Gods and monsters in video games are cool. Games like God of War are famous for their unique depictions of classic mythology, and franchises like Tomb Raider draw inspiration from mythology and lore from cultures long past. Some games, like Okami and Hades, make use of specific gods from cultures all across the world, while others pull inspiration from multiple religions. Today, let’s take a look at some under-utilized mythologies that could make for some awesome video games.
First though, it’s important to make the distinction between mythology and religion. Mythology refers to a collection of myths belonging to a certain culture, while religion refers to specific beliefs and rituals considered to be true practiced by a group of people. While using mythology in games can be fun, mainly due to these being based on stories that aren’t considered true, games based on religions seem to be a bad…
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