"Heroes of Might and Magic IV is a top-notch strategy experience reinvented for the next generation of gamers," says Chaz Fitzhugh, Heroes Marketing Brand Manager at 3DO.
Send your heroes across an unfamiliar landscape to seize resources and conquer foes!Male Sorcerer3DO
's Heroes of Might and Magic IV is an absorbing strategy game that follows your heroes (learn more about Heroes in the "Heroes For Hire" sidebar on page 2) across the mysterious new world of Axeoth.As you explore the unfamiliar landscape, you'll confront an array of vicious beasts and hostile armies that stand between you and the spoils of war."Heroes of Might and Magic IV is the most immersive Heroes game ever," says Chaz Fitzhugh
."Whether you like amassing armies, casting devastating spells, devising cunning battle strategies, or simply exploring vast worlds, you'll find yourself hooked for hours on end."
Strategy and MoreHeroes of Might and Magic IV is billed as a turn-based strategy game, but many argue that this description is far too narrow.The game features several distinct forms of game play, including resource management, role-playing, and of course, strategy.
is equally buoyant."The new [viewing perspective] and increased animation make the game so much more visually appealing," he
beams."This is a key reason fans will flock to the game - they'll see the screenshot on the box and immediately see the difference."
Heroes of Might and Magic IV
also includes editing tools that let you design your own campaigns and quests, extending game play indefinitely."The Campaign Editor allows players to lead their armies to new realms and battlefields straight out of their own imaginations," says Fitzhugh
Made for MacintoshGames involving strategy, role-playing, and resource management have always been popular within the Macintosh community.
happily adds that Mac users "tend to be more cerebral, preferring games with substance instead of flash."