-- From the Official Site
Experience the only strategy game that puts the awesome powers of nature in your hands.
Enforce your omnipotent influence over fantastic 3-D worlds. Wield your divine power to convert wildmen to your cause or cast them down in a hail of fire and brimstone! Behold the breathtaking landscapes from your seat in the heavens, or zoom in close for spectacular views of the cataclysm. Build your forces, annihilate the non-believers, and become ruler of the almighty universe in Populous: The Beginning, a strategy game experience of biblical proportions.