God of War Week 2020

God of War Week is Inverse’s celebration of all things Kratos. In honor of the 15th anniversary of the first game (March 22, 2005) and the 10th anniversary of the third (March 16, 2010), we asked our favorite writers to reflect on God of War's legacy as a one of the most violent blockbuster games of all time and the many reasons behind its incredible staying power.

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'God of War 5,' 'GTA 6,' and 6 other games missing from the PS5 reveal
Corey Plante
Sad!
Dad and Boy Part 2
'God of War 5' release date, teasers, and leaks for the Herculean PS5 game
Danny Paez
The inevitable PS5 release could mean Kratos' next adventure is just over the horizon.
grendel!
‘Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’ Beowulf DLC: One way it’ll differ from ‘God of War’
Tomas Franzese
Assassin's Creed Valhalla may break its historical accuracy with a DLC mission about Beowulf.
Dad of boy part 2
‘God of War 5’ release date could be sooner than expected, job listing implies
Danny Paez
Santa Monica might have something else up its sleeve, too.
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Games like 'God of War': 7 thrilling titles to try during quarantine
Tomas Franzese
Our picks for over-the-top action and spectacle.
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‘God of War 5’ won’t go back to Kratos’ toxic asshole ways
Mo Mozuch
Like all of us, Kratos needed to grow up sometime.
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How GOD OF WAR REVEALS THE CREATIVE FREEDOM OF CONSOLE EXCLUSIVES
Amanda Farough
The industry may be racing towards a cross-platform future, but console exclusives are the hidden engine that drives the entire industry
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'God of War' is still one of the best feel-bad games ever
Joshua Rivera
From power fantasy to power nightmare.
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‘God of War 3’ 10th anniversary: The furious, unflinching pinnacle of the series
Yannick LeJacq
Looking back on a classic, 10 years later.
Gaming
'God of War 2’ might not be the true successor to Sony’s 2018 masterpiece
Tomas Franzese
Xbox and Stadia have poached top talent from Sony Santa Monica.
BOY!
'God of War 5' release date: Did Cory Barlog just tease a sequel?
Danny Paez
A sequel is all but confirmed.
Gaming
PS5 leaks reveal Sony may debut next-gen console in "less than four weeks"
Danny Paez
Could it finally be time?
Gaming
‘God of War 5’ PS5 could reveal key figure in Kratos' past, director hints
Danny Paez
The second installment of Dad and Boy might involve a lot more Mom.
Gaming
PS5 release date: Sony reveals another way it could blow Xbox Scarlett away
Danny Paez
PlayStation's biggest advantage over Xbox is only getting bigger.
Gaming
'God of War 5': PS5 sequel to explore more Norse realms, job listings hints
Jen Glennon
Who's ready to check out Asgard and Vanaheim?