Might and Magic Heroes VI is currently kind of incredibly broken, according to justifiably angry players on the official Ubisoft forum , the game’s Steam forum , and the Heroes Community forum .
Until we as a species decide whether Ubisoft’s turn-based strategy RPG series features an ‘and’ or an ampersand, there will always be war – grim grammatical war of the highest order. But at least we’ve benefited with six games and a gajillion expansions’ worth of (mostly) fun Mighting and/& Magicking – and now there’s even more to sink our teeth into.
The story of Jón Gnarr, who in 2010 was elected mayor of Iceland’s capital and largest city, Reykjavík, could be mistaken for a story from EVE Online , the sandbox MMO created by Icelandic developer CCP. In EVE, players form corporations and take part in fascinating, often-bizarre political and military shenanigans. In Iceland, Jón ran for office as founder of “The Best Party,” which he says wasn’t, and still isn’t, a real political party.
To celebrate the imminent May 2 release of the Might & Magic Heroes VI Shades of Darkness expansion, we’re giving away five copies of the Might & Magic Heroes VI Complete Edition to our Australian readers, as well as a M&MH t-shirt. The Complete Edition includes the full game bundled with the two original Adventure Packs, as well as the Shades of Darkness standalone expansion. Check out our review of the original Might and Magic Heroes VI.
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