The first round of the League of Legends World Championships ended on a somber note today for fans of the game's burgeoning North American region. The NA team Cloud9 lost all their games today, officially ending their and the entire region's hopes of making a real dent in the 2015 Worlds tournament. Ah well.
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Briefly: Here you can see two opposing King Leorics casting their giant tomb ups so they cinch together perfectly, creating a closed rectangle that looks very scary to be stuck inside. Is this the Heroes of the Storm equivalent of a WWE "Hell In A Cell" cage match, as xWretchedWorldx described it on Reddit? Yes. Yes it is.
The goal of team battles in a MOBA like Heroes of the Storm is to keep yourself (and your teammates) alive while simultaneously killing your opponents. That way, once you succeed you have a valuable time window where the enemy is sitting through a cooldown, just waiting to respawn. I mean: if you succeed.
Killing Baron Nashor in League of Legends grants a number highly valuable rewards that will help a team carry a game to victory. But doing so has a high risk attached to it as well. Players have to group together to attack the big scary monster, meaning a clever opponent can easily ambush them. Or worse: steal the kill.