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Heroes of the Storm logo

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(on Wikipedia)
http://us.battle.net/heroes/en/

Like all the other "safe" games Blizzard has been creating lately, Heroes of the Storm is an accessible MOBA (Multiplayer online battle arena) game. Pretty, plays well, reasonably fun.

I played a bunch of it, and liked it. The versus AI is too boring for me, and I don't PvP.

  • aka HOTS



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Diablo 3 logo

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(on Wikipedia)
http://us.blizzard.com/en-us/games/d3/
https://us.battle.net/d3/en/

A fixed-angle-view roguelike.

My general conclusion is that it's a good game, but doesn't have enough variety of abilities.

  • Properly titled Diablo III
  • Path of Exile is better in terms of difficulty, complexity and player-immersion.

    • In fact, Diablo 3 has been copying features straight from Path of Exile. Doing things badly, but, still, obviously copying.
  • I played Diablo 3 on Linux for a while. It wasn't a pleasant experience.
  • Follows Diablo 2



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World of Warcraft icon

Entertainment > Games >

(on Wikipedia)
http://us.battle.net/wow/en/
http://worldofwarcraft.com/
See /tag/world-of-warcraft

A MMO whose defining qualities are its maturity, user base and low system-requirements.

Recently focusing entirely on endgame, to the detriment of all earlier content. Instead of improving the game in measurable ways, its developers use desperate psychology to string along its user base. DO NOT PLAY unless you're already playing. Then DO NOT STOP.

Once anything comes along that's decent, haul ass and bring everyone with you. Consider, for example, Guild Wars 2.

See also World of Warcraft performance improvements



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