TIL that Kratos is the name of an actual Greek god, but the creators of the God of War games were unaware of this when they created their main character Kratos. Ironically, the games’ Kratos frees Prometheus from his rock while the mythological Kratos was the one who chained him.

Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kratos_(God_of_War)#Concept_and_design

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  1. There were countless gods and goddesses in Greek mythology, so it’s possible they didn’t know. The original *God of War* was pretty shallow, in terms of mythology.

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