Heroes of the Storm

Diablo’s Deckard Cain is coming to Heroes of the Storm (yes, really)

Diablo’s Deckard Cain is coming to Heroes of the Storm (yes, really)

Being a MOBA featuring characters from Blizzard's various franchises, Heroes of the Storm has its share of not-necessarily-heroic characters. For example, there's Murky the Murloc, representing everyone's favorite low-level enemy from World of Warcraft, and also Probius, a Protoss probe from StarCraft given a full range of abilities that make it just as capable as any of the other legendary heroes from the Blizzard universe. The next of these unlikely heroes was revealed today, and it's Deckard Cain from the Diablo series.

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StarCraft is turning 20 and Blizzard has in-game goodies to celebrate

StarCraft is turning 20 and Blizzard has in-game goodies to celebrate

StarCraft, one of the biggest game franchises of all time, has a big birthday coming up. March 31, 2018 will mark 20 years since the launch of the original StarCraft, and though Blizzard already released a remastered version of the game last year, it still has something planned for this occasion. Blizzard's celebration will take the form of various in-game goodies across its entire library of games, so regardless of which Blizzard game is your favorite, you should be in for a freebie of some sort.

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Overwatch Lunar New Year event puts focus on Capture the Flag

Overwatch Lunar New Year event puts focus on Capture the Flag

It's almost time for another Overwatch event, this one centering around the Lunar New Year. Of course, Overwatch veterans had reason to believe such an event was coming, as it was around this time last year that Blizzard celebrated the Year of the Rooster. This time around, we're celebrating the Year of the Dog, and with that celebration will come new cosmetics, including a batch of themed skins you can unlock through loot boxes.

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Heroes of the Storm is Blizzard’s best game. Why aren’t more people playing?

Heroes of the Storm is Blizzard’s best game. Why aren’t more people playing?

As far as game developers go, there are few as legendary as Blizzard. Throughout the years, Blizzard has created a ton of super popular games, with titles like World of Warcraft, Overwatch, and Hearthstone boasting huge, committed player bases. Still, not every game Blizzard has released has gone on to become some sort of mega hit - Diablo 3 might immediately spring to mind for most gamers, but there’s also the curious case of Heroes of the Storm, a game that should have captured a larger group of players than it ultimately did.

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BlizzCon 2017: Everything huge announced today

BlizzCon 2017: Everything huge announced today

Today is the first day of BlizzCon 2017 and, as it has done for every BlizzCon previously, Blizzard kicked off the show with its opening ceremony. It's during this ceremony that Blizzard talks about what's coming up in its games, and this year it certainly didn't disappoint. In fact, save for Diablo 3, Blizzard had something big to announce for each game in its catalog.

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Heroes of the Storm is getting Ana and Junkrat from Overwatch

Heroes of the Storm is getting Ana and Junkrat from Overwatch

Blizzard had some big Heroes of the Storm announcements to make during today's Heroes Global Championship matches. The next heroes coming to the game both come from Overwatch: the sniper Ana and the explosives enthusiast Junkrat. They won't be alone, either, as Blizzard also revealed a bunch of new skins and a new battleground modeled after Overwatch's Volskaya Industries.

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Heroes of the Storm 2.0 is now live

Heroes of the Storm 2.0 is now live

Get ready, Heroes of the Storm fans, because a significant rework is coming to the game today. After a month of teasers and hype, Heroes of the Storm 2.0 goes live today. This is something a re-launch of Heroes of the Storm, significantly reworking the way player progression is handled in-game.

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Heroes of the Storm getting major rework with Progression 2.0 system

Heroes of the Storm getting major rework with Progression 2.0 system

Blizzard's MOBA title Heroes of the Storm is going to start looking a lot different next month. Today, Blizzard announced a fairly massive rework to Heroes of the Storm, called Progression 2.0. The launch of Progression 2.0 will begin a new era for the game known more broadly as Heroes of the Storm 2.0.

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Now you can spend your WoW gold on other Blizzard games

Now you can spend your WoW gold on other Blizzard games

If you've stuck with World of Warcraft for its nearly 13 years of existence, chances are you're sitting on quite the pile of gold. It wasn't too long ago that Blizzard started letting you buy items called WoW Tokens from other players, which essentially let you pay for your monthly WoW subscription with your in-game money. Now, however, the WoW Token feature is getting a pretty major expansion, and other Blizzard games are coming along for the ride.

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Heroes of the Storm is getting a new hero: Valeera Sanguinar

Heroes of the Storm is getting a new hero: Valeera Sanguinar

Blizzard’s Heroes of the Storm is getting a new update, and with it will come a new character: Valeera Sanguinar. Blizzard first announced the news in a tweet a couple days ago, and has further detailed the character in its newly released patch notes. This patch has ‘just arrived’ in the Public Test Realm, says Blizzard, and can be playtested until January 23.

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