God of War (PS4)

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  1. McGhost Division

    McGhost Division Pray for Matthews

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    Didn't see a thread on it.

    Personally, I'm stoked. Looks like we might be seeing some of the Norse Pantheon. Hopefully you get to rip Thor a new one.
     
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    In before the kid grows up to be Thor.
     
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    I noticed he seems to have lightning in his arrows.

    I'd be down if this is pre-gods and Kratos becomes Odin and the kid is Thor.
     
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    I'm just excited about the story and how Kratos managed to drag himself all the way to the Northern part of the world. I'm happy to say I've played every God of War game and enjoyed them all. I like what they've changed for this one but the core of it is still there which is important.
     
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    Finally GOW 4. 3 forced me to get a PS3 back in the day.
     
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    Will I buy this game?

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    Could be an alternate reality Kratos too
     
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    Emperoreddy Show me what you got

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    The idea that Kratos becomes Odin and the kid is Thor is actually appealing to me. Better than Kratos simply destroying another pantheon.
     
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    Kratos vs Odin would be pretty bad ass
     
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    IGN did a piece on the game and it's setting. The game is to take place before the age of the Vikings so I'd say theories as far as Kratos becoming Odin and his son becoming Thor are pretty accurate.
     
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    Odin is the god of war so it makes sense on a lot of levels. Plus it shakes up the formula and gives something fresh instead of "Angry, macho Kratos must murder all the gods...AGAIN" Honestly after pretty much ending the world in 3, its hard to even want to play another game as Kratos.

    Some actual development would be a nice change of pace.
     
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    Seems like there aren't that many Gods to murder this time at least. Definitely looking like there will he a fair amount of development for Kratos. There was that nice moment in the demo where Kratos goes to put his hand around his son but stops.
     
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    Only thing I see that messes with the Kratos becomes Odin theory is that the monster clearly mentions Valhalla, which is ruled over by Odin, so he may already exist.
     
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    I felt GoW lost a bit of steam as the trilogy went on. GoW 3, while visually stunning and satisfyingly brutal, was a but of a chore to complete.

    Doing it again with the Norse pantheon and giving Kratos a chance to redeem himself as the father he never had the chance to be is pretty promising.

    Curious to see the story behind the frost axe he can apparently throw and recall like Marvel Thor.
     
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    Greek Mythology has a ton of depth, but there just wasn't anywhere to go with the franchise after God of War III (which is why Ascension, even as a prequel, seemed underwhelming to a lot of people). Kratos fought the Greek Pantheon; everything is going to seem less impressive after that.

    Smart shift to Norse Mythology, and the different gameplay seems like a welcome change as well.
     
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    This looks to be more that Zelda style combat than the old hack and slash it used to be.

    Though of course, the trailer is extremely scripted so its hard to tell.
     
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    15 minutes of gameplay.

    This looks so Wicked.

     
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    Looks pretty good, but the combat is reminding me more and more of senuas sacrifice which I didn't find very fun.
     
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    Gameplay looks incredibly buggy and extremely tedious.
     
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    I really wish I liked this genre...everything about this game appeals to me except the gameplay.
     
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    I was meh about it until I watched that 15 minute gameplay trailer. Such a beautiful game, I'm still planning on waiting for a sale but now I'm even more excited for it.
     
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    Likewise, there are many PS4 games I haven't even touched yet that when I eventually come around to this game it should be 30 bucks.
     
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    This has been getting surprisingly positive coverage lately. Maybe they actually pulled it off.

    Interesting that the director pitched this sort of idea for Tomb Raider and it got shut down so he quit and started working on this.
     

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