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One of Hades’ most-hated characters was almost its protagonist

A quick history lesson about Supergiant Games’ Hades reveals that Theseus was very nearly the hero of the game, rather than its most notable villain.Hades has become something of a superhit, with the roguelike action game enjoying at least 1,000,000 sales across PC and Nintendo Switch to date. The game quickly became one of the highest-rated titles of the year after a stealth launch via a Nintendo Direct Mini back in September 2020.Since then, it’s dominated the gaming conversation thanks to its likable cast, addictive gameplay loop, and impressive writing.But we very nearly saw one of the game’s most widely reviled characters star in…