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  • Kris Lynn
    Kris Lynn Před 2 měsíci +37021

    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.

    • Ryan L
      Ryan L Před 5 dny +1

      One of my favorites is if you change the time of day more than once when you firsts get that ability. Freya asks WTF you're doing and Kratos just tells her "Perhaps I wanted to see the wolves again"

    • HOAD1111
      HOAD1111 Před 8 dny

      Its like metal gear when they still had kojima

    • Sanic
      Sanic Před 11 dny

      Its also a hidden achievement

    • Spice Melange
      Spice Melange Před 21 dnem

      @Hugslothno ones arguing on who did it first gtfo lmao

    • idiodic7prouductons
      idiodic7prouductons Před 25 dny

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

  • Devon with an i
    Devon with an i Před 2 měsíci +2914

    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”

    • Someone's Youtube Username
      Someone's Youtube Username Před 2 dny

      @Dijon Brown There will always be a next game for this franchise. It might not be a 100% direct sequel, or it could be in a different setting, but I'm confident that they won't simply quit one of their best performing series while it's still wildly popular, highly profitable and critically acclaimed.

    • Dijon Brown
      Dijon Brown Před 2 dny

      @Someone's CHclip Username there's no next game bro

    • John Leonard
      John Leonard Před 24 dny

      @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 Před 24 dny +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 Před 24 dny

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

  • Jack Mrsich
    Jack Mrsich Před 2 měsíci +1661

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

    • Dane Perry
      Dane Perry Před měsícem +11

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

  • Ethan Styant
    Ethan Styant Před měsícem +826

    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 Před měsícem +11

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

    • Big Boss
      Big Boss Před měsícem +43

      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 Před měsícem +26

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

    • Crack
      Crack Před měsícem +5

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

    • rayed
      rayed Před měsícem +13

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

  • Panborlang Marbaniang
    Panborlang Marbaniang Před 2 měsíci +2964

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

    • Claego
      Claego Před měsícem +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 Před 2 měsíci

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

    • MR INVINCIBLE
      MR INVINCIBLE Před 2 měsíci +22

      “Angrboba” 💀

    • Darude Sandstrom
      Darude Sandstrom Před 2 měsíci

      @SloppuSushi over your head

    • [GD] ottothegamer
      [GD] ottothegamer Před 2 měsíci +5

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

  • Romil
    Romil Před 2 měsíci +842

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

  • Joe Ligmama
    Joe Ligmama Před 2 měsíci +841

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

    • MrWhygodwhy
      MrWhygodwhy Před 24 dny

      @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 Před měsícem

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

    • Nova
      Nova Před měsícem +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 Před měsícem

      @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 Před měsícem +1

      @Nova most anticipated comment in Ohio

  • Moga
    Moga Před měsícem +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.

  • Fons A
    Fons A Před měsícem +75

    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 Před 25 dny

      SAME SAME!

    • HISHAM A.N
      HISHAM A.N Před 25 dny

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

  • camiji
    camiji Před 2 měsíci +413

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

    • Charlie
      Charlie Před 22 hodinami

      @Marloges LOL

    • Tibor Kőmíves
      Tibor Kőmíves Před 3 dny

      @Andrew Hooven Beacuse they had to make the content and story of 2 games in 1: Originally they wanted Norse GOW to be a trilogy, but beacuse of time and money they had to be satisfied with 2 games. But I aint complaining.

    • doobie david
      doobie david Před 10 dny +1

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

    • Andrew Hooven
      Andrew Hooven Před 10 dny

      @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 Před 11 dny

      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.

  • Sourus
    Sourus Před 2 měsíci +522

    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 Před 11 dny +3

      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 Před měsícem +4

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

    • Xenobork
      Xenobork Před měsícem +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 Před měsícem +10

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

    • Xenobork
      Xenobork Před 2 měsíci +13

      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?"

  • bluekrysis
    bluekrysis Před 2 měsíci +61

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

    • ERTUĞRUL ATAŞ
      ERTUĞRUL ATAŞ Před 8 dny

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

  • Orioxified
    Orioxified Před 2 měsíci +666

    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 Před měsícem

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

    • Insanepie 881689
      Insanepie 881689 Před měsícem

      @Toksyuryel we counting the psp game?

    • Toksyuryel
      Toksyuryel Před měsícem

      @Insanepie 881689 5 & 6 really

    • Insanepie 881689
      Insanepie 881689 Před měsícem +1

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

    • Toksyuryel
      Toksyuryel Před měsícem +4

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

  • Robert Palmer
    Robert Palmer Před 2 měsíci +42

    Dunkey always has the best closers for these reviews.

  • Legend123
    Legend123 Před měsícem +12

    A masterpieces sequel definitely one of gaming greats!!!

  • Thonato
    Thonato Před 2 měsíci +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

    • slay3r
      slay3r Před 3 dny +1

      better acting, music, and cinematography than most movies. better combat than most action games.

    • Kristopher Poulsen
      Kristopher Poulsen Před 2 měsíci

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

    • Thonato
      Thonato Před 2 měsíci

      @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 Před 2 měsíci

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

    • Jackson
      Jackson Před 2 měsíci +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

  • Jay Bel
    Jay Bel Před 2 měsíci +70

    I got chills right there 😵😢 5:37

    • Julián Oroza
      Julián Oroza Před měsícem +6

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

  • David Acero
    David Acero Před 2 měsíci +41

    This game really makes you feel like emotions.

  • JackLox123
    JackLox123 Před měsícem +17

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

  • JD Irishlastname
    JD Irishlastname Před 2 měsíci +273

    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% Před měsícem +1

      @Paz L

    • mehmenmike
      mehmenmike Před 2 měsíci +27

      @Paz let people enjoy things dude

    • Paz
      Paz Před 2 měsíci +1

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

  • Punzasteel
    Punzasteel Před 2 měsíci +415

    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 Před měsícem +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 Před 2 měsíci +11

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

    • Groverkiin Muppetborn
      Groverkiin Muppetborn Před 2 měsíci +2

      wait what part was that if you wouldnt mind

    • Nechrome
      Nechrome Před 2 měsíci +12

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

  • Dbat
    Dbat Před 2 měsíci +9134

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

    • Captain CJ 97
      Captain CJ 97 Před měsícem +2

      Lmao

    • Pastykake
      Pastykake Před 2 měsíci

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

    • my tits
      my tits Před 2 měsíci

      Congratulations, Sonic Team!

    • Jamestravis4000 John
      Jamestravis4000 John Před 2 měsíci +2

      Thank you Dark Souls

    • Zakuro Banana
      Zakuro Banana Před 2 měsíci +3

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

  • Music Boi
    Music Boi Před 2 měsíci +14

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

    • Music Boi
      Music Boi Před 2 měsíci +2

      fuckin worth it

  • Hayk Isayan
    Hayk Isayan Před měsícem +18

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

  • Filtiarin
    Filtiarin Před 2 měsíci +246

    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 Před měsícem

      Darkeater Midir from dark souls 3

    • Filtiarin
      Filtiarin Před 2 měsíci

      @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 Před 2 měsíci +2

      Lel never played Monster hunter I see.

    • Filtiarin
      Filtiarin Před 2 měsíci +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 Před 2 měsíci +15

      Laughs in Shadow of the Colossus

  • Khalimar
    Khalimar Před měsícem +6

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

  • Karel Anker
    Karel Anker Před 2 měsíci +4115

    Truly a calm and reasonable review, thanks Duntos.

    • Adam Sterdam
      Adam Sterdam Před 2 měsíci +2

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

    • Dark Jaguar
      Dark Jaguar Před 2 měsíci +4

      @takeu4adinner Poe's law strikes again!

    • takeu4adinner
      takeu4adinner Před 2 měsíci +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 Před 2 měsíci

      @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 Před 2 měsíci +8

      No he's nitpicking and biased. bad review

  • thejuggernaut81
    thejuggernaut81 Před 2 měsíci +28

    The chime and the squirrel had me in tears.

    • treyson mcgrady
      treyson mcgrady Před 24 dny

      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.

  • Rifat.AI.
    Rifat.AI. Před 2 měsíci +226

    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 Před 2 měsíci +2

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

  • Always_LaggginTTV
    Always_LaggginTTV Před 2 měsíci +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 Před 2 měsíci +3

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

    • Jay Bel
      Jay Bel Před 2 měsíci +1

      Same haha🙋‍♂️

  • Dignelberrt
    Dignelberrt Před 2 měsíci +11

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

  • Mustache Man
    Mustache Man Před 2 měsíci +217

    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 Před 2 měsíci +5

      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 Před 2 měsíci +6

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

  • jj tt
    jj tt Před 2 měsíci +6

    This game going to win many awards it beautiful 😍

  • Dr. Awesome
    Dr. Awesome Před 2 měsíci +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.

  • Crucible
    Crucible Před měsícem +6

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

  • xXLoneLoboXx
    xXLoneLoboXx Před měsícem +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.

  • Griffin Cardale
    Griffin Cardale Před 2 měsíci +12

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

  • Saiyu
    Saiyu Před měsícem +1

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

  • Larsluster
    Larsluster Před měsícem +1

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

  • Connor Nolan
    Connor Nolan Před 2 měsíci +10573

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

    • Little Raccoon
      Little Raccoon Před měsícem

      The crossover I've been dreaming of 😱😱

    • 「DarkShadowZX」
      「DarkShadowZX」 Před měsícem

      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 Před měsícem

      When the squirrel is the best character in the game.

    • Man of Anime
      Man of Anime Před 2 měsíci

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

    • Istaka
      Istaka Před 2 měsíci

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

  • Legion of Harmony
    Legion of Harmony Před měsícem +2

    Your serious videos will always be my favorites.

  • sodapopkiino
    sodapopkiino Před měsícem +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

  • Mika Prezigalo
    Mika Prezigalo Před měsícem

    This was an amazing game frok start to finish

  • Cal
    Cal Před 2 měsíci +7

    Dunkey praising ProZD is the crossover I never dreamed of

  • ColinUniverse
    ColinUniverse Před 2 měsíci +3875

    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 Před 24 dny

      @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 Před 24 dny

      @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 Před 2 měsíci

      @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 Před 2 měsíci +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 Před 2 měsíci

      @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

  • CigarBoy
    CigarBoy Před 2 měsíci +278

    4:13 Must be one of the most amazing parts of the entire game, I can't believe that it exists.

    • CigarBoy
      CigarBoy Před 2 měsíci +1

      @Abel Turner It really goes to show that games don't have to always non stop take themselves seriously to be serious

    • Abel Turner
      Abel Turner Před 2 měsíci +1

      And that it works! I'm amazed at how much I laughed in this game and yet it kept its tone so well.

    • CigarBoy
      CigarBoy Před 2 měsíci +3

      @Doubtful Doug I gotta play this game.

    • Doubtful Doug
      Doubtful Doug Před 2 měsíci +10

      If you walk up to the pot afterwards he'd say,
      "Looks like someone did want a snack"
      and then Kratos *grunts*.

  • Rain
    Rain Před 2 měsíci +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 Před měsícem

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

    • Toby Clark
      Toby Clark Před 2 měsíci

      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 Před 2 měsíci

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

    • TapWaterProductions
      TapWaterProductions Před 2 měsíci

      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 Před 2 měsíci +6

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

  • Dutch van der Linde
    Dutch van der Linde Před měsícem +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.

  • deitlinde
    deitlinde Před 2 měsíci +3

    can we talk about that awesome end edit tho 👌🏻

  • ABC XYZ
    ABC XYZ Před 2 měsíci +3972

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

    • Astral Chaos
      Astral Chaos Před 2 měsíci

      @RPGeek How about you do the same

    • RPGeek
      RPGeek Před 2 měsíci

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

    • Astral Chaos
      Astral Chaos Před 2 měsíci

      @RPGeek It really isn't

    • RPGeek
      RPGeek Před 2 měsíci

      @Astral Chaos Yes it is

    • Astral Chaos
      Astral Chaos Před 2 měsíci

      @RPGeek It's not that bad honestly

  • Stan.exe.
    Stan.exe. Před 2 měsíci +304

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

    • Gabriel Sandor
      Gabriel Sandor Před 2 měsíci

      @Jefferson Santos i sure hope not

    • Jefferson Santos
      Jefferson Santos Před 2 měsíci +7

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

    • Blood of Christ Jesus covers me
      Blood of Christ Jesus covers me Před 2 měsíci

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

    • Berzan G
      Berzan G Před 2 měsíci +36

      @EvShrug unga bunga ooga booga

    • EvShrug
      EvShrug Před 2 měsíci

      Rating art is for people who lack emotional intelligence.

  • Leon Prowse
    Leon Prowse Před měsícem +1

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

  • Gage Dobos
    Gage Dobos Před 2 měsíci

    Greatest game I'll ever play

  • Andy Thai
    Andy Thai Před 2 měsíci +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 Před 2 měsíci

      ​@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 Před 2 měsíci

      @LordTourettes someone is feeling saucy tonight 😏

    • LordTourettes
      LordTourettes Před 2 měsíci +3

      Okay. Good luck on...that.

  • Owen Walsh
    Owen Walsh Před 2 měsíci +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 Před 2 měsíci

      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 Před 2 měsíci +1

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

    • Helmut Schmidt
      Helmut Schmidt Před 2 měsíci

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

    • axante
      axante Před 2 měsíci

      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 Před 2 měsíci

      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.

  • JeY k
    JeY k Před měsícem

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

  • Joseph
    Joseph Před měsícem +1

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

  • Joey C
    Joey C Před 2 měsíci +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 Před měsícem

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

    • Martras 223
      Martras 223 Před měsícem

      @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 Před 2 měsíci +2

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

  • Tox Medic29
    Tox Medic29 Před 2 měsíci +1

    Fucking love this game so damn much man

  • Kevin Nagar
    Kevin Nagar Před 2 měsíci +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 Před 2 měsíci

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

    • Arjun Reddy
      Arjun Reddy Před 2 měsíci

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

    • Ricardo Hoàng
      Ricardo Hoàng Před 2 měsíci

      @MURRA ARRUM Nice Snack 😂

    • LootBox
      LootBox Před 2 měsíci +6

      Did someone say KNAAAAAAAAAAACK???

    • Lazzil
      Lazzil Před 2 měsíci +1

      They really have a knack for it.

  • JumpHigherVA
    JumpHigherVA Před 2 měsíci +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 Před měsícem

      @ツV01D Hell yeah

    • ツV01D
      ツV01D Před měsícem

      @Dinggis Khaan love that part

    • Dinggis Khaan
      Dinggis Khaan Před měsícem

      What about when Loki ties his nuts to a goat?

    • ツV01D
      ツV01D Před měsícem +4

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

  • aikalabe
    aikalabe Před měsícem +1

    This game makes you feel like war.

  • bautista barabino
    bautista barabino Před měsícem +3

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

  • Oreos&Milk
    Oreos&Milk Před 2 měsíci +61

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

  • noisyturtle
    noisyturtle Před měsícem +2

    Such a good game it almost plays itself

  • jguitar151
    jguitar151 Před 2 měsíci +23

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

    • tom gu
      tom gu Před 2 měsíci

      It's annyoning.

  • Nomadestra
    Nomadestra Před 2 měsíci +51

    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.

  • Nortetradamus
    Nortetradamus Před měsícem +95

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

    • thisis675
      thisis675 Před 19 dny +1

      me too! Dunkey didnt disappoint

  • lightfighter
    lightfighter Před 2 měsíci +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 Před měsícem

      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.

  • Chloe Bliss
    Chloe Bliss Před měsícem +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 Před měsícem

      He does his own editing

    • L3th4LQu4rK
      L3th4LQu4rK Před měsícem +2

      @ME B Letting Go from the OST

    • Fuchsia
      Fuchsia Před měsícem

      @ME B the games main theme

    • ME B
      ME B Před měsícem

      anyone know which ost was used there?

  • Vishnu Adapa
    Vishnu Adapa Před 2 měsíci +126

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

  • Isaac Beeby
    Isaac Beeby Před 2 měsíci +5

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

  • Ben
    Ben Před 2 měsíci +3

    I love that the squirrel is voiced by ProZD

  • I H
    I H Před měsícem

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

  • James Duncan
    James Duncan Před měsícem +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

  • Alex
    Alex Před měsícem +1

    The best review on CHclip

  • Cäcilia Drachen
    Cäcilia Drachen Před 2 měsíci +1891

    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 Před 2 měsíci

      @childofbhaal I was being sarcastic

    • Neeooonnn
      Neeooonnn Před 2 měsíci

      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 Před 2 měsíci

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

    • childofbhaal
      childofbhaal Před 2 měsíci +3

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

    • demigodxhero
      demigodxhero Před 2 měsíci +1

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

  • Jacob A
    Jacob A Před 2 měsíci

    DAMN dunkey fucking LOVED this game.

  • Elliot Baker
    Elliot Baker Před 2 měsíci +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 Před měsícem +2

      🙎‍♂📯

  • william fine
    william fine Před 2 měsíci +3

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

  • Synicritic
    Synicritic Před měsícem +1

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

  • Connor Dillivan
    Connor Dillivan Před 2 měsíci +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 Před měsícem

      @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 Před měsícem

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

    • skittlez
      skittlez Před 2 měsíci

      @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 Před 2 měsíci

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

    • Arcane A
      Arcane A Před 2 měsíci +1

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

  • lofikohai
    lofikohai Před měsícem +5

    This is the first chime-type game

  • Afroz Parvin
    Afroz Parvin Před měsícem

    Wow. What a game.

  • Denislav Norchev
    Denislav Norchev Před měsícem

    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.

  • Ormur Hersveit
    Ormur Hersveit Před 2 měsíci +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 Před 2 měsíci +1

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

    • SaltyAndGreasy
      SaltyAndGreasy Před 2 měsíci +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.

  • jokerbaby
    jokerbaby Před 2 měsíci +986

    5:30 the combination of the visuals and the music gave me chills. Great editing, dunk.

    • Drew Summers
      Drew Summers Před 2 měsíci +4

      @Vasco G I was trying so hard not to cry like wtf bro lmao

    • FGCAceninja
      FGCAceninja Před 2 měsíci +1

      Legit gave me chills. Easily the most impactful moments in the story!

    • Калоян Джунов
      Калоян Джунов Před 2 měsíci +2

      GOD DEEEHYMM

    • Vasco G
      Vasco G Před 2 měsíci +30

      I fucking cried man, just finished the game and everything came to my mind !! Really good editing from dunkey.

    • -KFAD-
      -KFAD- Před 2 měsíci

      It was, but making it as a punchline of this review was dissapointing. We all saw that ending coming.

  • Vitaliy Tarakanov
    Vitaliy Tarakanov Před měsícem

    The Godfather reference was unexpected!

  • Andrew De Tuncq
    Andrew De Tuncq Před 2 měsíci +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.

  • Daniel Sosa
    Daniel Sosa Před 2 měsíci +22

    I literally just got to the end credits and all I have to say is WHAT AN AMAZING VIDEO GAME AND WHAT AN AMAZING VIDEO!

  • uiop clown
    uiop clown Před 2 měsíci

    now i wanna play it

  • Gluttony Fang
    Gluttony Fang Před 2 měsíci +968

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

    • Za Höly Krusedar
      Za Höly Krusedar Před 2 měsíci

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

    • zhedar
      zhedar Před 2 měsíci

      @raumfährebordschütze a real chinger for Xboxfanboys 😂

    • Domehead
      Domehead Před 2 měsíci +1

      2/10 needs more Chimes

    • Dapper Ultron
      Dapper Ultron Před 2 měsíci

      I made that comment earlier, a real dead ringer.

    • Robert Valdes
      Robert Valdes Před 2 měsíci +5

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

  • Phillip Norton
    Phillip Norton Před 2 měsíci +2

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

  • Mark Gruner
    Mark Gruner Před měsícem +10

    When I heard they were finishing up the story of this God of War series with 2 games I was skeptical. The first was so good but I didn't see how they'd tie up all the story threads and still make a satisfactory ending but here we are. They did it with ease.

  • distantignition
    distantignition Před 2 měsíci +19

    I waited to watch this video until I finished the game, and the whole time I was thinking, "Okay, Dunkey is going to have at least some negative shit to say. What shit is he going to say?" So, for fun, I went along with a very critical eye, and I'm glad I did, because it kept my eyes glued to what turned out to be a masterpiece and, without a doubt, my favorite game story ever.

  • Captain CJ 97
    Captain CJ 97 Před měsícem

    This man was saying nothing but fire

  • Davide C.
    Davide C. Před 2 měsíci +462

    Man. When Dunkey really likes a game it so good to hear how he explains it. I love it

    • ImD7omYx
      ImD7omYx Před 2 měsíci +4

      @Ricardo Hoàng both are amazing i dont care who wins because both of them deserve it

    • Ricardo Hoàng
      Ricardo Hoàng Před 2 měsíci +3

      @DSG Sleazy Elden Ring vs GoW this Game Awards! 👌

    • DSG Sleazy
      DSG Sleazy Před 2 měsíci +5

      The first time he got me to buy a game full price was Elden ring where he delivered his review just like this and he was 100% right, this will be the second time and I have no problem support people who create a masterpiece.

  • ruby wood
    ruby wood Před 2 měsíci +9

    i love dunkey reviews, but it definitely hits different (in a good way) when you get this type of review. love it!

  • uchiha bomber
    uchiha bomber Před 2 měsíci +15

    The story was perfect to me and that intro was the best intro I’ve seen in a video game and it was so epic. Everything really felt like a movie for each cutscene for me

  • Galactic Maui
    Galactic Maui Před 2 měsíci +1

    Dunkey gets it