What is your position on crowd funded games? (e.g., Kickstarter, Early Access on Steam)

Heroes of Newerth

Published by
Developed by
Released
Platforms
MobyRank MobyScore
Linux
...
4.6
Macintosh
...
...
Windows
75
...
Not an American user?

Description

Heroes of Newerth is a multiplayer strategy game. Basically two teams fight against each other with the goal to destroy the other team's base. Two to five players work together in one team; every one of them commands one hero with different strengths and abilities. Additionally there are turrets, AI-controlled soldiers and neutral monsters.

The main tactical aspect of the games are the abilities of the 62 heroes, e.g. a fire mage or a warrior. Every of them opens up different approaches on the map, including making alternate ways by destroying trees, but if course there is always a counter measure. During the matches the player earns experience points and money for killed enemy or neutral forces which can be reinvested into improved abilities respectively better gear. The game uses the established RTS controls.

Outside the game there are two specialities. The game calculates a talent score for every player based on his past match performances; this basically serves as matchmaking instrument. There are also numerous options for the matches, e.g. exclude players which often abandon their matches or restrict the hero selection to a few randomly chosen ones.

Screenshots

Heroes of Newerth Linux Log-in screen
Heroes of Newerth Windows Picking a hero
Heroes of Newerth Windows Main Menu
Heroes of Newerth Linux Browsing the in-game store

Alternate Titles

  • "HoN" -- Official abbreviation

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

There are no reviews for this game.


The Press Says

Game Revolution Windows Jun 01, 2010 B+ 83
FZ Windows May 17, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Brash Games Windows Dec 07, 2010 8 out of 10 80
GameParty Windows Jun 02, 2010 78 out of 100 78
GameStar (Germany) Windows May 14, 2010 78 out of 100 78
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Windows May 28, 2010 77 out of 100 77
Gamers.at Windows Jun 02, 2010 77 out of 100 77
Mygamer.com Windows May 12, 2010 7.6 out of 10 76
Spazio Games Windows Jun 04, 2010 7 out of 10 70
MMORPG.com Windows Oct 19, 2011 5.8 out of 10 58

Forums

There are currently no topics for this game.


Trivia

There is no trivia on file for this game.


Related Web Sites

Contributed to by Patrick Bregger (110630)