The newest Games for Windows issue has the first details on Gas Powered Games' latest title, Demigod, according to 1UP. Labeled as an action/RPG/RTS hybrid, Chris Taylor's development studio, known for Dungeon Siege, Supreme Commander, and currently working on Space Siege, is influenced by Defense of the Ancients, a community-created mod for Blizzard's RTS Warcraft III. There is no resource-gathering or micromanagement in Demigod. You control one hero unit; some have special powers to create other units and buildings, while others defeat enemies on their own merit. The game will be multiplayer focused, support co-op and have a single-player portion that mainly serves as a tutorial. More details to follow shortly ...
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by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2008 @ 1:25 a.m. PST
Set in a future-fantasy world, Demigod is a team-based action game that casts you as a demigod battling for a position in the pantheon of the gods. Demigod incorporates elements of RTS and action RPG games. Players choose their demigod and turn the tides in epic battles fought in ancient arenas. Single player revolves around the player working through a tournament style ladder to ascend to godhood. Multiplayer forces teams to work together to destroy the opposing forces and their stronghold.