HexenHexen: Beyond Heretic
is a first person shooter
game developed by Raven Software
, published by id Software
, and distributed by GT Interactive beginning on October 30 1995
It uses a modified DOOM engine, which allows (like in Heretic) up- und down views and a network play with up to 8 players.
Hexen introduced the "hub system" of level progression in the genre of first person shooter games.
Raven Software published the source code of Hexen in 1999.
Hexen is also the German word for "witches".