God of War Series News


God of War As a 'Child-Abuse Simulator' Didn't Work Well

By John Keefer, Jun 20, 2017 3:30pm PDT

Trying to find the happy medium for Kratos as a dad was a struggle for the development team. 


E3 2017: God of War's Cory Barlog on How Creative Conflict Shaped Kratos' New Adventure

By David Craddock, Jun 20, 2017 10:00am PDT

God of War’s director opens up on why he left Sony, what brought him back, and how he and Kratos grew up along the way.


"Great article. Thank you. Really looking forward to this game. "

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E3 2017: Our Live Reaction to Spider-Man and Other Games from Sony's E3 Conference

By David Craddock, Jun 13, 2017 12:59am PDT

Spider-Man gameplay footage, a rough-and-tumble God of War, and more.


God of War - Everything We Know So Far

By John Keefer, Jun 06, 2017 12:00am PDT

Kratos is older, wiser, and a father, tasked with controlling his anger, and readying his son for the war against the gods.


God of War and Spider-Man for PS4 will miss this year's PlayStation Experience

By David Craddock, Nov 30, 2016 12:35pm PST

You'll have to wait until next year to learn more about Insomniac's friendly neighborhood web slinger.


"No, but I will this time. They didn't actually get in as far as I know. Tech support said they ..."

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E3 2016 Staff Picks: Shacknews' Top 3 Games of The Show

By Cassidee Moser, Jun 22, 2016 12:00pm PDT

Join us as we reflect on our personal picks for the best games at E3 2016!


"I'm still really happy Forza comes to PC. Also after playing through Edge of Nowhere I look ..."

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E3 2016: Preview Round-Up: Everything We've Seen on the Show Floor

By Cassidee Moser, Jun 15, 2016 8:13am PDT

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Detroit: Beyond Human, God of War...if you want impressions, we've got you covered. 


E3 2016: God of War Takes Unexpected Turn to Introspection

By Steve Watts, Jun 14, 2016 10:15pm PDT

God of War has never been the most emotionally resonant series, but creative director Cory Barlog has plans to change that.


"Not really. Among all the blood and gore and rage of the FIRST GoW, there was actually all the ..."

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E3 2016: The Surprise Announcements of the Press Conferences

By Cassidee Moser, Jun 13, 2016 9:38pm PDT

Resident Evil 7, Steep, Quake, and the other games we didn't see coming.


"I'm surprised and kind of glad they didn't show much or any vr faces. The rigs trailer ridiculous. "

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E3 2016 Wrap-Up: Everything from Sony's Press Conference

By Cassidee Moser, Jun 13, 2016 8:07pm PDT

From a new look at Horizon Zero Dawn to Kojima's newest Death Stranding, Sony had a lot of new reveals and announcements to show off during this year's E3. 


E3 2016: Sony announces new God of War

By David Craddock, Jun 13, 2016 6:09pm PDT

Kratos? In touch with his emotions? Raising a kid? The world has been turned upside down!


"I'm cautiously optimistic, they've done lots of good stuff. It's such a weird departure in so ..."

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God of War 4 concept art leak shows Norse mythology setting

By Daniel Perez, Apr 05, 2016 7:45am PDT

Could Kratos duke it out against Odin in God of War 4?


"i doubt it, he's got his own game studio now and has been working on a (free to play!?!) game ..."

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Shack Reels: God Of War 3 Remastered Graphical Comparison video

By Shack Staff, Jul 14, 2015 4:00pm PDT

How does the new God of War 3 Remastered on PlayStation 4 compare to its PS3 predecessor? The Shacknews video crew put the two versions side-by-side to find out.


"If this game is like $5 to $10 ill pick it up, hell why not? Anything more than that, its a ..."

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God of War 3 Remastered Review: Anger Management

By Daniel Perez, Jul 14, 2015 12:00am PDT

Kratos is back (sort of) in God of War 3: Remastered. Does Kratos' rage-filled story deserve another go or is this one remaster you should consider skipping? Our review.


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God of War 3 Remastered pre-order bonus includes PlayStation Now access

By Daniel Perez, May 19, 2015 9:50am PDT

Sony has announced God of War 3 Remastered is available for pre-order with some bonuses including a dynamic theme and PlayStation Now access.