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2 weeks ago

The unnaturally muscular Hercules of Gods returns next week

Remember the pony-tailed platforming of Gods? Some of us in the RPS treehouse do. Alec says this action jumparound was a tough, gritty game of precision, and maaaaybe the “Dark Souls of its time”. I remember it more as a slow, Greek alternative to Prince of Persia. It required the same caution and was just as confusing in its unknowable geography (ie. it had ladders).…

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1 year ago

Feature: The Dark Souls of its day?

Have You Played… Gods?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day, perhaps for all time. Quite possibly the videogame I've put the most hours into without seeing more than a couple of levels. The Bitmap Brothers' Greek mythology-themed (but only in the loosest possible sense) action-platformer was exacting and unforgiving, dirty and brutal in a way that colourful peers like Mario…

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7 years ago

Gods And Kings To Fight Over Civilization in June

And in the game etc, etc. Anyway, while I do desperately hope for an apocalyptic clash of the divines to shake up the dull summer months, I imagine I'll have to settle for an expansion to the latest entry in that most revered of strategy, an expansion that addresses a god-ton of player concerns: Civilization V: Gods and Kings is headed to the US on…

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