Category: Heroes of the Storm

Heroes of the Storm eSports News

Heroes of the Storm, Sally Whitemane is live

The Scarlet Monastery’s High Inquisitor has arrived to purge the Nexus of undeath—Sally Whitemane is now live in Heroes of the Storm! Always looking for an edge over her foes, Whitemane’s an aggressive priest who heals allies by damaging her enemies. If healing allies by smiting your foes as Sally Whitemane isn’t enough action for you, the paramilitary outfit Viper...

HGC – Destination: Korea

Blizzard Entertainment The Eastern Clash is here! The newly erected Paradise City resort in Incheon, Korea will host the top four Heroes of the Storm teams from both HGC China and HGC Korea in an epic competition. $100,000 in prize money will be up for grabs, along with the Eastern Clash trophy and international bragging rights. In terms of frontrunners,...

HGC – Destination: Los Angeles

Blizzard Entertainment Blizzard Arena will play host to the first Western Clash in North America! The top four Heroes of the Storm teams from both Europe and North America will convene in sunny California to crown a new champion and dole out another $100,000 in prize money. Team Dignitas are poised to take home the hardware yet again, but North...

The Warcraft universe comes to Heroes of the Storm

The Warcraft universe has come to the Nexus in a big way with the arrival of Alterac Pass, live on the Heroes of the Storm PTR! This new three-lane battleground is inspired by the iconic World of Warcraft battleground Alterac Valley. In additional, we’re welcoming a new Warcraft Hero to the fray—Yrel, the first-ever Draenei to enter the Nexus. You...

HGC – Focus Down: the Playoffs

Dylan Walker, Blizzard Entertainment There is only one route to the Mid-Season Brawl remaining now for all regions, and that is winning through the HGC Playoff bracket this weekend. The stepladder format will see the winners of the initial matches described below play the next team above them in the standings. The last squad to survive this gauntlet will punch...

HGC Digest Week 10: The Next Generation of the Wombo Combo

Aaron Blackman – Blizzard Entertainment Week 10 has come and gone, wrapping up league play for Phase 1 of HGC in Korea, Europe and North America. Some of this weekend’s matchups finalized how teams ranked going into the upcoming HGC Playoffs, determining the number of matches they’ll need to win to qualify for the Mid-Season Brawl at DreamHack Summer. Other...

Heroes of the Dorm Heroic Four

Blizzard Entertainment Since late February, more than 300 universities in North America have been battling it out in Blizzard Entertainment’s premier collegiate esports tournament – Heroes of the Dorm – for a chance to win the grand prize: tuition for the rest of their collegiate careers. Now, after months of intense competition, four universities are all one step closer to...

HGC – Focus Down Week 10: Sweden or Bust

Dylan Walker, Blizzard Entertainment The finish line is in sight. One weekend of league play remains, and it’s time to determine which teams are set to begin practice for the Mid-Season Brawl, and which must fight their way through the Playoffs next week. Here are the important matches you cannot miss in Week 10: Gale Force Esports vs. Tempo Storm—Friday,...

Heroes of the Dorm Round of 16 Recap

Blizzard Entertainment The Round of 16 in Heroes of the Dorm saw giant-killers halted, dreams thwarted, and some truly remarkable matches. After a stunning performance in the Round of 32, Carleton fell to Cal in a nail biter of a series. This week also saw the end of the crowd favorite UQTR being defeated by the dominant UCI team. Lastly...

HGC Digest Week 9: Return of the Kings

Aaron Blackman – Blizzard Entertainment Since winning the HGC Finals at BlizzCon, KSV Black have played second fiddle to the likes of Tempest and Ballistix in HGC Korea. They began 2018 by losing to Tempest 0-3 and since then, have held onto 3rd or 2nd place in the standings. At the Eastern Clash, Ballistix came back from the bottom bracket...

HGC – Focus Down Week 9: Down to the Wire

Dylan Walker, Blizzard Entertainment There are two—count ’em, TWO—weekends of league play left in the HGC before we move our coverage towards the HGC Playoffs, the Crucible, and of course the Mid-Season Brawl. Here are the most hype matches that you absolutely cannot miss in Week 9: HeroesHearth Esports vs. Tempo Storm—Saturday, April 14 at 4:00 p.m. PDT / 1:00...

HGC – Intercontinental Clash Details

Blizzard Entertainment The Heroes of the Storm Global Circuit is coming back to Latin America this May 2018, with the arrival of an epic competitive face-off between the best players from Oceania and Latin America: the HGC Intercontinental Clash! After conquering their home soil through intense matches at HGC Australia & New Zealand’s Premier Division and HGC Copa America, the...

Heroes of the Dorm – Round of 32 Recap

Blizzard Entertainment – Heroes of the Dorm The Round of 32 was a bumpy ride for some crowd favorites. LSU, MINNESOTA, & IUPUI fell to lower seeds in a historic round of 32 for Heroes of the Dorm. Take a peek at the results below. •[Carleton University] (Carleton) def. [Louisiana State University] (LSU) 2-0 Match Results •[Cal State Fullerton] (Fullerton) def....

HGC – Mid-Season Brawl Returns to DreamHack Summer

Blizzard Entertainment Fnatic triumphed over Team Dignitas on their home turf at last year’s Mid-Season Brawl (MSB). The final series stretched late into the night with the audience balancing on the edge of their seats. We’re excited to announce that MSB will return to Sweden at DreamHack Summer again this year, with another $250,000 reserved for only the fiercest of...