It seems that the rumours were true, God of War IV does exist. The game’s official name is God of War: Ascension, and it’s set to be a prequel to the long running series. It’ll focus on Kratos before he became know as the Ghost of Sparta, and will be released exclusively for PlayStation 3. Not a lot more is known about the game, but the team at Sony’s Santa Monica Studios have released the first trailer for the game, hinting at the events that will unfold.
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Ascension‘s working box art was also revealed:
Todd Papy, the game’s director, mentioned that everyone should keep an eye on the game’s Facebook page, as there will be a live streaming event on the 30th of April which will shed more light on the game.