S2 Games News


S2 Games introduces single player episodic gaming to Strife

By John Gaudiosi, Sep 02, 2014 3:00pm PDT

With the Strife Open Beta officially open globally, gamers will also get free access to single-player episodic games focusing on key heroes from the game


"Me too! I'd actually have a remake of that than have just another MOBA..."

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Heroes of Newerth getting Samuel L. Jackson announcer pack

By Steve Watts, Oct 11, 2013 8:45am PDT

Actor Samuel L. Jackson has lent his voice to Heroes of Newerth for an announcer pack, which developer S2 Games has begun teasing with some voice samples.


"I've had enough of these mother-fucking feeders on this motherfucking lane!"

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Heroes of Newerth dev announces new MOBA, Strife

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 09, 2013 9:30am PDT

Heroes of Newerth was once the most the main alternative to League of Legends, as the most faithful update of the original DotA mod. Then Valve swaggered in and Dota 2 muscled HoN out. S2 Games isn't giving up on Dote 'em ups, though, and is coming back with Strife. Descr...


"I've played HoN, LoL and DotA 2, and HoN just has the best "feel" to it. That said, right now ..."

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Heroes of Newerth hacked

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 17, 2012 9:00am PST

A naughty hacker has busted into the database of S2's Heroes of Newerth, gaining access to account login information. If you've played the DotA 'em up and use a password shared with any other online account, you'll want to get changing those passwords and, honestly, start us...


"well, since I only use the DB for keepass, good luck. Oh, and I have one BIGASS password to ..."

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Heroes of Newerth making all heroes free

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 20, 2012 8:15am PDT

Heroes of Newerth is today making every one of its characters free for everyone to play with, having previously offered a limited rotating selection and charging for extras. It's surely a step to make the game more competitive with Dota 2.


Heroes of Newerth 'Mid Wars' mode incoming

By Alice O'Connor, May 04, 2012 6:00am PDT

Evolution is slow in the MOBA genre, but S2 Games is bringing in some changes to the classic DotA clone map layout with a new 'Mid Wars' mode, throwing all the players into one big team-fight-o-rama.


"LoL needs this as an official mode too. ARAB games are so fun."

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Heroes of Newerth goes free-to-play

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 29, 2011 5:45am PDT

DotA-esque Heroes of Newerth is joining the free-to-play ranks. Developer S2 Games promises "the game mechanics and style of play will remain intact," as it attempts to expand its audience.


"Same thought here. I'll never play this, F2P or not. The fact that some people got ALL content ..."

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