Kratos, a brutally violent Greek soldier, tortured by the memories of his past, has taken the throne as the new God of War and is a very angry and vengeful god. While leading a massacre through a city protected by Athena, Kratos is betrayed by his fellow gods and murdered by Zeus who is wielding the legendary Blade of Olympus. As the arms of Hades prepare to take him into the underworld the fallen god is saved by the titan Gaia. Gaia gives Kratos new life and sends him on a mission to change his fate, a task in which no god or man has ever been successful at. You play as Kratos and fight your way through countless hoards of monsters from Greek Mythology in an attempt to locate the temple of the Sisters of Fate, find the Blade of Olympus which holds your godly powers and take your revenge on Zeus himself.
The only things that quell the voices in Kratos' head, are the dying screams of his enemies.
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13 March 2007 (USA)
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Contrary to what the description on the ESRB rating implies, there is actually no "strong language" in this game, whatsoever. However, the behind the scenes documentary on the second disc (included in all US versions) is uncensored and has plenty of strong language. See more
If all those on Olympus would deny me my vengeance, then all of Olympus will die.
The closing credits are a sequence of various looped scenes from the game. As the credits progress, the camera zooms out until the looped scenes form images of Kratos. See more
Followed by God of War