Heavily based on the Warcraft III scenario Defense of the Ancients, boasting various improvements over the original mod such as, VoIP support, Reconnection capabilities as well as better looking graphics and models etc.
On August 22, 2009 the pre-sale of Heroes of Newerth began for members of the beta. Pre-sales of the game includes name reservation, as well as additional beta keys
PC System Analysis For Heroes of Newerth Requirements
You need a Core 2 Duo E4400 2.0GHz or Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 4000+ processor coupled with a GeForce 7800 GTX to run Heroes of Newerth system requirements at recommended. You can expect to get around 60FPS at 1080p screen res on high graphics settings with this hardware. System memory for min is 1.5 GB. Your graphics card will need to be capable of running DirectX 9. In short you need a 14 year old PC for best Heroes of Newerth performance.