Few game franchises can go on for more than a decade without releasing a single bad entry. Since 2005, Sony’s God of War series has been one of those rare gaming giants. The franchise has not only produced a steady stream of new entries but has also consistently achieved commercial and critical success. Home console, portable handheld or even on the web, the God of War franchise is synonymous with excellence.

With God of War Ragnarok set to take the legendary series to new heights, we’re taking a look back at Kratos’ history to see which great game reigns as the god of them all.