Tag: Hearthstone

Hearthstone: Rise of Shadows interview — Assembling the League of E.V.I.L. on April 9

Hearthstone kicks off the Year of the Dragon with the Rise of Shadows on April 9. This is the first expansion of this Standard year rotation, and it’s bringing together a bunch of bumbling baddies in what’s a Blizzard Entertainment first — a year-long storyline for Hearthstone, and it’s own take on DC’s Legion of […]

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Blizzard announces Hearthstone’s next expansion will begin the Year of the Dragon

Blizzard has announced the new yearly rotation for Hearthstone, and it’s called the Year of the Dragon. The next expansion to release in 2019 will signal the beginning of this newly-announced year. Over the next twelve months, three new 130-card expansions will be coming our way, and each one will be tied to the last […]

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Hearthstone’s Year of the Dragon: Genn and Baku in Hall of Fame, better adventures, and year-long story

The Year of the Dragon kicks off in April for Hearthstone, Blizzard Entertainment’s mammoth digital card game. It’s the top dog in the market, which research firm Newzoo estimated would be worth $2 billion by 2020. It’s entering its fifth year, and come April, it’ll send three sets of cards […]

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Tale of a 44-year-old Magic: The Gathering virgin

With the amount of hours I’ve logged into Hearthstone, The Elder Scrolls: Legends, and Solforge, you’d think I would have been a long-time collectible card game player. Someone with shelves full of Magic: The Gathering cards. Nope. When Hearthstone went into its closed beta test in 2013, I hadn’t touched […]

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Ben Brode’s Second Dinner orders a Marvel license and $30 million from NetEase

We now know what former Hearthstone bigwigs Ben Brode and Hamilton Chu are feasting on for their Second Dinner — $30 million from NetEase and a deal from Marvel. Oh, and they will no longer be dining in Mrs. Brode’s garage. The startup that the two ex-Blizzard Entertainment founded in […]

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Hearthstone: Rastakhan’s Rumble card reveal — Blast Wave

Blast Wave is a new Mage spell in Hearthstone‘s next expansion, Rastakhan’s Rumble, and Blizzard has given us the fun honor of revealing the card to you. Rastakhan’s Rumble is coming December 4 for the digital card game on PC and mobile. Most of the Mage’s new cards focus on […]

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‘Hearthstone’ is giving away 6 free card packs to celebrate 100 million players

Earlier this week, Blizzard announced that its digital card game Hearthstone has hit a stunning milestone: There are now over 100 million Hearthstone players around the world. The announcement comes less than five years after the free-to-play game became publicly available on March 11th, 2014. In addition to reaching such a massive audience, Hearthstone has also […]

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How to get three free packs from Hearthstone’s Boomsday Project expansion

Hearthstone’s Year of the Raven continues today as The Boomsday Project expansion is now available in-game. Announced last month, The Boomsday Project brings another 135 new cards to the game, along with a selection of new mechanics and keywords that should shake up the meta. Plus, a single-player mode called The Puzzle Lab will give players a […]

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Hearthstone’s The Boomsday Project continues Dr. Boom’s climb to stardom

Video game characters can start from humble roots before becoming stars. Mario was once a more generic hero called Jumpman who starred in a game named after his enemy, Donkey Kong, and this came after Nintendo lost the rights to make a Popeye arcade game. And now the star of Hearthstone’s next expansion, The Boomsday […]

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Hearthstone’s latest expansion, The Boomsday Project, is all about mechs

One of Hearthstone’s most divisive and hilarious creatures is returning next month, bringing with him 135 new cards, new gameplay mechanics, a new single-player mode, and a new game board. On Tuesday, Blizzard announced The Boomsday Project, which will be the second Hearthstone expansion of 2018. The biggest change that Dr. Boom (that nefarious creature […]

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Hearthstone: The Boomsday Project expansion brings back the mechs

Blizzard Entertainment announced Hearthstone‘s next expansion this morning: The Boomsday Project. It will launch for the PC and mobile digital card game on August 7. The set and its 135 cards will be the first to focus on mechs since Hearthstone’s first expansion, Goblins & Gnomes, which released in 2014. Hearthstone is the king of […]

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Mojang Scrolls is so dead, long live fan-run Caller’s Bane!

Mojang is best known for Minecraft. The problem with that is that anything after Minecraft has paled in comparison in terms of popularity and profitability. That’s the tragedy that befell the generic-named Scrolls collectible card game that ultimately shut down in 2016. But out from its ashes rises Scrolls, now called Caller’s Bane, but Mojang, […]

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