Tag Archives: Heroes of the Storm

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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Heroes of the Storm teases a new hero, something from beyond Warcraft’s dark portal

A teaser for Heroes of the Storm’s new character has been released, and based on that the character is either a new hero from the Warcraft universe related to the Dark Portal, or the Dark Portal itself. That’s because the teaser published today was a still shot of the Dark …

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Heroes’ Braithwaite on HOTS, dive meta and why “there won’t be any un-sponsored (HGC) teams in 2018.”

When I spoke to Sam Braithwaite, it was halfway through Heroes of the Storm’s Mid-Season Brawl, a tournament set out by Blizzard to act as, well, the halfway point of the season. As the name suggests. Braithwaite, the esports franchise lead for Heroes of the Storm, is in good spirits. …

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Fnatic want to “keep up the pace” after Heroes of the Storm win

“We need to keep up the pace, and make sure no one can keep us with us.” said Dob ‘Quackniix’ Engstrom in a press conference at Dreamhack moments after Fnatic beat Team Dignitas 4-3 in a best of 7 series to win the Mid-Season Brawl of the Heroes of the …

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Heroes of the Storm’s L5: “Korea improving at a slower rate than other regions.”

In a post-match conference after their first match of the Heroes of the Storm Mid Season Brawl Loser’s Bracket taking place at Dreamhack, L5 flex player Jin ‘NaCHoJin’ Su Park said the team dropping to the lower bracket was due to “Korea improving at a slower rate than other regions.” When pushed …

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Zenway Productions acquire HOTS team DeadlyKittens

Events management company Zenway Productions has acquired esports organisation DeadlyKittens. The news broke when the company revealed on their Facebook page that they’d acquired an esports team. More specifically, they note that they’d acquired their ‘first’ esports team, making Zenway’s intentions clear. DeadlyKittens are best known for their efforts in …

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Heroes of the Dorm will be streamed exclusively on Facebook Live in 2017

Blizzard has announced the return of Heroes of the Dorm for its third year and revealed that the competition will be streamed exclusively on Facebook Live.  US university students are invited to take part in the competition, with the winning team receiving a grant towards their college tuition fees. In …

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Haunted Mines returns to Heroes of the Storm with big changes

One of the most iconic Heroes of the Storm maps is returning to the game with a ton of changes.  Haunted Mines returns to Blizzard’s MOBA today, and to get you prepared Lead battleground designer John DeShazer went in depth on seven of the biggest changes. You can see his …

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Dustin Browder leaves Heroes of the Storm team

Dustin Browder has announced that he is stepping down as the game director for Heroes of the Storm.  He will now move onto other projects within Blizzard, and will leave Heroes of the Storm in the capable hands of Alan Dabiri who has been a software engineer for the last …

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Grandmaster Jackets and No Tomorrow qualify for the NA HotS Pro League

Both Grandmaster Jackets and No Tomorrow have won qualifiers to secure a spot in the upcoming 2017 Heroes Global Championship Pro League.  Both teams managed to secure their spot by placing in the top two during last weekend’s North American qualifier. They beat out teams such as Vox Nihili and …

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