God of War is a series of Action-Adventure, Third-person Exploration, and Hack-and-Slash video games based on a Mythology, developed by SIE Santa Monica Studio and published by Sony Interactive. The series contains up to eight installments released for multiple platforms. The storyline revolves around the protagonist named Kratos, a Spartan warrior who is tricked into murdering his beloved wife and daughter by his former master. According to the story, the protagonist is looking for a way to rid himself of the nightmares by serving the other lords, but soon he discovers himself in against them due to their machinations. The series contains two eras, one of which is focused on Greek Mythology, while the second is based on Norse Mythology. God of War, God of War II, God of War: Betrayal, God of War: Chains of Olympus, etc. are the titles that exist in the first era. The series contains up to seven Single-player titles, and only one title comes with Multiplayer feature. Throughout the first era, the game introduces a third-person viewpoint from a fixed camera angle. The protagonist is equipped with double-chained blades, appeared in three iterations such as the Blade of Chaos, the Blades of Exile, and the Blades of Athena.

6 Best God of War Games

#1 God of War III

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God of War III is an action-adventure, hack and slash, single-player video game for PlayStation developed by SCE Santa Monica Studio. The game is the fifth entry in the fabulous series of God of War. The game takes place in ancient Greece and focuses on Greek Mythology. The player can take on the role of the protagonist named Kratos, who is a former god. The game puts the player on an epic adventure to fight against gods, monsters, and Titans to find Pandora.

The gameplay is similar as compared to its previous entries and based on combo-based combat. Kratos equips with his main weapons, such as Exile and Blades, to slaughter monsters and vicious gods. There are different types of creatures such as harpies, Cyclopes, sirens, and more. It is capable of climbing, jumping, running, and swinging by using ropes. With enhanced mechanics, addictive gameplay, brilliant visuals, and a superb story, God of War III is a wonderful game.

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#2 God of War: Chains of Olympus

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God of War: Chains of Olympus is an Action-Adventure, Hack and Slash and Single-player video game offered by Sony Computer Entertainment. It is the 4th marvelous entry in the series of God of War and the prequel to the previous title God of War. The game takes place in an ancient Greece based on Greek mythology. You as the protagonist named as Kratos, who is a Spartan and serves the gods of Olympian. The protagonist is assisted by the goddess named as Athena, who orders him to locate the sun god Helios. You navigate the environment from a third-person perspective and can use his primary weapons slay massive monsters. It offers the similar gameplay to its previous titles, with emphases of combo-based combat. It is a mixture of platforming, puzzle, and combat elements to make the game more exciting. The main arm of the character is a pair of blades joined with chains that are wrapped around the wrist of the character. Complete several challenges by fighting enemies and face of the antagonist in the last, who is the responsible for the murder of his family. Try it out, and you’ll love it.

#3 God of War: Ghost of Sparta

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God of War: Ghost of Sparta is an Action-Adventure, Hack and Slash and Single-player video game produced by Ready at Dawn and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. It was the first entry for the PSP (PlayStation Portable) and the sixth title in the series of God of War based on Greek Mythology. The game takes place in an ancient Greece and cast the player in the role of the protagonist named as Kratos, who is the god of war. According to the story, the protagonist is still threatened by the evil vision of his past mortal life, and he decides to navigate his origins. The protagonist encounters his mother who claims that his brother is alive. The protagonist then set out himself on an epic adventure against brutal enemies to save his brother. The game offers the similar gameplay to its previous entries and centers on combo-based combat. Kratos equips with his primary weapons such as the Blades of Athena and secondary weapons like a sword. It combines the elements of Platform and puzzle elements. God of War: Ghost of Sparta offers prominent features such as challenging Missions, Exploration, Third-person Combat, powerful Enemies and more. Try it out, and you’ll enjoy it.

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#4 God of War: Ascension

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God of War: Ascension is an Action-Adventure, Hack and Slash, Single and Multiplayer video game created by SCE Santa Monica Studio. It is the 7th entry in the series of God of War and set in Ancient Greece loosely based on Greek mythology. The game casts the player in the role of the protagonist of the series named Kratos, who is an erstwhile servant of god, who tricked him into slaughtering his beloved daughter and wife. He tried to take revenge from god and captured by three furies who tortured and punished him. With the assist of the oath keeper named Orko, Kratos flees from steel cage and confronts the three Furies to take revenge. It offers the similar gameplay to its previous installment. The game focuses on combo-based combat, puzzle and platforms and the protagonist equips with his main weapons Chaos and Blades. The game is played from a third-person perspective. The player can play as a solo in Single-player campaign or play with fellows in multiplayer mode. It has a set of levels, and each level represents different gameplay, challenges, and objectives. God of War: Ascension offers enhanced gameplay, brilliant mechanics, and superb controls. Try it out.

#5 God of War

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God of War is the first game in the God of War series and focuses on Combo-based Combat. The game combines the elements of Action-Adventure, Hack and Slash, Platform and Puzzle. It lets you control the protagonist named Kratos and jump into the game world where you must fight against evil forces to save your kingdom. God of War takes place in an ancient world populated by the Olympian gods, and other beings. The game offers six fictional locations to explore such as the Aegean Sea, the city of Athens, Desert of Lost Souls, Temple of Pandora, the land of underworld and more. According to the story, the protagonist serves the gods of Olympian. Kratos received a task from the goddess named Athena to kill Ares, the god of War, who tricked the protagonist into killing his beloved daughter and wife. The game embarks you on an adventure to take revenge from goddess to the murder of your wife and daughter. It has a series of missions you must complete at any cost. The primary weapons of the character are the blade and chaos a pair of blades fixed to the chain. With the best mechanics, addictive gameplay, brilliant mechanics, exciting story, God of War is the wonderful game to play and enjoy.

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#6 God of War II

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God of War II is an Action, Third-person Perspective, Hack and Slash and Single-player video game by SCE Santa Monica Studio. It is the second game in the series of God of War and lets the player get into the role of the protagonist named Kratos and who is betrayed by the king of Olympian gods named Zeus who strips and kills the protagonist. The Titan Gaia saves Kratos and instructs him to locate the sister of fate. After that, Kratos begins his journey and try to take revenge on Zeus. The game offers the similar gameplay to its previous entries and focuses on combo-based combat element. The protagonist equips with his main weapons known as Blades of Athena and can use to slaughter his foes. There are a series of levels, and each level has its unique objectives and a set of foes and bosses that the protagonist must defeat at any cost to take his revenge. The player can explore the game world from a third-person perspective and has to solve different puzzles to earn rewards. God of War II offers enhanced mechanics, hack and slash gameplay, exciting features and the brilliant environment. Try it out.