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Heroes of the Storm: Closed Beta Now Live

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Heroes of the Storm is Blizzard’s take on the MOBA genre. It’s a beautifully designed game that promises to improve upon the pitfalls and common complaints that many gamers have with titles like League of Legends and DOTA. And, in true Blizzard fashion, it embodies the ‘easy to learn difficult to master’ twist that’s the hallmark of their other titles ...

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World of Warcraft vs Final Fantasy XIV

Both World of Warcraft and Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn are looked at

World of Warcraft has been the defining MMORPG for years. It brought the genre to the forefront, and is what many people consider when the subject of MMORPGs comes up. A contender has risen in the MMORPG realm, however: Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. Final Fantasy XIV is similar to World of Warcraft, and yet it is quite different. Both ...

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World of Warcraft Anniversary Event is back

Players can celebrate World of Warcraft's anniversary event once again

World of Warcraft has been around for ten years now. This year, Blizzard celebrated with a special event that included a special raid. Now, Blizzard has extended the event, allowing North American players to celebrate just a little longer. The World of Warcraft tenth anniversary event has been extended for players in North America. On the game’s forum, Blizzard announced ...

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World of Warcraft Patch 6.1 Details Released

World of Warcraft Patch 6.1 Details Released

World of Warcraft just recently saw the release of the newest expansion, Warlords of Draenor. Now, Blizzard has released details on the upcoming 6.1 patch. In the upcoming 6.1 patch for World of Warcraft, the game’s forum detailed a few new things that are being added. The first is the addition of Legendary Followers. Players will also be able to send out Tweets, ...

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Hearthstone Expansion Out Next Week

Hearthstone Expansion Out Next Week

The first Hearthstone expansion called Goblins vs. Gnomes, will be available next week according to Blizzard. It will be rolled out on December 8th in America on PC, Mac, and iPad. Tuesday December 9th will see the Hearthstone Goblins vs. Gnomes release in China, Korea, Taiwan and Europe on all of Hearthstone’s platforms. This year’s BlizzCon had some big announcements ...

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Overwatch Developer Q&A

Overwatch developer Q&A

Overwatch was announced at this year’s BlizzCon and Blizzard’s first foray into the realm of FPS games promises to be an exciting addition to their diverse line up. For those that don’t know, Overwatch is a team based FPS that currently features a lineup of 12 playable heroes; all of which fall into one of four roles based upon their ...

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YouTube Briefly Suspends Blizzard’s Channel

YouTube Briefly Suspends Blizzard's Channel

YouTube shut down one of Blizzard’s YouTube channels for a shocking 40 minute period of time today as the result of alleged copyright violations. Yep, you read that right. The Irvine California based gaming company’s World Championship Series StarCraft YouTube channel was suspended for violating their own copyright by posting content that they actually created. It seems that DCMA takedowns ...

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There’s a good reason why Heroes of the Storm doesn’t allow bans in Draft Mode

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Pretty much every MOBA out there features several game modes, each with its specific rules and restrictions. If you’re a Dota 2 or League of Legends player, you’re likely already familiar with some of the Draft Modes. These modes allow teams to take turns picking their heroes (or champions) before the actual game begins. In some of these modes players have the ...

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