Episode 110 – “Uncle Disease”

Episode 110

Welcome to the Frozen Nerdz Podcast Episode 110 entitled “Uncle Disease.”

We are your Blizzard Entertainment discussion podcast. The show you are about to hear was recorded on Sunday, June 5th, 2016.

Happy Warcraft Movie Week!

On this week’s show we share our Top 5 Funniest Translated BattleTags, then move onto our Blizzard Entertainment discussion. This week we talk about Heroes of the Storm as an eSport, upcoming Hearthstone qualifiers, a Diablo style mobile game, Overwatch hits 7 million players and 1500 cheaters in the first week, then we move onto our World of Warcraft discussion. This week in Warcraft we discuss the upcoming distance draw feature, the Warcraft Hollywood movie premiere, and the upcoming Pre-Patch beta event.

Then we introduce a new Blizzard Arcade game and answer some listener questions in our IceBox Segment, then we wrap up the show by saying our weekly goodbyes.

If you have any questions, comments or concerns for the show, feel free to contact us via email at IceBox@FrozeNerdz.com. But without further ado, sit back relax and enjoy Episode 110 of the Frozen Nerdz Podcast!

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Our Weekly Top 5

Top 5 Funniest Translated BattleTags from Overwatch Cheaters:

5.) I skipped school to play watch
4.) After the break up save a lot of money
3.) This morning did not take medicine
2.) Uncle Disease
1.) *You have to listen to Episode 109 to find out!*

Heroes of the Storm News Banner

A recent article on Yahoo! eSports questioned the longevity of Heroes of the Storm as an eSport. The article goes on to compare Heroes to DOTA2 and League of Legends, but the only true thing these three games have in common is that they are all MOBA’s. But do we really think Heroes is DOOOOOMED as an eSport? Decide for yourself, and check out this article!

Hearthstone News Banner

You can watch the Hearthstone spring championships starting on June 11th for Europe, June 17th for Asia and June 25th the Americas. All of these events are 2 days and begin at 9 AM PDT. If you want to check out more about the tournaments as well as the pros playing in these tournaments, check out this article! 

Diablo News Banner

The Creators behind the mega mobile sensation of Candy Crush, King, has created a new Diablo style mobile RPG app called Hero. This game is has a very close similarity of Sanctuary and the different levels of Diablo. Could this be paving the way for future games from Blizzard moving to similar mobile platform? Check it out here!

Overwatch News Banner

Within the first week of its launch, Overwatch has announced that it has already had over 7 million players which makes it one of the most successful game launches of all time. After 7 days, Overwatch has made 350 million and growing. Check out the official press release here.

World of Warcraft News Banner

This week’s World of Warcraft discussion topics:

  1. ) Extended Draw distance, what is it? Details here.
  2. ) Warcraft Movie Premiere will be viewable by all via Twitch.TV, but hosts Michelle Morrow and Jesse Cox will be doing some exclusive black carpet discussions and behind the scenes previews. Hopefully, you were able to check it all out! Details here. 
  3. ) Beta Pre-Patch delayed? Details here. 

Blizzard Arcade Coverage Banner

Each week we pick a game from the endless library of the Blizzard Arcade to test them out and help the listeners find some awesome stupidly fun games.

Game: Oh No It’s Zombies Arctic v1.5
Type: Survival
Creator: Jeetestu
Details: One player controls a zombie horde as it starts small and must spread throughout the facility.  Other players must work together to slow down the horde and reach evac before the zombies numbers get out of control.

Final Rating (1-5): 3.125

Stupid funability (1-5):

Epic – 3
Kilroy – 4

Ease of Play (1-5)

Epic – 5
Kilroy – 5

AI incorporated(1-5):

Epic – 1
Kilroy – 1

Replayability (1-5):

Epic – 3
Kilroy – 3

Where You Can Find Us Banner

Twitter: @FrozeNerdz
E-mail: IceBox@FrozeNerdz.com
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Personal Twitter: @KilroyKT, @Epic_Insanity

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