Babel Rising lets you play as a God and use your powers to prevent humans from building the tower of Babel. Hurl bolts of lightning, cause massive earthquakes, or unleash gigantic floods upon the Babylonians. This next-gen version of the successful and critically acclaimed iPhone game adds a new depth to its gameplay with 3D.
Playing god comes with a certain set of expectations; limitless power, incredible freedom, and vast knowledge are but a few of the perks. Games like Sim City and Civilization earn the moniker of "god game" not just because you're an unknown force of change, but because of the power you are given. It's only assumed that a game entitled Babel Rising would provide similarly empowering abilities. If only that were the case. Babel Rising pits you, as God, against a relentless army of human construction workers as they build the famous Tower of Babel. Using the power of earth, wind, water, and fire, you must squash their attempts before they build to the top. It's a great concept for a simple game, but a laundry list of issues make it a hard sell. Babel Rising... Read Review