God of War is the first game in the franchise. It takes place in the Norse universe, during a time when monsters and powerful Gods walked the Earth at the same time. Father and son, Kratos and Atreus, must battle terrifying beasts to conquer the perilous quest.
- Combo-based combat
- Hack-and-slash game
- Single-player game
- Action-adventure game
- Made for Playstation
- Quick-time feature event
- Recognized as the game of the year in 2005 and 2018
Over-the-Shoulder Feature Camera
The over-the-shoulder camera feature is used during combat. The over-the-shoulder angle allows gamers to get close to the action than ever before.
Discovery and Exploration
Discovery and exploration are huge aspects of the game. The territory in this game is the largest in the franchise. Gamers can explore for hours and discover new features as they go.
God of War Score
Composer Bear McCreary composed the score for God of War. McCreary is the same composer responsible for The Walking Dead score and Battlestar Galactica.
God of War started as a Playstation-exclusive game and grew into a franchise, including a variety of products. The original 2005 video game was re-released in 2018. Both the 2005 version and the 2018 version were voted Game of the Year when nominated.
When this game was first released, it was only available on Playstation 2 and 3. Since its original release, the game has had versions remastered to be played on Playstation 4 and 5. The remastered versions are duplicates of the first.
Mobile and Side Games
With its rise in popularity, there a mobile and side game versions. The mobile version is easy to download and works with a variety of different devices. With side games, gamers can play quick quests that include popular characters from the franchise.