DescriptionHeroes 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.
- "HoN" -- Official abbreviation
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The Press Says
|GameStar (Germany)||Feb, 2011||82 out of 100||82|
|FZ||May 17, 2010||80|
|Brash Games||Dec 07, 2010||8 out of 10||80|
|GameZone||Sep 21, 2010||8 out of 10||80|
|GameParty||Jun 02, 2010||78 out of 100||78|
|PC Gameplay (Benelux)||May 28, 2010||77 out of 100||77|
|Gamers.at||Jun 02, 2010||77 out of 100||77|
|Mygamer.com||May 12, 2010||7.6 out of 10||76|
|4Players.de||Jun 09, 2010||73 out of 100||73|
|MMORPG.com||Oct 19, 2011||5.8 out of 10||58|
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Related Web Sites
- Heroes of Newerth (Official website (English))
- Heroes of Newerth Fans (Fanpage with forum, news and playing tips (German))
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