: Sony Santa Monica Studios has officially unveiled the next in the popular God of War
action series, with a story that will explore the origins of main protagonist Kratos.
God Of War: Ascension
, bound for the PlayStation 3, is a prequel to the rest of the series, following the Spartan warrior's rise. No specific details regarding a release date or whether the PS Vita will receive a version of the game have yet been divulged.
The God of War
series has seen six installments in the last seven years across PlayStation 3, PSP and mobile platforms, with two remastered versions also released.