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Games Like God of War

Want to play some games like God of War? These are the games like Games Like God of War that I recommend you check out.

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Devil May Cry 4

Devil May Cry 4 is an action game that was published and developed by Capcom in 2008 for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Windows platforms. The game is the fourth installment to the Devil May Cry series.

In the game, the player controls both Nero and Dante, the game’s protagonist and the series’ title character as they fight enemies in close combat using firearms, swords, and other weapons. The characters Lady and Trishfrom previous games in the series makes an appearance, along with new characters Nero, Kyrie, Credo, Gloria, and Agnus. The game is set after Devil May Cry but before Devil May Cry 2.

The game received generally favorable reviews, receiving an average 82% over three consoles from Metacritic (84% on both the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, and 78% on the PC). GameSpy gave it 4 stars out of 5, stating that “DMC4 succeeds on many levels because it fuses fan service with entertaining gameplay”, finding that “visually, DMC4 is a dynamo.”

It spawned a handheld version, Devil May Cry 4: Refrain, that was released on iOS.

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Ninja Gaiden 2

Ninja Gaiden II is an action-adventure video game developed by Team Ninja and published by Microsoft Corporation in 2008. It is the sequel to Ninja Gaiden and was released worldwide for the Xbox 360 in June 2008. The game has not been released in Germany, due to lack of a USK rating.A sequel, titled Ninja Gaiden 3, is currently in development for the Playstation 3, Wii U and Xbox 360

Ninja Gaiden II‘s new combat system allows Ryu to dismember his enemies, severing their limbs and tearing their bodies apart covering his weapon and everything around with blood. Compared to Ninja Gaiden, the sequel contains more gore and graphic violence.[2] Dismemberment will weaken or slow down an enemy, depending on if an arm or leg is severed, but not necessarily kill it. In fact, an injured enemy will be prone to use suicide tactics such as pinning Ryu down and planting an incendiary shuriken on him, forcing the player to quickly finish off his opponents using new, brutal Obliteration Techniques before injured enemies can get the upper hand.[3]This new mechanic can also be triggered in the presence of boss characters. Compared to other action-adventure titles, the player can be just as vulnerable to attack as the enemies can during fight encounters.

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Bayonetta

Bayonetta (ベヨネッタ Beyonetta?) is a hack and slash action game for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 developed by Platinum Games in cooperation with publisher Sega. Set in a fictional city in Europe, the game centers on its title character, Bayonetta, who uses pistols and magical attacks to defeat enemies. The game has five difficulty settings; its two easiest settings contain a game mode playable with only one button, similar to a mode used in Devil May Cry. Its developers designed its characters with modern style and fashion in mind, and composed for it a largely upbeat soundtrack.

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Dante’s Inferno

Dante’s Inferno is a 2010 action-adventure video game developed by Visceral Games and published by Electronic Arts for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 consoles. The game was also released on the PlayStation Portableand was developed by Artificial Mind and Movement. The story is named after Inferno, the first canticle of Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy, but shares little with the canticle beyond the character’s name and the setting. The game follows the exploits of Dante (reimagined as a Templar knight) as he journeys through the nine circles of Hell to reclaim the soul of his beloved Beatrice from the hands of Lucifer.

Dante’s Inferno is a third-person action-adventure game. The player controls Dante, the game’s protagonist, and engages in fast-paced combat, platforming and environment-based puzzles.In the game, Dante’s primary weapon is Death’s scythe that can be used in a series of combination attacks and finishing moves. His secondary weapon is a Holy Crossthat fires a volley of energy as a projectile attack. In addition, Dante can use numerous magic based attacks and abilities channeled from a mana pool to help in combat, many of which are obtained as the game progresses. A quick time event system is used when attempting to discharge the demon of its master and during boss fights, where players must press the highlighted button on screen in order to continue the chain of attacks, or be countered and wounded otherwise.

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Enslaved

Enslaved: Odyssey to the West is a platforming action-adventure game developed by Ninja Theory and published by Namco Bandai Games. It was released on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on October 5, October 7 and October 8, 2010 in North America, Australia, Japan and Europe respectively.

The story is a re-imagining of the ancient Chinese story Journey to the West by Wu Cheng’en, one of the Four Great Classical Novels of China. Unlike the original story that was set in a fantastical version of ancient China, the game is set 150 years in a future post-apocalyptic world following a global war, with only remnants of humanity left, along with the still active war machines left over from the conflict. Like the original story however, the plot revolves around someone who forces the help and protection of a warrior, with many characters sharing the same names and roles. The game’s story was written by Alex Garland, with voice talent and motion capture from Andy Serkis and Lindsey Shaw.

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Monkey climbing the ruins while the status of Trip off-screen is displayed in the lower left corner, currently waiting since she cannot scale such buildings.

The player takes the role of “Monkey” in a third person perspective, using a variety of combat moves and platforming skills to overcome obstacles. In combat, Monkey utilizes a staff that doubles as both a close-combat and long range projectile weapon. The staff has two forms of long-range ammunition in the form of power cylinders: orange cylinders used for blast damage and blue cylinders used for stunning foes. Monkey can also stay stationary and charge his staff to use the same stun attack in close-combat. Enemies come in different varieties of combat mech, some of which may have shields and can only be damaged after being stunned while others cannot be stunned at all, requiring different approaches to combat. Certain mechs can also be used as weapons- Monkey can perform a finishing move on them when they are low on health, such as tearing the gun off a turret or throwing an explosive foe at other combat mechs. Other abilities of Monkey’s include his force field-like shield that can block certain amounts of damage before requiring a recharge and the “Cloud” device that manifests as a hover board that can be used to glide across the water or land at great speeds, gaining speed if it passes over blue orbs of energy littered across the area. Other than combat, the gameplay also heavily focuses on platforming where Monkey can scale and leap across the ruins throughout the game. Some areas and platforms will collapse shortly after, requiring faster scaling before potentially falling to his death.

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During the game, Monkey is accompanied by Tripitaka, or simply “Trip” who is to be escorted and protected as they travel. Monkey has a device attached to his head that is linked to Trip, that if killed can result in Monkey’s own death. In some instances even just going too far away from her can result in the same fate. Trip however helps at times to overcome obstacles, some of which are performed upon command of the player. During key sections, Trip scans the surrounding area revealing hazards such as landmines or mechs on standby, allowing the player at times to attempt to avoid combat altogether. Trip can also project a temporary hologram to draw the enemy’s attention away from Monkey as a decoy. In instances where Trip herself can be attacked by enemies, she can only initially protect herself from harm using a quick counter attack to stun them, other than this Monkey must fight them off when needed. Trip also plays a part in the platforming sections of the gameplay. While she is not as athletic as Monkey, she can crawl through small spaces and can be thrown up to platforms out of his jumping range, along with flipping switches out of his reach, making some sections of platforming more akin to puzzle-like forms of gameplay. Other instances where Monkey can make jumps/climbs, Trip instead will need to be thrown to the other side or ride on his back. Some sections of the game have Monkey and Trip separated, thus disallowing the use of her abilities for the player.

When enemies are defeated, they drop tech orbs that can be used to upgrade Monkey’s abilities, allowing the player to learn new moves and abilities for combat and devices, along with increasing overall health and shields and damage that can be inflicted on enemies.Orbs can also be found littered across levels, sometimes hidden out of noticeable sight, requiring extra exploration at times.

Paul M Harrison

Professional esports commentator and freelance games journalist. Basically, gaming is my life. And I love it.

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