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Games Interview: Blizzard’s Alan Dabiri on Heroes of the Storm‘s Dark Nexus event

With Heroes of the Storm‘s Dark Nexus event now in full swing, players are getting to see a side of the game they’ve never gotten a piece of before — one with lore, one that attempts to explain the bizarre confluence of characters and events that make up the game’s central conflicts. With so much happening at once, we spoke to Heroes of the Storm Game Director Alan Dabiri to get a few things straight.

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Heroes of the Storm‘s new Dark Nexus event finally opens the door to lore

Heroes of the Storm, the hero brawler/MOBA title that mashes all of Blizzard’s most popular heroes together like action figures in a toy box, hasn’t ever really felt the need to explain itself. This set it apart from other Blizzard games where lore and backstory have always played a crucial part in keeping players hooked. With the third anniversary of its launch now on the horizon, Heroes is finally introducing some in-universe lore with its new Dark Nexus event. Continue reading Heroes of the Storm‘s new Dark Nexus event finally opens the door to lore

Games Interview: Heroes of the Storm Lead Character Artist Ted Park on how Blizzard creates your favourite skins and models

Heroes of the Storm feels like a place where Blizzard Entertainment can have fun with their own back catalogue. From the animeinspired Mecha skins for Diablo III‘s Tyrael to the ever popular Deathwing variant for Overwatch‘s D.va, new Heroes skins give the impression that Blizzard is happy to have a little fun at their own expense. We got the chance to chat via email with Ted Park, Lead Character Artist on  Heroes of the Storm, about the creative process surrounding the hero skins fans have come to love. Continue reading Games Interview: Heroes of the Storm Lead Character Artist Ted Park on how Blizzard creates your favourite skins and models

Win one of 10 virtual tickets to BlizzCon 2017!

For fans of Blizzard Entertainment titles like OverwatchHeroes of the StormWorld of Warcraft, StarCraft, Diablo and Hearthstone, there’s no bigger date than BlizzCon. But for Australian fans, BlizzCon 2017’s home at the Anaheim Convention Centre in Los Angeles is a pretty epic trip to make. That’s why we’ve teamed up with Blizzard ANZ to give away 10 Virtual Tickets to BlizzCon 2017. Hit the jump to find out how to snag one for yourself. Continue reading Win one of 10 virtual tickets to BlizzCon 2017!

Ana is coming to Heroes of the Storm and here’s everything you need to know about her

The demand for Overwatch characters in Blizzard’s popular strategic hero brawler Heroes of the Storm has been rife ever since the game’s roster of iconic heroes was announced. Having added D.va, Tracer, Genji and Zarya to the mix in previous updates, Blizzard have now revealed two new Overwatch characters heading to the Nexus — Ana and Junkrat. While not much is known yet about how Junkrat will fit into the mix, today we’re going to talk a bit about Ana. Continue reading Ana is coming to Heroes of the Storm and here’s everything you need to know about her

Heroes of the Storm 2.0 launching next month, takes a page from Overwatch‘s book

Apparently emboldened by Diablo 3‘s game-redefining 2.0 update, as well as various wild changes introduced to Overwatch in recent months, Blizzard Entertainment have announced their hero-brawler MOBA Heroes of the Storm is getting a 2.0 rework of its own. Where HotS 2.0 differs from Diablo 3 2.0 is that, at this stage, it doesn’t seem the actual gameplay is changing much at all just yet. Continue reading Heroes of the Storm 2.0 launching next month, takes a page from Overwatch‘s book

Freddie Wong in live action short to celebrate arrival of Blizzard’s Heroes Brawl; Blademaster Samuro arrives in the Nexus

Blizzard‘s Heroes of the Storm brand new game mode, Heroes Brawl, has made its launch and to celebrate Blizzard have teamed up with American Youtube outfit, and RocketJump to create a hilarious live action short. Continue reading Freddie Wong in live action short to celebrate arrival of Blizzard’s Heroes Brawl; Blademaster Samuro arrives in the Nexus

Video Games Interview: Heroes of the Storm Lead PvP Battleground Designer John DeShazer talks Brawl Mode, custom games and Reddit pitches

At Blizzcon 2015, Blizzard announced Heroes of the Storm‘s Arena mode, which has now been revamped under the new title Heroes Brawl

Heroes Brawl will launch on the week of October 17. We sat down with lead battleground designer John DeShazer to talk about  it.

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