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Numen: Contest of Heroes Screenshots



2 May, 2007
Russia, Moscow

Developer Cinemax
Publisher Akella
Release date Q4
Platform PC
Genre action/RPG

Akella Company officially announces Numen, their upcoming action/RPG first glimpsed via some screenshots last year (story) and further revealed in a Q&A last month (story). The following announcement, however, does not disclose the planned date of release: Akella and Cinemax Studio have announced joint development of the Numen game. This title is a RPG and is quite different from competitive products. It will amaze even the most captious player with wonderful graphics, absolutely new elements of gameplay, and advanced battle system. Playing Numen, you’ll become a Hero with an enduring body and strong will, who travels in world of Greek mythology, becoming stronger with every quest! The action takes place in а marvelous world of the ancient Greece full of mythical creatures, legendary warriors and ambitious Gods. Villages and settlements spread over vast seashores and stony plains are full of both hostile and peaceful inhabitants. Some of them have interesting and exciting quests for you!

All your movements are being watched by immortal Olympians - Immortal but not impassive! They have an argument - who can be named the most powerful among them? So the Gods have decided that each of them must train one human hero. The God whose hero turns to be the strongest will be the winner! After you choose one of 3 classes for your character (magician, warrior, hunter) you should select your own God who becomes your patron. Divine tutors are different in bonuses, talents and capabilities, which they can give to you. Game style, quests and secret locations are also different for each character. Your hero must perform religious rites and learn rituals. Also you can find your rivals at special arenas during the game. Sometimes you can gather a group with other Heroes to pass through difficult quests. Numen will give you an opportunity to fight against dangerous enemies like Cerberus, Medusa Gorgone, Haron, Cyclop, centaurs, Nubians… You should be armed well enough to win! You can buy the best weapons at auctions.

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Key Features:
- Numen is a third-person RPG that will plunge the player deep into the amazing world of Greek mythology, the realm of almighty gods, brave heroes,
fabulous creatures and great deeds.
- Featuring an engaging storyline, the game takes the player on a path from a weak, naive youth to a legendary hero, who fights in the name of his or her chosen deity.
- There is a devoted hero for each of the gods, but in the end, only one will prevail.
- Variety of weapons and combo moves to use and master.
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