See how it all began as God of War: Ascension launches in store across Australia

Today, Kratos will rise again as the highly anticipated PlayStation®3 exclusive, God of War: Ascension™, launches in stores across Australia.

God of War: Ascension is a prequel that will show Kratos’ emotional path of vengeance, while detailing the rise of his rage to break free from Ares’ bond.  The series continues to give fans the epic cinematic storytelling, visceral battles, and blockbuster moments the God of War series is known for, along with various enhancements, including a revamped combat system and a brand new online multiplayer mode that combines the brutal gameplay and large-scale battle.

For the first time ever in a God of War game, players can compete in online multiplayer battles that combine the intense combat style that fans know and love with unique objective-based game modes designed for up to 8 players.  Create and customize your very own warrior avatar, pledge allegiance to one of four gods to earn and unlock a variety of weapons, armour, special attacks and more in the quest to become a champion of the gods.

God of War: Ascension, launches in stores today with an RRP of AUD$99.95.

Click here to see the God of War: Ascension live action trailer.