When I think eSports, I think the usual; Dota 2, League of Legends, StarCraft II, Counter-Strike… you get the picture. Ever considered World of Warcraft as something worth watching competitively? I certainly haven’t. It’s something that Blizzard will be working on going forward.
Hearthstone has proven to be quite popular, amassing a whopping 20 million players into its virtual tavern. The digital game is easy enough to understand, especially because just about everything is automated and all the player has to worry about is playing the cards. What if it were made into an actual physical game though?
We’ve all been there before. Despite constant windows begging us to think twice, sometimes we can’t help but accidentally click through all of them and go on to proceed to killing off our World of Warcraft character. I get you guys, that kind of sucks. All those fetch quests for extra levels, down the drain. But soon, you can get a second chance at resurrecting your beloved warrior in World Of Warcraft.
For years now Blizzard has been talking about a new, blockbuster MMO known only as Project Titan. The game has never been formally shown, and just last year it was delayed until 2016 at the earliest. That delay has been, let's say, extended.
I haven’t touched Hearthstone for months. I don’t care what any of you say… deck building skills and strategy be damned! Hearthstone is a pure game of luck. At least, that’s what I whisper when I cry myself to sleep every night. I just want to forget my shameful Leper Gnome card showing off my lowly rank 24 status. How good are you at the game? Blizzard have released some stats which should offer you some insight.
“Boys, look who it is!” – is one of the many introductions you’ll hear the barkeep say when you start up a game of Hearthstone. What a friendly fellow, at least he acknowledges my existence and makes me feel loved… does he not get tired though? Apparently he has had 20 million customers walk through that door!
How much is that wisp in the window? Can it add several beneficial stat boosts to my wizard and lay suppressing fire during a Nephalem Rift mission? Or have I messed up the lyrics that classic song? What I do know, is that PETA most likely has a decent reason to hate Diablo 3, because damn man, pets die easy in that game, Perhaps a little too easy. And since Diablo 3 happens to be a game that is forever being tinkered with, you can expect your bestest of pals to get a power boost soon.
It’s that time of the week again! Last week I covered Stiches, the disgusting abomination. This week we move over to the Starcraft universe and look at Nova, the sneaky ghost. That’s right, your request to have her in the spotlight has finally been fulfilled!
It’s that time of the week again! Last week I covered Murky the Murloc. We’re sticking with the Warcraft universe again this week and looking at Stitches, the absolutely disgusting abomination.
You know what I dig about Hearthstone? It’s that the game is one hell of a double-edged sword. You can have a field full of summons and healthy amount of heart in the bank, but the structure of this game can also result in that advantage being turned against you in a single turn. This is something that is both fantastic and infuriating, depending on which side of that turn you happen to be on. But what if you could predict the next move?
I’m honestly convinced that Heroes of the Storm will be the game that sways the non-MOBA players into at least tolerating the genre. It has memorable Blizzard characters, is easy enough to pick up and play, and is just darn fun! While the genre may be flooded, Blizzard remain calm, slowly but surely plodding on to the games eventual release.
It’s that time of the week again! Last week I covered Valla the Demon Hunter from Diablo III. This week we move over to the Warcraft universe, focusing on the ridiculously cute Murky the Murloc.
Who doesn’t know about World of Warcraft, the game that really cemented the MMORPG genre? There have been loads of expansions over the years. The upcoming fifth expansion is titled Warlords of Draenor. We caught up with Blizzard at the Activision stand at Gamescom to have a chat about what players can expect.
Don’t lie, I know you all missed this feature dearly! Last time I told you all about Zagara, the broodmother from StarCraft II who excels at sieging and being a general nuisance thanks to all the Zerg units at her disposal.
I have high hopes for Heroes of the Storm. It’s a MOBA and it’s made by Blizzard, so it really should be amazing when it sees its release one day. I’ve had a fair amount of time with the game myself and I like what I have seen so far. What are the plans for it moving forward?