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Heroes of Annihilated Empires

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Strategy
Publisher: CDV
Developer: GSC Game World

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'Heroes of Annihilated Empires' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 14, 2006 @ 9:44 a.m. PDT

Heroes of Annihilated Empires offers an extraordinary blend of RTS and RPG gameplay, challenging gamers to create a powerful leader and a dominant military force through battle, diplomacy and treachery in a rich fantasy world.

Get the Heroes of Annihilated Empires Demo off WP (450mb)

1. System requirements (minimum & recommended)

- Minimum system requirements
Operating system: Win XP
Processor: 1.2 GHz
RAM: 512 MB
Video card: 64 MB (2.0 shaders required, AGP Aperture Size ( in BIOS setup
) 256Mb)
DirectX: DirectX 9.0c
Sound card: 100% DirectX 9.0c compatible
Free memory on hard drive: 1.5 GB
Accessories: Mouse and keyboard

- Recommended system requirements
Operating system: Win XP
Processor: Intel Pentium 4 2.8GHz or AMD Athlon XP 2500+
RAM: 768 MB
Video card: 128 MB (2.0 shaders required)
DirectX: DirectX 9.0c
Sound card: 100% DirectX 9.0c compatible
Free memory on hard drive: 1.5 GB
Accessories: Mouse and keyboard

2. Playing Heroes of Annihilated Empires

In this game demo-version you will be capable to play one plot mission. Having been teleported to an unknown place, Elhant the Ranger finds himself lost on his way to the World Mountain - the place of ritual of the great power to be held. He must reach it no matter the cost!

We've put much effort for you to be able to experience the world of the game, understand the foremost sides of gameplay and get used to the principles of the gaming process. But remember, that the powers of evil will be exalted till you make your way through the full version of the game. It's coming soon!


You can adjust game preferences in Options submenu. Select the screen resolution, set shadows and animation quality to desired level. Mind that changing the game options will influence on in-game fps performance.

Use HeroesOfAE.exe to run the demo. Having launched the game, you will face the game's world. Let this hot-keys aid you in the fabulous, yet awe-inspiring world of the game.


M Move
H Hold position
A Move in attack mode
G Guard
S Cancel all orders
~ Select hero
I Inventory (if hero is selected)

Mouse Scroll Camera rotation
PageUp,PageDown Change camera angle and field of view
Insert, Delete Camera zoom

End Kill the units selected

Hold CTRL to send troops in attack mode

3. Known issues and Troubleshooting

- Use graphic cards that support 2.0 pixel shaders to avoid visual errors

4. Weblinks


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