Path of Exile's War for the Atlas expansion will be released on December 8th.

Path of Exile: War for the Atlas Expansion Preview

Four months after Grinding Gear Games shipped Patch 3.0 and the Fall of Oriath expansion, the dev team has announced that there's another Path of Exile expansion in the works. War for the Atlas will launch on December 8th,...
Several cards from Hearthstone's Kobolds and Catacombs expansion have been released, including Kathrena Winterwisp, The Runespear, and Duskbreaker

New Hearthstone Card Analysis: Kathrena, Runespear, and More

Blizzard is still releasing details about the upcoming Kobolds and Catacombs expansion. We've taken a look at the upcoming Dungeon Run mode, and analyzed the new Recruit mechanic. Today, we're taking a close look at Kathrena Winterwisp, The Runespear,...
Hearthstone's upcoming expansion, Kobolds and Catacombs, includes new class weapons, a random legendary, and an all-new single player experience.

First Look at Hearthstone’s Kobolds and Catacombs Expansion

It’s that time again. The next Hearthstone expansion, Kobolds and Catacombs, will be launching in early December, and November is the official reveal month. Let's start taking a look at the new cards, solo player content, and bonuses that...
Worlds 2017 Finals - Samsung vs. SKT

Worlds 2017 Grand Finals Analysis: How Did Samsung 3-0 SKT?

In a rematch of last year's championship, SK Telecom T1 and Samsung Galaxy faced off in the Grand Finals at Worlds 2017. The series ended in a stunning upset, with Samsung taking a clean 3-0 victory against SKT. If you...
GGG has launched an official Path of Exile trading site. What does this mean for third-party trading hubs like

GGG Launches Official Path of Exile Trading Site

Path of Exile's trading system definitely isn't perfect. Currently, players trade in-game items is through third-party sites. Grinding Gear Games (GGG), Path of Exile’s developer, was nice enough to open up their API to the public—this means sites like...
de_lite is far from delightful, and de_thrill is anything but exciting.

The Best (and Worst) Operation Hydra Maps

Operation Hydra added a handful of community-made new maps to both competitive and casual play. With Valve announcing that they plan on permanently adding the two most popular maps to CS:GO's map pool, let's take a look at the...
Hearthstone's next expansion needs to address the game's ongoing power creep issues.

Hearthstone’s Next Expansion Needs to Address Power Creep

As the Knights of the Frozen Throne expansion continues to run out of steam, it’s time to start looking forward. What are we looking for in the next Hearthstone expansion? This time, that question is harder to answer than...

Pay for Better Dota Pubs with FACEIT League

Dota 2 is free to play, but would you pay money for a better pub experience? FACEIT has revamped itself. Where it used to be an in-house league for mostly pros and high MMR aspiring pros, it's now offering a...
Operation Hydra Rotating Map Pool

What Happens to CS:GO’s Map Pool after Operation Hydra Ends?

Operation Hydra will go down in CS:GO history as the longest operation to date. With an end date of November 13th, the operation will have run for just under six months, launching on May 23rd, 2017. This won't be...
Check out our roundup of the best plays from the Group Stage of Worlds 2017.

Worlds 2017: The Six Best Plays of the Group Stage

What makes a good play? Is it mechanically remarkable? Strategically innovative? Maybe the best plays are the most exciting plays. Or in a case like Worlds, where teams ebb and flow and the metagame narrows as the tournament runs...
Muggernaut Coffee Mug - Dota Merchandise Gifts for Gamers

The Best Dota 2 Merchandise: Gifts for Gamers

Physical merchandise often seems to be an afterthought when it comes to online multiplayer games. Unlike Mario and Pokemon, which have been heavily merchandised by Nintendo, League of Legends, Heroes of the Storm, CS:GO, and Team Fortress 2 have...
The Group Stage for Worlds 2017 is here, and based off the picks and bans we've seen so far, the meta is looking more diverse than it has in the past two years.

Picks and Bans at Worlds 2017: Group Stage Meta Predictions

The emerging Worlds 2017 meta is more diverse than we expected. Using preliminary play-in data (pre-October), we've seen 63 unique champion picks, compared to 56 picks in the entirety of last year’s World Championships. We can expect to see...