God of War (2018)

Alternative title(s)
Antiquity gameEAG†
ReleaseApr 20, 2018
PublisherSony Interactive Entertainment
DeveloperSIE Santa Monica Studio
GenreAction-adventure; role-playing game; hack and slash; hero-based
SettingMythological storyworld based on Norse mythology
Notable charactersBZeus, Athena


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