'Raising Kratos' is a vital look at the secretive human side of making video games

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Raising Kratos isn’t the fluff piece it could’ve been.

The newly released God of War documentary from Noclip has some measure of Sony support behind it. There was every reason to expect a focus on technical dazzle, auteurship, and generally the rosiest possible picture of how games are made.

What we get instead is a human portrait of artists at work. And while there’s a large emphasis on the contributions of creative director Cory Barlog, the biggest focus is on God of War being the product of a team effort. We get to see how a game is made, but more important than that, we get to see the humans behind the lines of code at every step of the process. Read more…

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'Raising Kratos' is a vital look at the secretive human side of making video games