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?
One of the first scenes showed to the press involved what was intended to be a part of Pandora's temple where Kratos has to stay on a magic elevator through an outdoor environment while a roaring sandstorm prepares to hit. The game play mechanics were finished, and the level was almost entirely completed but the sandstorm effects just turned out to be impossible and the whole sequence ended up cut. See more
In the beginning after you defeat the lead hydra all the other heads are supposed to explode. But if you go back through the level you can see two guys fighting a hydra head. See more
That night... I was trying to make you a great warrior!
There is a statement at the end of the closing credits: "Kratos will return." See more