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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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

Drawing Nintendo characters soothes the soul, boy.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

No season pass, and maybe no DLC expansion either.

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.

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?

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.

Hohokum PS4, PS3, and Vita Review: Floating Free

Join the Long Mover on its journey through worlds of color and music. A zen experience that's not for everyone.