Editor's Note:

It was previously believed that this title would be ported to PS2.

Added on: January 19, 2001


Black & White is a cross-genre game which involves resource management, spellcasting skills, battle strategy and parenting skills. The game is played in real time, and multiplayer play using networks and internet play will be made available.


  • Player has control of a God and the ability to rule a society of people who worship your character
  • Choice one of two paths: the evil path or the good path; treat your people awfully or divinely
  • Ability to raise a creature who reflects the nature of the player's God
  • Abilty to fight against rival Gods with the fully grown-up creature

Hardware Requirements

Windows 95/98/ME/2000,
350mhz processor, 64mb RAM,
600mb Hard Drive Space,
CD or DVD 4x speed drive,
8mb Graphics Card PCI/AGP,
Direct3D 3D accelerator, Direct X 7.0a, Keyboard & Mouse
Multiplayer - TCP/IP 56kbps modem

User Reviews

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Black & White Sequel Announced

Not to be confused with the Creature Isle add-on

Sep 04, 2001, by Leo Chan | 0 comments
Black & White Expansion Pack Announced

Creature Isle revealed at ECTS

Sep 04, 2001, by Leo Chan | 0 comments
Black & White Shipping

EA Games has begun shipping the RPG God/Strategy Sim

Mar 28, 2001, by Leo Chan | 0 comments
Black & White Gone Gold

Various online retailers are already offering creatures to download for the game

Mar 16, 2001, by Leo Chan | 0 comments
iFeel Some Black & White

Lionhead's Black & White to incorporate TouchSense technology

Jan 31, 2001, by Leo Chan | 0 comments
E3 Awards Are Black & White

The god game garnered four out of seventeen awards, including Best Game of the Show.

Jun 16, 2000, by Prairie Wolfe | 0 comments

Latest Activity

Jul 31, 07 1:34pm
added 30 new screenshots
Nov 14, 06 3:50pm
bloody brilliant game BlackandWhite
Aug 19, 06 1:15pm
Expected Better BlackandWhite
Apr 9, 06 6:24pm
Awesome BlackandWhite
May 25, 05 10:54am

You are a god who is trying to become the most powerful,as all the other gods in this...

Nov 29, 04 7:15pm
8/10 BlackandWhite
Jan 23, 03 4:07pm

Awsome! One of the best computer games I have. Great Action, you must be alert at...

Master of the VG
Jul 30, 02 4:03pm

There were some times when I laughed because of things that happened during the...

Dancing Banana
Jul 24, 02 9:34pm

well this is a game where you can be your true self. A GOD. you control the fate of...

May 26, 02 3:58am

The most excellent game in known human history honest!I have never played such a good...

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Release Dates
  • North America:
    • Feb 14, 2002 (Mac)
    • Mar 26, 2001 (PC)
    • Apr 5, 2000 (Movie)
    • March 2001 CANCELLED (DC)
    • Q4 2001 (PSX)
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