Ubisoft Reveals Web-Based Might And Magic

heroesonline.jpgHeroes of Might and Magic is hitting the web, and it is going to be huge! Ubisoft has just unveiled Heroes of Might and Magic Kingdoms, an all-new game that takes the series' trademark fantasy simulation battles and puts them in your web browser. That's right, in your web browser. There is no download at all. You'll simply log into the website, create an account, and you'll be playing Might and Magic against thousands of players around the world.

"This is a new type of game for Ubisoft, one that allows you to jump into a rich and complex universe just with your Web browser," said Serge Hascoët, Chief Creative Officer. "Heroes of Might and Magic Kingdoms will open a wide door to the Might and Magic universe, allowing players to immerse themselves within it unlike ever before."

Best of all? The game will be completely free to play. Worst of all? Since it plays in a browser window you can totally get away with playing it at work. Right now players can head over to www.hommkingdoms.com to get an idea of what's in store for them once the game launches worldwide this Spring. They've got screens, an explanation of gameplay, and even a place where you can register for updates, perhaps scoring an entry into the beta.

If you really want to get into the beta and live in the UK, special key codes are included inside copies of the Heroes of Might and Magic Complete Edition, which should be available shortly.

Ubisoft To Launch Web-Based Video Game In The Heroes Of Might And Magic® Universe

Heroes of Might and Magic® Kingdoms to Hit the Web in Spring 08

LONDON, UK -13th December, 2007 - Today Ubisoft, one of the world's largest video game publishers, announced that Heroes of Might and Magic® Kingdoms , a new Web-based game in the critically-acclaimed Heroes of Might and Magic series is being developed for a Spring 2008 worldwide launch.

Heroes of Might and Magic Kingdoms is a strategy game set in a persistent version of the heroic-fantasy world of Heroes of Might and Magic. Thousands of players will be able to rule their virtual kingdoms, lead gigantic armies against each other, master the trades or create legendary heroes. The game requires no download or installation, only an Internet connection. In addition, players can play at their own pace; from 10 minutes to multiple-hour sessions.

"This is a new type of game for Ubisoft, one that allows you to jump into a rich and complex universe just with your Web browser," said Serge Hascoët, Chief Creative Officer. "Heroes of Might and Magic Kingdoms will open a wide door to the Might and Magic universe, allowing players to immerse themselves within it unlike ever before."

An exclusive key for the beta test is hidden in the Heroes of Might and Magic Complete Edition that releases today, you can also register on www.hommkingdoms.com.


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    Truly a great game online. Choose the faction siding with which is always nice because it gives you the opportunity to be on the side of good or evil! Very beautiful the graphics and gameplay!

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