While it's never faded into obscurity the way some other ancient civilizations have, it seems Roman history is enjoying an especially popular revival these days. From the HBO series to games such as God of War, it seems as though creative types are more than happy to mine the culture of that era for inspiration. Now you can add Perpetual Entertainment's Gods and Heroes: Rome Rising to the list.
Chris McKibbin, the company's co-founder and president, and Stieg Hedlund, lead designer, are keenly aware of just how much they have to work with. "There's almost too much," Hedlund said during a recent demonstration of the game, referring to the vast amount of mythology he has to work with in the game.