heroes of the storm

Official Site: Heroes of the Storm
Studio: Blizzard Entertainment
Launch Date: N/A
Genre: Fantasy MOBA
Business Model: F2P (Cash Shop)
Platform: PC, Mac

You say that like it's a bad thing.

Heroes of the Storm player arrested for making terrorism threats in chat

On today's episode of Play Stupid Games, Win Stupid Prizes, a Heroes of the Storm player has been arrested and charged with making...

The MOP Up: Hearthstone’s pre-Rise of Shadows patch arrives

The next major expansion for Hearthstone is almost upon us (and will, in fact, be here Tuesday), but for now you can get...
Definitely a nadir, then.

Heroes of the Storm yanks the cash option for lockboxes in its latest test patch

You can buy lockboxes right now in Heroes of the Storm, but with the current patch in testing on the game's test server, you...

Heroes of the Storm discusses ranked mode and hero changes in an AMA

Considering the rollback in operations for the MOBA Heroes of the Storm, fans were very likely eager to hear from the game's...

Blizzard Roundup: NetEase on Diablo Immortal’s launch, plus news on HOTS, Hearthstone, and Overwatch

MMO Culture has an interesting translated bit from the NetEase conference call last week that homes in on Diablo Immortal, the game...

Guns blaze in the City of Lights as Overwatch’s new Paris map goes live

What could be more romantic than a whirlwind getaway to gay Paris -- la Ville Lumière, the very epicenter of art, history, and culture?...
Definitely a nadir, then.

Heroes of the Storm devs emerge with plan to make all collection skins buyable with gems

With the threat of mass layoffs now hanging heavy over Blizzard, you might have forgotten about the doom that befell Heroes of...

Activision Blizzard expected to slash jobs after flat sales, loss of Destiny 2

Storm clouds are gathering above Activision Blizzard, a portent of bad sales and dire predictions: The publisher is expected to cut "hundreds" of jobs this...
Looking forward to adding homegirl.

Heroes of the Storm professionals file lawsuit against former team owner over withheld payments

Five members of the now-defunct professional Heroes of the Storm team Naventic have filed a lawsuit against the team's former owner, James Ross...

Imperius, the Archangel of Valor, joins Heroes of the Storm as its 85th hero

Although Heroes of the Storm fans got some rather disheartening news late last year when Blizzard announced that it would be
Going under.

Blizzard’s corporate culture is becoming much more cost-focused with stronger Activision influence

Let's start with the good news here. According to the most recent article covering Blizzard's ongoing corporate culture shifts on Kotaku, the studio's...

Blizzard details new HOTS cadence, shames toxic Overwatch pros, and pays over 100 Irish staff to leave

Despite the recent news from Blizzard that Heroes of the Storm's development cadence is being scaled back, with some of its developers...

MMO Business Roundup: Stardew, Curse, Epic, Niantic, unionization, and HOTS’ wrecked esports scene

Welcome back to another catch-all post of gaming business stuff that might otherwise slip through the cracks! Stardew Valley creator Eric Barone, who recently...

Blizzard scales back Heroes of the Storm development cadence, esports, and dev team

If you wondered how Blizzard MOBA Heroes of the Storm was performing, today's announcement should serve as a pretty good clue it's...

The MOP Up: TERA’s Valkyrie goes to console while Vainglory comes to PC

No matter what platform you're on, there's good stuff coming your way! TERA's Valkyrie update is finally making the jump to Xbox One...
Doooo not care

The MOP Up: Free Overwatch this Thanksgiving

Don't have Thanksgiving plans past gorging on dead bird carcasses and mashed-up roots? Blizzard has just the thing for you: Free Overwatch! "From November...

Blizzard talks Overwatch’s Echo character, big-screen ambitions, and crossplay potential

Most of the buzz coming out of BlizzCon's Overwatch reveals centered on the new playable bad-girl Ashe, who is totally not just...
wuck the fhat

BlizzCon 2018: What the heck happened?

Every year, I cover BlizzCon for Massively Overpowered. This is not new information; you've all seen my liveblogs running every year for quite...
Knives out.

BlizzCon 2018: Diablo Immortal lore, zone, class, and Q&A recap

Blizzard's Wyatt Cheng and Matthew Burger took the stage for the Diablo Immortal Q&A panel at BlizzCon tonight, clearly aware of...

BlizzCon 2018: Heroes of the Storm trailers and recap

During the BlizzCon opening ceremonies today, Heroes of the Storm got more love than usual with a giant cinematic trailer for the game Blizzard refers to as its "love letter to [its] favorite Blizzard characters." The video - and screencaps below - features Orphea, a free character for all attendees and virtual tix holders. Enjoy!