…And they are awesome!
We can’t wait to get our hand on a copy!
But in the meantime, here is a rundown on some of the reviews that are in already!
“A fantastic, epic adventure”
“Such gorgeous production values; such enjoyable set pieces that all its parts come together wonderfully”
“This stunning reboot”
“Incredibly satisfying and unique combat”
“God of War is a technical and artistic showcase”
“It is without a doubt one of the best-looking console games ever released”
“An incredible spectacle”
“It’s beautifully rhythmic and perfectly paced “
God is a Geek
“The finest God of War yet”
“The main story is impactful, emotional, funny, and exhilarating”
“It is exhilaratingly brutal: every hit has heft, and most enemies are a threat”
“A breathtaking achievement in art and design”
“A game of monumental scale and yet heartbreaking intimacy, God of War is a masterpiece”
“Nothing short of a masterpiece”
“But the story also encompasses an indelible supporting cast, a gorgeous world consistently rewarding to explore, and immensely satisfying combat”
“The themes it deals with are serious modern day issues involving parenthood, responsibility, and fellowship.”
“A modern masterpiece”
“It was always going to look more spectacular thanks to the technical nous of the PlayStation 4 and, especially, PS4 Pro, but also plays like a modern game should”
“an absurdly beautiful game”
“the most impressive thing is that the game starts like a rocket, and rarely takes time to breathe”
The Sixth Axis
“Drop dead gorgeous”
“Combat is far more varied and dynamic than it has been in previous games with even more room to experiment”
“Gorgeous, spectacular and impactful blockbusters of the generation”
“God of War is a stupendously good-looking game, possibly the very best on console”
“The writing is excellent”
“It’s such a beautiful, awe-inspiring landscape that even simply exploring is enjoyable”
“Grim and beautiful”
The Metacritic currently sits at 94, but to give some perspective….
- Third highest Metacritic score for ANY PS4 game.
- Highest Metacritic score on PS4 for an original title (GTAV and The Last of Us were on PS3)
- Highest Metacritic of 2018 on PS4 (followed by Shadow of the Colossus)