Sunday, 20 May 2018

Kratos Tells Dad Jokes in Hilarious New God of War Video

Kratos Tells Dad Jokes in Hilarious New God of War Video
09 May
(Image Credit: Alanah Pearce)

God of War recently came out on the PlayStation 4 and it instantly became a smash hit. With perfect review scores all around the world and many seeing the revamped franchise’s praises, the crew over at Santa Monica did a phenomenal job making us love Kratos even more. Even though he can’t seem to remember his son’s name …

The internet became rife with “Dad of Boy” jokes, and nothing was off limits. The hilarious memes and blend of *breaths in* “BOY!” renditions and the self-inserted use of ‘only a dad would find these funny’ jokes only made this voice feature all the more enjoyable, but none of that could have topped this (warning for mild spoilers):

That’s right, that’s the voice of Kratos himself trying to keep a straight face when delivering those oh-so corny lines for his in-game counterpart. Can I just take a moment to say “thank you,” because this was something I didn’t know I desperately needed until now. THERE WAS EVEN A “HI, ____, I’M DAD JOKE” and I’m dead, dead I say!

Seriously, though – for a game that was so unbelievably incredible both in storyline, execution, and mechanics, it is fun to see a more playful side of the otherwise grim narrative.


In other, less meme-worthy, God of War news, did you see that the Photo Mode is now live? You can learn more about it right here, with a brief highlight of features below:

According to PlayStation, there are five tabs in the Photo Mode menu options to pay attention to:

  • Camera: Adjust the Field of View, Focal Length, and Camera Roll.
  • Aperture: Adjust the Depth of Field, Focus Distance, and F-Stop.
  • Filters: Adjust the Film Grain, Exposure, Filter, and Filter Intensity options.
  • Borders: Add a Vignette and adjust the Vignette Intensity, and Vignette Falloff. This includes a variety of Border styles and the official God of War logo.
  • Characters: Toggle the visibility of Kratos, Atreus, and all other characters in the scene. And my personal favorite, we’ve added the ability to change Kratos and Atreus’s facial expressions!

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