He’s making the 7 given by Siliconera to the PC version of God of War. In particular, his motives are being discussed. To write the article was the journalist Dani Maddox, who according to what is reported by the moderator of the site, specializes in action role-playing games and action games in general.
L’item itself begins by talking about the goodness of the port of the Sony Santa Monica game on PC, and then enters a question that is obviously particularly close to Maddox’s heart, namely the relationship between Kratos and Atreus, transformed at the heart of the entire review: “See Kratos reaching out to comfort his son, only to then pull back and go back to teaching him to be a warrior, instead, pulled me away from the emotionality of the scene. The moments between Kratos and Atreus that aren’t full of aggression seem almost undeserved. Kratos must be strong. He cannot afford to show weakness in moments that could cost him and his son his life. “
“I wish Kratos was more deserving of his son’s love and respect. I also wish the moments when he tries to be a good father, only to back down, weren’t so prevalent.”
However, the controversy was not triggered by the text of the review itself, but by the vote given and one of the reasons for the same written in the final summary: “Kratos is a gruff and detached father, who could satisfy nothing but fixed in search of a game. more lovable. “
Comments on this have multiplied, with some calling this review a negative spike for the industry, worse than IGN’s “Too much water”, and others accusing Maddox of not finishing the game before writing her own. piece. Of course, there was no lack of sexist insults, which tied her judgment on the game to being a woman, and there were many who stressed the political nature of the piece.