Blizzard unveiled an arena to host Overwatch League Season 1

Blizzard unveils Los Angeles arena to host Overwatch League Season 1

Blizzard revealed Thursday a new live-event venue, the Blizzard Arena Los Angeles, which will host Season 1 of Overwatch League.

September 7, 2017
Twitch will make Overwatch streams sortable by hero played.

Twitch adds new sortable feature for Hearthstone and Overwatch streams

Twitch announced Thursday a new feature for Hearthstone and Overwatch streams that will assist viewers to filter channels easier.

August 17, 2017

UBC: The birth of a collegiate esports dynasty

The University of British Columbia houses one of the largest and most successful collegiate esports clubs in the world.

June 2, 2016

Q&A: ADWCTA on Arena tier list, new standard and future ideas

With the “Whispers of the Old Gods” Hearthstone expansion released last week, many Arena players are using The Lightforge Arena Tier List as a guide to their drafting in a post-standard environment.

May 3, 2016

Elephants vs. Donkeys: The Campaign Collection

It’s election season and we just couldn’t help ourselves. At Slingshot, we share an office with a political journalism publication, and it’s kind of difficult not to get caught up in the insanity of this year’s election, especially when news channels are on TV in the background all day. So we thought, “What better way […]

April 21, 2016

The evolution of combo decks in Hearthstone

Trading Card Games have been out for a while, and many mechanics and concepts have been fleshed out via experimentation and experience mostly via Magic: the Gathering. One of the greatest parts of these games is the vastly different style decks that you can build.

April 13, 2016

7 Hearthstone cards we can’t wait to see rotated out

Instead of nerfing or implementing direct counters to already existing top tier cards, the rotating format makes thing easier and more fun. With that said, here’s a list of cards that we can’t wait to see rotate out.

April 11, 2016

Renolock will be hardest-hit Warlock deck in new Hearthstone standard

Blizzard Entertainment’s announced changes to the Hearthstone format last week revealed significant alterations to gameplay. Blizzard introduced a new format, called Standard, that includes cards only released in the last year (and basic or classic sets), with the newly-named Wild format keeping the status quo.

February 12, 2016