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Brawl of Ages – New competitive arena PC title revealed by S2 Games

[Play free now] S2 Games, creators of online competitive games including Heroes of Newerth and Strife, and BNA Studios today revealed Brawl of Ages, a Free-to-Play online multiplayer collectible card arena game that draws inspiration from previous S2 Games titles. Starting…

Heroes of Newerth – Tencent creates world’s largest LEGO game map

While Tencent Games is doing very well with League of Legends, the mega corporation has not forgotten about Heroes of Newerth, another MOBA it is currently publishing in China. Over at Tencent Games Carnival 2014, the map “Forests of Caldavar”…

Strife – Gokong arriving soon as the resident MOBA monkey

[Register] A new character is arriving in Strife, and he is Gokong, inspired by Sun Wukong. An extremely agile hero, Gokong has great combat mobility and combo abilities. In all, he is a mixture of speed, strength, and trickery who could approach a…

Strife – S2 Games lay off employees and admits unsustainable size

[Source] S2 Games, developer of Strife (which went Open Beta recently), anounced a recent reduction in manpower. Insisting it is not due to Strife’s performance or the game “dying”, S2 mentioned the Heroes of Newerth launch team had less than 20 people,…

Strife – 2nd generation MOBA enters Open Beta phase in Southeast Asia

[Game website] Published by Asiasoft, Strife has entered Open Beta in Southeast Asia starting 29 August 2014, 1300hrs (GMT +8). Developed by S2 Games (Heroes of Newerth), the game is also now in Open Beta globally. Players can now register and…

Strife – Play Test Weekend opens to all gamers on 3 major OS next week

[Register] From 28th February till 2 March 2014, S2 Games is organizing The Trial of Strife: Play Test Weekend. Gamers will be able to register until 24th February 2014 to gain access into The Trial of Strife for unlimited gameplay over the play test weekend.…

Strife – 2nd generation MOBA to enter debut test phase in China next week

Developed by S2 Games, the studio behind Heroes of Newerth, Strife will be entering its debut test phase in China on 26th February, which is next week. While most expected Tencent to be the publisher, it will in fact be…

Strife – First wave of Closed Beta begins for 2nd generation MOBA

[Closed Beta signup] S2 Games, developers of the Free-to-Play Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) Heroes of Newerth, today announced is brand-new title Strife has officially moved into the first wave of Closed Beta. The beta is not exclusive to any…

Heroes of Newerth – China server to see new content and game changes

With the first test phase beginning in 3 days, reports in China have pointed at several new features exclusive to the local server of Heroes of Newerth, published by Tencent Games. A new casual mode will be added, where players…

Heroes of Newerth – Tencent Games revealed as China publisher

In what is supposedly a shock announcement, Tencent Games, China’s largest online gaming company, announced that it will be publishing S2 Games’ Heroes of Newerth. Tencent Games currently has League of Legends as its main MOBA title, with SMITE and…

Strife – Asiasoft announces strategic partnership with YY Inc. and S2 Games

Strife is entering Closed Beta globally later this year, and Asiasoft will be the game’s Southeast Asia operator. Just a note, Asiasoft will not be having its own servers, but rather channel players over to the global server where they…

Strife – Interview with game producer on “Second Generation” MOBA

[Game website] Strife jumped into the online gaming scene just a couple of months ago, and it has since made waves for its “community friendly” features, which developer S2 Games claimed to solve the problem of a “toxic community”. Touted…

Strife – “Second Generation” MOBA arriving in Southeast Asia

After Strife was announced for the western market and China, the new MOBA by S2 Games is arriving soon in Southeast Asia, with the partner being Asiasoft. S2 Games is also known the developer of Heroes of Newerth (HoN). The…

Strife – In-depth alpha client walkthrough with Total Biscuit

[Beta signup] A new MOBA from S2 Games, developers of Heroes of Newerth, Strife is looking to make sure members of the same team work well together and reduce internal conflicts.  Total Biscuit has an in-depth look at the game…