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Heroes Call
Is expensive to answer
by Paul Devlin 17/7/2012
Product: Heroes Call
Developer: Defiant Development
Publisher: Defiant Development
Format: Android
Genre: RPG
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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With Diablo 3's insane launch fever now dying down, Heroes Call’s belated arrival on Android might damage its chances of raking in loot for the developers.

Still, few serious gamers can resist a good hack-and-slash, and Heroes Call has Diablo-esque RPG action in spades.

It’s just a shame that it tarnishes its otherwise sharp presentation with some freemium finagling, which conspires to drag you out of that hypnotic ‘zone’ all classic dungeon crawlers aim to inhabit.

A question of class

On the Tegra 3-powered devices it’s currently exclusive to, there’s no denying that Heroes Call looks the business.  ...
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Summary
Stunning presentation and relatively robust hacking and slashing don’t quite disguise the true costs of experiencing the full freemium adventure
RATINGS
Audio/visual: 9
Gameplay: 7
Value: 6
Innovation: 6
Overall: 7
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