apotheon

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APOTHEON (PC) 

BY ALIENTRAP  

Apotheon uses the geometric constraints of a Greek sculpture to explore the limits of beauty and glory. It’s beautiful, sensuous, and deadly, which isn’t surprising given it was created by the same team responsible for the painterly Capsized. Run right, stab left, or get impaled anywhere in-between. The challenge in Apotheon is nothing less than to bring down the gods themselves, all while navigating the aesthetics of bronze age combat. The road ahead is forked like a hydra but there’s plenty of solace to be found in the mythological sprawl that animates it.

Perfect for: Art students, Grecophiles, descendants of Achilles

Playtime: Several hours or until you take a javelin to the knee