God of War Ragnarok to Be One Unbroken Shot Like GOW 2018; Dev Answers Criticism to Character's Race

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Who is directing God of War Ragnarok?

It was epic and emotional and just, everything. GamesRadar+ spoke to the two men that made it all happen, Eric Williams, director of God of War Ragnarok, and Cory Barlog, the director of 2018's God of War. GamesRadar+God of War Ragnarok director Eric Williams and his pal Cory Barlog on the return of Kratos

How tall is Tyr in God of War Ragnarok?

During yesterday's official trailer for God of War Ragnarok, we finally got our first look at Tyr, who stands at a whopping eight feet five inches tall - just over a foot shorter than Lady D. There are two possibilities here: either Tyr is a really tall god - which, no, neither Thor nor Baldur tower over Kratos like ... TheGamerGod Of War Ragnarok's Most Fascinating Mystery Is Tyr

Other details were also confirmed, such as travel to all 9 realms, Thor and Freya serving as the main antagonists, and more. One key detail, however, stands out, and it could define Kratos’ fate in God of War: Ragnarok.

This detail came as a confirmation that God of War: Ragnarok serves as the end of the Norse Saga. In other words, the adventure here won’t be a trilogy like Kratos’ Greek adventures, and this is the last game set here. Now, this doesn’t rule out future God of War games, as it could go to another mythology next, but it doesn’t bode well for Kratos.

Ragnarok is the twilight and death of the gods, a circular prophecy that Kratos and Atreus are trying to stop. Atreus seems intent on discovering and understanding his Loki identity, while also saving the people from Ragnarok. Those are some pretty big stakes, and it seems the game will resolve most of them. If it’s going to make Ragnarok feel impactful, killing the one god who matters to players might just be the answer. In fact, how may have already been teased.

Knowing the quest now could recontextualize this mural. They are searching for assistance from Tyr, to avert war with Asgard, and to prevent Ragnarok. These goals are incredibly lofty, and it could be that Krato gives his life to end the event—or to at least save Atreus. The mural was already bad news for Kratos, and the confirmation that this is not a trilogy just emphasizes that Kratos’ story seems to be coming to an end. His last game and his death are things fans may be coming to terms with sometime next year.

The good news is, again, that his death doesn’t mean God of War is at its end. Perhaps like his father, Atreus travels to a new land after sparing the Norse people from Ragnarok, and the stories continue with a new playable character. It all remains to be seen, and it is possible that there are other plans or that these hints are red herrings, but God of War: Ragnarok has a lot to answer for—and it seems it will.

God of War: Ragnarok releases in 2022 for PS4 and PS5.

When Joshua Duckworth received Pokemon Yellow for Christmas at 5-years-old, his fate as a gamer was set. Since then, he's been involved with every step of the gaming industries' growth from the golden PS1 era and the dying days of the arcade to any current gaming trend. When he's not writing, playing his own games, or thinking about writing or playing his games, he's probably the second player to his son's Pokemon Let's Go, Pikachu! file. Joshua has an MA degree in English from Jacksonville State University, and the best way to contact him is at jduckworth874@gmail.com.

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