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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.

"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.

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.

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!

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.

The 25 Best PS4 Games

Our rotating list of the best of the best for Sony's current-gen PS4 console, now bigger than before!

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.

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.

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.

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 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 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 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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.