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'Heroes Of M&M IV4 : Winds of War' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 26, 2003 @ 10:36 a.m. PST

While some other places seem to have put up a 'HOMM4 Winds of War' game announcement, the game was already announced last year and went gold last month. Instead 3DO let us know that they have shipped the Heroes of Might and Magic IV: Winds of War expansion pack to stores and should appear on shelves any time now. In the second expansion to the best-sellingfantasy turn-based strategy game, players battle fantastic creatures and face fierce armies across 45 action-packed maps.

“'Winds of War' is the most interactive 'Heroes' yet, featuring additional campaign editor capabilities, and six creature generators, as well as twenty maps created by fans,” said Jon Van Caneghem, president of New World Computing. “Newcomers and fans of the 'Heroes' series will enjoy hours of richly satisfying gameplay, the enchanting graphics, and the interwoven tapestry of storylines associated with 'Heroes of Might and Magic.'”

"Heroes of Might and Magic IV: Winds of War" is rated “E” for “Everyone,” and is now available nationwide at the suggested retail price of $29.99.

Can You Claim the Throne of Channon?

In "Heroes of Might and Magic IV: Winds of War," players are transported to the land of Channon, a large and populous kingdom occupying most of
Axeoth's northern continent. The shining capital city has become the target of no less than five invading armies who covet its lands and riches. Players assume the roles of five conquerors, each staging his own uniquely driven invasion, before facing a showdown for ultimate control.

Features for "Heroes of Might and Magic IV: Winds of War" include:

  • 25 new single-scenario maps created by New World Computing
  • 20 contest-winning single-scenario maps created by fans
  • Six new "Heroes" campaigns
  • Three original fantastic creatures
  • New adventure objects, including six creature generators
  • Additional Campaign Editor features, including a customizable object painter
  • New hero storylines for the campaigns
  • Includes new music

Developed by New World Computing, a division of The 3DO Company, "Heroes IV: Winds of War" is the latest game in the best-selling "Might and Magic"
line. Selling more than 4.5 million units worldwide and translated into over a dozen languages, the "Might and Magic" series is a proven success. For more information about this expansion pack and other "Might and Magic" products, please visit www.3do.com.


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