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.

Follow Into the Nexus on Twitter @ITNcast, catch the VODs on YouTube at, and email us at

When: Every Thursday at 8pm Eastern
Twitter: @ITNcast
iTunes: ITN on iTunes
Stitcher Radio: ITN on Stitcher

If you'd like to support Into the Nexus, you are a bad ass! You can support ITN, play games with the crew, and win prizes, by becoming a Patron via the TAC Patreon page. Simply click the Patreon button below.

news BlizzCon Bowling 2016

It's that time of the year again! BlizzCon is barely a week away. For the past few years we've been getting together the night before BlizzCon for drinks and bowling. We will be doing it again this year.

We'll be meeting at the Bowlmor Lanes located inside the Anaheim Gardenwalk Mall Thursday, November 3rd at 9:00pm local time. Our meetup has always been very casual so feel free to show up, grab a drink, and bowl! Continue for details...

#133 - Into the Nexus: “Building Battlegrounds with John DeShazer”

The 133rd episode of Into the Nexus is a special one because Heroes of Storm's Lead Battleground Designer, John DeShazer, guested and dove deep into what it's like crafting worlds within the Nexus. Kyle and Garrett talked with John about the joys and challenges of designing battlegrounds, stories about insane mechanics that never made the cut, the launch of Heroes Brawl, and much more. To keep up to date with John and the rest of the Heroes devs make sure to participate in their Q&As and AMAs on reddit and the Heroes forums! Cont...

#132 - Into the Nexus: “The Belle of the Brawl”

Into the Nexus is here and so is Samuro and Brawl (well... in the PTR anyway)! Garrett and Kyle give their first impressions on the new hero and game mode, pick apart the latest balance update, talk BlizzCon, and take some emails! Cont...

#131 - Into the Nexus: "Brawl with the Blademasters"

Into the Nexus is heading back into the storm of new content coming to Heroes of said Storm. The Warcraft 3 Blademaster Samuro is the next Hero, Arena has been renamed to Heroes Brawl, and Garrett and Kyle couldn't help but make slight mention of a historic highlight in StarCraft eSports. All of this plus community emails! Cont...

#130 - Into the Nexus: "Patron Hangout #10"

This episode of Into the Nexus is a Patron Hangout. Those supporting ITN on Patreon can call in and join the show! Huge thanks to all of the Patrons who made this episode possible. Cont...

#129 - Into the Nexus: "Living the Emerald Dream"

A new Into the Nexus is here and so is a slew of buffs to some old favorites and even the not-even-3-days-old Zarya! Many heroes received some buffs with Tuesday's patch, many that weren't even on the PTR. Kyle and Garrett discuss the new patch, hero, battleground, and dive into Warhead Junction tips as well as some listener emails. Cont...

#128 - Into the Nexus: "Warhead Continent"

Into the Nexus is back just in time for yet another massive PTR patch! Garrett and Kyle dive deep into their first impressions of Warhead Junction and Zarya, the many hero balance changes, and the big changes coming to Heroes of the Storm eSports in 2017. Cont...

#127 - Into the Nexus: "The Season 2 Stable"

Into the Nexus is back for the launch of Season 2! Alarak, Braxis Holdout, and a massive new patch is out. Kyle and Garrett talk about their play this week and dive headlong into how they're thinking of building their Hero rosters for the new season. Cont...

#126 - Into the Nexus: "Machines of HYPE!"

Into the Nexus is back to prepare for WAR! Machines of War to be exact. Heroes of the Storm is mere days away from it's second major in-game event and Garrett and Kyle dive deeper into the movement speed changes, the NA Fall Regionals at PAX, building your Heroes roster, and more. Cont...

#125 - Into the Nexus: "Alarak Attack!"

Into the Nexus has returned! This week the PTR has been hit by the first wave of Machines of War. Alarak and Braxis Holdout can now be tested and Garrett and Kyle have opinions! There's also TWO balance updates that have come to the PTR to discuss. It's a meaty episode so strap in! Cont...


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