Heroes of Might & Magic III HD lands on iPad and Android


Remember Heroes of Might and Magic III? The 1999 turn-based strategy is arguably the best, or at the very least – the most popular of the HoMM series, and any tactical and / or fantasy game lover should have at least tried it out at some point in their lives. Now, if you haven't – fear not – as today, the game has been released in HD remix variant for Android and iOS tablets for the price of $9.99.

Heroes of Might and Magic is a turn-based strategy, whose matches play out over a few layers of strategy and tactics. First, you have your starting castle, which will be your primary source for troops, so you need to upgrade and take good care of it. Second, we have the "full map" play, where you move your heroes (and the armies assigned to them) across the world on a hunt for resources, artifacts, and more castle that you can take under your control. And third, we have the battles, which take you down to the ground, letting you control your army for some quick, tactical, turn-based skirmishes.

The game allows for the good old hot-seat multiplayer mode, which allows you to play with a buddy or few, passing the tablet around for others to make their turns. Just be sure to load up on snacks and beverages, as an average Heroes match tends to take a while. Ah... that's how we used to do it in the '90s and early '00s!

Download ($9.99): (iOS | Android)

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9 Comments

1. GeorgeDao123

Posts: 432; Member since: Aug 20, 2013

Hopefully they will bring it to iPhone and Android phones soon.

2. hung2900

Posts: 966; Member since: Mar 02, 2012

i was addicted yo this game in at least 7 years. So handy to play on Android (there was a modded version before but crap)m

3. trung_ero

Posts: 38; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Hell yeah!! I love this game!

4. Neros

Posts: 1016; Member since: Dec 19, 2014

But I've already been playing h3 with all expansions for months.

5. xondk

Posts: 1904; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

Yeah, its kinda weird, you can get the original with all expansions via gog, use the h3hd mod and it is very hard to see the difference between that and the new 'hd' version.

6. Neros

Posts: 1016; Member since: Dec 19, 2014

I just tested the HD version. Wow, they didn't even bother to change the interface. Sure, they added a few gestures, but this looks like a project to get quick cash flow. Exagear is so muxh better and I have all expansions.

8. xondk

Posts: 1904; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

Yeah.. plus no random maps, and a lot of other features that the expansions gave are missing.

7. DannyJr

Posts: 38; Member since: May 08, 2014

Great game. I've played it from Windows 98 to Windows 7 (I have since moved on to Linux), since it's such an engrossing game. Unfortunately, I don't know if I'll get it for Android. It is not a casual game since even small maps can take a whole afternoon to play. You'll kill your battery or overheat your tablet with that. I prefer to play only casual games in my mobile devices, nothing more complex than tower defense games.

9. Ty_inCA

Posts: 18; Member since: Oct 13, 2013

Awesome! Get me a WP8 version and take my money!

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