God of War IV is God of War: Ascension

Update: Sony’s now formally announced the game, though no other details than the ones below are offered for now. There will be a live stream on the 30th though. More information then.

Original story: Amazon has stolen Sony’s thunder.

Intended to be revealed today, the retailer has jumped the gun and posted a listing of God of War: Ascension on its site (since removed), along with a box art and teaser trailer.

There was a blurb on the story as well: “Join Kratos as he seeks freedom, redemption, and the clarity to avenge his family in the most ambitious God of War adventure in the series so far.”

The game was said to target 2013 and will be a PlayStation 3 release. We’ll update once confirmation from the horse’s mouth arrived. For now, here are the trailer and box art: