God of War

God of War Review

Kratos returns and he's brought his son along with him for the journey. Has Sony Santa Monica found a new beginning for God of War? Find out in our God of War review.

The Writers Guild Won't Be Awarding Video Game Writing Until More Games Are Made by Members

The union is waiting for a "critical mass," but some writers don't seem eager.

God of War Arrives on PlayStation Now as Sony Chops the Monthly Price in Half

Sony is dropping prices as game streaming and subscription competition heats up.

God of War Walkthrough - Beginner's Guide, Combat Tips

Our complete God of War walkthrough includes collectible locations, puzzle solutions, Valkyrie boss fights, armor upgrades, and much more.

Sony to Create Films And Shows Based on PlayStation Catalog of Games

PlayStation Productions will work to bring Sony properties into new media.

Here's a Two Hour Documentary About Sony Santa Monica's Struggle to Revive God of War

Raising Kratos is a full-length film about how God of War was made.

The 25 Best PS4 Games: Now Updated for 2019

Our rotating list of the best PS4 games, now updated again for May 2019!

Cory Barlog's "Weird" Encounter With Hideo Kojima at the God of War E3 2016 Reveal

A fun story about the two directors meeting at E3.

God of War Wins Another GOTY at 2019 Game Developers Choice Awards

The developers have spoken and Sony Santa Monica's God of War is their winner.

How God of War's World Serpent Got Its Voice

We recently talked to God of War's director and sound designers about how the memorable World Serpent's voice was created.

God of War Locks Out Red Dead Redemption 2 and Celeste for Top DICE Awards

Kratos takes an axe to the competition.

"An Unending Series of Compromises:" God of War Director Cory Barlog on Building a New Myth From Old Parts

With God of War's release and reception firmly behind us, USG speaks to the game's director, Cory Barlog.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Leads Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

God of War and Spider-Man tie for second most nominations.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Gets Beautiful Fan Art from God of War's Art Director

Drawing Nintendo characters soothes the soul, boy.

USG's Top 20 Games of 2018

The 20 best games of 2018, as determined by your friendly neighborhood USG team.

Kat's Top 10 Games of 2018: Monster Hunting

It was another marvelous year for games, but USG's brave leader loved two in particular.

Mike's Top 10 Games of 2018: The Perfect Hit List

The only list you need to read.

Hirun's Top 10 Games of 2018: I'm a Wannabe Japanese Hipster, Sorry

Please excuse my naivety.

Tom's Top 10 Games of 2018: I Played More Than One Game Edition

Honestly, I do work here, and these are the best games I played in 2018.

USG Game of the Year 2018: Community Pick

You voted, now here are the results!

All the Winners from the 2018 Game Awards

God of War wins Game of the Year.

The 10 Best Games to Get on Black Friday Along With Their Best Deals

God of War for $17, Assassin's Creed Odyssey for $20, and more!

Finishing God of War Has Left Me Trapped Between Admiration and Frustration

Kat has finally wrapped up God of War's latest chapter, and she has some thoughts.

Devs Choose Their Favorite PlayStation 4 Games, and They're Pretty Much What You'd Expect

Yakuza? Celeste? Dragon Quest? Where aaaare yoooou?

God of War New Game Plus is Out Later This Month

Four months after God of War first came out.

God of War's Final Secret Confirmed by Santa Monica Studio

Fans are divided over whether this is the real final secret.

God of War and the Neverending Trials of Greek Mythology

You can beat God of War, but the adventure is much longer than just the story.

The 12 Best Games of 2018 So Far

From climbing a mountain to, uh, climbing another mountain (but with your son), these are the best games 2018 has had to offer so far.

NPD: State of Decay 2 is May 2018's Best-Selling Game, Even With Game Pass Launch

Even though it was offered through Game Pass, State of Decay 2 moved a lot of units.

Hand-Drawn Pre-Owned God of War Cover Is as Beautiful as It Is Informative

"Let me show you what art looks like, boy."

God of War Had One of the Best Launches for a PlayStation Exclusive Ever

PlayStation and God of War dominated April according to NPD.

Kratos Dad Jokes From the God of War Voice Actor are Sweet and Painful

The God of War keeps on rattlin' them off, and poor Atreus doesn't even have a mom to tell Kratos to knock it off.

God of War Sells 3 Million Copies in Three Days

"We're rich, boy. Er, rich in friendship and life lessons, of course." [Cough]

Cory Barlog: Five More God of War Sequels is Just "Speculation"

Maybe don't get your hopes up for five God of War games just yet.

PS4 Sales Begin to Show Signs of Decline After Massive Success

Sony's PlayStation division thrives.

The USgamer Podcast Gets Grumpy with Kratos in God of War

PODCAST | In this week's episode of our flagship podcast, we discuss God of War, Nintendo Switch hacking, Geralt fancasting, and more.

"Cory Barlog Kept Punching Guys Forever:" The Making of God of War's Leviathan Axe

God of War's development team talks about building Kratos' now iconic axe.

Move Over Prestige TV, God of War and Other Prestige Games are Taking Over Now

"Prestige" TV shows have been a blessing and a curse across television, and now it's bled into video games too.

God of War is the Latest Game to Make the PS4 Pro Sound Like a Jet Engine: Here Are Some Possible Solutions

Got a loud PS4 Pro? You might be able to do something about it.

PSA: Finishing God of War Won't Lock You Out of All That Sweet Side Content

Play to the end, content in the knowledge that there is more out there waiting to kick your ass.

7 Games That Need The God of War Reboot Treatment

God of War is back, but there are more classics that need the same kind of love.

Sony Taps Into the Internet's Love of Dogs with God of War Marketing

Whoosa good boy? Kratos is a good boy.

God of War Story Primer—All the Key Events in the Series Before God of War PS4

Kratos sets off on his latest adventure, but perhaps you want to know his story up until this point?

God of War's First Fight Against The Stranger is One of the Best Action Sequences in Years

Kratos' first conflict is all about showing player who he is now and what kind of world he inhabits.

God of War Photo Mode Shows Kratos can be Happy, Even if His Smile is Horrifying

Never has a man's smile been so physically pained.

Video Shows How God of War Looked in 2015 as a "Sketch" of the Final Game

Here's what God of War looked like when it was a mere proposal to be considered by Sony.

God of War Director, Cory Barlog, Reacts Wonderfully to Reviews

Barlog's happy. You're happy. We're all happy! Except Kratos. He's never happy.

God of War PS4 Reviews, Release Date (out now), DLC, PS4 Pro Details, Game Length, Collector’s Edition, Characters - Everything We Know

The God of War is back, this time in a setting surrounded by Norse mythology, and accompanied by his son. When is the God of War PS4 release date? How long will it take to complete God of War on PS4? God of War reviews round-up.

God of War's Strong Reviews Complete Sony Santa Monica's Return From the Brink

Why God of War was more of a hail mary than most people realize.

God of War Review

Kratos returns and he's brought his son along with him for the journey. Has Sony Santa Monica found a new beginning for God of War? Find out in our God of War review.

God of War Is Stunning in 4K and HDR, But Lacks a Locked Frame Rate

The artists at Sony Santa Monica put in the work to make God of War one of the best-looking games on PlayStation 4.

God of War Reviews Make it Highest Rated PS4 Exclusive of All Time

Kratos' new journey is a very successful one.

God of War PS4 is Getting a Photo Mode, but Not Until Cory Barlog Can Make it Cool

Kratos plus Blingee is a match made in Valhalla, Barlog.

God of War Director Cory Barlog Briefly Considered Teaming Kratos With His Wife Rather Than His Son

INTERVIEW | God of War director Cory Barlog on the role of Atreus' mother, Kratos' middle-aged god phase, and that pesky jump button.

Starting Screen | Finding Value in Supposedly Outdated Games

STARTING SCREEN | On what we can learn from Age of Empire's new release, Ni No Kuni 2, and more.

God of War Sequels Already Being Planned, Will Stick With Norse Mythology

Bundle up, God of War fans. You're going to be up north for a while.

God of War Takes More Than a Few Pages From Modern Third-Person Shooters: Hands-On

We finally get a chance to play the PS4's God of War revival for ourselves.

God of War Has No Plans for a DLC Expansion at the Moment, Director Says

No season pass, and maybe no DLC expansion either.

These God of War Beers Are Fit for the Divines

Even after they pass through your kidneys, they'll still be as ambrosia.

God of War PS4 Pro Enhancements Revealed

God of War will not run native 4K, but it'll still look amazing.

7 Things You Should Know About God of War

It's on the horizon, so here's everything you might have missed about Sony Santa Monica's upcoming epic.

God of War Transforms an Entire NBA Court

Sony tries a unique marketing tactic at a basketball game.

God of War Creative Director Compares Game's Combat to FIFA

Also, parenting is kind of like that scene in Mad Max where Max feeds a dog.

God of War Won't Have a Season Pass

God of War's director confirms the game won't have a season pass.

Future God of War Games May Center Around Egyptian or Mayan Myth

Dad Kratos is born to be a ramblin' man.

God of War Will Be Around 25 to 35 Hours

You'll need to set aside a little more time for the next God of War.

God of War Coming March 2018 According to PlayStation Store Leak

Ahead of the PlayStation Experience, did someone screw up?

Watch: The Graphic New Last of Us 2 Trailer, Ghost of Tsushima, Spider-Man, and the Best of the Rest From PlayStation Live

Here are the best (or at least the most memorable) trailers from PlayStation Live at Paris Games Week.

In God of War, Your Sense of Progression is Measured by Being Proud of Your Son

We talk to God of War director Cory Barlog about exploring the softer side of Kratos, and how the series is shifting thematically.

God of War Has a New Son and New Emotions in E3 Gameplay Trailer, Out Early 2018

Kratos' beard isn't the only thing that's new.

E3 2017 Preview: The 10 Biggest Games to Watch For

From God of War to Super Mario Odyssey, these are the most essential games of E3 2017.

PlayStation E3 2017 Preview: Bloodborne 2 May Appear, But This E3 Will be More About the Present Than the Future

A stacked fall lineup figures to earn most of the hype at Sony's E3 showing.

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Takes Best of E3 in 2016 Game Critics Awards

The votes had been tallied and the winners stand revealed.

The New God of War Showcases a More Sensitive, Caring Kratos

But he can still kick some serious ass.

Gaming's Golden Hour Has Arrived

Which is not a comment on the quality of games, just on their presentation.

God of War After 10 Years: The Decline and Fall of Kratos

Ten years after its original release, God of War has lost much of its relevance. Can Kratos make a comeback on the PS4?

E3 2014: The Best and Worst Case Scenarios for Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony

Each of the major platform holders have dreams for E3 2014... and nightmares too. We take a look at both.