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Babel Rising announced for PSN, XBLA

Motion-controlled god game launches next year.

Ubisoft has just taken the lid off Babel Rising, a strategy title due on PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade some time in 2012.

It's a god game that sees you using either Kinect or PlayStation Move to wield divine powers to prevent the ancient Babylonians from building the Tower of Babel.

Apparently you'll be able to hurl bolts of lightning, summon massive earthquakes or unleash devastating floods on your hapless minions.

Developed by Mando Productions, it originally saw the light of day as an iOS title earlier this year. The developer has added 3D visuals as well as both co-op and competitive multiplayer modes for the console release.