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  • Devon with an i
    Devon with an i Month ago +2689

    I absolutely love when the troll boss makes it’s first appearance in that cutscene and Kratos instantly chops it’s head off. That’s the Santa Monica team basically looking right into the camera and saying “we heard you”

    • John Leonard
      John Leonard 17 days ago

      @MrWhygodwhy Marvel's style of humor and action was fine for what it was. What bothers me about it is how much it feels like Marvel's style has been injected into other film franchises, much like how The Last of Us was great but now game developers are trying to copy that. Same with how games like Breath of the Wild have everybody trying to be open world, or PUBG and Fortnite making everyone turn into battle royales.

    • MrWhygodwhy
      MrWhygodwhy 17 days ago +4

      @John Leonard More like Lord of the Rings and Quentin Tarantino. Quippy modern dialogue does not belong to Marvel and I'd argue that Ragnarok pulls it off as a style. You can also see a lot of direct influence from Tarantino in many of the scenes; the opening with Thor and Odin for instance might as well be a remake of the opening from Inglorious Basterds (fine by be fwiw, that's one of the best scenes in cinema history and Ragnarok emulates what made it work quite well). I think people are painting too broad of a brush comparing this to Marvel. It comes off as trying to trash the game by association rather than by any merits of the game.

    • John Leonard
      John Leonard 17 days ago

      "We heard you, and we also think God of War should be more like Marvel."

    • Fernando Faria
      Fernando Faria 18 days ago +1

      Except there is tons of troll fights in the game :/

    • CalebTheHolyman
      CalebTheHolyman Month ago +2

      ​@Someone's Clip-Share Username drekis were nowhere NEAR the same level of prevalence as trolls. They were pretty much exclusive to vanaheim, fit the setting, and i dont even think any of them were required. Also they all had different elements, and some fights were duos or theg used different tactics, like jumping in and out of water and forcing a fighting style switch up

  • Jack Mrsich
    Jack Mrsich Month ago +1559

    “In this game, the plot i- I give up.”
    The way this is delivered and edited 👌 pure comedy.

    • Dane Perry
      Dane Perry Month ago +9

      I wasn’t expecting it and I had to go back and rewatch.

  • Panborlang Marbaniang
    Panborlang Marbaniang 2 months ago +2868

    I love how dunkey said the names of different characters with ease

    • Claego
      Claego 27 days ago +5

      Character names and places! He got all the weird Norse dialectic stuff right even Lava lava island from Mario 64 that's a hard one

    • CobraChicken
      CobraChicken Month ago

      @Anon Esteban some of them he did, but the ones he didn't he got spot on

    • MR INVINCIBLE
      MR INVINCIBLE Month ago +21

      “Angrboba” 💀

    • Darude Sandstrom
      Darude Sandstrom Month ago

      @SloppuSushi over your head

    • [GD] ottothegamer
      [GD] ottothegamer Month ago +5

      @Hanson both of his GOW reviews are pretty much pure review with a little touch of dunkey here and there

  • Ethan Styant
    Ethan Styant Month ago +754

    I love how you finally meet a mini boss that is from the last game and you don't even fight it, you straight up execute it

    • the real
      the real Month ago +11

      @Big Boss There are secret sleeping trolls that you can fight, and Mimir also thought that they were extinct

    • Big Boss
      Big Boss Month ago +39

      If I understood correctly from in-game dialogue, they keep hinting at trolls being pretty much extinct because kratos killed so many

    • Zigster ABs
      Zigster ABs Month ago +25

      @Crack
      You can fight dragons in this game but they're nowhere near as big as the one from the first game

    • Crack
      Crack Month ago +5

      @rayed is there a dragon boss fight like the first one later on??

    • rayed
      rayed Month ago +11

      you can fight them later on tho, if you didn't know..

  • Kris Lynn
    Kris Lynn 2 months ago +36671

    The fact they knew someone would continue throwing the axe at the chime and made extra dialog just for it proves they know their audience. Excellent.

    • HOAD1111
      HOAD1111 22 hours ago

      Its like metal gear when they still had kojima

    • Sanic
      Sanic 4 days ago

      Its also a hidden achievement

    • Spice Melange
      Spice Melange 14 days ago

      @Hugslothno ones arguing on who did it first gtfo lmao

    • idiodic7prouductons
      idiodic7prouductons 18 days ago

      I wonder if PROZD had anything to do with this dialogue.

    • TaylorONEism
      TaylorONEism Month ago

      It was the first thing I did, when I saw the chime, just to see if there was extra dialogue. To my delight, there was :).

  • Orioxified
    Orioxified Month ago +641

    God of War:Ragnarok being God of War 2 and 3 is the best way to describe it. Going into it completely blind gave me an absolutely magical experience. One of the best video games I've ever gotten the joy to experience. So thankful to simply be alive for this era of gaming, there's so much beauty being released and discovered as of late.

    • Toksyuryel
      Toksyuryel 24 days ago

      @Insanepie 881689 Side games typically aren't included in the main series numbering.

    • Insanepie 881689
      Insanepie 881689 24 days ago

      @Toksyuryel we counting the psp game?

    • Toksyuryel
      Toksyuryel 24 days ago

      @Insanepie 881689 5 & 6 really

    • Insanepie 881689
      Insanepie 881689 25 days ago +1

      God of war ragnarok is god of war 5 🤡 not 2 & 3

    • Toksyuryel
      Toksyuryel 28 days ago +4

      @Alex Mac The ending felt so rushed. You could feel the crunch the team had to be under throughout the entire game.

  • Joe Ligmama
    Joe Ligmama Month ago +797

    The fact they anticipated the squirrel chime interaction is just amazing.

    • MrWhygodwhy
      MrWhygodwhy 17 days ago

      @PixelRebel Actually it is irate people like you that are becoming more common. You only offer criticism and cynicism but you rarely offer real feedback. Good criticism is not just being a pessimistic downer about literally everything.
      Complaining that people thought a moment was cool because similar have been done before? What an easy and useless thing to say. Everything has been done before, you are a wet blanket and you are NOT a good critic.

    • Lunar Cheese
      Lunar Cheese 24 days ago

      @PixelRebel What does having a job have to do with any of this? Are you drunk?

    • Nova
      Nova 27 days ago +1

      @PixelRebel you know what else isn’t fantastic? Writing a snarky reply to a comment that has nothing to do with you. Your reply doesn’t even make any sense, tf are you trying to say?

    • PixelRebel
      PixelRebel 27 days ago

      @Nova Damn you guys are everywhere now. Don't you have jobs or something? It's not fantastic. Why do people try and disrespect what they enjoy by blatantly praising them blindly for nothing when there is so much? Is it just anti criticism or something?
      I'm genuinely curious as this happens more and more.

    • Gavin Stone
      Gavin Stone Month ago +1

      @Nova most anticipated comment in Ohio

  • Romil
    Romil Month ago +791

    5:40 That is legit one of the coldest moments in gaming cutscene history

  • Sourus
    Sourus Month ago +497

    The thing that is the most impressive to me is the sheer amount of fucking dialogue in this game. There’s so many little lines they added to keep you immersed and make the characters seem real. Like whenever mimir is telling a story but you get out of the boat before he finishes, he has a specific line for this specific story about the specific part of the story you left off at. They could’ve easily just had some plain line like “oh what were we talking about again?” But they put so much work into this so that you’re never annoyed by lines repeated until infinity.
    Except for when Atreus asks if Bifrosted is a word

    • SemenTheSailor
      SemenTheSailor 3 days ago +2

      I have completed the game and I’ve never heard the Atreus “Is bifrosted a word line.”
      I also didn’t have a problem with them solving puzzles before I could process what was happening.
      A part from the one time I needed help and they kept saying “Hey look over there.” Without even as much as a point and I’m just like “WHERE IS THERE?”

    • Brooke Jones
      Brooke Jones 26 days ago +4

      And when Atreus says “you’re on fire! But you probably already knew that”

    • Xenobork
      Xenobork Month ago +4

      @Sourus Yeah, they should've recorded a whole bunch of status effect reminders. Unlees I was really unlucky I counted just one for every status, with the ones Atreus says having Freya ones too. For a game that so clearly had so much work and time put into it, you'd think they'd have an array of gameplay lines as well.

    • Sourus
      Sourus Month ago +10

      @Xenobork EXACTLY it’s kind of a bummer. That and mimir going “You’re on fire Kratos, it’ll pass”

    • Xenobork
      Xenobork Month ago +12

      Atreus' hints and status reminders are my biggest peeve with the game. I remember fighting through Ragnarok at the end with super serious, intense dialogue and music, Atreus is yelling, I'm yelling, everyone is, then he pops in with a light "Father, you're bifrosted! Is.. bifrosted a word?"

  • Fons A
    Fons A Month ago +57

    I've watched Dunkey's video multiple times. Twice before I got the game, one after I got this game as a gift, another after completing the story. What a masterpiece.

    • Patrick Extensis
      Patrick Extensis 18 days ago

      SAME SAME!

    • HISHAM A.N
      HISHAM A.N 18 days ago

      Holy shot no way I literally did the same thing. It's definitely one of Dunkey's best.

  • Nortetradamus
    Nortetradamus Month ago +77

    Just finished the game today, been waiting to watch this till I finished and God damn it was a great finish

    • thisis675
      thisis675 12 days ago +1

      me too! Dunkey didnt disappoint

  • camiji
    camiji Month ago +383

    In my 30 years of gaming, this is THE best game I've ever played. A true masterpiece.

    • doobie david
      doobie david 2 days ago +1

      @Andrew Hooven I will agree the ending was a bit rushed but that’s besides the point for me

    • Andrew Hooven
      Andrew Hooven 3 days ago

      @doobie david pacing was good for most of the game but I feel the ending was rushed. SPOILERS AHEAD FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE NOT YET FINISHED GOD OF WAR RAGNAROK SO DO NOT READ AHEAD IF YOU HAVE NOT FINISHED THIS GAME. THANK YOU.
      Felt too easy and quick to take down Odin. I think Odin should've gotten away from the fight after disintegrating the noose that Freya had over him. Then after he escapes his ravens are now dead so he can't travel fast and can easily be tracked down but he has one last trick and you have to fight some insane creature from the rift. The rift was super underused as well. Also Asgard was underused by a lot in my opinion. Atreus barely got to explore it

    • doobie david
      doobie david 3 days ago

      Probably my favourite narrative focused game to be honest, I feel like the pacing is quite good and there isn’t too much in between pivotal moments.

    • Andrew Hooven
      Andrew Hooven 4 days ago

      @SecurityChief Odo what

    • camiji
      camiji 4 days ago

      @BooRadley3400 I have played the Arkham games when they came out. Loved them as well.

  • bluekrysis
    bluekrysis Month ago +55

    Theres just nobody else out there that does videogame reviews like dunkey man.

    • ERTUĞRUL ATAŞ
      ERTUĞRUL ATAŞ 23 hours ago

      Hi im Ertuğrul i wanna to practice English i wanna chat about movies and video Games what do you think?

  • Robert Palmer
    Robert Palmer Month ago +38

    Dunkey always has the best closers for these reviews.

  • David Acero
    David Acero Month ago +37

    This game really makes you feel like emotions.

  • Legend123
    Legend123 Month ago +12

    A masterpieces sequel definitely one of gaming greats!!!

  • Jay Bel
    Jay Bel Month ago +62

    I got chills right there 😵😢 5:37

    • Julián Oroza
      Julián Oroza 24 days ago +5

      Yeah, the music, the shots. Amazing editing by dunkey inside of a comedy video.

  • JackLox123
    JackLox123 Month ago +16

    We've all been waiting since after the first release in 2018 for Ragnarok, safe to say We all got what we wanted

  • Hayk Isayan
    Hayk Isayan Month ago +17

    This game and the breaking bad finale are the only times in recent memory that a story made me cry.

  • Thonato
    Thonato Month ago +20

    this is it, this is last review of this game that I can watch, now I'm totally convinced that this game is worth every penny

    • Kristopher Poulsen
      Kristopher Poulsen Month ago

      It would be a funny joke if they set it in Rome

    • Thonato
      Thonato Month ago

      @Jackson Mighta heard a rumor saying that gow 2018 was originally going to be set in Egypt, so maybe kratos is gonna go there which is gonna be badass, Imma predict that they gon add some random ass purple pyramid in the sky as a place to go lol

    • Abel Turner
      Abel Turner Month ago

      @Jackson It was such a masterpiece. Egypt would be cool, but imagine if they went to the Mayans!

    • Jackson
      Jackson Month ago +1

      If I knew how much I was going to like it before I bought it I would have happily forked over 140 dollars for it. The previous game is one of my all time favorites and I figured I would love this one but it beat every single one of my expectations. I'm still going back for side quests and exploring after it's done, then I'll replay the first. Then go through Ragnarok again. And then impatiently wait for the next game which I hope to fuck is in Egypt

    • Abel Turner
      Abel Turner Month ago

      @Gonçalo Pereira I concur

  • Music Boi
    Music Boi Month ago +14

    I have just watched 10+ hours of God of War content to watch this video (GoW 2018 and Ragnarok). Love you dunkey

  • Punzasteel
    Punzasteel 2 months ago +410

    Without spoilers, there's a bit where you're told to leave while 2 other characters talk. There's am interact button to eavesdrop and if you keep doing it, it's hilarious because they know youre eavesdropping. At one point they're like "did you know that they'd be so weird?" And "this is getting awkward"

    • Explawsion
      Explawsion Month ago +1

      I did the exact same same thing, haha! Unfortunately the prompt button goes away after a certain amount of times, was hoping for some interesting action

    • No No
      No No Month ago +11

      @Groverkiin Muppetborn when hiemdall was talking with odin, after you released garm.

    • Groverkiin Muppetborn
      Groverkiin Muppetborn Month ago +2

      wait what part was that if you wouldnt mind

    • Nechrome
      Nechrome Month ago +12

      LOL I just played that part, I kept going back to the door to see how ridiculous it would get

  • Khalimar
    Khalimar Month ago +5

    I was really intrigued about him wanting to summarize the plot. him just giving up had me in tears

  • xXLoneLoboXx
    xXLoneLoboXx Month ago +2

    Combat was super fun, Characters were all amazing. But the story was kinda all over the place though… The ending felt very anticlimactic and very unsatisfying. It almost seems like they forced Odin to become one of those crap tier villains who’s motives make absolutely no sense.
    And the few character deaths that happened didn’t make any sense either… Especially when Odin killed you know who during Ragnarok… That made no sense at all. Feels like they had him do that to seem more evil and killable.

  • thejuggernaut81
    thejuggernaut81 Month ago +27

    The chime and the squirrel had me in tears.

    • treyson mcgrady
      treyson mcgrady 17 days ago

      Really shows the level of detail in the game. In most reviews Dunkey uses that to potentially show some laziness of the game in some form or another, but clearly they took the time to manicure details like that.

  • Karel Anker
    Karel Anker 2 months ago +4109

    Truly a calm and reasonable review, thanks Duntos.

    • Adam Sterdam
      Adam Sterdam 2 months ago +2

      @Dark Jaguar bruh its a joke, "nit picking and biased" is phrase used by Dunkey

    • Dark Jaguar
      Dark Jaguar 2 months ago +4

      @takeu4adinner Poe's law strikes again!

    • takeu4adinner
      takeu4adinner 2 months ago +10

      @Dark Jaguar “he’s nitpicking and biased” is a running joke from Dunkey’s older videos. @Adam Sterdam wasn’t being serious

    • Dark Jaguar
      Dark Jaguar 2 months ago

      @Adam Sterdam It's a review. Of course it's biased. That's why reviews exist, to see what someone's unique opinion is. I sometimes buy games Dunkey hates after seeing his reviews too, because I know his tastes and I know my own. In this case, I've seen other reviews as well and while I think I will get this game, I know in advance I'm not going to like the auto-solving puzzle sections.

    • Adam Sterdam
      Adam Sterdam 2 months ago +8

      No he's nitpicking and biased. bad review

  • Mustache Man
    Mustache Man 2 months ago +213

    I accidentally sent Skoll and Hati twice in a row and Freya went “what are you doing? We need the sunlight to get though. And kratos goes, “I…. Wanted to see the wolves again…”

    • sparkbears
      sparkbears Month ago +4

      I love that they thought to include that, and Christopher Judge's delivery on those kind of lines (and all of his lines) is fantastic.

    • JMattBreezy
      JMattBreezy Month ago +6

      This was so sad, and returning to your house post game as well to get a journal

  • Dignelberrt
    Dignelberrt Month ago +10

    I like that you show brok coming in the house when you say "incredible cast"

  • duskesko
    duskesko Month ago

    It's the same thing every time with dunkey's videos. I enjoy the video and then I think, "Where the fuck did this man learn to write AND deliver this caliber of content?"

  • Dr. Awesome
    Dr. Awesome Month ago +8

    You know, I don't really play video games much at all. I have a busted old ass PC that I play "the game that shall not be named here" from time to time and Fortnite with my son but this content is excellent. I am.nevet closer to upgrading my PC or buying a console than when I hear a good review from Dunkey. I watch every video when it comes out and love it. Keep going man. Can wait to see what your brand brings to the market.

  • jj tt
    jj tt Month ago +5

    This game going to win many awards it beautiful 😍

  • Crucible
    Crucible Month ago +6

    I didn't know ratatoskr had that long of an interaction to hitting the chimes lmao
    this game has everything

  • Filtiarin
    Filtiarin Month ago +242

    The nidhog boss fight is probably the most visually stimulating and brilliantly crafted giant monster type boss fight to ever exist. This game is beautiful, brutal, emotional and just fucking wonderful.

    • Sly cooper 2 : band of thieves
      Sly cooper 2 : band of thieves 24 days ago

      Darkeater Midir from dark souls 3

    • Filtiarin
      Filtiarin Month ago

      @Bloodchief I have, I mean I’ve played tri and world but that’s about it really. Fatty is an amazing fight. Alatreon, fatty, furious rajang and thunder puppy are my favorites. At this point I think I’ve killed like 500 or so fatalis lmao. But after 1600 hours I got bored. Have yet to be bored of any dmc game that isn’t the demake, 2 or 4. Honestly just wish dmc 4 had more bosses(that weren’t gimmick bullshit).

    • Bloodchief
      Bloodchief Month ago +2

      Lel never played Monster hunter I see.

    • Filtiarin
      Filtiarin Month ago +10

      If we're talking about older games then in terms of big bosses, Bayonetta did it way better than the old gow games, but thats just my opinion and is in no way objective. Also imma have to say then that most well designed bosses would have to go to the devil may cry series. Like only in dmc can you fight 3 whole bosses at the same time on dmd and still be like, that was so fun I wanna do it again, until your again becomes like the 200th time lol. Nelo angelo and vergil mission 20 are still some of the fondest memories from gaming that i have. Hideki Kamiya and Hideaki Itsuno are actual legends.

    • Remington Lewis
      Remington Lewis Month ago +15

      Laughs in Shadow of the Colossus

  • Griffin Cardale
    Griffin Cardale Month ago +12

    I was not expecting to be sobbing in the first 10 minutes but hey here we are

  • Denislav Norchev
    Denislav Norchev Month ago

    I absolutely loved the game, but i have to be completely honest. The whole Ragnarok chapter at the end, felt very short and unsatisfyingly underwhelming after going through so much hypefull concern and preparation for it. Not to mention how many questions were left unanswered. Even more so for those who know a bit of Norse mythology.

  • Always_LaggginTTV
    Always_LaggginTTV Month ago +156

    The 5:35 moment actually gave me goosebumps I’m sad to admit, I haven’t even played ragnarok. Wonderful video as ever Dunkey

    • Zmann Show
      Zmann Show Month ago +3

      Literally wrote in my notes while playing Ragnarok "ABSOLUTELY STUNNING VISUAL"

    • Jay Bel
      Jay Bel Month ago +1

      Same haha🙋‍♂️

  • Saiyu
    Saiyu Month ago +1

    When dunkey says they dont wanna spoil something for the game. you know its good

  • JD Irishlastname
    JD Irishlastname 2 months ago +270

    4:53 - 5:45 Absolutely incredible. When a reviewer's sheer joy over a work of art spills over into his editing, it proves that there was something special there. That emotional payoff of 5 minutes of build-up makes this REIVEW high art. GOTDAMN!

    • %killername%
      %killername% 29 days ago +1

      @Paz L

    • mehmenmike
      mehmenmike Month ago +25

      @Paz let people enjoy things dude

    • Paz
      Paz Month ago +1

      People getting so worked up over a game whose plot is the very definition of mid

  • Dbat
    Dbat 2 months ago +9032

    The Squirrel of War was such a good addition. Kojima has really nailed it once again

    • Captain CJ 97
      Captain CJ 97 Month ago +2

      Lmao

    • Pastykake
      Pastykake Month ago

      Ohhh, shit, I didn't realize it but now that you mention it it's definitely there!

    • my tits
      my tits 2 months ago

      Congratulations, Sonic Team!

    • Jamestravis4000 John
      Jamestravis4000 John 2 months ago +2

      Thank you Dark Souls

    • Zakuro Banana
      Zakuro Banana 2 months ago +3

      I feel stranded on a beach of laughter with this Ratatoskr guy.

  • Cal
    Cal Month ago +7

    Dunkey praising ProZD is the crossover I never dreamed of

  • Dutch van der Linde
    Dutch van der Linde Month ago +3

    Dad of War. Dadnarok. Glad i got to play this years dad simulator. 2019s was good and 2022s wraps up the story on being a less shitty dad. I'm glad in the end Boy proves to all his bullies that his dad can beat all the other dads.

  • Stan.exe.
    Stan.exe. 2 months ago +303

    You know it's a great game when Dunkey doesn't rate it

    • Gabriel Sandor
      Gabriel Sandor Month ago

      @Jefferson Santos i sure hope not

    • Jefferson Santos
      Jefferson Santos Month ago +7

      @Kenkuli nah...he wrote "more dunkey". this is his max rating.

    • Blood of Christ Jesus covers me
      Blood of Christ Jesus covers me Month ago

      @Kenkuli what you mean he doesn't rate games anymore?😳

    • Berzan G
      Berzan G Month ago +36

      @EvShrug unga bunga ooga booga

    • EvShrug
      EvShrug Month ago

      Rating art is for people who lack emotional intelligence.

  • Mika Prezigalo
    Mika Prezigalo Month ago

    This was an amazing game frok start to finish

  • ColinUniverse
    ColinUniverse 2 months ago +3858

    You know that when there is little to no sarcasm and lots of praise in one of dunkey’s reviews, it’s a god damn good game.

    • MrWhygodwhy
      MrWhygodwhy 17 days ago

      @anselmo pat As someone who actually only recently started watching any Marvel movies, correct. The writing in Ragnarok isn't even in the same ballpark. It's closer to the writing of something like Lord of the Rings with a splash of Quentin Tarantino for good measure, which Marvel certainly borrows from both but they don't own those styles nor are they closest to Ragnarok. Marvel also tends to feel 'fake' which Ragnarok does not. I can fully believe these words coming out of each of these character's mouths.
      I agree with some that the writing might feel too modern, but honestly it is easy enough to imagine it as a translation from Norse for a modern audience and it IS at least consistent about it. Basically, since everyone talks that way, it is just how this world is. Since it isn't meant to be a direct translation of Norse myths, I give that a pass. But I would understand if someone else didn't.

    • MrWhygodwhy
      MrWhygodwhy 17 days ago

      @Ivan Anyaegbu Seems to be carryover for whatever hate train is on Sony properties these days...well, based on the general internet reaction to TLOU2, still hearing criticisms about Abby being 'trans', and seeing at least two contrarian reviewers attempt to call this game 'woke', I think we already know where the weird hatemob is coming from. You can tell because the criticisms are often not even based on anything actually in the game, or outright opposite to what is verifiably in the game, kinda like they didn't play it and maybe watched someone tell them this is the next 'woke' thing to trash.
      For the record, if Ragnarok is too woke for you please kindly remove yourself from the internet, thanks.

    • anselmo pat
      anselmo pat Month ago

      @Astral Chaosit’s like many of those people didn’t play the damn game thor fight Garm fight fighting two Valkyries In literal SPACE next to the place where the cosmos itself was born !!!! ?
      And people saying it has “marvel” writing cannot be real

    • anselmo pat
      anselmo pat Month ago +1

      @bungi fish”sidequest don’t feel very rewarding”
      Of all things to criticize on this game…you decided to say it’s sidequest aren’t rewarding? 💀

    • anselmo pat
      anselmo pat Month ago

      @Arcane AI am thoroughly convinced people who say this either didn’t play the game or never watched any marvel in their lives
      It’s one or the other

  • Leon Prowse
    Leon Prowse Month ago +1

    My favourite part of God of War Ragnarok is the log flume ride in Svartalfheim, cheaper than going to Disneyland

  • Larsluster
    Larsluster Month ago +1

    I feel like this game might even have just a tiny little bit of something for everyone

  • lightfighter
    lightfighter Month ago +6

    Had so much fun with this game, the side quests were great and the themes of families and Kratos' growth really well executed, but I have to say I felt the ending was pretty rushed -- I was expecting multiple stages of the last two boss fights, like we had with Baldur in GOW 2018, and they ended kinda abruptly and unsatisfyingly imo. So much build up to Ragnarok, just to fight a few Einherjer and then the aforementioned short fights? Where was the drama?!

    • M
      M Month ago

      Pretty much how I Feel, Great game but the final Battle was rushed imo and it was not as good as the other final bosses in the GOW series. But even with that, still one of the two best games along with Elden Ring.

  • johnothetree
    johnothetree Month ago +1

    I don't think I've ever heard Dunkey praise a non-Nintendo game like this...ever.

  • Owen Walsh
    Owen Walsh 2 months ago +2857

    As goofy as it is, that interaction with the squirrel guy and the chimes is a great way to handle repeating events in a game. Instead of saying nothing or repeating the same phrase, he adds onto what he said previously. It may seem like a small detail but a lot of games miss out on the small things like that and it's just nice to see the extra thought they put into their game

    • turbotrup96
      turbotrup96 2 months ago

      Because it's not needed.
      In a story game- maybe, but from a gameplay perspective it adds nothing, just makes you stay longer doing nothing.

    • Hakageryu
      Hakageryu 2 months ago +1

      @Vladut Stefan One of the most boring and pretentious games ever made. Somehow i'm not surprised.

    • Helmut Schmidt
      Helmut Schmidt 2 months ago

      That is why I enjoyed Bastion as much as i did back then.

    • axante
      axante 2 months ago

      nowadays I'd be really disappointed if a triple A studio didnt handle these scenarios like this. How ever it is impressive especially if you know the sound design process, just that little addition is very time consuming.

    • Ben Davis
      Ben Davis 2 months ago

      In svartalfheim I threw my axe at a light beam in the elf palace, and mimir said something like "are you angry at the light brother" this game is so seamlessly funny. I got a few good chuckles in throughout my experience.

  • I H
    I H Month ago

    Such a good fucking game. Happy to pay $60 for stuff like this

  • Rifat.AI.
    Rifat.AI. Month ago +225

    Dunkey really does a better job promoting games than actual game promoters. His excitement when explaining the game he likes really is contagious
    6.5/10 "Not enough Knack"

    • Devon Juvinall
      Devon Juvinall Month ago +2

      The choice and timing of the music on his delivery makes it perfect

  • sodapopkiino
    sodapopkiino Month ago +8

    The best part of the constantly-shifting companions is getting to hear different actors spell out in explicit detail the solution to every puzzle before you're forced to actually form a coherent thought

  • deitlinde
    deitlinde Month ago +3

    can we talk about that awesome end edit tho 👌🏻

  • Connor Nolan
    Connor Nolan 2 months ago +10536

    Finally, a Dunkey and ProZD crossover episode. Even if Sung Won didn't know he was in it.

    • Little Raccoon
      Little Raccoon Month ago

      The crossover I've been dreaming of 😱😱

    • 「DarkShadowZX」
      「DarkShadowZX」 Month ago

      To clear up some confusion, Troy Baker voices Bitter Squirrel (the squirrel aspect that we knew of from GoW 2018). ProZD voices the main squirrel Ratatoskr and all the other squirrel aspects (Anxious Squirrel, Perfectionist Squirrel, Arrogant Squirrel, etc), but Troy Baker reprises Bitter Squirrel in GoW Ragnarok.

    • ninjaydes
      ninjaydes Month ago

      When the squirrel is the best character in the game.

    • Man of Anime
      Man of Anime Month ago

      @teiadam the squirrel doesn`t look like ProZD. Are you sure?

    • Istaka
      Istaka 2 months ago

      Wait what he's one of the VA in this games?!!

  • James Duncan
    James Duncan Month ago +1

    Loki being impregnated makes perfect sense because he let all the other gods gamble away the sun and the moon to this guy who said he could build them a huge wall in one month, and with the help of his superhorse swathlfari who dragged an astonishing amount of stones he almost completed it in time, so loki transformed into a sexy lady horse and led the guys horse away into the forest to hump

  • Gage Dobos
    Gage Dobos Month ago

    Greatest game I'll ever play

  • Legion of Harmony
    Legion of Harmony Month ago +2

    Your serious videos will always be my favorites.

  • Andy Thai
    Andy Thai Month ago +60

    I’ve played many games. But it’s been so long since I’ve felt such emotional weight emanating from the story, the characters, and the music. There are a few life lessons that I will take, being a father now and wanting to be a better man. Can’t believe I’m saying this, but Ragnaok has now become one of my top 3 games of all time. I hope more people will play this game and find things they can take away from this journey. God damn!

    • LordTourettes
      LordTourettes Month ago

      ​@Andy Thai Welp if I was, it would be with a guy. And the thought of kids is no, I like freedom better than kids...

    • Andy Thai
      Andy Thai Month ago

      @LordTourettes someone is feeling saucy tonight 😏

    • LordTourettes
      LordTourettes Month ago +3

      Okay. Good luck on...that.

  • Kevin Nagar
    Kevin Nagar 2 months ago +1451

    it is truly inspiring to see more games learn from knack 2 just like god of war has done. What an absolute masterpiece!

    • Shin Malice
      Shin Malice 2 months ago

      @Arjun Reddy yeah Norse mythology was inspired by Knack too!

    • Arjun Reddy
      Arjun Reddy 2 months ago

      The irony is that Ice and fire ancient are probably inspired from knack series🤣

    • Ricardo Hoàng
      Ricardo Hoàng 2 months ago

      @MURRA ARRUM Nice Snack 😂

    • LootBox
      LootBox 2 months ago +6

      Did someone say KNAAAAAAAAAAACK???

    • Lazzil
      Lazzil 2 months ago +1

      They really have a knack for it.

  • JeY k
    JeY k Month ago

    Took until the very end to realize the squirrel was ProZD - love recognizing him in a lot of games now!

  • Joseph
    Joseph Month ago +1

    Can't wait to play it on PC. In three years.

  • Rain
    Rain 2 months ago +116

    Apart from the already obvious and many times mentioned things great about this game, the extra dialogues (as you've shown with Ratataskr here) and the attention to detail is what makes it truly a triple A game. You can feel their passion, and that in turns create a fun game.
    Also, it actually surprised me, seeing a damn huge game without a single game breaking bug. Also, the reason why I wanted for there to be 2 GOTY awards given out this year.

    • Liam Kerr
      Liam Kerr Month ago

      I can't complete the Vanaheim quest to save that Ex traveller

    • Toby Clark
      Toby Clark Month ago

      There is a bug that prevents you from fighting a boss on ps4, where you have to get it to kill itself by using another bug

    • LordTourettes
      LordTourettes Month ago

      @Rain Cant tell the difference between the games at this point.

    • TapWaterProductions
      TapWaterProductions 2 months ago

      There is unfortunately an audio bug plaguing a lot of people. (Imagine your in an area with rushing water/waterfalls but you hear no water falling. Applies to footsteps and health/ragestones being destroyed) not game breaking totally, but it did make the entire of svartleheim feel dead (i was lucky that the glitch was contained to that one realm for me)

    • saffalilac
      saffalilac 2 months ago +6

      @Rain Forgot about that one, omg! Both good choices.

  • aikalabe
    aikalabe Month ago +1

    This game makes you feel like war.

  • ABC XYZ
    ABC XYZ 2 months ago +3974

    I agree. This game deserves the "AAA" title. It's super polished and carefully curated. Excellent performance as well.

    • Astral Chaos
      Astral Chaos Month ago

      @RPGeek How about you do the same

    • RPGeek
      RPGeek Month ago

      @Astral Chaos brilliant arguments. Perhaps play it first instead of watching someone play on youtube

    • Astral Chaos
      Astral Chaos Month ago

      @RPGeek It really isn't

    • RPGeek
      RPGeek Month ago

      @Astral Chaos Yes it is

    • Astral Chaos
      Astral Chaos Month ago

      @RPGeek It's not that bad honestly

  • Nathan5791
    Nathan5791 26 days ago

    Easily my GOTY and yes I've played Elden Ring. This game has some of the best combat ever! Can't wait for new game plus

  • Ormur Hersveit
    Ormur Hersveit 2 months ago +9

    My one complaint was I felt the writers were too afraid to let the story reach its full potential by letting bad things happen. The good guys came out completely unscathed (except for that one extremely, EXTREMELY foreshadowed death), even by hard choices. Kratos even gets saved from killing That One Guy you know he has to kill even if you don't want him to. Really could have hit you hard if they wanted to, but they pulled so many punches. All the constant talk about the cost of war and Kratos not wanting war to sully Atreus' soul could have been driven home by something as minor as killing Skjoldr during Ragnarok. Sadly no character was too minor to save.

    • RPGeek
      RPGeek Month ago +1

      The ending was underwhelming and anti climatic. Such build up, and these are the last 2 fights we have? Ragnarok, psh

    • SaltyAndGreasy
      SaltyAndGreasy 2 months ago +4

      They tried to do this with Brok, but I felt like his death wasn't impactful enough for me to forgive Ragnarok's rushed pacing. Like with every bad movie, the main problem is that there's too many characters I'm supposed to care about (which is impossible for me), and Brok is one of them. In 90% of 2018 and 80% of Ragnarok, Brok and Sindri were simple gag characters, and after they explored Brok's tragic backstory, we didn't see enough conflict between Brok and Sindri to really make me feel like something significant was lost.

  • bautista barabino
    bautista barabino Month ago +3

    4:53 Dunkey casually predicting Judge winning Best Performance in a video game.

  • meeran haq
    meeran haq Month ago +5

    I'm late, but how did you like the finale? Personally, from running through the portal to the end of Odins fight is when the game low-key felt the weakest. I guess I was just expecting way more of a spectacle for Ragnarok

    • Dylan Loew
      Dylan Loew Month ago

      @ツV01D completely agree, I think the World Serpant stuff probably went over 90% of player's heads, but also I think it's a fine line between spending too much time on parts certain players might enjoy where others would find it annoying or boring.
      Most games don't walk that line as well as this game has. The story may not be much better than a good marvel movie, but to see a story even of just marvel movie caliber paired with such engaging gameplay and not have either suffer very badly is such a feat that it gives me hope for even better things to come in gaming in the future.
      I think looking back that this game could be as influential to gaming as Skyrim

    • ツV01D
      ツV01D Month ago +2

      @Dylan Loew but there are some things that you can and should explain and things you dont need to explain. i mean who blew the horn back in the first game when atreus was sick? and there is nothing wrong with keeping it short and sweet but with jorms birth, jorms time jump, thors death, the sisters of fate etc... and i feel we spent too much time in valheim for my liking.

    • Dylan Loew
      Dylan Loew Month ago +3

      spoilers:
      Honestly, I got the vibe that the devs were worried about overstaying their welcome and overexplaining, but certain things like Brok's death and Jormungander ended up feeling a little rushed.
      I do think overall it was the right idea to keep things short, though. Imagine if they spent a ton of time on, say, Freya's boar friend or all of Freyrs group

    • Markus Hill
      Markus Hill Month ago +5

      Probably one of the weaker segments of the game but, thankfully (or unfortunately), I wasn't expecting a ton. The reason being that games whose climax is a large-scale battle often do not actually represent those feelings of said large-scale encounter very well at all, presumably due to some tech limitations or something. I still really enjoyed it, though.

    • ツV01D
      ツV01D Month ago +1

      i agree it did feel like it was over a bit quick, even the part where jorm was sent back in time by thor was over within 2 sec

  • Moga
    Moga Month ago +93

    Repeatedly throwing the axe at the chime was one of my favorite things I've done in a video game. Definitely got a respect point and a laugh out of me.

  • Tox Medic29
    Tox Medic29 Month ago +1

    Fucking love this game so damn much man

  • JumpHigherVA
    JumpHigherVA Month ago +82

    Not only did they nail the characterization of the gods themselves, but they tied everything into the actual mythos very well. Everything from the subtle details on the walls to the plot points that originally seem to be one-off parts of the story. As someone who has played God of War since the first game, I was blown away by not only the attention to detail and respect for Kratos' past but how they also made this character with nothing but blind rage into an interesting, wise, moral, and realistic human being. Mastapeece.
    The climbing does really suck, though

    • Dinggis Khaan
      Dinggis Khaan Month ago

      @ツV01D Hell yeah

    • ツV01D
      ツV01D Month ago

      @Dinggis Khaan love that part

    • Dinggis Khaan
      Dinggis Khaan Month ago

      What about when Loki ties his nuts to a goat?

    • ツV01D
      ツV01D Month ago +4

      yea the climbing does suck which is why im glad they added the function for the blades to hook you place to place

  • Jacob A
    Jacob A Month ago

    DAMN dunkey fucking LOVED this game.

  • Elliot Baker
    Elliot Baker Month ago +2

    They also made a character so detestable that killing him was one of the most satisfying things I’ve done. I’m sure everyone knows who I’m talking about

    • ツV01D
      ツV01D Month ago +1

      🙎‍♂📯

  • Isaac Beeby
    Isaac Beeby Month ago +4

    2:05 Opening shot? Dunkey, literally the entire game is one shot.

  • Chloe Bliss
    Chloe Bliss Month ago +8

    man, who does your editing? Because 5:35 to 5:45 is so well done just that little section there makes me tear up

    • Quartz D'Innocence
      Quartz D'Innocence Month ago

      He does his own editing

    • L3th4LQu4rK
      L3th4LQu4rK Month ago +2

      @ME B Letting Go from the OST

    • Fuchsia
      Fuchsia Month ago

      @ME B the games main theme

    • ME B
      ME B Month ago

      anyone know which ost was used there?

  • Alex
    Alex Month ago +1

    The best review on Clip-Share

  • Synicritic
    Synicritic Month ago +1

    “It may not be high art, but it’s definitely high entertainment”
    Nah. It’s both

  • Nomadestra
    Nomadestra 2 months ago +50

    That part Kratos cuts the troll's head off was such a good nod and fist bump to the player. GOW 2018 was great, but it had too many of those bastards.

  • Ben
    Ben Month ago +3

    I love that the squirrel is voiced by ProZD

  • noisyturtle
    noisyturtle Month ago +2

    Such a good game it almost plays itself

  • Connor Dillivan
    Connor Dillivan 2 months ago +2691

    One of my favorite parts of the game is how much effort they put into the dialogue for when characters are just wandering around and exploring. Mimir telling stories and bantering with Atreus and Kratos makes exploring feel somehow more real than in other games where you are following objectives and quest markers.

    • turbotrup96
      turbotrup96 Month ago

      @Lil Rice Bowl then I won't be playing most, if not all, modern Sony games, so I might sell my PS5 as well.

    • Lil Rice Bowl
      Lil Rice Bowl Month ago

      @turbotrup96 if you don’t like story games then don’t play them

    • skittlez
      skittlez Month ago

      @Will Mcphee i felt like i couldnt care less about 70% of the babbling. less can be more. check out elden ring maybe

    • Smokey Jo
      Smokey Jo 2 months ago

      @Arcane A that is incorrect, but whatever makes the shallow grumpy critic happy i guess. take care mate 🤙🏽

    • Arcane A
      Arcane A 2 months ago +1

      @Smokey Jo lmao. Are you living under a rock? braindead oblivious fanboy.

  • Joey C
    Joey C Month ago +16

    Modern movies could learn a lot from these 2 games, comedy, tragedy, drama, action, and wonder can all coexist beautifully in a video based piece of art

    • Joey C
      Joey C Month ago

      @JackisJack but movies also have less plot and characters so they can still divvy these attributes out

    • Martras 223
      Martras 223 Month ago

      @JackisJack in that case a tv show could learn. there are so many shows that end up losing what makes them good halfway through unlike this game which stays consistent with a clear goal in mind (in terms of the writers)

    • JackisJack
      JackisJack Month ago +2

      Movies are much, much shorter than both of these games, leaving less time for such leeway.

  • Oreos&Milk
    Oreos&Milk 2 months ago +61

    The editing in this video is top tier - great job Dunkey
    Last minute or two in particular

  • Afroz Parvin
    Afroz Parvin Month ago

    Wow. What a game.

  • Phillip Norton
    Phillip Norton Month ago +2

    Go back to the norns with atreus to look for the horse for an extra funny scene 😂

  • Vitaliy Tarakanov
    Vitaliy Tarakanov Month ago

    The Godfather reference was unexpected!

  • jguitar151
    jguitar151 2 months ago +22

    The amount of additional dialogue for specific scenarios or gameplay is amazing.

    • tom gu
      tom gu Month ago

      It's annyoning.

  • william fine
    william fine Month ago +3

    i love with with the chimes when mimir says "that's very uncharacteristic of you, brotha"

  • Captain CJ 97
    Captain CJ 97 Month ago

    Great vid and nice point I had a blast with this

  • Cäcilia Drachen
    Cäcilia Drachen 2 months ago +1889

    I absolutely love the fact that you can have Atreus shoot at the little spiders and other creatures on the wall and actually KILL THEM. I've played so many video games where there are things on a wall and you can't interact with them at all. They added so many little things like that to the game and it's incredible!

    • yao
      yao 2 months ago

      @childofbhaal I was being sarcastic

    • Neeooonnn
      Neeooonnn 2 months ago

      There’s even lil creature guys that wave at you that the game prevents you from throwing your axe at to kill. I mean I
      Wouldn’t wanna cuz they’re just lil guys but it’s a nice detail

    • Bat Dog
      Bat Dog 2 months ago

      I legit thought they were somehow significant to the story because there were so many and I could kill them lol

    • childofbhaal
      childofbhaal 2 months ago +3

      Are you easily impressed or something? That’s been in games super old. It’s 2022 man

    • demigodxhero
      demigodxhero 2 months ago +1

      @Splatmaster2007 everyone acting like these games arent all mimicking Diablo II where we spent hours crushing the spiders for no reason whatsoever

  • Vishnu Adapa
    Vishnu Adapa 2 months ago +125

    There is more artistry in some of Dunkey's videos than there is on entire Clip-Share channels.

  • Captain CJ 97
    Captain CJ 97 Month ago

    This man was saying nothing but fire

  • Matt J
    Matt J 20 days ago +3

    I love when you finish an area in this game, and then a wall falls over and you see a new section of the area that's twice as big, with all new gameplay mechanics and art assets, and then the game tells you, "That's all optional content. Now have fun."
    Twice.

  • Lewis B
    Lewis B Month ago

    Spoiler!!!!! I finished the game last night. Probably spent a good 5 minutes watching jormangandr chasing thor around because... its just beautiful. Give me MORE god of war

  • Adam White
    Adam White 2 months ago +4

    "Listen closely. You feel their pain, because that is who you are and you must never sacrifice that. Never. Not for anyone. I was wrong Atreus...I was wrong. Open your heart, open your heart to their suffering. That is your mothers wish, and mine as well. Today son, today we will be better."
    When Kratos said this my jaw actually dropped to the apartment floor below me, they pulled it down, released it, and did the damn pull curtain like in looney tunes. Respect.

  • lofikohai
    lofikohai Month ago +4

    This is the first chime-type game

  • Andrew De Tuncq
    Andrew De Tuncq Month ago +11

    I had so much fun with a lot of the side quests in this game, and it seems as though side quests are never fun. Plus they felt really rewarding and had pretty substantial payoff.

  • uiop clown
    uiop clown Month ago

    now i wanna play it

  • SLURM 187
    SLURM 187 Month ago

    Just beat it. Was not disappointed.

  • Gluttony Fang
    Gluttony Fang 2 months ago +967

    This game really makes you feel like a REAL chime ringer.
    10/10 Chime Of The Year

    • Za Höly Krusedar
      Za Höly Krusedar 2 months ago

      @Ducc Nah nah, the first chime type blockbuster movie, with the video game element

    • zhedar
      zhedar 2 months ago

      @raumfährebordschütze a real chinger for Xboxfanboys 😂

    • Domehead
      Domehead 2 months ago +1

      2/10 needs more Chimes

    • Dapper Ultron
      Dapper Ultron 2 months ago

      I made that comment earlier, a real dead ringer.

    • Robert Valdes
      Robert Valdes 2 months ago +5

      Jesus Christ I'm so sick of this comment on every dunky vid