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Might & Magic: Heroes VI - Shades of Darkness (Windows)

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Might & Magic: Heroes VI - Shades of Darkness is an add-on sized successor to Might & Magic: Heroes VI. It is set a century after Heroes VI and features two campaigns with the protagonists Raelag (from Heroes of Might and Magic V) and Vein (from Might & Magic: Duel of Champions): Raelag is a dark elf who has to ensure the survival of his faction while Vein is a death knight working together with a necromancer faction. Of course the plot quickly gets more convulted and the two protagonists eventually cross paths.

The gameplay mechanics are unchanged compared to the main game; the major difference is the mission design. They are mostly designed for experienced players, don't allow for many mistakes and often have a turn limit. This game also introduces Raelag's Dungeon faction (which brings new units, cities and buildings), new hero classes, seven creatures, one mount and several new artifacts.

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Might & Magic: Heroes VI - Shades of Darkness Windows Raelag is back
Might & Magic: Heroes VI - Shades of Darkness Windows Loading Screen of the Dungeon campaign
Might & Magic: Heroes VI - Shades of Darkness Windows Dungeon campaign in-game cutscene
Might & Magic: Heroes VI - Shades of Darkness Windows The Dungeon city on the map

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GameStar (Germany) May 17, 2013 81 out of 100 81
Game Informer Magazine May 14, 2013 7 out of 10 70
Everyeye.it May 24, 2013 7 out of 10 70
Game Over Online Jun 03, 2013 67 out of 100 67
Gamer.nl May 27, 2013 6.5 out of 10 65
Multiplayer.it 2013 6.5 out of 10 65
GameSpot May 17, 2013 6 out of 10 60
Lazygamer May 29, 2013 5.9 out of 10 59
Jeuxvideo.com May 10, 2013 10 out of 20 50
Destructoid May 23, 2013 4 out of 10 40

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Patrick Bregger (124155) added Might & Magic: Heroes VI - Shades of Darkness (Windows) on Apr 19, 2014