Into the Nexus


Welcome to Into the Nexus, a Heroes of the Storm podcast. Garrett Weinzierl and Kyle Fergusson will be taking you through the Nexus every week. Segments include news, strategies, and plenty of community interaction.

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When: Every Thursday at 8pm Eastern
Twitter: @ITNcast
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#294 - Into the Nexus: “The New XP Game” & a Dev Interview!

An interview from BlizzCon with Daybringer and Kyle Dates leads the show, all about Deathwing, Anomalies and other upcoming changes. A full show with Garrett and Kyle to follow, breaking down all we know about the upcoming XP Orb change. We also walk you through the most recent Tier-list for your ranked pleasure. Finished off with an email. You know you love it. It’s the post BlizzCon episode!

#293 - Into the Nexus: “The Worldbreaker”

BlizzCon and bugs be damned! Deathwing is coming to the Nexus and will be playable at BlizzCon. But what does that mean for BlizzCon? What presence will Heroes have? Garrett takes on the voice of reason as Kyle lets loose the hounds of war with BlizzCon hopes. As an interesting for Heroes of the Storm comes to a close, we look forward to new heroes and the coming holiday meta switch up. 

#292 - Into the Nexus: “The One Ring”

Pre-BlizzCon Balance? No E-Sport no problem! It’s no secret the dudes have been enjoying this years developer communication and balance. Garrett and Kyle run down the ongoing story on the Blitzchung incident before diving into a heafy balance patch. And might we call it handsome? There are some smart moves in here to streamline and slightly adjust many of your favorite heroes.

#291 - Into the Nexus: “Team Drafting”

Garrett, Kyle, and NotParadox return to the topic of drafting but this time with a full team. Looking to start your first five stack? This is the episode of Into the Nexus for you.

#290 - Into the Nexus: “Laws of Hope”

Another tough week for Blizzard fans. Garrett and Kyle are here to walk you through all that has happened and been happening since the Blitzchung incident. While Heroes fans may already feel a little removed from Blizzard Entertainment after the years events, it’s important to talk about the event and what it means for all gamers. We will continue to report as the situation evolves. Beyond that, is happy healthy show of Into the Nexus featuring all your favorites: Developer Comments, a Strategy straight from the horse's mouth and your emails. Stay tuned and be good to each other as you adventure though the Nexus.

#289 - Into the Nexus: “Solo Drafting”

Garrett, Kyle, and NotParadox dive deep into drafting solo. Building your roster, must-have heroes, important traits to bring to the game, what to pick when, and much more in this strategy-heavy episode of Into the Nexus

#288 - Into the Nexus: “Whitem-AA-ne”

Kyle is back and ready to bring you the Heroes of the Storm news. Garrett, full of Halloween passion, is ready to bring on the festivities, but the Whitemane conversation is spoiling the atmosphere. The dudes extrapolate on possible causes: Auto attack homogenization? Support design woes? Who knows! What we do know is BlizzCon is around the corner and it’s time to start getting excited. The dudes also showcase a Mal’ganis tanking guide and some map objective particular strategies.

#287 - Into the Nexus: “Dos Reworks”

Kyle is out because his recent balance update patched in his first child, but NotParadox is here to break down some meaty reworks with Garrett. Whitemane and Junkrat are getting big reworks and a big Halloween event is coming to the Nexus starting next week!

#286 - Into the Nexus: “Ambassador Tyrael”

Your BlizzCon revealed, at least in art form. Mecha Tyrael is your Heroes of the Storm Ambassador, and Kyle and Garrett are here to cast their hopes and predictions into the internet aether. The dudes also give you the rundown of blue post and a big meta breakdown since the balance patch.

#285 - Into the Nexus: “Putting the HOT in HOTS”

Hotslogs is under new management, it's us! But Garrett and Kyle are here to also bring you all the Heroes of the Storm happenings, not just their newest project and acquisition. High MMR players are getting quick queues, but with mixed results and Blizzard has heard their cries of woe. We also heard from the blues about Kel’thuzad frustrations and the big upcoming D.Va rework. Finish it of with your emails and a special helping of thank yous to our patrons over at


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