Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising Features

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    I’ll be the first to admit that when Heatwave Interactive announced they had bought the rights and assets to the Roman Mythological themed Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising MMOG, I was cautiously optimistic. I enjoyed the game years ago for the brief amount of time I had spent in beta when it was being developed by Perpetual Entertainment. However, with all of the events surrounding its closure back then I had to wonder how Heatwave could bring the game back to life and have it stand on its own two feet—particularly given that the client was already a little dated before Heatwave even got a chance to start working on it.

    Shortly after the acquisition announcement the game entered into a playable beta stage. At this point some of our Ten Ton Hammer Premium members were on our Elite Testers list and began their job of providing feedback and bug reports for the game. I have been a part of countless beta tests for a myriad of games, but Heatwave presented Gods & Heroes in its new and evolving state at GDC this year and I couldn’t help but be thoroughly impressed.
    Features, Previews
    Tue, Mar 15, 2011
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    Gamers everywhere were excited when they heard that Gods and Heroes was not dead, but had been given an imperial reprieve The Roman-mythology based MMOG, initially developed by Perpetual Ente
    Features, Interviews
    Tue, Sep 28, 2010
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    Curious about a game that never made it to the retail shelves, or shut down before it had its chance to shine?

    Features, Opinions
    Mon, Sep 27, 2010
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    Few games get a second chance once they fall into the abyss, but Gods and Heroes: Rome Rising is one of the lucky few.

    Features, Interviews
    Sat, Apr 10, 2010
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    Yesterday's announcement that Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising would indeed be seeing completion brought much excitement to the MMOG community.

    Features, Interviews
    Tue, Feb 23, 2010
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  • Tough choices for Roman fans.

    Coming up this next winter there are lot of new MMORPGs
    bringing competition for Gods and Heroes. Darkgolem tells us his views
    on the matter with this new editorial, Foes of Rome!

    There are several new games, asides from Gods and Heroes, which
    are going to be filling (or are filling now) the online role playing
    game “niche” over the next year or so.

    Read on at Ten Ton Hammer's G&H site.

    Tue, Oct 09, 2007
  • Sure, but what about their mother? They always forget their poor mother! No respect!

    Mars was considered father of the Roman people, progenitor of Romulus.
    Read all about this complex deity of the Roman people with Darkgolem's
    newest guide!

    On Palatine Hill the temple of Mars stood, originally it was
    the residence of the pre-republic kings of Rome. His tokens of the
    shield and spear were kept here, and were considered sacred.

    Mon, Oct 08, 2007
  • If you didn't ask for it, you can have it anyway. You're that lucky!

    You asked for it, and here it is! The second part of our Gods and Heroes beta journal roundup, covering volume four through volume eight, the last one published.

    The tester was so impressed, they had a hard time fighting back, but did admit it was worth dying to see.

    Read the summaries at Ten Ton Hammer's G&H site.

    Thu, Oct 04, 2007
  • I wouldn't say lazy... more like work-averse.

    Ever wonder just what was in all those Gods and Heroes beta journals Perpetual released, but were too lazy to look for yourself? Well there's no need to fear! Here at Ten Ton Hammer, we've made it easy by rounding up the best the journals have to offer, and bringing it to you!

    In this journal, the tester let us know how much they hated
    playing caster classes. Fortunately for us, they did decide to try one,
    and seemed to love it, all thanks to the minions. As they put it "...The

    Wed, Oct 03, 2007
  • Juno, Hera, potato, potato. Hm. That's more effective when spoken.

    Darkgolem brings another in-depth look at one of the Gods and Goddesses of Perpetual Entertainment's Gods and Heroes: Rome Rising. Find out about the aspects, symbols and mythology of Juno, Queen of the Gods!

    "When Hercules was birthed, Hera sent snakes to kill the Hercules in his crib, though Hercules strangled his attackers. "

    Click here to read all about it!

    Features, Previews
    Tue, Sep 25, 2007
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