Wired Hands-On: Demigod Builds Upon the Classics

Wired writes: "Lifting the best ideas from Diablo II and Warcraft III mod Defense of the Ancients, it would be easy to shrug Gas Powered Games' Demigod off as a simple clone job, but the game's true strength lies in its polish.

The title runs on a modified version of the engine behind GPG's strategy hit Supreme Commander, and aesthetically it takes full advantage of the powerful tech.

Units are gorgeously detailed, the camera can zoom in or out almost indefinitely and Demigod's fictional world is dotted with the stunning graphical quirks (such as the pulsating distortion around each side's portal -- an effect only noticeable at the higher levels of zoom).

Graphics are nice, but gameplay is really the thing in Demigod."

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