Altered Beast

Alternative title(s)
Antiquity gameCAG
ReleaseAug ?, 1988
Platform(s)Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Master System, MS-DOS, MSX, NES
PC Engine, Sega System 16; Sega Genesis (2000); Android, iOS (2017)
ModeSingle-player, multiplayer
GenreAction-adventure game; role-playing game; hero-based
SettingA mythological version of Ancient Greece
Notable charactersBZeus, Athena


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

beat ’em up, side scrolling

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