Herc’s Adventures

Alternative title(s)
Antiquity gameCAG
ReleaseJul 31, 1997
DeveloperBig Ape Production, LucasArts
Platform(s)PS, Sega Saturn; PS3, PSP, PS Vita (NA, 2014)
ModeSingle-player, multiplayer
GenreAction-adventure; role-playing game; hero-based
SettingA mythological storyworld based on Greek mythology (if dead, the player moves to the underworld)
Notable charactersBHercules (as Herc), Atalanta (as Atlanta), Jason, Athena, Hades, Persephone, Hera, Dionysus, Zeus, Poseidon, Minotaur


Serrano Lozano, D. (2020). ‘Ludus (Not) Over. Video Games and the Popular Perception of Ancient Past Reshaping’ in C. Rollinger (ed.), Classical Antiquity in Video Games. New York: Bloomsbury, 48-61.

Additional keywords

myth, gods, heroes

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