Jan 25 2017
To the consternation to parents everywhere, the ability to pay for college by playing video games is a fact. Last year, Blizzard announced a tournament based upon their Heroes of the Storm game called Heroes of the Dorm where teams of college players could compete for scholarships and other prizes. Well, the free mmo tournament is back and games will be streamed live as Blizzard announces a Heroes of the Dorm Facebook Live partnership.The off... Read
Oct 06 2016
Blizzard sure has no shortage of notable characters to add to their Heroes of the Storm free mmo from their roster of games. It seems every month or two sees another popular character from games like StarCraft or Diablo being added to the moba. The latest champion hails from Warcraft 3 as Blizzard announces the new Heroes of the Storm Samuro the Blademaster champion that is coming soon.The background for the Heroes of the Storm Samuro the Bla... Read
Jul 31 2016
It's a sad reality of online gaming that threats and extreme trolling have become somewhat commonplace. It seems that the nature of some mmo games, especially moba games, coupled with the anonymity of the internet, can fuel some gamers to spew the most insane garbage to other players and to the companies that make the games. Heck, some games (League of Legends) are even known for their toxic community. However, when the trash talking turns to dea... Read
Jul 28 2016
It's starting to get a little crowded in the Nexus. Heroes of the Storm has added plenty of iconic characters from the various Blizzard games, and now the free mmo is adding another. The latest recruit is Archangel Auriel, who comes from Diablo 3. Blizzard has released a pretty nice cinematic Heroes of the Storm Auriel trailer, showcasing some of her skills as a support character.As for the Heroes of the Storm Auriel hero, Blizzard notes, "It... Read
Jun 08 2016
Another champion is entering the Nexus to do battle as Heroes of the Storm adds Medivh, the Last Guardian. Medivh features prominently in WoW lore as he was the person responsible for opening the Dark Portal that allowed the orc race to invade Azeroth. He has worked tirelessly to atone for his sin and strives to lead his allies to greatness within the Nexus. Medivh watches the battles within the free mmo up high in his Raven Form and then swoops ... Read
May 18 2016
Some of the more old school mmorpg fans will know the struggle and the legacy of adversity that gnomes have been through. You Blood Elves and Dwarves don't know the half of it!
World of Warcraft fans have obviously witnessed this more than most, with Blizzard continuously pushing their gnomes into the foreground, but the community continually shunning them as a result. In all truth, World of Warcraft's gnomes have had a better reception in Heart... Read
May 03 2016
There are few things that mmo gamers fear more than hearing the word "nerf" be spoken aloud by developers. Whether it's a favorite class or moba champion, the dreaded nerf hammer can have devastating consequences on how a gamer plays the game. The Heroes of the Storm Tracer hero has been quite popular since she was introduced to the free mmo, but the honeymoon is ending as she is getting the nerf treatment for being too good.The Heroes of the... Read
Apr 21 2016
There's a bit of a rift forming in the mmo community right now. Due to Tracer victory poses, Nostalrius legal action and a general change in Blizzard's tact, we're seeing a growing and growing rumbling of mmo fans demanding boycotts, petitions and temper tantrums in the face of the gaming giant.
However, for every naysayer out there, there's a gamer that just wants to raise their Blizzard flag even higher.
Today is such a day, as Blizzard roll ... Read
Apr 11 2016
There's nothing like a massive bug to throw a big wrench into the best well laid plans of mmo games. Blizzard has announced that they are disabling the Heroes of the Storm Kael'thas playable hero for the time being due to a totally game-breaking bug that was recently discovered. What was the Heroes of the Storm bug, you ask? Well, it appears that if players have their Trait active and then die, it allows the player to then use Living Bomb as many... Read
Apr 05 2016
Tracer is one character from the upcoming Overwatch shooter by Blizzard that has captured the imagination of gamers. It seems that players really love her spunky, optimistic attitude that shines through as she's dealing damage from her twin pulse pistols. I even saw a few people cosplaying as her late last year at Dragon Con, and the game isn't even out yet. Well, it appears that the spirited character is heading to another Blizzard mmo title. A ... Read