Heroes of the Storm

WIN one of 10 Virtual Tickets to BlizzCon 2018!

October 1, 2018

BlizzCon 2018, the biggest event of the year for fans of Blizzard Entertainment, is now only a month away. There’s so much to see at a convention this huge — from announcements for Blizzard titles like Overwatch, World of Warcraft and Hearthstone, to the pulse-pounding finale of the Overwatch World Cup — that it’s become […]

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Games Interview: Heroes of the Storm‘s Matthew Cooper talks Mephisto, Hanamura and more

September 14, 2018

Mephisto, Diablo‘s Lord of Hatred himself, has entered the Nexus. We spoke to Heroes of the Storm Lead Content Designer Matthew Cooper to find out what it takes to successfully weave a character like Mephisto into a game like HotS, and we pick his brain on the recent Hanamura map rework, one of the comprehensive in […]

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

May 10, 2018

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 […]

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

May 2, 2018

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. […]

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

January 16, 2018

Heroes of the Storm feels like a place where Blizzard Entertainment can have fun with their own back catalogue. From the anime–inspired 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 […]

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Hanzo mains rejoice, you can now troll people in two games

December 13, 2017

Everyone’s favourite Overwatch troll pick, archer Hanzo Shimada, is about to be make his debut in Blizzard’s hero brawler/MOBA title Heroes of the Storm.

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Win one of 10 virtual tickets to BlizzCon 2017!

October 23, 2017

For fans of Blizzard Entertainment titles like Overwatch, Heroes of the Storm, World 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 […]

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

September 19, 2017

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 […]

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

March 30, 2017

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 […]

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

October 21, 2016

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.

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

October 10, 2016

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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Blizzard reveals new game mode for Heroes of the Storm.

October 6, 2016

Blizzard has announced Heroes Brawl, a brand-new game mode for Heroes of the Storm.

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Video Games Interview: Blizzard’s Kent-Erik Hagman on the past, present and future of Heroes of the Storm

August 10, 2016

It’s been just over twelve months since Blizzard released Heroes of the Storm, an accessible take on the MOBA genre that features characters from the developer’s legendary back catalogue. In that time, the game has seen multiple updates, new heroes, in-game events and huge e-sporting competitions come and go. How has that been for someone […]

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2016 Heroes of the Storm Global Championship Circuit pre-season to kick off here in Oz

January 20, 2016

Blizzard’s Heroes of the Storm Global Championship Circuit is set to kick off here in Australia beginning with a pair of online open qualifiers  in late January and early February.

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BlizzCon 2015: Heroes of the Storm gets new heroes, Arena mode

November 6, 2015

Blizzard have revealed a number of new goodies for their free-to-play MOBA/brawler Heroes of the Storm, including new Heroes and a brand new Arena mode.

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Aussie squad Team Immunity heads to 2015 Heroes of the Storm Americas Championship this weekend

September 17, 2015

After landing finishing first in the ANZ qualifying tourney, Australian eSports unit Team Immunity will head to Blizzard’s 2015 Heroes of the Storm Americas Championship in Las Vegas this weekend and you can watch them go for gold live online.

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Gamescom 2015: Heroes of the Storm gets new Diablo heroes, battleground

August 6, 2015

Blizzard have revealed the next three heroes to join their popular MOBA Heroes of the Storm, one from each of their big franchises, and unveiled a brand new battleground.

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The best games of 2015 … so far

July 15, 2015

2015 has been a great year for gaming so far. Current-gen consoles are finally coming into their own and we’re seeing some truly creative, interesting new IP emerging as well. Here’s our ten favourite games of 2015 so far. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xUytj7jaIIo 1. Cities: Skylines (PC) If EA’s much-maligned Sim City reboot failed to impress you then Cities: Skylines may […]

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Heroes of the Storm‘s Eternal Conflict update arrives today

July 1, 2015

Blizzard’s MOBA/hero brawler Heroes of the Storm kicks off its first major promo campaign today with the launch of the Eternal Conflict update. The Diablo-themed update brings new playable hero  The Butcher as well as a new battleground, mount, fresh mercs, Treasure Goblins and more. The update also applies a number of tweaks to every character already in […]

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Video Games Review: Heroes of the Storm (PC, 2015)

June 15, 2015

If you aren’t especially into the MOBA (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) genre, Blizzard Entertainment is determined to change your mind. I’ve played both of the biggest MOBAs in the world – League of Legends and DOTA 2 – and neither of them took. I’ve tried Smite, I even gave the ill-fated DC Comics MOBA Infinite […]

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Games Review: Heroes of the Storm (PC, 2015)

June 15, 2015

If you aren’t especially into MOBAs then Blizzard’s latest game, <i>Heroes of the Storm</i>, really wants to change your mind. I’ve played both of the biggest MOBAs in the world – <i>League of Legends</i> and <i>DOTA 2</I> – at different stages and neither of them took. I’ve tried <i>Smite</i>, I even gave the ill-fated DC […]

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