HoN Patch Preview: Lock Pick Mode

A brief introduction to Lock Pick, a revolutionary new competitive drafting mode for Heroes of Newerth. Balance Designers Matt Knizacky, Aaron Van Note, and Director of Operations Brad Bower discuss how Lock Pick works and what it means for both competitive and casual players. Be sure to check out Lock Pick mode when it goes live Friday, June 22nd.

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HoN Hero Spotlight Ravenor

Play Heroes of Newerth for FREE: www.heroesofnewerth.com The souls of the damned suffer eternal torments in the hells ruled over by the Daemon Lords. The administration of such torments are left in the hands of the cruelest and most sadistic of all the condemned. These irredeemable souls take such delight in the torture of others that they are imbued with the purest essences of anger, cruelty, and hate. These beings earn a title that strikes fear into both the living, and the dead; they are the reapers of souls, the crushers of dreams, the bastions of terror, and the delivers of the damned. They are Ravenors, and their Lord is known by that title alone. Property of S2 Games Graceful introduction music composed by Thomas-Adam Habuda www.facebook.com

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HoN Community Patch Preview w/ DOGKaiser

This week’s batch of Heroes of Newerth changes and improvements includes a very special Community Collaboration Balance Patch, bringing another level of community-inspired content to the battlefields of Newerth. With the help of an extremely passionate group of HoN community members, S2′s balance design team asked for changes that the HoN community felt needed the most attention and opened the floor to balance discussion. There are 30 heroes and 3 items going under the knife in patch 2.6.4 as we aim to realign the Heroes of Newerth experience with the core aspirations of the HoN community in mind. Check out this sneak peek interview with lead balance designer DOGKaiser about what it took to make this “Dream Patch” a reality. Play Heroes of Newerth for FREE: www.heroesofnewerth.com

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HoN Hero Spotlight: Bramble

Play Heroes of Newerth for FREE: www.heroesofnewerth.com When the war spread from the northlands into the jungles of Newerth, both man and Deamon discovered why the natives call the land “Death’s Cradle.” Creatures warped from the chaos of the past abide in these forbidden lands, where beasts are prey and plants are predator. Deep in these jungles, the Keeper found the eldest of the mantraps and fed it the blood of the corrupted — Deamons and the fallen. Filled with their dark power, Bramble now stalks her chosen meals across the battlefields, helping destroy the enemies of the Keeper… Property of S2 Games Graceful introduction music composed by Thomas-Adam Habuda www.facebook.com

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