Gods and Heroes: Rome Rising

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Online Multiplayer
Publisher: Heatwave Interactive
Developer: Heatwave Interactive
Release Date: June 21, 2011

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'Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising' Subscription Model Unveiled

by Rainier on May 17, 2011 @ 9:40 a.m. PDT

Gods & Heroes is a massively multiplayer RPG of mythic adventure in the ancient world featuring epic God Powers, intense squad-based combat, and creatures drawn from the myths and legends of the ancient world.

Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising is a Roman mythology themed Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) game.

Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising is a full scale action adventure MMO that immerses the audience in Roman mythology. Players step into a hero’s sandals to battle monsters and command minions while seeking favor from the gods.

In Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising, gamers take on the role of a Demigod and celebrated hero of the Roman army. These brave warriors set out on a quest for vengeance against an ancient enemy, the Telchine gods, who have returned to topple the empire and avenge their defeat at the hands of the Olympian gods.

Those who purchase Gods & Heroes at retail or as a digital download will receive one month of included playtime with the game. Heatwave will also provide a variety of introductory options for players to continue their adventure. Warriors of Rome can purchase a one-month subscription for a highly competitive price of $9.99, a three-month subscription for $27.99 or a six-month subscription for $54.99. Dedicated Romans can purchase a year of playtime for $99.99 or a lifetime subscription for $199.99.

“Based on the feedback from our beta players, we feel that this pricing further makes Gods & Heroes an attractive choice for MMO fans,” said Executive Producer and Heatwave CEO Anthony Castoro.

While battling in the midst of Roman landmarks and legendary scenery, players will also experience:

  • Fully Customizable Estates -The Hero's goal is to regain the power of the gods and rebuild their Ancestral Estate. Players can customize their estate with new buildings and structures that affect how their army of minions levels up and gains new powers and bring rare objects and resources back to their estate by completing quests throughout the game.
  • Unique Squad-Based Minion System - Players can build their own squad of minions that level up with them. From fellow Roman soldiers to mythological creatures, squad members are earned, awarded and purchased as players progress through the game. 
  • Intense Combat Action - Expect intense combat where heroes will wield an arsenal of weapons and the powers of the gods themselves to perform combat moves which can be linked together, including dramatic finishing moves for intense battle sequences

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