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If you are fascinated by Greek mythology, with fake gods, goddesses, demi-gods, heroes, and oracles of ancient Greece and Rome inspiring you, you’ll want to take a look at these below five games.
Each of them brings mythology to life in its own unique way; each invites you to become part of a fantasy you may have always wanted to experience.
#1 – Immortalis
Immortalis from Aeria Games is a digital collectible card game. The game’s monsters, creatures, and heroes are drawn from a broad range of mythological traditions. Gorgeous illustrations accompany each “card.” From Egyptian-inspired, Sphinx-like tanks to creepy looking immortal beings, Immortalis is as much about aesthetic design as it is about game design. Players can add to their collection of immortals by battling monsters in the world of Immortalis and by “conjuring” them when they’ve collected sufficient “mana” while on a quest. Immortalis is available for Android in the Amazon Appstore, the Google Play Store, and the iTunes App Store. Best of all, the game is completely free-to-play.
#2 – Slots – Titan’s Way
Slots – Titan’s Way by TOPGAME is a Vegas-style slot machine game with a mythological motif. Roman and Greek deities and heroes dominate this game, which allows you to “gamble” harmlessly with digital currency. There are various machines with different styles of play, and they’re located in themed virtual rooms, like the Tartarus Room. Slots – Titan’s Way is also free to play and available in the iTunes App Store, in the Google Play Store, and on the web as a Facebook app.
#3 – Immortal City
Immortal City by YesGnome, LLC, is a simulation city-building game that tasks the player with creating a new mythical realm, which lies at a crossroads that is surrounded by the Underworld, Atlantis, and Olympus. In each realm, false gods and legendary heroes give the player quests based on legends, mythology, wars, and historical events. Completing quests grants “xp” and opens up new gods and goddesses as quest givers. The player will open divine businesses, harvest crops of magical proportions, and play mini-games along the way. Progress and achievements can be shared with their friends. Immortal City is free to play, and it’s available in the iTunes App Store.
#4 – Fury of the Gods
Fury of the Gods looks kind of cool, even though it tempts people to “be a god” after the followers have lost faith. Step into the sandals of a vengeful Greek god and discipline your unruly adherents. Players choose one of three different mythological deities as their avatar: Zeus, with lightning-based powers; Poseidon, who calls upon the might of the ocean; and Hades, who draws forth the fiery wrath of the Underworld. Fury of the Gods is a tower defense genre game. Each campaign has its own collection of baddies: gods, monsters, and idols that march on the player’s temples, turning their worshippers against them. Unreal Engine ups the visual ante, and universal iOS compatibility means players can tap into their façade of divinity on their iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad devices. Fury of the Gods is free to play, and it can be downloaded from the iTunes App Store.
#5 – Titan: Olympus War
Titan: Olympus War by KingkongGames is a collectible card game/social strategy game fusion. Players face off against both invading titans and other players to expand and defend their own sacred territories. With up to ten divine cities to build, and 190 territories to capture, this epic empire-builder provides plenty of time to play, along with an ample amount of player-versus-player (PvP) challenge. Players can form alliances to best the Titans in weekly raids, and can challenge one another’s borders to gain the five daily PvP wins bonus. Titan is available now in the iTunes App Store, and it currently costs $0.99 to download.
Whatever your preferred genre, play style, mythological preferences, or device,