Explore God of War's depths... 

Dive into the mythology of Sony Santa Monica’s epic action adventure with behind-the-scenes podcasts, videos and articles. 

 
 
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Behind-the-scenes bestiary

The monsters of God of War

Discover some of the terrifying creatures you’ll encounter during your perilous journey.  Witness their transformation from sketch, to digital painting, to a fully animated in-game character. 

Draugr

Feel the dread of an undead horror, fuelled by pure rage – a veritable blight on Midgard. 

Fire Troll

Fear the monstrous visage of this solitary creature with incredible strength and elemental powers.

Revenant

Witness the power of this fearsome sorceress, twisted by zealous devotion to Seider magic.

 
 

God of War gameplay tips

Having trouble surviving the savage Norse wilds? Game director Cory Barlog has a few tips for going toe-to-toe with some of God of War’s nastier beasts.

 
 

Director’s commentary

Game director Cory Barlog takes you through some of God of War’s pivotal scenes in these spoiler heavy videos – if you’ve not already completed the game, watch at your own risk…

 

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Relive an epic adventure

New Game+ mode

Finished Kratos’ quest? Don’t retire your axe just yet – once you complete the story campaign of God of War on any difficulty, you unlock New Game+. This mode lets you:

  • Relive the journey of Kratos and Atreus with all of your previous armour, enchantments, talismans, resources and abilities on the difficulty of your choosing.
  • Test your skills against higher level enemies, some with deadly new abilities.
  • Collect ‘Skap Slag’, a new resource to craft and upgrade your gear.
  • Explore new customisation options with extremely powerful new armour sets and enchantments, to let you play in a new way.
  • Skip through cinematics in both normal and New Game+ modes once a full play through has been completed.
 
 

Animated tales of God of War history

Uncover the secrets that rest within the Lost Pages of Norse Myth, revealing more of God of War’s savage lore. 

The dead Stone Mason

Watch the tragic tale of a giant attempting to protect his homeland in the unforgiving world of God of War.

A saga borne of ash

Witness a special God of War performance that brings Kratos' world to life in a startling new way…

 
 

Witness the first Great War

Get closer to the incredible mural which depicts the events of the Vanir and Aesir’s fateful meeting – and what happened after…

 
 

Rebuilding Kratos’ world

Discover how God of War’s journey from the Greek pantheon to Norse mythology started from just one piece of concept art.