Posts Tagged ‘Alientrap Software’

Mythmas Time: Apotheon Trailer

By Craig Pearson on December 4th, 2013.


Apotheon is one of the more interesting games on the horizon. It’s a stunningly pretty action RPG set in ancient Greece, where you’ll wander an open-world Mount Olympus as you attempt to overthrow Hera. It’s from Alien Trap Games, who made the splendid Capsized, and they’ve just announced that if you pre-order Apotheon you’ll get Capsized for free.
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Gaming Greeks: Capsized Creators Show Apotheon

By John Walker on October 18th, 2012.

Alientrap, they behind the absolutely superb Capsized, have released a trailer for their new game – Apotheon. Sit up and take notice, because if you didn’t play Capsized, you missed out on one of the best PC platformers in ages. Apotheon is calling itself a 2D Action RPG.

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Hera Worship: Apotheon Is The Prettiest Of Pretties

By Craig Pearson on February 25th, 2012.

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Alientrap’s new platform game, Apotheon, is pretty. A 2D platform action-RPG set in Greek mythology, where you’ll fight your way to the top of Mount Olympus. It’s the age old tale of a champion fighting for humanity against the wife and usurper of Zeus, Hera. We’ve all been there, battling Greek gods, stealing their powers, controlling the elements. I was doing just so last night, cleverly disguised as eating pork dumplings and prawn crackers while slumped in bed rewatching Doctor Who. If you squinted, you’d have seen the truth.
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Capsized Looks Swell, Exciting, Difficult

By Quintin Smith on January 3rd, 2011.

Alternative post intro: Here's a 'tip-off' for you!

Capsized is yet another 2011 release that I am sure will entertain anybody who is over-bored (overboard) (DO YOU SEE). Developers Alientrap have released a brand new trailer for their indie platformer featuring platforming, puzzling, battling and death-defying leaps, often all at the same time. Most peculiar! You’ll see what I mean when you watch it below.

Last year when Kieron posted the first Capsized trailer he began hollering about how it was a spiritual successor to ancient BBC Micro game Exile. Both for completion’s sake and because it’s amusing to see the two games side by side, I’ve put a video of it beneath the jump, too.
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Exile On Moon Street: Capsized

By Kieron Gillen on October 10th, 2009.


Sipping morning tea, I find myself looking at the newly announced game due in 2010 (via Steam) from Alientrap Software, who you may know as the developer of the free open-source shooter Nexuiz. In first few seconds I’m thinking “Metroid” or “Turrican”, and kinda shrugging. A few later, I think “Exile“. And then I notice its name. It’s totally someone trying to do a modern take on the ancient Physics-lead exploration game Exile. From ambition alone, I suspect this bears close watching. I suspect many of American readers won’t be aware of Exile. It’s… well, in Edge’s retro reviews, writing about old games as if Edge would have if they were around then (with the benefit of hindsight) they gave their precious ten to three only: Elite, Super Mario Bros and Exile. That’s the sort of company it keeps. Footage follows.
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