Everything about World of Warcraft: Legion’s Gamescon live stream event

Blizzard Entertainment has been bursting with new updates on all of their franchises during Gamescom this year. Wednesday, they shared a new mechanic for Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, three new heroes for Heroes of the Storm and prepared battle.net launchers for Overwatch beta in the fall.

The only big name missing was World of Warcraft, which was scheduled to get its own event!  Continue reading Everything about World of Warcraft: Legion’s Gamescon live stream event

Favorite Team Secret Knocked Out of the International

It was supposed to be their year.

Team Secret was billed as a Super Group of Dota 2 players. That’s not an exaggeration ­­ their official Facebook page lists them as “The world’s leading Dota 2 players together on one team.” They’re the kinds of Dota 2 players even casual fans have heard of ­­ from Puppey to Arteezy to S4, and now they’re out of the International 5.  Continue reading Favorite Team Secret Knocked Out of the International

World of Warcraft drops to 5.6 million subscribers for Q2 2015

Coming just days before the official announcement of the next expansion for Activision Blizzard’s powerhouse MMO World of Warcraft, the company has released its quarterly subscriber numbers to the public to the unsuspected amount of 5.6 million.  Continue reading World of Warcraft drops to 5.6 million subscribers for Q2 2015

Guild Guide: Recognizing the signs of an unwell group

There’s a certain point when a guild just isn’t coming back.

I’m not necessarily talking about guilds that have lost a bunch of members in short order. The big question isn’t how many members left but why they left.  One player leaving could be the signal that the slide is beginning, and half of the guild splitting away might not necessarily mean that anything is wrong.  It all depends on whether or not the group itself is healthy.

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