Kratos has solidified himself as one of the true great gaming icons. A hard-hitting series of games, the blood-thirsty warrior has already built quite a legacy for himself. That’s what makes Ascension such an unusual choice of game. It’s a prequel and a look at life before the original God of War games.
Do we necessarily need to know where Kratos came from and how he became the man we know him to be? Not really. Yet here we have Ascension from Santa Monica Studios. The final major God of War game on the Playstation 3 platform, and the first God of War game to feature multiplayer. Just when you think you’ve seen everything this franchise has to offer, Ascension comes along and blows expectations apart.... -