Hey, Blizzard, Not Having A Surrender Option In Heroes Is A Bad Idea

Whether or not having a surrender option in a MOBA is a good thing is an open debate, largely because the two biggest games in the genre disagree. League of Legends lets you surrender after 20 minutes. Dota 2 has no such option. Heroes of the Storm has sided with team Dota, and that’s not good.
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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

Tell Us Your Best Toxic MOBA Player Stories

Toxicity is a fact of life in popular MOBA games like League of Legends, Heroes of the Storm, and Dota 2. No two toxic players are exactly the same, though. Encountering toxicity can even lead to genuinely heartfelt moments between people who've never met before. What's your most memorable run-in with MOBA toxicity? » 3/18/15 3:30pm 3/18/15 3:30pm

How Blizzard Is Taking Aim At Toxic Players In Heroes Of The Storm

Heroes of the Storm might be the new kid on the block, but Blizzard's still-in-beta-but-already-popular MOBA has grown enough that it's now forced to reckon with an ever-present problem in these sorts of games: toxicity. One developer broached the subject in a recent interview with Red Bull in an interesting way. » 3/05/15 12:30pm 3/05/15 12:30pm