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Heroes of Newerth servers suffer 'catastrophic hardware failure'

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Heroes of Newerth servers suffer 'catastrophic hardware failure'

It would seem that catastrophe has hit the DotA-esque world of Heroes of Newerth. "During our scheduled maintenance period this morning we had a catastrophic hardware failure across a number of systems including some of our backup systems," a post on the game's official site has revealed.

On the Heroes of Newerth forum, an S2 Games employee revealed that the failure occurred during scheduled maintenance to upgrade the processors on the database boxes. "Both of our servers were simultaneously taken offline while the new hardware was being put in place. During this period of time, the file systems on BOTH [emphasis by the employee] boxes were destroyed." Read more »

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