"will hit in September 2012." Not too long ago an online CV teased a "cinematic test".
The animator in question said it was unrelated to Sony's IP. Santa Monica Studio said the trilogy is over but it's "not the end" of the series, much to fan delight.
"PSM3 has heard from another source that God of War 4 is coming, and will hit in September 2012," reads the latest issue of PSM3 magazine. "Our source works closely with the God of War universe, and let slip he'd be working on a related project at the same time."
Rumours have the next God of War entry supporting online co-op. The Kratos IP is huge and went on to spawn many 'look-a-like' franchises throughout the industry.