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God Of War: Which Game is best? God Of War (2018) vs Ragnarok

God Of War: Which Game Is Better? God Of War (2018) vs Ragnarok
The God of War franchise has come a long way from the  Vengeful Ghost of Sparta, swinging his Blades of Chaos into every Greek god that come across his path. The character has evolve onto a new mythology. God of War has seen two entries into Norse Mythology, and with totally different gameplay from previous God of War entries.
A lot of love to the  God of War (2018) and God of War: Ragnarok. It’s always awsome to see a sequel live up to the expectations of its predecessor, but, which game is better? Both games are best examples of triple-A titles, with riveting combat, breathtaking graphics, and very emotional acting, but both games have their positive and negative.


God Of War: Which Game Is Better? God Of War (2018) vs Ragnarok
The previous entries in the God of War series involved a lot of hacking and slashing with the Blade of Chaos. When players first began playing as Kratos in God of War (2018), the first thing they would observe is the different gameplay. The combat is over the shoulder, with a powerful Leviathan Axe. Players fight more intimately, with ways to avoid, block, parry, and juggle enemies with powerful succession.
Combat in God of War: Ragnarok is change from God of War 4. Players will instently have access to the Leviathan Axe and the Blades of Chaos at the begining of the game. These weapons feel superbly awsome in God of War: Ragnarok, with plenty of new ways to fight . The battle is a lot more refined in God of War: Ragnarok, and enclusion with new Draupnir Spear.

Iconic Moments

God Of War: Which Game Is Better? God Of War (2018) vs Ragnarok
Returning to the life of Kratos was a immense moment in the gaming world. This is the same Kratos that fans remember for defeating the Greek Pantheon. God of War display the iconic moments. From first battle with the Stranger to the entensive battle against Freya and Baldur.  Kratos return brings many classical/iconic moments to the game. Some powerful, and some extremely emotional, and
iconic graphics with plent to satisfy the God of War ending.
There are some great moments in God of War 5, from the Kratos in battle during Ragnarok to the extreme boss fights of Kratos vs Thor. However, the iconic moments in God of War: Ragnarok do not live up to God of War(2018), as some scene lacks the power of Kratos’ godhood taking charge of the scenery.


God Of War: Which Game Is Better? God Of War (2018) vs Ragnarok
There was good control on God of War (2018). Fans had not seen a God of War title in years,  developing Kratos was a gamble that luckily paid off. God of War (2018) created  emotional story with an entirely different set of gameplay that appeared foreign to the franchise. Everything work in God of War(2018), and the expectations were very high many fans’ wildest dreams for Kratos vs the Norse Pantheon.
Going into God of War: Ragnarök, expectations were above regarding the precursor being so beloved. There was a many promised in God of War: Ragnarök, with the confrontation of Odin and Thor and the mystery of Tyr unveiled. However, God of War (2018) had more of a venture and exceeded expectations as an evolution of Kratos and the series. This does not mean that God of War: Ragnarok didn’t live up to the puff, as the sequel hit all the right marks.


God Of War: Which Game Is Better? God Of War (2018) vs Ragnarok
Considering that God of War(2018) tells a much more understanding story, that the character are rather limited with Kratos and Atreus. Other characters make big impression and important introduction, like Baldur, Freya, and Mimir, but the latter two are not given their big moments, considering that God of War(2018) is not their game .
When players re enter the nine realms in God of War: Ragnarok, there are many characters present in the game. Many Norse mythology characters and gods ,Aesir and Vanir appear, and they are all given time to breathe and become fleshed out, presenting further character development for beloved and new characters in God of War.

Boss Fights

God Of War: Which Game Is Better? God Of War (2018) vs Ragnarok
Boss battles have always been an essential part of the design of God of War. They make the player experience powerful, and there are some great specs God of War boss fights for the Norse game. The first Norse God of War features great boss battles, but they are fairly limited in what they presents.
Santa Monica Studio learned a much from God of War(2018), and as such, there’s a huge variety of boss fights in God of War: Ragnarok. These boss battles are difficult, engaging, and unique for each encounter. With dragons, Berserkers, violent behaviour, gods and more, God of War: Ragnarok has amazing boss battles.


God Of War: Which Game Is Better? God Of War (2018) vs Ragnarok
There’s a giant sandbox waiting to be inspect in God of War(2018). Many areas can be traveled throughout the Realms available, with some places needed further tale progression to truly explore everything. However, not all Realms are available, and some areas are minor than others, like Muspelheim and Niflheim, which act as late game side areas.
Each of the Nine realms in God of War: Ragnarok holds some major importance in the tale(story) and exploration. Players will be travel each realm , they will be rewarded with plenty of side content. With the God of War: Ragnarok ending, there’s even great Content in the post game, providing players with plenty of things to do.


God Of War: Which Game Is Better? God Of War (2018) vs Ragnarok
After the funeral of kratos wife,  Kratos must take her ashes to the top highest peak of all the realms whilst raising their son, Atreus. Kratos is a ancient father with a past that makes him hate to all gods.. God of War(2018) is the story of a father and son, and it’s nothing short of beautiful, a true story to marvel at when one considers how far Kratos has come.
The story of God of War: Ragnarok continues with the mature theme presenting in God of War(2018). Kratos is slowly accepting who he was, but his frustration raise as Atreus continues to try and discover who Loki is, whilst Kratos tries to change fate against a coming war with Odin and the Aesir. God of War: Ragnarok is bigger, with narrative shared more equally between Kratos and Atreus. However, God of War(2018) has a superior story.

Conclusion: God Of War (2018)

God Of War: Which Game Is Better? God Of War (2018) vs Ragnarok
By No means is God of War: Ragnarok a less game. For it perfects many things over it’s predecessor. The story of God of War: Ragnarok is well worth the praise but when compared to God of War (2018), the original Norse God of War title is far great exciting for the likehood of what it brought to the franchise, rather than the conclusions of  Norse titles.
When it comes to succeeding , both titles are excellent forms of art, but God of War(2018) beat out the expectations. The team at Santa Monica Studio knocked it out of the park with this letest Mythology, which leads directly into God of War: Ragnarok, a sequels of near equal measure.
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