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God of War is an action game created by David Jaffe and Sony's Santa Monica Studio. The series is considered a flagship franchise for PlayStation consoles with nine mainline games, with the first launching in 2005 for the PlayStation 2. The series revolves around a Spartan warrior named Kratos, who was tricked into killing his family by Ares, the Greek God of War. Kratos follows a path of vengeance against the Gods, eventually attempting to settle down in ancient Norway, though he soon crosses paths with the many Norse Gods.

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One God of War Ragnarok Character Needs More Time to Shine in The Next Game

Several fringe characters in the God of War franchise have made solid impressions on players, and one character in Ragnarok deserves more screen time.

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What Boss Fights In an Egyptian God of War Game Could Look Like

God of War Ragnarok had some of the biggest, most spectacular boss fights in the series, but a sequel set in Egypt could top these battles.

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Lucky God of War Fan Makes Awesome Find at Yard Sale

A lucky God of War fan stumbles upon an amazing find from the legendary series at a yard sale, snagging it for an unbeatable price.

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Baldur's Gate 3 Player Creates Kratos Gnome Character

A Baldur's Gate 3 player models their fierce, deity-destroying Gnome character after Kratos from the recent, Norse-based God of War games.

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Why So Many PlayStation Games Struggle When Ported to PC

Despite being some of the most critically-acclaimed console games of all time, some PlayStation exclusives just aren't a hit when they come to PC.

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God of War Ragnarok's Berserkers Are More Than Just Another Boss Fight

The Berserkers represent Nordic culture and Kratos' past rage, and defeating them strengthens the God of War's redemption arc in Ragnarok.

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Weird God of War Ragnarok Bug Gives Atreus Superhuman Flexibility

God of War Ragnarok players have encountered a few bugs since its release, with a new glitch giving Atreus superman flexibility.

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Why The Next God of War Might Shake Things Up Just as Much as 2018 Did

The next game in the God of War franchise needs to be just as big of a departure for the series as the reboot was back in 2018.

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12 of the Best PlayStation Exclusives, Ranked by Completion Rate

These big-budget PlayStation exclusives are all critical darlings, but which of them have the highest rates of completion among those who played them?

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7 Best Heroes In Sony Interactive Entertainment Games, Ranked

Sony games have a wide selection of heroes who are now legendary in the medium.

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The Next God of War Game Can't Abandon 2018 and Ragnarok's Best Feature

God of War (2018) and God of War Ragnarok committed to a demanding new feature for the franchise, and the next game should maintain it.

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If Atreus Leads the God of War Franchise After Ragnarok, He Has One Major Disadvantage

Future God of War titles may follow Kratos' son, Atreus, as the lead character and will have a few big challenges to overcome if they do so.

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The Next God of War Game May End Up Repeating History With Atreus

God of War: Ragnarok's end points toward a fresh start for the series, but something it did for Atreus might repeat in the next game.

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Another Kratos God of War Game Can Bring Things Full Circle

It's unclear what's next for the God of War series, but one more game to close out Kratos' redemptive arc would be a worthwhile decision.

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Atreus is Not The Only Character That Deserves a God of War Spin-Off

Following the end of God Of War Ragnarok, the series could branch off in a number of exciting directions, some without the game's two leads.

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God of War Ragnarok Proves It's Time to Retire Kratos

Kratos has always been the series' main protagonist, but after finishing God of War Ragnarok's story, it doesn't seem right to bring him back again.

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The 13 Biggest Unsolved Mysteries In Video Games

Easter egg hunters and curious gamers love picking apart their favorite gaming franchises, but these 10 video game mysteries have yet to be cracked.

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God of War Fan Spots Jotnar Shrine in Real Life

While walking through the woods, one lucky God of War fan stumbles upon a piece of art that looks eerily similar to a Jotnar shrine.

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God of War Should Take a Page Out of Assassin's Creed's Playbook

To narrow down its many paths forward, God of War should take inspiration from Assassin's Creed in how it pairs new settings and entries.

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7 Game Heroes Who Steal Their Enemies' Powers

For these gaming icons, some of their strength is borrowed or taken from their enemies.