GamesAreEvil continues their retrospective look at the God of war Series with God of War: A History (Part II);
"By defeating Ares, Kratos, the once mortal warrior had become the new God of War. However, Kratos soon found himself alone and shunned by the other gods, but that was fine, he had no need for the love of petty gods. He had found a new family in the Spartan warriors, bringing his dreams of spreading Spartan rule throughout the world to reality. One by one, cities fell under Kratos' watchful eye. As you would expect, with each fallen city, the wrath of Olympus grew. Though Athena gave him warning, Kratos could not be stopped. For he had turned his painful memories into hatred for the gods that had refused to relieve him from the nightmares of his past transgressions.."