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God of War: The Evolution of Kratos

Posted by on Apr 16, 2018

“There’s an internal journey for every human being,” God of War Creative Director Cory Barlog recently told me. “In the old games, we tackled more of the physical journey. The emotional journey, the internal journey, is far more intriguing now.”

Indeed. Kratos has come a long, long way since the closing moments of 2010’s God of War III. It’s not just the bushy beard, or the magical throwing axe, or the son traveling by his side. It’s his manner, his temperament. Something is different.

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The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 4/17/2018

Posted by on Apr 13, 2018

Deep in the harsh wilds of a new realm and beleaguered with grief, Kratos will begin a new journey alongside his son Atreus. God of War has returned.

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How Bear McCreary Composed God of War’s Soundtrack, Out Today on Spotify

Posted by on Apr 13, 2018

Hey PlayStation.Blog readers! With only one week until the return of Kratos, I’m delighted to announce that the full God of War soundtrack is live today on Spotify, available on PlayStation Music!

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PlayStation Blogcast 288: War Gods

Posted by on Apr 12, 2018

It’s almost here! The legendary series is set to return next week Friday, and the Blogcast team shares early impressions of God of War – with no spoilers to speak of! Join us as we gush about the spectacular story, immaculate visuals, and superb gameplay in Santa Monica Studio’s latest marvel.

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The Countdown to God of War Begins Today

Posted by on Apr 12, 2018

It’s almost time! One of the most iconic characters in PlayStation history will step into a strange and perilous new realm when God of War returns April 20 on PS4.

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PlayStation Blogcast 285: Like Father, Like Son

Posted by on Mar 23, 2018

With God of War mania in the air, Kristen, Justin and I trade notes on Santa Monica Studios’ divine action epic, hitting PS4 on April 20. Plus: Far Cry 5 impressions, Fortnite talk, news you can use, new releases, and so much more.

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Q&A: Cory Barlog Talks God of War Origins

Posted by on Mar 23, 2018

God of War is almost here! By now, you’ve watched the videos, read the hands-on articles, and pored through the message boards. Now, why not hear directly from the man himself?

Series veteran and creative director Cory Barlog joined me for a special PlayStation Blogcast episode. Listen to the whole conversation below, and check out some choice excerpts from the entire 20+ minute conversation.

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Kratos and Atreus: It’s All in the Family

Posted by on Mar 23, 2018

“Look, Kratos needed to change.”

Creative director Cory Barlog has a deep history with God of War. He served as art director on the original 2005 game, then as creative director for its acclaimed sequel. He even wrote Ghost of Sparta, the well-regarded PSP game developed by Ready At Dawn.

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