The HoN-iversary is upon us and there's tons of stuff going on in Newerth! We're so excited that HoN is turning two and we hope that you're excited too. Why wouldn't you be!? Check out what's happening this week.
Newerth Fan Art Contest
First of all, you guys are AMAZING! We were overwhelmed with all the submissions that we got. There was so many quality entries that it was incredibly difficult for us to choose the winners but we've finally settled on our winners. There was one Grand Prize winner and four Runner-ups for each category: Video, Art, Short Fiction, Music and Cosplay . Here's the prize breakdown:
Grand Prize Winners Receive:
Runner-Up Prize Winners Receive:
- A Limited Edition 2nd HoN-iversary Collector's box containing unlock codes for all 6 Gold Collection Alt Avatars,
- 10,000 Gold Goblin Coins
- A HoN swag bag containing t-shirts, posters, a water bottle, and stickers
- A feature in our 2nd HoN-iversary Newerth Art Contest Video posted on the official S2 Games Youtube Channel
- A Limited Edition 2nd HoN-iversary Collector's box containing unlock codes for all 6 Gold Collection Alt Avatars
- A feature in our 2nd HoN-iversary Promotional Video posted on the official S2 Games YouTube Channel
The list of winners will be announced on Friday and there will also be a compilation video showcasing all the hard work done by our community!
4X Silver Coin
This one is pretty self-explanatory! Play HoN this weekend, May 11th-13th, and earn 4X Silver Goblin Coins!!! Better clear your schedules!
S2 Games and iGames have teamed up to bring you a weekend of HON at participating LAN centers in North America and Canada. If you attend one of these participating LAN centers you'll receive access to all non EA heroes, 420 gold coins and a chance to receive a swag bag compliments of S2. Happening all weekend long. On Saturday, be the first to walk in the door to receive the anniversary hero, Riftwalker for free.
For a complete list of the participating centers go to http://heroesofnewerth.com/igames!
This worldwide event has been running since Monday and you guys have already played over 300,000 games! Amazing! That means there's still two more prizes to earn. Can we reach 1.1 million HoN games in just one week? Remember what's at stake!
- 300,000 Total Game Count Prize = Kongor Courier (EARNED!)
- 700,000 Total Game Count Prize = Kongor Taunt
- 1.1 Million Total Game Count Prize = Steampunk Electrician Alt Avatar
With an awesome taunt and the community voted Steampunk Electrician alt avatar left to earn, there's no looking back now! The quest for 1.1 million games continues!
An Inside Look at S2 Games
You've asked for it and we've got a special treat lined up just in time for the HoNiversary! S2 Games is growing and we want the community to get to know us better! Keep your eyes peeled for an in-depth video coming soon!
Howie's Tournament for HoN-iversary
Howie's Game Shack locations in California and Arizona are in on the HoN-iversary action too! Make sure you head down to your local Howie's LAN center this week to get a chance to win some awesome HoN stuff! There's tournaments to play in too so don't miss all the action!
Info can be found on Howie's website and on their Facebook page! Game HoN!
And don't forget: Friday is the release of the brand new mode Mid Wars! Read more about this exciting addition to HoN on the Developer Blogs and check out the VODs for this past weekend's Mid Wars Face-Off event. Plus, S2 Plays this Friday will be played exclusively on Mid Wars! Huzzah!