Reviewer Steve Wright writes, "Well, it must be a Tuesday, because I’m about to do a review and mention games like DmC: Devil May Cry and Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. again. Yep, it’s time for another hack and slash game review, and yep, it’s another in a long running franchise. The only difference between this game and the previously aforementioned button-mashers is that God of War: Ascension isn’t a reinvention or a different take on a franchise, but merely a prequel to its original trilogy.
"You know, the one in which Kratos practically killed everything ever. Kind of makes it hard to continue the story along, eh?"