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Horde of Heroes
Playing it safe
By Peter Willington 14 May 2014
Horde of Heroes | Publisher:
Everplay Interactive | Format:
iPhone, iPad | Genre:
Casual, Puzzle, RPG | Players:
1 | Networking:
wireless (network) | Version:
Horde of Heroes is a free-to-play game where you have gems on a grid and must match three or more to remove them from play and NO WAIT WAIT DON'T CLOSE THE PAGE!
So yes, okay, it's a match-three. But there are some brilliant match-three games out there, and there are always new ways of experimenting within a genre.
For the longest time everyone thought Ultima Online was the only way to do MMOs, but then EverQuest came along to shake things up, and then so did World of Warcraft. There's always room for improvement.
I'll be finding out whether Horde of Heroes is indeed a step forward for this genre-within-a-genre or just another also-ran over the course of the following week.
Horde of Heroes features outstanding presentation, but that's one of the very few aspects of it that makes it stand apart from the crowd of match-3 games available already