As a child, I was fascinated by mythology. I loved immersing myself in the tales of gods and humans, learning about the history and life lessons from different cultures. Clearly, I’m not the only one who was heavily influenced by these fairytales. Hades places you in the underworld of the god of the dead while God of War merges Greek and Norse mythology to create an epic action-packed adventure. Videogames based on Greek and Norse mythology have been popular in recent years, but there’s a new game that pays homage to the culture of India. It’s been three years in the making, but Nodding Heads Games finally released Raji: An Ancient Epic.
The stunning trailer brings the magic of Indian lore to players as they become Raji, a young woman in Ancient India who is appointed by the gods to defeat the demon Mahabalasura. Raji’s younger brother is kidnapped, the human world is endangered, and Raji must risk her own life to protect those she loves. With blessings and mysterious powers from the gods, players will guide Raji on an incredible journey, learning combat and tactical skills along the way while choosing from an assortment of weapons to defeat enemies.
This indie action-adventure game provides its audience with a heartfelt story about siblings and a battle against evil set to an original soundtrack with quality design and aesthetics. Featuring artwork resembling the Pahari art style, Raji: An Ancient Epic incorporates beautiful hand-painted textures and lands based on real locations. Already, this game has been awarded for its visuals and game design and earned a spot on “Best of Steam’s Game Festival.” It’s a provocative masterpiece breathing life into the ancient legends of India.
Raji: An Ancient Epic is now available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC! Originally released on Nintendo Switch, this game continues to gain positive reviews among players. If you have a Steam account, check out the special promotional offer to get the game for 10% off. This offer ends on 10/22/2020. Additionally, if you’re a music lover, don’t forget to check out the soundtrack, which can be purchased as DLC on Steam.