Hero Online is a fast-paced, free-to-play MMORPG from NetGame and MGame USA set in ancient China. It features colorful graphics and martial arts-style combat animations. Players can choose from five character classes and different weapon styles, pursue quests, and discover special skill books for learning skills open to any class. The game also has pet and mount systems, a fun “carrier pigeon” method of sending messages, and GM-run events. Hero Online also includes an item shop for further character customization.