profondamente diversi. È più maturo in tutte le dinamiche di gameplay, più completo, più profondo e presenta un sistema di combattimento molto più vario, stratificato e gratificante. Però nel suo essere un sequel così fedele e coerente con il passato, perde per strada qualsiasi elemento di reale novità, si diluisce nella sua progressione e si scrolla di dosso anche quel tono di epicità che aveva contraddistinto il soft reboot. In fin dei conti è un more of the same; un bellissimo, divertente, longevo more of the same.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

PCMag.com ( )

God of War Ragnarok builds upon everything the 2018 reboot established to deliver a greater gameplay experience that's filled with emotion and hard-hitting combat.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

ScreenRant ( )

Apart from reinventing a highly complex saga, God of War: Ragnarök manages to reinvent itself with many highly needed improvements. These refinements eventually stack up to deliver a complete experience that makes its predecessor look archaic. With all its splendor and minor shortcomings considered, God of War: Ragnarök manages to set a new standard, striking the right balance between profound storytelling and invigorating gameplay.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Shacknews (9 out of 10)

Santa Monica Studio has captured lightning in a bottle for a second time. God of War Ragnarok left me speechless; it’s such a beautiful game both visually and narratively. The team has somehow managed to take what made the original such a wonder and expand upon it, delivering to players a masterpiece, an experience that sits atop the God of War pantheon.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

WellPlayed (9 out of 10)

Ragnarök chooses iteration over innovation, but continues to operate in a league of its own in terms of its nuanced gameplay and otherworldly technical execution. This is the new posterchild for what the PS5 is capable of, and the passionate product of a development outfit that can seemingly do no wrong.

Nov 4th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Eurogamer.it (9 out of 10)

Qui, sotto i cieli infuocati dei Nove Regni, si chiude in modo sorprendente l'avventura norrena di Kratos. Un uomo che ha perso la sua umanità lungo la violenta strada per diventare un dio e che nel corso degli ultimi anni sta lottando per riagguantarla, per diventare migliore, osservando il riflesso di sé stesso negli errori commessi da altri individui spezzati. E poi, all'improvviso, la fine dei tempi sopraggiunge sotto i cieli innevati di Midgard. È possibile sfuggire al proprio destino?

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Hardcore Gamer Magazine (4.5 out of 5)

God of War Ragnarök doesn’t change the game, but it successfully builds on its predecessor’s foundations to deliver a compelling, layered and engaging title that’s as fun to play as it is to look at. This is one war that Kratos and players won’t want to prevent.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

AusGamers (9 out of 10)

We wanted to experience a different saga, and God of War Ragnarök feels like the expansion of one we’ve already heard around the hearth, seen in a beautiful tapestry and heard on the high seas venturing towards more loot. Though it’s still a very, very good saga. One worthy of the Edda.

Nov 4th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

CD-Action (9 out of 10)

Spotkacie się pewnie z głosami, że God of War Ragnarök jest tytułem zrobionym na pół gwizdka, bo stoi w rozkroku między PS4 a PS5. I wiecie co? Zignorujcie je. To wyśmienita kontynuacja, której fabuła prowadzi nas przez relacje Kratosa i dorastającego Atreusa świetnie osadzone na tle kluczowych dla mitologii nordyckiej wydarzeń. Rozmach, akcja, soczyste walki i koniec świata na horyzoncie. Kupujcie i grajcie, warto!

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

GameMAG (9 out of 10)

Игровой процесс хоть и не претерпел больших изменений по сравнению с God of War 2018 года, но получил интересные точечные изменения, которые сделали геймплей более разнообразным, увлекательным и затягивающим. Если вам нравится скандинавская эстетика, близок сюжет про отцов и детей, а также есть желание методично нарезать разнообразными приемами врагов, то God of War Ragnarök — идеальный выбор.

Nov 21st, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

TheSixthAxis (9 out of 10)

Kratos has come a long way since first flinging himself into the Aegean all those years ago. God of War, as a series, has come a long way too, pushing the boundaries of hack and slash action to their goar-soaked limits, then breaking free of a years-long slumber to become one of the biggest names in modern gaming. As our own winter approaches, God of War Ragnarok makes for the perfect adventure to lose yourself in.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

TrueGaming (9 out of 10)

راغنروك مغامرة ثرية ستقدم لك العديد من ساعات اللعب بين القصة الرئيسية و المهام الجانبية و كل ذلك ضمن قصة شيقة محورها التطور المثير للعلاقة المعقدة بين أب و ابنه

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

GameSpot (9 out of 10)

The last game's thoughtful approach to exploring fatherhood was unexpected, Ragnarok somehow manages to feel like an even more personal tale about the complicated nature of families and the people that make them up. For every moment of brutality, there is one of genuine and relatable emotion. How they land will vary from person to person, but there were multiple that left me with tears welling up. If nothing else, God of War Ragnarok further cements Sony Santa Monica's narrative team as one of the best in the business.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Gameluster (9 out of 10)

God of War Ragnarok is the end of times, God of War Ragnarok is the best of times. You will not want to miss this final chapter.

Dec 14th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

The Jimquisition (9 out of 10)

God of War Ragnarök is truly excellent. Quality seeps out of the thing, with so much effort put into even its less consequential elements. Richly detailed, terrifically written, all with a massively entertaining blend of combat and puzzles. The overwhelming amount of content can most certainly grow tiring at points and there are moments of disruptive meandering. Nevertheless, for a game to offer so much and retain such a high caliber is worthy of applause.

Nov 22nd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Merlin'in Kazanı (90 out of 100)

Sonuç olarak yeni God of War Ragnarok ilk oyunun izinden giden ve her anlamda oyuncuların seveceği kalitede bir yapım olarak karşımıza çıkıyor. Hikaye çok ufak inişlere sahip olsa da baştan sona kadar heyecanla oynayacağınız ve merakınızı cezbedecek detaylarla süslenmiş. Baba oğul ilişkisi dışında Odin'in tanrı olmakla ilgili zaten fragmanda da birazını gördüğümüz tiratlarına benzer detayları görmek gerçekten çok keyifli. Tabi tüm bu detayları Türkçe okumak ve altyazılı olarak takip etmenin tadını da unutmamak lazım.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

GamesRadar ( )

I found God of War Ragnarok an oddly split experience overall. There's a light start that feels padded – still good but missing depth – which leads into a weighty finish that's every bit the equal of its predecessor. But despite feeling like a 15 hour story trying to fill a 30 hour game, God of War Ragnarok is still easily one of the best PS5 games. Even when it feels a bit thin, that's largely in comparison to the last game, with this maintaining that same absurd level of polish, and entertainment, even when the story feels like it's filling for time. When the dial does finally crank up to 11 you can feel it kick in, and by the end there are some incredible beats and a hugely satisfying resolution overall.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Jump Dash Roll (9 out of 10)

God of War: Ragnarok throws almost the entire cadre of remaining Norse gods at the beardy one and the result is an incremental but still spectacular step up from 2018’s title, refining the existing systems and loading the game with a dense narrative that satisfies more often than it distracts.

Dec 7th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

ComicBook Gaming (4.5 out of 5)

Despite having a couple of problems with God of War Ragnarok, it's hard for me to say that the game is anything less than excellent. Even with high expectations, Ragnarok ended up being a game that I thoroughly enjoyed from its bombastic opening to its character-driven conclusion. Some issues that the previous God of War entry had became more apparent to me with Ragnarok, but otherwise, this is a game that I believe fans are without a doubt going to be happy with.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Gamer's Palace (88 out of 100)

Nicht nur ist das Spiel sehr feingeschliffen erschienen, sondern es übertrifft seinen Vorgänger in fast allen Belangen. Die Erfolgsformel von God of War 2018 wurde weiter verfeinert, wobei God of War Ragnarök sehr viel zugänglicher ausfällt, aber auch deutlich mehr roten Faden bereithält. Dinge wie das gute Kampfsystem wurden weiter verfeinert und die Interaktionen zwischen Kratos und Atreus und ihre Entwicklung gehören zu den Highlights des Spieles. Insgesamt gibt es inhaltlich und spielerisch für mich nur ein paar kleine Mängel wie die unübersichtlichen Menüs und die am Anfang verwirrend aufgebauten Gebiete, was sich aber schnell legt. Doch eine große Sache finde ich etwas schade: Grafisch hat sich God of War Ragnarök auf der PS5 kaum weiterentwickelt. Bei der wichtigsten Sache, dem Spielspaß aber, übertrifft God of War Ragnarök seinen Vorgänger deutlich.

Nov 13th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Gry OnLine (8.5 out of 10)

Podsumowując to wszystko, należy wprost powiedzieć, że gameplay w sequelu jest dużo, dużo lepszy niż w God of War z 2018 roku. Liczba usprawnień okazuje się naprawdę spora, a co istotne, nie wszystkimi jesteśmy raczeni od początku, więc nawet po wielu godzinach Ragnarokowi zdarza się czymś nas zaskoczyć. Nie mam wątpliwości, że fanom pierwowzoru kontynuacja mocno przypadnie pod tym względem do gustu i docenią wszystkie te korekty. Gra, co też trzeba zaznaczyć, jest wyraźnie trudniejsza od wcześniejszej odsłony cyklu. Ja co prawda ostatni raz grałem w „jedynkę” w styczniu na PC, ale do identycznego wniosku doszli też moi koledzy, którzy przeszli ją kilkanaście dni temu. Coś musi być więc na rzeczy.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

ZTGameDomain (8.5 out of 10)

While it doesn’t up the ante from the previous game as much as I would have liked, this experience is one that no one should miss. One of the best games of the year.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Play! Zine (8.5 out of 10)

Kao ljubitelj serijala u kom je Kratos samo želeo da pobije sve bogove Olimpa u najprostijem mogućem zapletu, ali i kao neko kome je igra iz 2018. godine bila razočarenje – ja ipak najiskrenije preporučujem ovu igru. A to bi valjda samo po sebi, trebalo dosta da govori o njoj. Dragi čitaoče – uživaćeš.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

New Game Network (80 out of 100)

God of War Ragnarök is an innocuous sequel that continues on the path laid out by its predecessor. The writing and narrative leave something to be desired, but with solid gameplay and great presentation, there's plenty to see and do in these Nine Realms.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Digital Trends ( )

For all my critiques, God of War Ragnarok is still miles ahead of its peers thanks to its unmatched action, awe-inspiring landscapes, and emotional storytelling. I wanted more from the sequel, as I expect many fans will, but I still have a lot to learn from Kratos in that regard. Perhaps I need to stop being so anxious for it to mature and instead appreciate it for what it is, growing pains and all.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Starburst Magazine ( )

With its weighty and satisfying combat, lavish environments and ridiculously high production values, God of War: Ragnarok is an excellent follow up to a modern classic. It might fall slightly short in a couple of areas, but it's still an easy recommendation for fans of the series.

Nov 15th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

The Guardian ( )

There haven’t been many interpretations of ancient mythology as gripping, detailed and imaginative as this, in video games or any other medium. It brings the stories and characters of an ancient era to life in a way that only modern technology could realise.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Digitally Downloaded ( )

Ragnarök is popcorn entertainment, and there’s nothing inherently wrong with that. This game’s going to sell a billion copies for a reason. It’s just worth drawing the distinction, because Sony could also be pushing for much more than what it does with these blockbusters.

Nov 4th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Radio Times ( )

This is not just a rehash of the 2018 game. Far from it, in fact. This is the most ambitious God of War game to date. And we'd argue that it pulls off all of those ambitions to deliver a story that will stick with fans for a long time, as well as gameplay that will properly challenge you in the moment. We wouldn't say it's perfect, for the reasons detailed above, but fans of Kratos and Atreus will get a lot of out of it.

Nov 8th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

NME (New Musical Express) ( )

God of War Ragnarok is a good game but never particularly surprising. Shifting the focus onto Atreus’ story feels like a smart move and the universe painted here is as beautiful narratively as it is graphically, but some players may feel like they have ridden this ride before.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

GameSkinny (8 out of 10)

God of War: Ragnarok is a strong follow-up to a modern masterpiece, but does it sacrifice depth for breadth?

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

de Volkskrant ( )

Santa Monica Studio begrijpt als geen ander dat juist het menselijke verhaal over verdriet, ouderschap en rouw zo veel harder aankomt dan het apocalyptische decor waarin je als superheld de wereld van de ondergang moet redden. En dat verhaal verveelt nooit.

Nov 14th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

GameGrin (8 out of 10)

God of War: Ragnarok is a fantastic title, building from its predecessor's already phenomenal combat, though the story wasn't everything that I hoped it would be.

Nov 23rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Inverse (8 out of 10)

Despite its shortcomings, God of War Ragnarok is easy to recommend to anyone with the slightest interest in the action-adventure genre. It’s bigger, brighter, and more expansive than its predecessor, with more realms to explore and fiercer foes to challenge. Kratos and Atreus’s latest adventure will tick a lot of boxes for fans of the 2018 game. But some odd narrative choices hold it back from joining the immortal pantheon.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

TheGamer ( )

There’s an unbelievable amount of variety in the places you go and the kinds of enemies you fight compared to the previous game, and your options in combat are a lot more involved and meaningful as well. These improvements and refinements make Ragnarok a great sequel, and the increased length will please the ‘time spent = value’ crowd, but the path from Faye’s final resting place to the final battle of Ragnarok is not nearly as composed or worthwhile as it could have been.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Metro.co.uk (8 out of 10)

A more flawed experience than its predecessor, with a sense that the formula is already starting to wear thin, but the character-based storytelling with Kratos and his son is handled masterfully well.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Edge (7 out of 10)

The combat is beefy enough to carry you through the slower stretches, but even when you're lopping heads off dragons it can feel like what you're really killing is time.

Dec 1st, 2022 · PlayStation 5

The A.V. Club N/A

The fact is that God Of War Ragnarök is a brilliant, beautiful game, blending compelling play with impressive production values and emotionally intelligent storytelling, all in ways this medium often struggles to do. If you were put off by the first game’s associations with the franchise’s tawdry past, or its past embrace of twitch-gaming difficulty, now might be a good time to re-evaluate that position. God Of War 2018 already had plenty to recommend it—we can now add “prelude to one of the best games of 2022" to its list of accolades.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Engadget N/A

While God of War: Ragnarok may have benefitted from a little bit more editing, it's not nearly enough to deter me from recommending it. Anyone who enjoyed God of War should play Ragnarok as soon as possible — and if you never played the first game, give it a shot and then move right along to this brilliant sequel. I don't know if or when we'll see Kratos and Atreus again, but Ragnarok was a fitting conclusion to the Norse saga and one of the best games I've experienced in a long time.

Nov 8th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

3D Juegos N/A

La base de God of War de 2018 era impresionante, pero Sony Santa Monica ha conseguido llevarla a otro nivel, y redondea un 2022 memorable para los lanzamientos de software de PlayStation con Gran Turismo 7, Ghostwire Tokyo, Stray, Horizon Forbidden West y este Ragnarok como guinda del pastel.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

NU.nl N/A

Net als in de voorganger vertelt Ragnarök een openhartig verhaal, ditmaal over hoe tijdens de puberteit de relatie tussen ouder en kind onder druk komt te staan. Het is buitengewoon bijzonder dat actiegames als deze, die lang geleden bekendstonden om hun overdreven geweld, zo'n intiem portret kunnen schilderen.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Den of Geek (US) N/A

Yet, as Triple-A games and their sequels continue to grow larger, I hope that developers will find new ways to expand them that go beyond that same series of vague open-world-ish and RPG-like mechanics that so many developers turn to. Ragnarok is often an exceptional example of such a game, but it also shows that we’re at this strange point in gaming where even great games and incredible developers can be limited by the constraints of this increasingly familiar formula that is supposed to allow them to “go bigger.”

Nov 15th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

The Star N/A

When it comes to the level design, “Ragnarok” offers players a pattern of introducing a world with a singular mission but letting them explore a wider realm later on. It’s a template that echoes the relationship between Kratos and Atreus and the pair’s relationship with other characters. It’s a brilliant way to weave game design so that it accentuates the story that “Ragnarok” is trying to tell. It’s something that Santa Monica Studios nailed with a simpler, personal story in 2018 and adapts well into a broader epic.

Nov 19th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Washington Post N/A

Despite tapping into well-mined Norse mythology, “Ragnarok” is focused squarely on seeing and hearing its characters. Like Kratos, you will actually like spending time with them. The memories of these people will stay with you long after the credits roll. By the end, you will believe that even a god of war can earn himself some peace.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review


It's all good stuff, but very familiar to anyone who played 2018's God of War. Familiar skill trees, familiar rune puzzles to expand your health and rage meters, familiar weapons and accessories. That air of familiarity permeates the whole game and never really dissipates. It's a welcome familiarity because Ragnarok builds off such a strong foundation. Revisiting the Nordic realms in God of War: Ragnarok is sensational -- even if it's not as memorable as the first trip.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Eurogamer.net (UK) N/A

Finally, deep into this game, you will get a bit of the old Kratos back, a bit of PS2 excess will break free of its self-conscious cage. It takes a long time to get there, but this is a series that's needed to do a little soul-searching, to work through its own awkward teenage phase and wince at its old regrets. Its own heroes prove to be just the tonic.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Kotaku N/A

While at times God of War Ragnarök can feel more like a big DLC than a full sequel, it also tries to expand on the formula of the first game. One example of this can be found in some of the big, open-world-ish locations where you’re free to explore and complete side-quests and objectives in whatever order you choose. These segments remind me a lot of the similar moments in Uncharted 4 and Gears 5. Like those games, Ragnarök doesn’t go full open world, but instead uses these larger areas to experiment a bit.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Polygon N/A

God of War Ragnarök, as the sum of its many disparate and often conflicting parts and influences, isn’t here to reinvent the wheel. But its single-minded desire to emulate all the hallmarks of an epic Hollywood narrative will remain both its biggest weakness and its enduring source of success. And like many, many Hollywood success stories, it shouldn’t feel this weird to say that something of this scope and scale is just OK.

Nov 3rd, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

Tweakers.net N/A

Het is duidelijk te zien dat God of War Ragnarök ‘gewoon’ een sequel van God of War is, maar dat is absoluut niet erg, want dit vervolg is op alle fronten beter dan zijn voorganger. Het is dus verplichte kost voor gamers met een PlayStation 5 en wat ons betreft een van de, misschien zelfs wel dé game van dit jaar.

Nov 9th, 2022 · PlayStation 5 · read review

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A mostly satisfying sequel to one of Sony's finest games
by krisko6 (836)

The Good
* Combat and exploration feel as great as ever

  • Lots of inspired new mechanics and gameplay twists to keep things fresh throughout the game

  • A mostly satisfying conclusion to the Norse era of the series

  • Visually and aurally excellent across the board

  • A much more expansive game than the previous one

    The Bad
    * Plot can feel rather convoluted at times

  • Uninteresting puzzles

  • Frustratingly difficult

    The Bottom Line
    2018’s God of War reboot remains one of the generation’s greatest games, and one of the PS4’s best-selling titles. 4.5 years and a new console generation later, Sony’s Santa Monica Studio has returned with the conclusion of that story arc with the sequel, God of War Ragnarök. While not a major mechanical leap over its predecessor, Ragnarök nevertheless serves as a vital companion piece, picking up right where the 2018 reboot left off, and concluding the series’ Norse era in suitably grand style. If you enjoyed the 2018 reboot, then Ragnarök is appointment gaming.

    Three years after the events of God of War, and the long winter is coming to an end. Meanwhile, Kratos and a now teenaged Atreus are attempting to keep their heads low to avoid the inevitable coming of Ragnarök. However, Atreus, being the curious boy that he’s always been, has been investigating a means of stopping Ragnarök, which also catches the attention of the god Odin, who warns them not to continue. Not wanting his son to do something reckless, Kratos tags along in the investigation, which leads them to banding forces with the dwarf brothers Brok and Sindri and the newly freed god Tyr to find a way to survive the oncoming apocalypse, and perhaps change their fate.

    While 2018’s God of War had a relatively straightforward father/son tale, Ragnarök’s story is significantly more complex. There’s a lot more characters to keep track of, and subplots delivered from multiple perspectives that happen in parallel. The main core of the story deals with Kratos and Atreus learning to trust each other: they both have secrets and revelations that they are afraid to let each other know lest it leads to terrible things happening. To be honest, the plot of Ragnarök is far too complicated to easily summarize, and if there’s a complaint, it’s that the story can be a bit too vague and hard-to-follow at times, and in some ways I preferred the more straightforward nature of the previous game. Still, it manages to pull itself together by the end for a satisfying close that’s both rousing and heartbreaking at the same time.

    One of the reasons why the plot is so much more complex is that you’ll be visiting all nine realms this time around. Places that you didn’t see in the first game such as Vanaheim, Svartalfheim, and Asgard are now open for exploration, although the reality is that some realms got more love than others. There’s about 5 realms which offer the more open level of exploration found in the first game’s hub zone of Midgard, with Musphelheim reserved for trials again, and the rest confined to brief, mission-specific objectives. Even the realms that are revisited from the last game are significantly changed due to the effects of Fimbulwinter: Midgard’s Lake of Nine is now frozen solid, while Alfheim is ravaged by sandstorms. Some of the areas you’ll eventually explore are absurdly dense with side quests and collectables.

    The combat remains more or less identical to the first, but with a few enhancements on top. You’ll start the game with both the Leviathan Axe and Kratos’ Blades of Chaos, and these can be charged using the Triangle button for additional elemental damage. After using them enough times in battle, individual skills can be upgraded with tokens for additional effects. A shield bash move allows Kratos to deal additional stun damage and knock back enemies, and is required to disrupt particular attacks. This can be used in tandem with the new shield types, which complement different play styles, from defensive blocking, to offensive parrying. There are actually quite a few more new mechanics I could mention, but I won’t delve too deeply into them for spoiler reasons.

    The previous game was greatly criticized for its lacking enemy variety, however, that is not the case with Ragnarök. While the game does utilize one particular boss fight one too many times, there’s still significantly more enemy types to battle over the journey. Each realm has its own specific enemies that you face, in addition to standard mobs that can be found across the entire game.

    Bosses are also generally tougher this time around. There’s less emphasis on the “spectacle” fights of the original that eased back on the difficulty in favor of cool factor, though they are still present in a couple of instances. More often than not, you’ll really have to be on top of your game while playing Ragnarök. I’ve heard some talk that this was easier than 2018, but personally speaking I had a much harder time getting through this one. I put the game on Give Me No Mercy mode thinking it wasn’t going to be so difficult after finishing the last game, but boy was I wrong. It is significantly more challenging than the first, although your mileage will vary depending on your skill level and how well you know the combat mechanics.

    One thing that greatly bugged me about the difficulty was the lack of means to restore Kratos’ health after each encounter. You’ll often have long strings of battles to fight through on a single health bar, and the left over health pickups after every battle are hardly enough to refill Kratos’ health. Sometimes, it was easier to die after a combat encounter I was unprepared for so that I could retry it with a full meter rather than try to tough it out with a sliver of health. I pumped a lot of points into Defense and Vitality, and fully upgraded the new Rage ability to refill Kratos’ health, and yet I was dying more often than I should have. It is possible to interact with the game’s realm travel points to refill Kratos’ health, but the game doesn’t tell you this, and by the time I had found that out I was pretty close to being done with the game. Ragnarök could be more than a bit frustrating at times with its difficulty.

    The puzzles are fine, but they’re nothing to really write home about. Often, these will come down to just hitting switches with the Leviathan Axe or burning something with the Blades of Chaos. One of the new mechanics you use to solve them was extremely flaky and difficult to consistently work with. Some environments were difficult to read and I would spend a while on a puzzle trying to figure out what exactly the game wanted me to hit despite me knowing I needed to throw or interact with something. Some people on the internet have complained that the game gives you too many hints when solving a puzzle, but if you’re quick enough this is a non-issue at best.

    Visually, the game is strong. The realms are incredibly varied, motion and facial capture lets each actor’s performance shine through, and it runs at a virtually flawless 60 FPS on PS5. It’s not as much of a graphical leap over its predecessor in the same way that Horizon Forbidden West was over Zero Dawn, and you can perhaps notice a few places where it’s been held back by the PS4’s hardware, but nobody can honestly call this a bad-looking title by any means. Audio is equally solid, with crunchy effects, stellar voice acting performances from all of the cast and a stirring score from Bear McCreary (who also makes a cameo within the game itself). I did run into one bug during my playthrough where a boss fell through the floor as I fought it, but otherwise Ragnarök was a polished and stable experience.

    While I didn’t quite enjoy my time with Ragnarök as much as with the previous game, thanks to some nagging issues with its difficulty and a more confusing, less involving plot, it’s still among the best games to come out in recent memory. In a year where so many significant titles got delayed, it did a lot to prop up a rather limp holiday release schedule. It’s less of a full-blown sequel and more like the back half of a very, very long game, but when it’s built on top of a strong foundation it’s difficult to complain, especially since it rounds out the current era of the series very well.

Jan 22nd, 2023 · PlayStation 5

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