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While a lot of Linux gamers are waiting for the appereance of the linux-version of Dota 2, a very similar game Heroes of Newerth has been supported on Linux for a while now.
Heroes of Newerth (HoN) from S2Games is a DOTA like game that like all of their games supported GNU/Linux.
Sadly the GNU/Linux client was always a bit behind the Windows one, but now after the release of patch 2.6.22 they are finally in par.
I’m heavily addicted to HoN and for me the GNU/Linux client was always stable as a rock, while the Windows users crashed all the time – I kept pl
Heroes of Newerth, the DoTA-inspired strategy game from the always Linux-friendly S2 Games, had a free play weekend for beta testers that hadn’t bought the retail version yet that I unfortunately missed out on. That said, they also added a new hero, the Gladiator: Once I’m back up to gaming speed, I’ll be giving HoN [...]
Heroes of Newerth (HoN) is a DOTA inspired game that has a native GNU/Linux client (some say it’s much more stable than the Windows client).
HoN begun in 2010 when it officially came out, as a pay $30 , play forever (no monthly fee).
At 2011 HoN went free to play, but new players (with the free account) had a limited pool of heroes each week.
Today HoN finally released all it’s heroes
I meant to post this quite some time ago, but that’s moving for you: Rock, Paper, Shotgun posted a preview of Heroes of Newerth, the DoTA-inspired multiplayer strategy game from the Linux-friendly developers S2 Games.
Also, if you’re a beta-tester you can pre-order the full game here. I haven’t had a chance to play it myself [...]
After a seemingly infinite beta test, Valve’s MOBA, DOTA 2 was released for Windows recently and now we’ve got our Linux version. DOTA 2, and MOBAs in general, are a spin-off of the real time strategy genre, in which two teams of five heroes compete to destroy the opposing team’s base. DOTA 2 is actually [...]