British amnesiac Cole Black wakes up in a setting with nothing but a cell phone — and a gun, of course. We are then tasked with somehow navigating him toward the girl his text messages are taunting him about, a teen who is about to be blown up for whatever reason and whom he has no hope in saving, according to his tormentors.
Its hard to believe it’s been over a decade since the last major Quake title blasted onto the scene. Unfortunately for many, 2005’s Quake proved to be a hugely underwhelming romp with a mediocre solo campaign and multiplayer. id Software appears to have gone back to the drawing board with Quake Champions, a PC exclusive arena shooter that aims to embrace what fans love: fast, bloody, satisfying action.
An older Kratos is exploring the wild with his young son. The pair take down wild animals and mythical beasts throughout, indicating that gameplay focuses on cooperation between the two characters. Kratos’ relationship with his son is significant, as series lore revealed that Kratos unknowingly killed his family during the events leading up to the original God of War, suggesting that Sony may be exploring an alternate narrative path for its conflicted protagonist.