Wired: Demigod Hands-On

When Gas Powered Games' new PC strategy game Demigod is released next month, WarCraft fans are going to find the gameplay pleasantly familiar.

Though Wired wouldn't go so far as to say it blatantly rips off the popular WarCraft III mod Defense of the Ancients, the similarities make it impossible to discuss Demigod without mentioning its inspiration. Not only does Demigod mimic the concept of using heroic avatars to lead armies (calling them "demigods" instead of "heroes"), the overall feel of combat and gameplay in the newer game is so inherently similar to its predecessor as to be instantly recognizable to those gamers who have experienced both.

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