I'm not a big fan of Zelda, but it's definitely better than God of War. God of War is juvenile in the way it handles gore and sex. Zelda grapples with more mature themes in a lighthearted yet surprisingly adult fashion.
Also, you can't compare a hack'n'slash to an adventure game. You might as well compare Call of Duty to Kirby. --- My sig will never happen, but it would be awesome if it did.
Add to that the tidbit about Kratos being a bonafied jackass and you nailed it. I am done with that series. --- Want to help bring Fatal Frame Deep Crimson Butterfly to NA?Join Operation Zero https://www.facebook.com/pages/Operation-Zero/131582506953973