The third game in the God of War Franchise - God of War: Chains of Olympus - serves as the prequel to the first two games in the series published for PlayStation 2. Players will play as Kratos on a perilous journey to the underworld after the world plunges into darkness. There, he must face the most feared creatures of Greek mythology and is forced to choose between his own personal redemption and saving the ancient world from certain destruction. His choice will effect not only his life, but also the immortals on Mt. Olympus.