God of War: How the Greek Gods Shaped Kratos Before He Traveled to the Norse World

By the time that God of War‘s Norse saga comes to an end, Kratos will have rubbed shoulders with some of the most iconic characters from the ancient world. While plenty of monsters have appeared within the franchise since its PS2-era debut, it’s arguably the gods of the universe that stand out above everything else. Considering the stakes involved with many of these encounters, it’s unsurprising that Kratos has been shaped in some way by most of the deities he’s crossed paths with.