This game was strongly based on the King's Bounty game from Amiga computers which is five years older than this game. We could call this game an unofficial sequel to King's Bounty. Though, New World Computing, Inc. made King's Bounty as well. Add
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This game is strongly based on King's Bounty, also made by New World Computing.
Might & Magic connections
The game's characters were based on similar characters found in the series that Heroes was spun off from, the Might & Magic series.
Computer Gaming World
November 1996 (15th anniversary issue) – #133 in the “150 Best Games of All Time” list
Issue 12/1999 - #60 in the "100 Most Important PC Games of the Nineties" ranking