This year’s Blizzcon began today and leading up to it I didn’t really know what to expect. I was hoping to perhaps hear some news about the next WoW expansion but I also knew that while possible, it wasn’t probable. There was no news about WoW’s next expansion but there were quite a few notable pieces of information revealed to Blizzard fans today. I’ll begin by discussing what was probably most relevant to me other than potential WoW information and that would be the news regarding Heroes of the Storm, the game I have been somewhat covering over the last few months. Blizzard announced that closed beta for Heroes of the Storm would begin on January 13th 2015, so for those of you who like myself have yet to receive personal access to the technical alpha, make sure you are opted in to Heroes...Read More
In a recent blog post Blizzard announced that Heroes of the Storm will be entering the final phase of Alpha testing on September 22nd. As part of this they announced they will be shutting down the in-game shop for 1 week. While the shop is down all heroes in the game will be made playable in the free rotation. One week later the servers will be brought down for an extended maintenance that will last a week or longer during which time all player accounts will be wiped, supposedly for the last time ever.
While the rest of the blog post gives me no evidence to believe so, I hope Blizzard learns from this 1 week of full access to the character roster and decides to move forward by making that a permanent decision...Read More
This is my first post about Hearthstone and it probably won’t be too informative as that isn’t my aim. This is more of a rant and it has to do with the turn timer. I am not the first person to express issue with the length of the turn timer in this game and I likely won’t be the last. Also I’m aware that this probably isn’t the best place to go about making this suggestion but as I stated I am sure it has already been suggested to Blizzard a few times over. Currently when it is a player’s turn, they have a maximum of 90 seconds to make a play before the timer runs out and their turn ends...Read More