Heroes of the Storm Summary
For the first timehas just updated their MOBA Heroes of the Storm to include characters not from the Warcraft, Diablo or StarCraft universes. It's still a Blizzard creation but from the Silicon and Synapse days.
The Lost Vikings has just pulled up in its longboat on the MOBA's shores. They brought a number of patch fixes with them, including UI overhauls.
Heroes of the Storm,'s cross-IP MOBA, heads into its first stage of closed beta testing today, with the addition of ranked play and a bunch of other new content.
Loading up the game you'll be asked to register your familiarity with the genre, so if you're a veteran jungler you won't have to waste time going over tutorials you already know off by heart.
Soon after the next Technical Alpha patch for Heroes of the Storm,will be stocking the shop shelves with Stimpacks. These are timed buffs that apply boosts to XP and gold earned post-match.
Again, these are buffs and not huge dollops of XP and gold you can buy. They also don't apply during the match as that would cause some serious 'cheating' and elitism.
You might have heard of a little event called Blizzcon 2014 over the weekend, during which many new and exciting things were revealed.
One of those things is that the company's crossover MOBA Heroes of the Storm will be heading into closed Beta next January, complete with its latest playable heroes - the, and World of Warcraft alumni and .
Blizzard has unveiled two bonus gifts for those who pre-order Diablo III: Reaper of Souls, or at least activate their keys by March 31st. What goodies does Blizzard have for us? One is a Demon Hunter.
Wait - doesn't Diablo III have a Demon Hunter? Yes it does. This one however is unlocked for Heroes of the Storm. The other gift is a pair of glorious Archangel wings to strut with.