In our latest review here at MMORPG.com, writer Phil Bickle takes a look at Heroes of Newerth, a MOBA (multiplayer online battle arena) game along the lines of Warcraft 3. See how HoN stacks up against other MOBAs storming the market these days in Phil's review. Tried HoN? Let us know what you think in the comments.
MOBAs, or Multiplayer Online Battle Arenas, are the new hot trend in the MMO market. This becomes very apartment when a certain fabulous website dedicated to MMO's would post three reviews of very similar games in a sub genre within a few weeks of each other. Based off the “Defence of the Ancients” fan made game type from Warcraft 3, MOBA's such as Heroes of Newerth involve teams of players attacking each other’s base while waves of NPC units run to their deaths. You choose a character, level them through combat by being near skirmishes, buy armour and items, place skill points, and once the battle ends you do it all over again from the start. With the market quickly becoming over saturated, does Heroes of Newerth have what it takes to stand out?
Read more of Phil Bickle's Heroes of Newerth: It Could Be a Very Good Game.