Blizzard's new MOBA combines their popular franchises.
Blizzard's 'Heroes of the Storm' has a had a rocky beginning. Initially, Blizzard teased a new 'DOTA' built from Blizzard characters with influences from the now popular multiplayer online battle arena genre ('League of Legends'). After a tussle with Valve, wherein Valve emerged with the 'DOTA' (Defense of the Ancients) name for their 'DOTA 2' gameBlizzard was left to rename their game 'Blizzard All-Stars' in a reflection of the combination of Starcraft, Warcraft, and Diablo franchises.
Fortunately, the 'Blizzards All-Stars' name is dead, and in its place is 'Heroes of the Storm.'
Here is the image released by Blizzard ahead of their convention.
You can find the latest info on 'Heroes of the Storm' linked from our Video Game Release Schedule.
Author: Brian Hoss