If you’re knee-deep in God of War currently then you’re far from alone, but you may be after a few helpful pointers to make the experience even more of a joy. OK then, here goes!

God of War game director Cory Barlog has offered up five hints that you may or may not find helpful. But hey, if anybody knows the game well it’s him, so we’re prepared to listen.

It’s worth it alone for what we like to call call “The Dig Dug Strategy”, whereby you use Kratos’ Leviathan Axe to temporarily freeze assailants while dealing with other marauders.

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