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
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#260 - Into the Nexus: “Flip the Bird”

Into the Nexus returns to form with a full episode of updates with Garrett and Kyle. Rexxar has claimed the top spot and Garrett’s here to sing the praises. Kyle has some puzzles to solve in his own league, brought on by an influx of returning players? Seems so. Next we call out Ana and Li Li for their interesting design choices and wonder what could be done to raise that skill ceiling. The show also hosts a big Alexstrasza strategy and your emails to the show. Cont…

#259 - Into the Nexus: “Do the dishes”

The AMA is up and foot is down! It’s time for some real talk. Garrett and Kyle break down the wall on this episode with a stirn honest look at this week’s developer promises. We have tentative release for the Hero League / Team League ranked merger along with the release of the new role system; but trust doesn’t grow on trees. While our love of the game hasn't diminished, this week we look in the face of the AMA and say: Prove it. Cont…

#258 - Into the Nexus: “Ban-aid”

Balance made to change your bans! This Into the Nexus tackles the huge pile of hero changes, many of them breaking old esports laid plans. Like Leoric, Cho’gall, Whitemane? We got good news for you. Like Diablo, Mal’ganis, Li Li or Azmodan? We’ll try to let you down easy. Garrett and Kyle close out the episode with a peak at the grassroots esports happening and an email from the community. Cont…

#256 - Into the Nexus: "Not Successful Enough"

Into the Nexus is back for a heavy episode. There’s some great news coming out of the Heroes team but news of massive layoffs at Blizzard HQ are cutting the celebrations short. Cont…

#255 - Into the Nexus: “Mine Your Area”

It’s a big honkin hot Into the Nexus week. Fresh from the PTR, adjustments incoming for Abathur and Ana. A new hero spoiler hits the internet, along with upcoming announcements for more grassroots esports and collegiate Heroes. New tierlist coverage in this week’s strategy section along with your emails taken from itncast@gmail. Sit back, absorb and enjoy! Cont…

#253 - Into the Nexus: “Deliver us from beetles”

The cadence unveiled! A gigantic balance patch is unleash touching up tons of under-picked talents. Naturally Imperius leads the charge, but not quite the buff we expected. In brief, bruiser chen, beetle build is back and you should keep picking Jaina. All this and more on this week’s episode of Into the Nexus. Cont…

#251 - Into the Nexus: “Kebab’s Burgers”

Jeff Cannata joins the show for the first time since the infamous Brack letter. Combined with all the scandalous happenings at Activision/Blizzard, prepare for a Six Flags roller coaster of industry talk and Heroes of the Storm emotion. Naturally Imperius is live, but his struggles are but a footnote of the greater esports conversation to come. Strap in and enjoy, we’ll be with you next week! Cont…

#250 - Into the Nexus: “It Came from the High Heavens!”

When life gives you lemons, assault from the high heavens: Imperius makes his dramatic entrance into the nexus on this weeks Into the Nexus. Available to play now on the PTR, Garrett and Kyle go diving deep on the Aspect of Valor’s abilities, heroics and unique trait. Followed by a hefty strategy section to start your New Year off right in Heroes of the Storm. Cont…

#249 - Into the Nexus: “Customer Service & Marriage Counseling”

Let the healing begin. On this final episode of 2018 we wrap up our discussion of the HGC cancelation scandal and prepare to move on to a brighter future in 2019 for the home game. Kaéo Milker and the Community management team let us know what to expect in the months to come. The Heroes team may be shrinking, but we are keeping many of our star members. Kyle and Garrett also attempt to peel back the Activision/Blizzard curtain to find our what is really going on with the company. Have a happy new year, we’ll see you next week! Cont…

#247 - Into the Nexus: “Experience the Experience”

It’s holiday patch time and this one packed a surprise. Garrett and Kyle grab you by the hand and take you through our newest active resource “Passive Experience”. Experience the experience while we dive deep on experience. Follow that up with a holiday helping of balance updates, HGC humors and emails from the community. Cont…


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