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God of War Ragnarok Review Roundup

How well has GOW Ragnarok been received?

Updated: Nov 4, 2022 2:24 pm
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It is finally almost upon us, the latest deity-murdering simulator, God of War Ragnarok, is nearly here, and it’s time for our review roundup.

Check out the top reviews from sites across the board, and see how well the game is shaping up.

Read on to discover what critics think of GOW Ragnarok.

God of War Ragnarok Review Roundup

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From a first glance, it’s easy to see that the God of War Ragnarok review roundup paints a very positive picture. There are a huge number if places giving out 9s and 10s to the game.

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This probably won’t shock many folks since the first game was so well received. That said, it’s nice to know that Santa Monica Studio hasn’t lost their touch.

Tom Bardwell of VideoGamer said:

-one of the most gripping and memorable slices of crafted escapism yet seen. God of War Ragnarok is a masterpiece.

– Tom Bardwell (VideoGamer)

High praise indeed, though not shockingly so. His review scored the game 10/10, one of the many perfect scores being handed out by outlets across the board. That includes IGN themselves, who also gave the game a perfect 10/10.

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Review Roundup

You can check out the scores from various outlets below in our God of War Ragnarok review roundup. If you think we’ve missed a significant score, don’t hesitate to let us know in the comments.

  • VideoGamer – 10/10
  • IGN – 10/10
  • Gamespot – 9/10
  • NME – 4/5
  • Evening Standard 4/5
  • Forbes – 9.5/10
  • Push Square – 10/10
  • Twinfinite – 10/10
  • VG247 – 10/10
  • Screenrant – 9/10

As you can see, it’s mostly been perfect scores. Even the outliers haven’t taken much of a chunk out of the game’s Metacritic score.

The few complaints people have mostly seem to revolve around the poor performance of the PS4 version of the game, and one or two minor gripes with puzzles and other obstacles feeling a bit obtuse.

Still, on the whole, God of War Ragnarok has come out very much in credit. You should try and get your hands on this game ASAP if you have any love for the franchise.

God of War Ragnarok FAQs

Can I play God of War Ragnarok early?

No, but you can preload the game already on PS4/PS5.

Will GoW Ragnarok be on PS4?

Yes, a PS4 version of the game is available alongside the PS5.

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