Thuan Nguyen VanTuesday, February 21, 2012
Claiming to have brought the first action/real-time strategy game to Android, the developers at Maya released Legendary Heroes to the Market yesterday. The game's overall structure and style are highly reminiscent of Defense of the Ancients (DotA), a popular mod for Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, meaning Legendary Heroes is almost sure to be a hit.
The game centers on "quick and intense matches," in which players control up to three heroes, fighting to destroy the enemy and their "source," while leveling up and gaining new abilities. Legendary Heroes promises hours of gameplay, a dynamic set of heroes - each with their own unique powers - and the ability to push characters to their potential with power ups. The officialLegendary Heroes YouTube channel has a ton of videos showcasing each hero, and showing off the game's overall awesomeness. Ready? Here we go:
While Legendary Heroes is free to play, it is a "freemium" game, meaning there are optional in-game purchases. For those concerned about just how optional these purchases really are, appadvice.comoffers some comforting words: "Like other freemium games, players can unlock characters or upgrade armor. The game does not need coin purchases to get through. There are 30 levels and, as long as you are an efficient fighter, you don’t need the extras."
There's no doubt – Legendary Heroes is a great game. It has polished, interesting environments, a great selection of heroes, easy-to-learn gameplay and controls, and hours upon hours of play. Adding to its playability is the "quick match" mode, which allows players to go through a one-off match, which translates to quick on-the-go play that doesn't require too much of a time commitment.
Considering that Legendary Heroes is free to play, there's no reason not to pick it up and give it a try. Just hit the Market link below to grab the download.