Heroes of Ruin

Platform(s): Nintendo 3DS
Genre: RPG/Action
Publisher: Square Enix
Developer: n-Space
Release Date: June 26, 2012 (US), June 15, 2012 (EU)

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'Heroes of Ruin' (3DS) Gets Euro Date

by Rainier on April 25, 2012 @ 10:03 a.m. PDT

Heroes of Ruin is a brand new adventure featuring four unlikely heroes brought together to form a fearsome alliance. Custom-built for 3DS, with support for online play and a wealth of social gaming features, players will find a new experience awaits them every day.

In Heroes of Ruin, your adventure begins in the grand city of Nexus where a fragile peace has been shattered when a curse is placed upon the city’s ruler. Unable to find a cure, a call is sent out across the lands, promising rewards beyond measure to anyone who can find a cure. Choose from one of four unlikely heroes to answer the call and find the cure to save the city.

Heroes of Ruin uses StreetPass to create an inventive in-game ‘Traders’ Network’ where players can buy and sell rare and powerful items picked up in battle. With an ever-changing inventory updated from each player passed in public, character strengths and abilities can be greatly enhanced through accessing items from other players’ games. Outside of the game, Heroes of Ruin makes use of SpotPass to reward players with rare one-off items or unique challenges through local wi-fi hotspots. The official Heroes of Ruin community website will reward players further with daily challenges and quests available to complete in-game. With social media functionality, the site will also give players a platform to meet other gamers, swap ideas and items and team-up in-game.

Heroes of Ruin challenges players to carve their own adventure, joining forces with other heroes through seamless drop-in/drop-out co-op multiplayer or venturing forth alone. Players will enter an ever-changing world where danger waits around every corner. Heroes can explore and fight through wild, varied and dynamic environments, discovering new layouts and routes each time they play. Packed with strange and deadly creatures, these dangerous lands will stretch players’ combat and tactical skills as they enhance their character, collecting loot, weapons and armor to empower them on their quest.


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