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The Year’s Best Games

1 God of War

PS4

Sony’s God of War franchise conquered its past by delivering the most unexpected console entry of 2018, a welcome soft reboot for Greek warrior Kratos. After burying his chained blades—a symbol of his savage history—the antihero faced his biggest battle yet: fatherhood. To honor his late wife, Kratos vowed to spread her ashes, kick-starting an odyssey across lush, mythic realms with his son. A giant World Serpent, vengeful gods, and Hannibal-istic visions

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