From Santa Monica Studio and creative director Cory Barlog comes a new beginning for one of gaming’s most recognizable icons. Living as a man outside the shadow of the gods, Kratos will have to adapt to unfamiliar lands, unexpected threats, and a second chance at being a father. Along with his son Atreus, the pair will venture into the brutal Norse wilds and fight to fulfill a deeply personal quest. Bold New Beginning — His vengeance against the Gods of Olympus years in the back of him, Kratos now lives as a man in the realm of Norse Gods and monsters. It is in this harsh, unforgiving world that he will have to fight to continue to exist…And teach his son to do the same. This startling reimagining of God of War deconstructs the core elements that defined the series—satisfying combat; breathtaking scale; and a powerful narrative—and fuses them anew. A Second Chance — Kratos is a father again. As mentor and protector to Atreus, a son decided to earn his respect, he is forced to maintain and regulate the rage that has long defined him at the same time as out in a very dangerous world with his son. A Darker, More Elemental World — From the marble and columns of ornate Olympus to the gritty forests, mountains, and caves of Pre-Viking Norse lore, this can be a distinctly new realm with its own pantheon of creatures, monsters, and gods. With an added emphasis on discovery and exploration, the world will draw players in to explore every inch of God of War’s breathtakingly threatening landscape—by far the largest in the franchise. Vicious, Physical Combat — With an over the shoulder free camera that brings the player closer to the action than ever before, fights in God of War mirror the pantheon of Norse creatures Kratos will face: grand, gritty, and grueling. A new main weapon and new abilities retain the defining spirit of God of War at the same time as presenting a vision of violent conflict that forges new ground in the genre. Mature 17 plus.
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