Factsheet

Developer:
Actually Sane Studios
Based in Singapore

Release date:
April 2017

Platforms:
HTC Vive

Website:
actuallysanestudios.com/heroes-of-newerth-vr

Regular Price:
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Description

Heroes of Newerth VR (HoN VR) is a VR mini-game set in the HoN universe where the player gets to engage in bow-and-arrow combat with characters from the Heroes of Newerth universe, leading up to the grand battle with the mighty Kongor at the end.

History

Garena Star League 2017 was one of asia's largest e-sports events, featuring thousands of spectators gathered to watch the world's top Heroes of Newerth teams compete for the World Championships. As part of the event, Actually Sane Studios collaborated with Garena to develop a VR mini-game based on the award-winning MOBA franchise. HoN VR was put on exhibit at GSL 2017, with hundreds of attendees waiting in line for up to an hour to experience their favourite game in virtual reality.

Features

  • World's first VR mini-game based on the Heroes of Newerth franchise.
  • Features iconic minions, heroes and the mighty Kongor from the award-winning MOBA franchise.
  • Recreation of the atmospheric Kongor pit in virtual reality.

Videos

Gameplay YouTube

Queue at Garena Star League 2017 (Bangkok, Thailand) YouTube


Images

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There are currently no logos or icons available for Heroes of Newerth VR (in collaboration with Garena). Check back later for more or contact us for specific requests!



Selected Articles

  • "HoN VR - Putting Real eSports Players in VR!"
    - Garena, YouTube

Garena Star League 2017
Dev blog post about the event actuallysanestudios.com.


About Actually Sane Studios

Boilerplate
An indie VR game development studio based in the tiny red dot of Singapore, focused on designing and creating games that feel awesome in the new medium of virtual reality.

More information
More information on Actually Sane Studios, our logo & relevant media are available here.


Heroes of Newerth VR (in collaboration with Garena) Credits

Garena
Owner of all IP and art assets

Xiao Tian
Project Manager, Garena

Wong Kang-An
Designer/Developer, Actually Sane Studios

Ko Wan Ling
Designer/Developer, Actually Sane Studios

Sim Weijin
Designer/Developer, Garena


presskit() by Rami Ismail (Vlambeer) - also thanks to these fine folks