updated 08:55 am EST, Thu January 12, 2006
Heroes V coming to Mac
for the Macintosh, under exclusive worldwide license from Ubisoft. Currently in development for the PC, Heroes V brings the popular strategy franchise into a new era with "cutting-edge technology and a breathtaking, fully 3D animated world." Due after the after the release of the PC version, the Mac version will offer a scalable turn-based battle system for challenging tactical combat as well as the option of a new Active Battle System for faster play. Players will be able to choose from more than 200 skills, 170 creature abilities and 40 spells to build up heroes and armies.
"This is a new, darker, heroic fantasy universe that's more mature with six unique factions and more than 80 different creatures. The engaging storyline features special objectives, side quests and exciting plot twists for the finest tactics, management and role-playing adventure ever brewed."
"The Heroes series has a long and illustrious history on the Mac, and we're thrilled to be partnering with Ubisoft to bring this exciting new game to Mac gamers around the world," said Ian Lynch Smith, President of Freeverse.