You can help confirm this entry by contributing facts, media, and other evidence of notability and mutation. Dad of Boy refers to jokes made about the relationship between Kratos and his son, Atreus in the installment of the God of War franchise. After the game's release, users joked about the frequency with which Kratos refers to Atreus as "boy" during the game and parodied Kratos' humorless demeanor. At the PlayStation E3 press conference , the presentation began with a demo of the upcoming God of War game. The video begins with Atreus playing before being called by Kratos repeatedly saying "boy! After God of War 's release on April 20th, , users noticed the frequency with which Kratos referred to Atreus as "boy" and posted jokes and video compilations of Kratos saying "boy. Of the former, Twitter user buxbiarts  posted a parody that gained over 7, retweets and 19, likes shown below, left. Of the latter, KnowYourMeme user demojediknight  posted a parody that gained likes.
Kratos Nearly Had A Daughter
Athena : There's nowhere you can hide, Spartan. Put as much distance between you and the truth as you want, it changes nothing. Pretend to be everything you are not: teacher, husband, father. But there is one unavoidable truth you will never escape: You cannot change. You will always be a monster. Kratos : I know. But I am your monster no longer.
Atreus is the son of Kratos and Laufey and the deuteragonist of God of War He was a sickly child and only recently grew healthy enough to travel. Not much is known about his past other than the fact Kratos was rarely home because he was practicing control over his rage, which Atreus misinterprets as hunting. Faye had passed away sometime later, although the causes are still unknown.
A retrospective of God of War concept art reveals that Kratos very nearly had a daughter, and we almost missed out on the now iconic 'Boy. Kratos' 'Boy! Blog has published a retrospective on the pre-production art that shaped each entry in the acclaimed God of War franchise. Santa Monica Studio floated the idea of a daughter during pre-production for God of War: Ascension, even drawing up concept art exploring various ideas for her design. Another conceptualized her as a Centaur endowed with magic abilities. With the mysterious fate of Kratos at the end of God of War 3, we knew we wanted to give him a successor — a new hero who would go looking for him. Not unlike the most recent entry in the series, we imagined that he had a hidden daughter and began sketching ideas of what she would look like. Replacing Atreus with a daughter would not have altered the core themes of parenthood and grief.