Publisher: New World Computing /
ESRB Rating: Everyone - Animated violence
The FamilyPC 100 (June/July 1999)
The Restoration of Erathia
Murder, treachery, resurrection, savage battles and ultimately - freedom!
When Erathia's King is murdered by traitors, he is resurrected as an undead
warlord who leads a ruthless invasion of his former Kingdom. Little resistance
is met until his daughter Catherine, Queen of Enroth, returns to her homeland
commanding an army of elite Enrothian warriors.
You control the land's greatest heroes and fiercest creatures in a conflict
of epic proportions, as Catherine fights to restore her family's rightful
reign, uncover her father's killers and free his undead body.
Characters, buildings, environments and weapons are all
pre-rendered in 3D and appear in a new 800x600 high resolution, 65,000 color
Irresistible Game Play:
Simple ease-of-use, and turn-based game play
combine to create a challenging environment where you set the pace.
8 completely new towns and castles, 16 different Hero types, and
more than 120 different combat units to control as you expand your empire.
In the tradition of the award-winning Heroes of Might and Magic
series, Heroes III draws on the top talent and technology in the game industry
to create the most realistic animations and character graphics ever seen in
Up to 8 players can compete or team up through
hot-seat, LAN, or an Internet connection (Heroes III supports both Mplayer.com
Windows 95/98 or NT4.0: IBM PC and 100% compatibles, Pentium 166
(P166 recommended), 32MB RAM, 4x speed CD-ROM drive, 200MB free hard disk
space, all major DirectX compatible sound cards, DirectX 6.0 compatible,
capable of 800x600 16-bit high color display, keyboard, mouse.
Multiplayer: 28.8 modem or greater (modem/Internet play); TCP/IP or
IPX (network play).
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