God of War 2 is a Action Hack N Slash video game that was developed by Santa Monica Studio and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. The game was released on March 13, 2007. The game was banned from being sold in the United Arab Emirates in 2007. In 2018, it was among many games that were banned in Saudi Arabia after pre-teen suicides were associated with the "Blue Whale" challenge.


Saudi Arabian censorship[]

  • God of War 2 was among 47 games that were banned in Saudi Arabia due to unspecified violent content after a 12-year-old boy and a 13-year-old girl had allegedly committed suicide after participating in an online "Blue Whale" challenge.[1][2]

United Arab Emirates censorship[]

  • The game was banned due to nudity being in the game. [3]

Where to find it uncensored[]

The game is uncensored in every other country where it continues to be available.