Parents' Guide to

God of War II

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

A cinematic but brutal action-adventure hybrid.

Game PlayStation 2 2007
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 18+

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
age 11+

God of War ll

Fantastic game for ages 11+. Epic battles and cool graphics makes this one great game.

This title has:

Educational value

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3):
Kids say (21):

God of War II not only offers highly detailed and smoothly animated creatures to fight, but provides impressive art direction with enormous environments that vary greatly between locations (unlike in the first game), along with cinematic camera angles and a clever use of lighting and shadows. The non-interactive cut-scene sequences are also stunning. Unlockable content ranges from bonus games, including an arena-fighting mode and Mini game challenges, to extra Kratos outfits to behind-the-scenes media to complement the second disc, which is already packed with documentary videos, photos, music, interviews, and more. One of the Mini games is a sex game that takes place in a hot tub with topless women.

God of War II is a highly intense, cinematic, and gratifying action-adventure hybrid for mature players -- and it proves there's still some life left in your PS2 after all.

Game Details

  • Platform: PlayStation 2
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment
  • Release date: March 14, 2007
  • Genre: Action/Adventure
  • ESRB rating: M for blood and gore, intense violence, nudity, sexual themes, strong language
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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