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Apotheon

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.

Action | platform | 2D | metroidvania | indie games | Greek mythology | Ancient Greece

Apotheon cover

developer: Alientrap

publisher: Alientrap

Official website

Game mode: single / multiplayer

Multiplayer mode: Internet

game release date:

03Feb2015

PC PS4

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.

Plot

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.

Mechanics

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.

Age Rating

age requirements: everyone

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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