God of War is an action-adventure video game series for the PlayStation console. The franchise was created by David Jaffe and released in 2005. The series follows the adventures of Kratos, a Spartan warrior who is on a quest to destroy the gods of Mount Olympus. The games are set in Ancient Greece and feature intense combat with a variety of weapons and enemies. God of War is one of the best-selling video game franchises of all time, and has spawned several spin-off titles, including a mobile game and a comic book series. The latest installment in the series, God of War (2018) was released in April 2018 for the PlayStation 4.