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LA and London get new teams in the Overwatch League

The Overwatch League has today announced two new teams, with a second time setting up shop in Los Angeles, and one settling right here in London Town. Cloud9 has set up shop in Blighty, with Cloud9’s founder Jack Etienne picking up the London slot, while Stan and Josh Kroenke, who own …

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Heroes of the Storm player Joshua ‘Vicarrak’ Lloyd removed from Dark Sided without notice

Joshua ‘Vicarrak’ Lloyd, a flex player for Australian esports outfit Dark Sided, was removed by the organisations Heroes of the Storm team without warning, according to Tweets from Lloyd. Lloyd joined the team on the 8th June 2017, along with the rest of the roster, before Dark Sided earnt a …

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Korean Heroes of the Storm teams lack motivation to compete, but Blizzard has a plan to change that

In the first press conference of the HGC 2017 Mid-Season Brawl, South Korean team L5 gave a response to a question that you could feel physically alter the atmosphere in the room. The best Heroes of the Storm team in the world – and the current world champions – had …

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A new Hearthstone patch has arrived, nerfing Quest Rogues

A new Hearthstone patch has rolled out, and it’s delivered the Quest Rogue nerf that so many of the community were calling for. The nerf, which was revealed two weeks ago but has only now arrived on the main servers, centers on the Rogue’s class quest card: The Caverns Below. …

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Blizzard lifts lid on Hearthstone expansion Knights of the Frozen Throne after leak

After yesterday’s leak revealed Hearthstone’s expansion could be a little chilly, Blizzard have revealed the full details on the next expansion, Knights of the Frozen Throne. The expansion, due to release in August, will take players to Northrend, where a free single player adventure will let you face off against …

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Blizzard is reducing Overwatch duplicates, alter Hearthstone card packs

The RNG lottery that is Overwatch Loot Boxes and Heartstone card packs is about to get a little kinder. Overwatch players have long lamented the frequency with which duplicates seem to crop up. Now game director Jeff Kaplan has said via an update video that the rate of duplicates is …

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Chinese Hearthstone players hit by visa issues ahead of Californian finals

Blizzard’s first ever Wild Hearthstone tournament has run afoul of visa issues, with players invited from China having trouble securing a visa to travel to the Californian-based finals.  The problems with the Hearthstone Wild Open finals have been picked up by Dot Esports, who have discovered that although Shenhaiyuyi and …

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