Populous II: Trials of the Olympian Gods

Alternative title(s)Two Tribes: Populous II (Sega Mega Drive)
Antiquity gameCAG
ReleaseAug 31, 1991
PublisherElectronic Arts
DeveloperBullfrog Productions
Platform(s)Amiga, Atari ST, FM Towns, MS-DOS, NEC PC-9801, Sharp X68000; Sega Mega Drive, Super NES (1993); Mac OS (1994); Nintendo DS (2008); Windows (2011); macOS (2013)
GenreStrategy game; hero-based
SettingA mythological storyworld based on Ancient Greek mythology
Notable charactersBZeus, Prometheus, Hermes, Demeter,
Ares, Gaia, Athena, Apollo, Hades, Poseidon, Hera, Artemis, Aphrodite, Dionysus, Perseus, Achilles, Hercules, Adonis, Odysseus, Helen, Colossus, Medusa
DLCPopulous II: The Challenge Games


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.

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