Heroes of the Storm

Blizzard reinvents the MOBA in a star-studded, moreish masterclass of design.

Spotlight

FeatureVideo: What does the future hold for Heroes of the Storm?

"At this point the team is growing, not shrinking."

FeatureBlizzard versus the hostility of MOBAs

"We will keep attacking this problem until it's gone."

Key events

BlizzCon 2017 leak: HOTS damn it's time to Hanzo main

Poor old Alexstrasza gets second billing.

World of Warcraft dominates BlizzCon 2017 schedule, wink wink nudge nudge

But there will be no Diablo announcements this year.

FeatureDoes Heroes of the Storm need saving?

In defence of Blizzard's least impactful game.

Blizzard says cheerio to Battle.net branding

Remember when it launched with Diablo 20 years ago?

Blizzcon 2016 live report

Imagine if they don't actually reveal Sombra.

Blizzard reveals new Wizard and Necromancer characters for Heroes of the Storm

Diablo's Xul and Li Ming are next up for the Nexus.

BlizzCon 2015 live report

Overwatch on console! New Hearthstone Adventure! Warcraft movie trailer debut! No Diablo. Sad face.

New player reporting tools headed to Heroes of the Storm

Silence penalties designed to reduce toxic behaviour in Blizzard's MOBA.

Blizzard announces Infernal Shrines map for Heroes of the Storm

New Heroes Rexxar and Artanis are on their way too.

Diablo 3's Skeleton King and Monk announced for Heroes of the Storm

New characters lead a focus on Diablo-themed expansions.

Blizzard announces Eternal Conflict expansion for Heroes of the Storm

Take a butcher's at the upcoming new content.

FeatureVideo: What does the future hold for Heroes of the Storm?

"At this point the team is growing, not shrinking."

Heroes of the Storm enters open beta

Blizzard celebrates with a new trailer.

Loads more European Heroes of the Storm beta keys

UPDATE: The keys have been sent out.

Heroes of the Storm adds Sylvanas Windrunner and Tomb of the Spider Queen

Hero levels increased to 20 and Team League implemented.

Blizzard resurrects Lost Vikings in Heroes of the Storm

A Very Hard three-in-one prospect.

FeatureRiding the meta in Heroes of the Storm

"This game will not be nailed down..."

Heroes of the Storm European beta key giveaway

UPDATE: Time's up. We're sending them out any minute now.

You can now buy access to Heroes of the Storm via Ł29.99 Founder's Pack

Closed beta entry, in-game gold, three heroes and a mount.

Heroes of the Storm closed beta date announced

New characters, skins and game modes revealed for the upcoming MOBA.

BlizzCon 2014 opening ceremony

And that's a wrap!

Blizzard will wipe Heroes of the Storm accounts one last time

Any real money spent will be refunded.

Blizzard challenges itself to create more diverse heroes and content

"There is no reason why inclusivity should come at the expense of an amazing game experience."

FeatureBlizzard versus the hostility of MOBAs

"We will keep attacking this problem until it's gone."

VideoVideo: Let's play Heroes of the Storm

Matt Lees powers through Blizzard's new MOBA.

FeatureHeroes of the Storm: Blizzard's long road to reinventing the wheel

Familiar faces can't disguise an identity crisis.

FeatureWhy Heroes of the Storm is the MOBA that you'll love or hate

Blizzard's move for accessibility is a boon for those new to the genre - but how will it go down with existing MOBA diehards?

Beta sign-ups for Heroes of the Storm go live

Blizzard re-unveils its MOBA.

Diablo 3 has sold over 14 million copies across all versions

World of Warcraft suffers slight subscriber dip.

Heroes of the Storm is the new name for Blizzard All-Stars

Teaser trailer arrives ahead of Blizzcon re-reveal.

Blizzard's Titan unlikely to be a subscription MMO

"Re-envisioning what we want the game to be."