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Theseus: Return of the Hero (Windows)

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The alien threat has run rampant. After the events of Alien Shooter the outbreak has spread to most parts of the world. A small European town now faces their wrath and the only person in their path is a man named Theseus. Using ludicrous amounts of ammo Theseus must find out where the aliens are coming from and put an end to their seemingly endless spawning. Along his way Theseus must rescue survivors, plant explosives and commandeer mounted gun turrets and tanks in order to put a dent in the alien onslaught.

Theseus: Return of the Hero is an isometric shooter game where you direct where the hero will walk with the keyboard while he shoots at what you aim at with the mouse. This sequel to Alien Shooter uses the same engine as the previous game and will see its titular hero travel from forest to city in his quest to crush alien invaders. He has access to six weapons and multitudes of other upgrades that will help him survive. There is money to be collected as well throughout the levels which will help him purchase bonuses from the shop he enters between levels. The main quest is ten missions with a Survivor mode available for those feeling up to the challenge. The survivor mode is same as others in that the onslaught continues until you die and you see how long you can last.

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Theseus: Return of the Hero Windows High score
Theseus: Return of the Hero Windows The shop where you can upgrade.
Theseus: Return of the Hero Windows A mounted turret! Well this should get messy quickly.
Theseus: Return of the Hero Windows Sigma Team, not above shameless self promotion.

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The Press Says

Freegame.cz Oct 21, 2008 95 out of 100 95
Plné Hry Feb 13, 2010 90 out of 100 90
Hrej! Feb 18, 2010 8 out of 10 80
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Apr, 2006 67 out of 100 67
PC Action Mar 16, 2006 52 out of 100 52
GameStar (Germany) Feb, 2006 48 out of 100 48
PC Games (Germany) Feb 20, 2006 48 out of 100 48
4Players.de Mar 05, 2006 31 out of 100 31

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Freeware status 7 MrFlibble (3423)
Feb 03, 2013

Trivia

Theseus was released as freeware on October 17, 2008.

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Depeche Mike (17194) added Theseus: Return of the Hero (Windows) on Jan 11, 2008