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 [...]
PC Gamer has a preview of the next champion slated for inclusion in Heroes of Newerth: Silhouette, a ninja! Also, version 2.0.25 was released by S2 Games last week: Added a new Pestilence Alt Avatar: Ladybug Pestilence Fix to a server issue that caused them to degrade after extended uptime Alchemist Bones have been changed [...]
Today HoN (Heroes of Newerth) has become free2play and a major patch has been released. Those who already bought an account benefit greatly by having access to all heroes and “early access” heroes unlike the others who have access to only 15 heroes at start (they can buy/earn more heroes later on). I must confess [...]
Congratulations to S2 Games for winning the Independent Games Festival Audience Award for their DoTA-inspired multiplayer game Heroes of Newerth:
S2 Games’ Heroes Of Newerth won the Audience Award, after receiving the largest share of thousands of public votes cast at IGF.com in recent weeks.
HoN is currently in closed beta testing.
By now most of you should have had a chacne to spend some time with Heroes of Newerth; please post your impressions and comments below.
Don’t forget to also provide feedback in S2 Games’ official beta forum!
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
Version 2.0.39 (and 188.8.131.52) of Heroes of Newerth, the fiercely competitive multiplayer game inspired by Defense of the Ancients, was released. Changes include a new item (Sol’s Bulwark), a new hero (Revenant), and various gameplay/bug fixes. Also, as of right now accounts are $10 US.
Remember the hype over the invitation to Microsoft’s Windows 8 Consumer Preview? Microsoft has finally unleashed the beast at Mobile World Congress 2012. But what’s so different from this preview vs. the Windows 8 developer preview in September 2011?
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 [...]