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Heroes of the Storm gets release date

Heroes of The Storm

A blog post from Blizzard indicates that their MOBA title ‘Heroes of the Storm’ will be released to the public on June 2, 2015. However, those willing to try it out should be excited to know that Open Beta testing will start as soon as May 19. Players that have been undergoing the Closed Beta phase of the game should note that all ...

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Why Heroes of the Storm Could (Not) Be The Next Big MOBA

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Last week, I wrote an article discussing the reasons why Blizzard Entertainment’s new MOBA, Heroes of the Storm, has the potential to become the next big game within the genre. From Blizzard’s reputation to the competitive scene that is expanding at an impressive rate, Heroes has a lot of things going for it. With all of this in mind, there are ...

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Hearthstone: Blackrock Mountain’s Third Wing Now Live

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This week, the third wing of Hearthstone’s second Adventure, Blackrock Mountain, has been released. This Adventure allows players to relive some of the most exciting moments in one of World of Warcraft’s most iconic zones. Stretching from classic WoW up until the Cataclysm expansion, Blackrock Mountain is home to some of the most notorious villains in all of Azeroth, such ...

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Hearthstone released for iPhone and Android

Hearthstone

Blizzard’s popular card-battler, ‘Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft’ now fits in your pocket. Previously only available for virtually every other platform imaginable, Blizzard now brings all the tactical action to the small-screen. Get your ‘Handlock’ and ‘Freeze Mage’ decks in order, because Hearthstone is now on iPhone. The mobile version requires at least an iPhone 5 running iOS 5.1 or 4.0 on Android to ...

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WoW Patch 6.2 Preview: Timewalking

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Earlier this week Blizzard released the patch 6.2 for their popular MMORPG, World of Warcraft, onto their Public Test Realms. Though it will be a while until Patch is released onto the live servers, this is the first major look that players will be able to get at the new content that awaits. The patch will be introducing changes that ...

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Why Heroes of the Storm Could Be the Next Big MOBA

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It seems that every couple of months new MOBAs are being released. Though some of the genre’s new comers are able to find a decently sized fan base, none of been able to truly challenge the stranglehold that DOTA 2 and League of Legends hold on the genre. However, there is a new challenger on the horizon that is looking ...

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Hearthstone: Blackrock Mountain’s Second Wing Now Live

Blackrock Mountain

Last week Blizzard released their second “Adventure” for their popular online card game, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft. This Adventure is titled Blackrock Mountain and is based off of one of the most iconic areas in World of Warcraft. Similar to the game’s first Adventure, Curse of Naxxramas, Blackrock Mountain allows players to play against some of the biggest characters in ...

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Create a bracket for Blizzard’s Heroes of the Dorm tournament and win prizes

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Anyone feeling the NCAA March Madness hangover are in for a treat. Place your bets, because Blizzard is hosting a nationwide tournament affectionately dubbed ‘Heroes of the Dorm.’ Puns aside, the tournament is limited only to college students where the winning team will receive college tuition. With a total of 64 teams, each team will represent their university. The final four ...

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WoW Tokens: A New Way to Pay Your WoW Subscription

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This week Blizzard Entertainment has released a new feature for their popular MMORPG, World of Warcraft, which could potentially have a huge impact on the game’s future. This new release, however, has little to do with WoW’s game play, and more to do with how players pay for their game time. Instead of paying the typical $15 every month, players ...

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The Lost Vikings join Heroes of The Storm Roster

Lost Vikings Splash Art

Blizzard has announced the introduction of The Lost Vikings, a new character for Heroes of the Storm. Directly from the 1992 platformer title with the same name, the trio (Olaf, Baleog and Erik) is now playable as a hero in Blizzard’s MOBA. Considered to be one of the hardest characters to master, The Lost Vikings can be controlled separately. Each viking ...

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