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posted by Itzz_HK (CHRISTIANSBURG, VA) May 22, 2013

Member since Apr 2011

Still a God of War title with God of War gameplay. There is just nothing eye-grabbing or special about this one. I'm not sure this game is worth a full purchase; glad I had GameFly for this one. It's an overall solid game, but it is barred by some glitches and bugs (things I never saw in any of the other games). Kinda disappointing, but still a decent game.

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Very Good

Not Sure Exactly What's Missing

posted by krayfish (SPRING HILL, FL) May 22, 2013

Member since Dec 2007

If you compare this game to other games in the same genre, it is still at the top of the list. That is easier said than done though. I still compare it to the other 3 in the franchise and that may be why I am giving this a 7.5 (can't use half points on the official score as you know).

Fact is, by all accounts it is a very good game and I can't quite put my finger on what's missing but it just doesn't have that wow factor that the first 3 had. Its good enough graphics as usual with this franchise. Its ease of use with the buttons is good too, again like usual. But there is just something missing, it just doesn't pack the punch the other 3 did and that is too bad because this is my all time favorite series of games.

So in all fairness you would be missing out if you didn't play it and you will have a lot of fun and enjoy it, but if you are like me, you waited so anxiously for the release of Ascension and like me, you just might find yourself underwhelmed.

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Above Average

still not a fan

posted by Vidiot1980 (COOS BAY, OR) May 21, 2013

Member since May 2013

i've never been a fan of God of War games and this installment didn't change that. As usual the graphics are amazing, bosses are huge and action is intense. I do not like the fixed camera angles, same reason i don't do the DMC games. The combat is fast and flamboyant but attacks feel weak. I didn't try multiplayer, seems like a silly addition to a game like this. Glad I rented first, if you enjoy the other God of War games you will like this one.

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