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A 2D platform game with an open world, inspired by Greek mythology. It was developed by an indie Canadian studio Alien Trap, known from, e.g. the well-received platform game Capsized.

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developer: Alientrap publisher: Alientrap Official website

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Apotheon for PC and PS4 is a 2D platform game with an open world. It was developed by indie Canadian studio Alien Trap, known from e.g. the popular free-to-play FPS Nexuiz and the well-received platformer Capsized.


The story is set in ancient Greece. It starts with a disastrous event: the ruthless goddess Hera overthrows her husband Zeus and takes his place. Never being fond of mortals, she now plans to destroy humanity. You play as a hero, who is the last hope of men. He needs to reach the summit of Mount Olympus and end the reign of the gods on his own.


The game was clearly inspired by such series as Castlevania or Metroid. Like them, Apotheon features an open world. The game encourages you to explore its levels, allowing you to find many interesting items. In combat, you use e.g. swords, spears, and shields. The game also features stealth sequences. From time to time, you have to battle a god, and after defeating them you gain their powers. Apart from the singleplayer campaign, the game features an expansive multiplayer mode, focusing on online tactical battles.

Technical aspects

Apotheon for {PLAT|} features attractive and unusual visuals. The game works in many high resolutions and the visuals are stylized to look like ancient paintings placed on .e.g ceramics. The animations are very smooth, only adding to the production's overall charm.

Game mode: single / multiplayer   Multiplayer mode: Internet  

User score: 6,7 / 10 based on 188 votes.

Pre-release expectations: 8.8 / 10 based on 35 votes.

PEGI rating Apotheon

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty. Game refers to or depicts the use of drugs. Game contains depictions of violence.

Apotheon System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Minimum:
  • Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz/AMD Athlon X2 5200 2.6 GHz
  • 1 GB RAM
  • graphic card 512 MB GeForce 9800 GT/Radeon HD 4830 or better
  • Windows XP/Vista/7
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