What does the future of Hearthstone esports look like?

The State of Hearthstone Esports: What’s Next?

Anyone who reads my articles knows that I’m a bit of a doomsayer, especially when it comes to Hearthstone, since I believe the game has taken the wrong direction over the past few years. But if we put our...
Path of Exile

Interview with Carl De Visser of Grinding Gear Games

Carl de Visser is a Producer and Game Designer at Grinding Gear Games, and he took some time out of their busy War for the Atlas launch schedule to chat with Esports Edition about Path of Exile’s newest expansion,...
What will the Hearthstone meta look like when Kobolds and Catacombs goes live? Check out our predictions for a taste of what's on the way.

Hearthstone: Kobolds and Catacombs Meta Predictions

Kobolds and Catacombs is only a few days away, and we finally have the full list of new cards at our disposal. This means it's time to start looking at what decks we think will appear when the expansion...
Runes Reforged combines the old rune and mastery systems from League of Legends into one streamlined tool.

Runes Reforged: A Brave New Frontier

The League of Legends offseason is always a time of uncertainty. The old guard North American teams are shaking up their rosters: TSM dropped Doublelift and Biofrost, CLG parted ways with Aphromoo, and C9 are saying goodbye to Impact...
New Heartshtone Legendaries - Twig of the World Tree, Sonya Shadowdancer, King Togwaggle

Hearthstone’s New Druid, Rogue, and Neutral Legendaries

The release date for Kobolds and Catacombs is right around the corner, and it's time to take a closer look at three of the new legendaries from the upcoming Hearthstone expansion: Twig of the World Tree, Sonya Shadowdancer, and...
There's a PUBG update coming, and the game will finally be leaving Early Access.

PUBG’s Massive December Update

PLAYERUNKNOWN’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) is finally getting some of the features the community has been requesting for months. Currently, the test servers are running an updated version of the game while Bluehole irons out the bugs, and the update will...
Overwatch esports still isn't attracting viewers the way many expected it to. What can Blizzard do to fix this?

Why Overwatch Esports (Still) Sucks

Despite the commercial and critical success of Overwatch, the game's professional scene has still failed to attract a following. Blizzard hosted the Overwatch World Cup at Blizzcon this year, but viewership of the tournament was, for the most part,...
Dungeon Run - Kobolds and Catacombs

Kobolds and Catacombs: What Is Dungeon Run?

Dungeon Run is a new single player Hearthstone mode set to release as part of the upcoming expansion, Kobolds and Catacombs. Some lucky players at Blizzcon were able to play a slightly edited version of it. Similar to the...
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...
Blizzard's Fireside Gatherings might have seemed like a good idea, but players quickly figured out how to game the system to earn a new hero portrait.

Hearthstone News Roundup: Fireside Gatherings and More

Here's our roundup of the latest Hearthstone news -- this week, we're taking a look at the issues associated with Blizzard's Fireside Gatherings, the Hallow's End Arena event, Fireside Gatherings: Not What Blizzard Had in Mind Good news: Blizzard decided to...
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...
The Path of Exile community has developed a wide range of powerful tools to help players maximize their in-game efficiency.

Path of Exile’s New Player Experience: Welcome to Wraeclast

I started Path of Exile back in March, and since then, I've spent over 2000 hours wandering through Wraeclast in pursuit of loot, levels, and everything else the game has to offer. (I have a life, I promise.) Even...