Latest Heroes of the Storm News

  • ​Heroes of the Storm: Samuro Monkey King Skin Revealed

    ​Heroes of the Storm: Samuro Monkey King Skin Revealed

    Blizzard has unveiled Heroes of the Storm's Monkey King skin for Samuro at Gold Club World Championship. This skin is inspired by Sun Wukong, a well-known hero and god in the Chinese culture, and will be released as part of the upcoming Lunar New Year event. You can view the announcement video below. It has themed abilities for example Critical Strike will trigger his classic fire eyes.  

    hanthienhai
  • Blizzard's Next Cross-Game Promotion Involves Overwatch and Heroes of the Storm

    Blizzard's Next Cross-Game Promotion Involves Overwatch and Heroes of the Storm

    Blizzard had done some cross-game promotions before such as playing World of Warcraft to unlock exclusive Hearthstone heroes, purchasing Overwatch to get new mount in Heroes of the Storm, and so on. The next one, announced at BlizzCon 2016, is playing Heroes of the Storm to unlock exclusive skin, spray, and player icon in Overwatch.   The new Overwatch skin you can unlock is "Oni" skin for Genji, one of the most popular heroes in the game. To get this skin, you have to complete 15 games in

    Blake Lau
  • Heroes of the Storm Unveils New Brawl Map, New Hero Varian & Ragnaros

    Heroes of the Storm Unveils New Brawl Map, New Hero Varian & Ragnaros

    Blizzard has announced at BlizzCon 2016 2 new heroes for Heroes of the Storm, Varian and Ragnaros, both of who are iconic characters in World of Warcraft. Besides, the game will get new brawl map Blackheart's Revenge, which will be available on November 15. Varian can be a tank or a assassin in HotS, depending on how your play style is. For Ragnaros, he'll be very interesting in terms of gameplay with the Molten Core trait. He can be the raid boss in the battlefield, turning to

    Blake Lau
  • Heroes of the Storm Will Get a Weekly Brawl Mode

    Heroes of the Storm Will Get a Weekly Brawl Mode

    Heroes of the Storm will receive a new mode later this month. Called Heroes Brawl, this new mode brings a dose of "delightful madness" to the game, thanks to the unique maps with surreal twists and custom rulesets. A long list of "mutators" for Heroes Brawl are in the works, along with brand-new arenas and single-lane battlegrounds specifically designed for the new mode. The Heroes of Brawl mode will change its rules on a weekly basis. Blizzard offers some examples of Heroes

    MMORPGmaster
  • Heroes of the Storm Global Championship to Feature Leagues with Relegation

    Heroes of the Storm Global Championship to Feature Leagues with Relegation

    Blizzard Entertainment has announced the Heroes of the Storm Global Championship will feature online leagues with relegation and more events featuring international competition in 2017. North America, Europe, China, and Korea will have a uniform online league format. As a result, the players on the top eight teams in each region will be contracted and guaranteed both compensation and regular competition. Major changes are coming to Heroes of the Storm esports next year as we take steps to improve the scene

    hanthienhai
  • Heroes of the Storm: New Hero Zarya & New Battleground Warhead Junction Hits PTR

    Heroes of the Storm: New Hero Zarya & New Battleground Warhead Junction Hits PTR

    A new build has been released on the Heroes of the Storm Public Test Realm, with the second Overwatch hero, Zarya, a ranged warrior, and the second battleground for the Machines of War event - Warhead Junction, where you get to launch nuclear strikes on your enemies!   NEW HERO: ZARYA   Aleksandra Zaryanova is one of the world's strongest women and was a promising athlete, but all that changed when the Siberian omnium reawakened. As a soldier in the Russian Defense Force, she now proudly

    hanthienhai
  • Blizzard Will Attend Gamescom 2016 with "Biggest Presence to Date"

    Blizzard Will Attend Gamescom 2016 with "Biggest Presence to Date"

    Gamescom 2016 is approaching very fast in just 2 days from August 17 to 21 in Cologne, Germany and Blizzard is ready to be on the show with "biggest presence to date". A Gamescom hub has been revealed to give players a sneak peak at what's coming. A special preview video will be released on August 16th. Visitors to the Blizzard gamescom booth in Hall 7 of the Koelnmesse will have the chance to play Overwatch, World of Warcraft, Heroes of the Storm, Hearthstone, Diablo, and StarCraft on more

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  • Overwatch: New Zarya Voice Lines Include IGN's 6.5/10 Score Humor (Complaint)

    Overwatch: New Zarya Voice Lines Include IGN's 6.5/10 Score Humor (Complaint)

    Someone on Reddit managed to extract some of Overwatch's audio files from PTR and found that new voice lines were added to each hero. It's interesting to see Blizzard's exerting their humor again, by adding Zarya a new voice line "I give it a... 6.5", referring to the 6.5/10 score IGN gives for Heroes of the Storm last year.  Apparently Blizzard still remember this, whether it's a pure humor or a little complaint. In fact, Blizzard tried that before. They put a red 6

    Blake Lau
  • Traditional MOBA vs. New Generation MOBA — Which One Has a Brighter Future?

    Traditional MOBA vs. New Generation MOBA — Which One Has a Brighter Future?

    MOBA genre has dominated gaming industry for the last five years. There are many different MOBAs on today's market and some of them are more successful than others, but they all have same core mechanics. With MOBA market getting crowded developers are forced to innovate do distinguish themselves from the competition. Let's take a look what are those innovations and what is the future of MOBAs.   Maps Traditionally, maps in MOBA games like League of Legends and DOTA2 consist of three lanes

    stefa47
  • Tracer First Impressions - Abilities, Talents, and Strategy

    Tracer First Impressions - Abilities, Talents, and Strategy

    Tracer might be an Overwatch character, but she just joined the Heroes of the Storm roster too! She's an absolute blast to play, and easily one of the game's most unique heroes to boot. If you want to play her well, you'll have to learn everything there is to know about this time-traveling-titan, because she's one of the game's most challenging heroes. In the video below, I spend some time getting to know all of Tracer's abilities and talents. Watching closely will give you

    Corey_T

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