Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising - hands-on

We sample squad combat and score our first look at the Isle of Archimedes

The level looks like a Roman reenactment of the Omaha beach landing. Fleets of Roman ships sail towards the shore in the background while giant parabolic mirrors on the isle focus the sun’s beams to ignite their sails. You’ll need to push back hordes of enemies with the help of your party and squads to take out these mirrors to ensure the ships’ safe passage before confronting the final boss. Although this level wasn’t completely finished when we saw it, the Isle of Archimedes foreshadows potential greatness for Gods & Heroes’ end-game content.

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