Alternative title(s)Alexander The Great (US)
Antiquity gameEAG
ReleaseNov 23, 2004
DeveloperGSC Game World
ModeSingle-player, multiplayer
GenreStrategy game; empire-building
SettingAlexander’s Empire, which includes Greek settings (Macedon, Chaeronea)
Notable charactersBAlexander The Great, Darius, Nectanebo, Poros


Lowe, D. (2009). ‘Playing with Antiquity: Videogame Receptions of the Classical World’ in D. Lowe & K. Shahabudin (eds.), Classics for All: Reworking Antiquity in Mass Culture. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Press, 64-90.

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.

Additional keywords

history, hellenism, Alexander (2004, Oliver Stone), movie tie-in, real-time

A trailer can be found here.

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