As mentor and protector to a son determined to earn his respect, Kratos is faced with an unexpected opportunity to master the rage that has long defined him. Questioning the dark lineage he's passed onto his son, he hopes to make amends for the shortcomings of his part.
Set within the untamed forests, mountains, and realms of Norse lore, God of War features a distinctly new setting with its own pantheon of creatures, monsters and gods.
With an intimate, over-the-shoulder free camera that brings the action closer than ever, combat in God of War is up close, frenetic and unflinching. Kratos' axe-powerful, magic and multi-faceted - is a brutal weapon as well as a versatile tool for exploration.