An open-world game in ancient Babylon with elements of action, exploration and city destruction. Archaeologically accurate buildings such as the Tower of Babel and Hanging Gardens. Voice-acted in Akkadian language in a Biblical and Babylonian mythological background.
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Jun 24, 2022

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About This Game

Babylon is to be destroyed

Ilum is an open-world game that includes elements of exploration, action and city destruction. Taking place in ancient Babylon and the surrounding region, including cities like Borsippa, Sippar, Kutha and Kish, among others. The year is 539 BC, the time when the Babylonian empire feel to the Persians and its Jewish captives released from servitude after 70 years. As prophesied, Babylon is to be destroyed. Ilum accurately depicts archaeological findings and cuneiform inscriptions from buildings such as the Tower of Babel, Hanging Gardens and Nebuchadnezzar's palaces. Voice-acted in Akkadian language in a Biblical and Babylonian mythological background.

Key Features

  • All Buildings Furnished - Every single house, building, palace, temple and ziggurat in the game contain characters, furniture and you can get inside. They are thousands!
  • All Objects Destructible - All objects in the game are independent from each other and can be destroyed for releasing points. From a small water cup on a table inside a house to the biggest temple standing in the city!
  • All characters playable - There are thousands of characters walking around the streets of the cities and inside the houses, from 20 different social classes. You can control any of them if you manage to convert them!
  • 100 quests - These are linear quests that unlocks the game progress. Reach the indicated checkpoints and accomplish the quest to be able to proceed further in the game. As you travel, you will be exploring the beautiful scenery in a 224 km2 map!
  • 20 idol gods bosses - Each character in the game has a patron idol god that you can battle with. If you destroy it, the character is then "converted" and you can play as him!

  • Learn Cuneiform Writing - Collect syllables and get the actual correspondent phonetic values exactly as they were in ancient times. If you have a good memory you can start writing in cuneiform. Its a lot of fun!
  • Ancient Music - Soundtrack includes Hurrian Hymn No. 6, the oldest playable musical score in History!
  • Change between 5 weather modes at any time - Weather modes will completely change game visuals, add special effects and affect objects look and feel. The weather modes are: Normal, Water, Air, Earth and Fire. Just have faith and you can change it!
  • Archaeologically accurate buildings - A lot of time was spent to match the actual foundations and visuals from buildings, palaces and temples, exactly as they were found in past archaeological works. When no evidence exists, an approximation was made according to existing patterns. See yourself what the ancients have seen thousands of years ago!

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

- Players use war weapons to kill human enemies and living mythological idols
- Blood-splatter effects occur when enemies are killed
- Religious and mythological content and backstory
- Animals are portrayed laid on altars but without any sign of blood or execution
- Some parts depict impaled corpses and skeletons
- Several malediction words and curses are repeated often throughout the game
- The game does not contain any sexual material

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS *: Windows 7 SP1 (64bit versions only)
    • Processor: Intel® Core™ i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz or equivalent
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 770 2GB / AMD Radeon R9 280 3GB
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 (64bit versions only)
    • Processor: Intel® Core™ i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz or equivalent
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 6GB / AMD Radeon RX 480 4GB
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.

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