Heroes Of The Storm Needs A Mode Between Quick Matches And Ranked Games

In its quest to make Heroes of the Storm as approachable as possible, Blizzard has made one grievous error: they only offered players one competitive gameplay mode before become eligible for ranked “Hero League” matches. This hurts the game in a number of ways. Thankfully, it’s also easily fixable. » 5/21/15 2:36pm 5/21/15 2:36pm

One Small Thing I Love About Heroes Of The Storm

I recently added Heroes of the Storm to the growing pile of MOBAs that I've become hopelessly addicted to. And while I find the characters in Blizzard's new game lacking in some ways (like their skins), one thing really impresses me about it in comparison to League of Legends: the way the heroes talk to one another. » 3/23/15 4:30pm 3/23/15 4:30pm

How EA, League of Legends & Battle.net Were Brought Down By Attacks

Last week, a group calling themselves DERP launched DDoS attacks on the servers of a number of the world's biggest games (and games companies). It seemed like an awfully big list of victims for such a simple and ancient form of attack, but as Ars Technica explain, there was a bit more to it than that. » 1/09/14 11:00pm 1/09/14 11:00pm

Let Doc Brown Explain Warlords of Draenor's Confusing Timeline

The next WoW expansion, Warlords of Draenor will focus on orcs, but most importantly time travel. As if the lore wasn't already confusing enough, WoD will make sure we get lost in the history of orcs and humans. But thanks to Redditor trytech, we might have a saviour, none other than Doc Brown from Back to the Future. » 11/12/13 9:20am 11/12/13 9:20am