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Heroes of the Storm Free Weekend

Although Heroes of the Storm is partially free, it will be completely free this weekend.

You may be wondering: isn’t Heroes of the Storm already free? (If you’re here and you don’t know what Heroes of the Storm is, read on!) While you wouldn’t be wrong, newer players only have access to a set of free-to-play heroes until they unlock all of them either through buying them or through grinding for in-game currency. Fortunately, Heroes ...

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Blizzard Announces Newest Addition to Heroes of the Storm Roster

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Heroes of the Storm, Blizzard’s 2015 foray into the MOBA scene, has a new character joining its roster of combatants. Zul’jin, Warlord of the Amani was revealed by Blizzard today along with detailed information on how he functions as a Hero. Zul’jin fills the Assassin role in Heroes of the Storm, and uses his axes and unique Berserker mechanic to ...

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DOTA 2 Being Reinvented

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The MOBA genre has been at the heart of eSports for quite some time now, and one of the core contenders has been DOTA 2. Since its release, DOTA 2 has been loved by most, but definitely faced a few issues. Many bugs exist in the game, its learning curve is almost insurmountable unless you have somebody experienced helping you, and ...

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Heroes of the Storm Goes Open Beta

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This week has already had a couple of big releases, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, House of Wolves for Destiny. It’s shaping up quite well and we’re not even halfway through the week. And now, Blizzard has just moved their own version of a MOBA, Heroes of the Storm, into open beta. Not that Blizzard refers to it officially as a ...

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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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NA LCS Spring Finals Preview

NA LCS Spring Finals

It is finally here! After three months and over 100 League of Legends games, the finals for the 2015 NA LCS Spring Split will take place this Sunday as Team Solo-Mid face off against Cloud 9. Though this season of the LCS has been filled with a large number of surprises, having these two teams meet in the finals is ...

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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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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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Steam Greenlight Spotlight: Awakening of Heroes

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Today’s spotlight is on Awakening of Heroes, developed by COFA Games, which is described as a casual MOBA. Initially, I was impressed with the visual quality of the trailer. I loved the style of the characters, as well as the voice acting, and this made the trailer really stand out among the other games on the Greenlight page for today. I’m ...

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DC Universe MOBA Infinite Crisis Gets Official Launch This Month

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As reported by Game Informer, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced today that Infinite Crisis, the free-to-play mutli-player online battle arena (MOBA) set in the DC Universe, will officially release later this month on March 26. The game has been in development since 2011 with the beta starting in 2013. It is still in open beta right now. Executive producer ...

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