Even though 'God of War 3' was supposed to be the final installment in the franchise, we knew that Kratos would be back. Now we learned that Kratos will, in fact, return in what appears to be a prequel called 'God of War: Ascension.'

Judging from the brief teaser trailer for the next installment in the 'God of War' franchise, the game will be set prior to the first console outing as well as the 'Ghost of Sparta' title. Sony will announce more details for the upcoming Playstation 3 title at the end of the month, as of right now it is expected to be released in spring of 2013.

'God of War: Ascension'