Peter Molyneux wants to return to his roots with Kickstarter-funded ‘Godus’


Peter Molyneux-led game studio 22Cans is still fresh off the disappointing launch of the mysterious Curiosity experiment, but that isn’t stopping the team from announcing its next project — and taking to Kickstarter to fund it. Called Godus, the new title is described as a “reinvention” of the god game, a genre that Molyneux is largely credited with creating through his 1989 game Populous. With Godus, it appears that he wants to return to his roots.

Godus blends the power, growth, and scope of Populous with the detailed construction and multiplayer excitement of Dungeon Keeper and the intuitive interface and technical innovation of Black & White,” the Kickstarter description explains. The studio is looking to raise £450,000 to…

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