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The game is based on Disney's animated cartoon movie. You take control of Hercules, son of the god Zeus and a mortal woman, the strongest man in the world and the legendary hero in the Greek mythology. Your goal is to prove yourself worthy of being admitted to Mount Olympus, the residence of gods, and to become a god yourself. You must commit heroic deeds and overcome various obstacles to show your strength and courage. Hades, the overlord of the dead, is making it even more difficult for you by sending fearsome Titans to stop you.

This is a 2D platform action game. Hercules can jump, grab ledges, swing on poles, and jump while running. He has a variety of attack moves at his disposal. He can execute a basic attack with his sword, or pull out different combo attacks. He can also Power Punch enemies, but he needs time to charge for this powerful attack. He can even slam the ground to reveal secret areas by performing a certain move while jumping. There are also different power-ups to collect, such as coins to grant bonus points at the end of the level, Hercules Action Figures to increase your hero rating, and upgrades to your sword - Sonic, Lightning, and Fireball swords.


Disney's Hercules  Windows
Disney's Hercules  Windows a terrible level
Disney's Hercules  Windows passwords are required to go to levels, there is no ingame save system
Disney's Hercules  Windows running toward the cyclops

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Disney's Hercules  Screenshot
Disney's Hercules  Screenshot
Disney's Hercules  Screenshot
Disney's Hercules  Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Геркулес. Новые подвиги" -- Russian spelling
  • "דיסני הרקולס" -- Hebrew spelling
  • "Hercules Action Game" -- Alternate title
  • "Disneys Hercules Action Spiel" -- German title
  • "Disney's Action Game Featuring Hercules" -- PlayStation Platinum release title

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Critic Reviews

Entertainment Weekly Jun 12, 2008 B+ 83
PC Player (Germany) Nov, 1997 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Jeux Sep, 1997 80 out of 100 80
PC Games (Germany) Nov 05, 1997 78 out of 100 78
PC Action Nov, 1997 75 out of 100 75
PC Joker Nov, 1997 75 out of 100 75
Power Play Nov, 1997 73 out of 100 73
GameStar (Germany) Nov, 1997 71 out of 100 71 1997 70 out of 100 70
Computer Games Magazine Jan 24, 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70


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Hercules uses 10,000 individual frames of animation.
Syed GJ (1579) added Disney's Hercules (Windows) on Jul 08, 2001
Other platforms contributed by Charly2.0 (234942), GTramp (63630) and poo body (39)