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This is the prequel to the action/RTS Kingdom Under Fire: The Crusaders for the Xbox. Six of the sub-characters from The Crusaders are now playable main characters in the Heroes, along with one new character Walter. Each has its own story campaign.

The gameplay is similar to the predecessor, featuring action, RTS, and RPG elements. The player controls several troops, ranging from basic types such as infantry, archers, spearmen, and cavalry archers; to more advanced ones like siege units, mortars, aerial bombers, wyverns, giant scorpions, and mammoths. In Heroes, there are also four new elemental troops: ice maidens, earth golems, thunder rhinos, and flame wraiths.

The troops engage in RTS style combat, although commands are issued to entire troops instead of individual soldiers. When the troop led by the main character enters battle, the player fights enters 3rd person action mode. Each of the seven playable characters has its unique set of attack moves and combos. Some are quick and agile; others like the ogre Urukubarr are slow but powerful.

After each battle the player enters the World Map and upgrades all of his troops with new skills, weapons, and armor. Hiring different officers to lead troops gives them special magic abilities. The player moves to different locations in the World Map to engage in new battles.

The multiplayer aspect has been significantly improved in Heroes to allow 3 on 3 strategy mode (The Crusaders supported 2 on 2), leader combat between only the playable characters, or co-operative mode against invasion from CPU controlled troops.

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Kingdom Under Fire: Heroes Screenshot
Kingdom Under Fire: Heroes Screenshot
Kingdom Under Fire: Heroes Screenshot
Kingdom Under Fire: Heroes Screenshot

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Game Vortex 2005 90 out of 100 90
TeamXbox Sep 26, 2005 8.9 out of 10 89
Just RPG Nov, 2005 85 out of 100 85
Armchair Empire, The Oct 06, 2005 8.3 out of 10 83
IC-Games Oct 05, 2005 80 out of 100 80
Game Informer Magazine Oct, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
Jeuxvideo.com Sep 29, 2005 15 out of 20 75
GameDaily Oct 11, 2005 7 out of 10 70
Lawrence Oct 06, 2005 66 out of 100 66
Netjak Nov 24, 2005 6 out of 10 60

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