For the latest God of War game, Kratos is done swinging the chain. The burly god-slayer is making do with a simple axe instead, one that has certain properties attached to it that would give a certain Odinson some weapon envy.
With 2017 done and dusted, it’s time to look forward to what 2018 has to offer. Will there be more loot boxes, controversies that explode in our faces and at least one instance of a game being broken on launch. Probably! But it’ll also be a year filled with all manner of new games, titles which can scratch specific itches and prove that the video game industry is the single greatest entertainment medium alive today. Here’s a look at ten games that we’re hot under the collar for in the year ahead.
In a new chapter for the series that looks far more emotional and narrative-driven than ever before, Kratos has to juggle severed heads and parenthood in a world where mythology is both brutal and fierce. A world where plenty of old gods and beasts still have a bone to pick with the legendary warrior, who now no longer wields the chains of Olympus but rather simpler and more visceral death-dealing tools. Which you can see Kratos put to good use in this latest trailer for God of War.
After a weekend of press conferences from developers, publishers and hardware giants, E3’s final press event had finally arrived. Once again Sony managed to snag the last slot of the day, this time hosting press, industry and fans at the Shrine auditorium. Last year’s press conference from Sony was refreshingly simple in its execution: Minimal talking and plenty of trailers.
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