God of War follows Kratos: a soldier whose fate is intertwined with Ares, the Greek Mythological God of War. After 10 years of endless suffering and nightmares, Kratos must perform one final task to be free of his torment: kill Ares and become the greatest warrior in all of Sparta.
You are Kratos and you will murder the God of War.
Did You Know?
Kratos' killing his family under Ares' influence is actually reminiscent of Hercules story in Greek Mythology. Zeus' wife Hera sought to bring misery upon Hercules to spite Zeus for his infidelity. She enraged Hercules to fit of rage in which he killed his wife and children. See more
In the beginning level cutscene when Kratos opens the captain's door, his skin color is normal and not the pale white it is supposed to be. See more
For Kratos, victory was worth everything. Even his soul.
There is a statement at the end of the closing credits: "Kratos will return." See more