Titan Quest

Alternative title(s)
Antiquity gameEAG
ReleaseJun 26, 2008
PublisherIron Lore Entertainment
DeveloperTHQ
Platform(s)Windows; iOS (2016), Android (2016); PS4, Xbox One (2018); Nintendo Switch (2018)
ModeSingle-player, multiplayer
GenreAction-adventure; role-playing game; hero-based
SettingMythological versions of Ancient Greece, Egypt and China
Notable charactersB
DLCImmortal Throne (2007), Ragnarök (2017), Atlantis (2019)

On Aug 31, 2016, a Titan Quest: Anniversary Edition was released (Windows).

Bibliography

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Christesen, P.; Machado, D. (2010). ‘Video Games and Classical Antiquity’ in Classical World 104 (1), 107-10.

Clare, R. (2018). ‘Ancient Greece and Rome in Videogames: Representation, Player Processes, and Transmedial Connections’. Doctoral Thesis.

Clare, R. (2020). ‘Postcolonial Play in Ancient World Computer Role-Playing Games’ in C. Rollinger (ed.), , Classical Antiquity in Video Games. New York: Bloomsbury, 141-155.

Garfield, A.; Manders, A. (2019). ‘Video Games, Homer to Hesiod: What Ancient Greek Content Do Video Game Players See?’ in Proceedings of the 2019 11th International Conference on Education Technology and Computers, 190-195.

Lowe, D. (2012). ‘Always Already Ancient: Ruins in the Virtual World’ in T. S. Thorsen (ed.), Greek and Roman Games in the Computer Age. Trondheim: Akademika Publishing, 53-90.

Sukhov, A. (2020). ‘Religious Discourse of Video Game-Based Learning: Virtual Paganism and the Problem of Breaking the First Commandment‘ in Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Game Based Learning ECGBL 2020, 586-593.

Additional keywords

mythology, monsters, isometric, dungeon crawler

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