Hercules: Slayer of the Damned!

Alternative title(s)Hercules: Slayer of the Damned, Hercules & the Damned
Antiquity gameCAG
PublisherGremlin Graphics
DeveloperCygnus Software
Platform(s)Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum
GenreFighting game; hero-based
SettingA mythological storyworld based on Greek mythology
Notable charactersBHercules, Minotaur


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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, heroes

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