Just as the prophet Peter Molyneux foretold, Godus
is now available through Steam Early Access
, which puts players in the heavenly shoes of a God who monitors and fosters the growth of a loyal indigenous people, is currently in development at Molyneux's indie outfit, 22cans. The game, which sought financing through Kickstarter and ultimately earned £526,000
($852K) in funding, is a reinvention of Molyneux's lauded classic, Populous
As with all Steam Early Access games, this isn't the final version of Godus
but an ongoing development project that Steam users can buy into. 22cans hopes to launch Godus
on PC, Mac and mobile platforms initially, but is also considering Linux.