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Kingdom Hearts

Looks like Kingdom Hearts Unchained X[chi] will be coming to North America after all


Remember when KH was just a trilogy?
May 14
Kingdom Hearts Unchained X[chi], the iOS and Android game announced earlier this week, might actually be coming to North American devices. In an interview with Famitsu, Tetsuya Nomura mentioned that the app is currently ... read
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Hearthstone

Blizzard apologises for Hearthstone f*ckery with free cards


Lok'tar Ogoddamnitilagged
May 12
Last week was a bit shit for EU Hearthstone players. As reported by PC Gamer, server problems and lag really made it a pain in the arse to play, and some players even dropped out of their games early, resulting in them being ... read
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Good night, sweet teddy bear
With tabletop games, simplicity can go a long way. Sure, there are behemoth games filled with figures, dice, worksheets, grids, and more, but one of the best recent trends in the analog space has been a focus on elegance. The... read feature

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The best expansion yet
As I've described in the past, my history with Hearthstone is pretty much inline with how Blizzard wants most of its customer base to enjoy it. I'm loving it in spurts, as it's perfect for quick pick up sessions with fri... read feature

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Hearthstone on phones

Hearthstone's availability on smartphones is bad for my health


Custom deck building at red traffic lights
Apr 22
When Hearthstone made its way to the iPad, I may or may not have played it for two weeks straight. My wife and I would sit down by the fire (or hearth, if you will) with our iPad and laptop in-hand and play for hours whi... read
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Hearthstone

No escape: Hearthstone is now playable on phones


iPhone 4S and newer
Apr 14
Blizzard's digital collectible card game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft (that's harthstone, not herthstone) will be available as a free download on iPhone and Android phones beginning today. If you mispronounce the name, Kyle will break into your home, drop your phone in the toilet, and steal all of your rice. He told me that and whispered while saying it so he means business here. read
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Ion Kickstarter

Ion implements an old idea I had for a chemistry card game


This is what I get for procrastinating
Apr 14
I have to applaud Genius Games. I've had the idea for a card game based on ionic bonding kicking around in my head for years now, always with the thought that I could develop it and set up on Kickstarter for publishing. True... read
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Hearthstone

Hearthstone's Blackrock Mountain expansion is out now


New content weekly for four weeks
Apr 03
The time for celebration is upon us Hearthstone fans, the new Blackrock Mountain expansion is available worldwide right now.  Starting with today's Blackrock Depths wing, new content will be available weekly for the next... read
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Shut down

Sony shutting down Vita RPG Destiny of Spirits


Just over a year, in-game currency 'expiring'
Mar 27
Sony's gotta-catch-'em-all Vita card game Destiny of Spirits will be shut down June 30. Apparently the "over one million downloads" were not enough to sustain the free-to-play Vita title and so Sony will be "ending service." ... read
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Hearthstone world record

Someone rigged their Hearthstone turn to take over 40 hours


Live now
Mar 23
Hearthstone player Mamytwink is going for a world record: longest turn taken. Setting up a match against a friend, Mamytwink has rigged Blizzard's card game to do a 40+ hour turn, which is slightly longer than the typical 90 ... read
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BlazBlue

BlazBlue: Battle Cards looking to take that card crown


First gameplay footage released
Feb 27
The BlazBlue franchise continues to diversify its portfolio. Whether it be a mobile rhythm game or a visual novel, the series has grown from its fight-game roots. With BlazBlue: Battle Cards, that trend continues -- but only... read
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Grab Them by the Eyes

Terry Cavanagh's new game takes on scummy advertising


Grab Them by the Eyes
Feb 27
First off, I recognize the irony in posting this on a website that gets most of its income from advertisements. Terry Cavanagh, best known for the punishingly difficult VVVVVV and Super Hexagon, has a new browser game out wit... read
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Hand of Fate

Hand of Fate mixes deckbuilding with action combat


Dangerous tarot
Feb 18
It's always fun to see what new mashups developers can come up with. Hand of Fate combines a card game with third-person action combat. Sure, why not? It calls itself a deck-builder, though it isn't entirely clear from the t... read
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Glitch Hunter Kickstarter

Cyberpunk CCG Glitch Hunter launches today on Kickstarter


Sometimes a change in setting is all that's necessary to interest new players
Feb 11
Glitch Hunter is Estonia-based One More Rabbit's cyberpunk interpretation of the collectable card game for digital platforms. It's taking the project to Kickstarter today in hopes of raising the $63,000&n... read
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Mega Man card game

The Mega Man Universal Fighting System card game is getting new decks


'Rise of the Masters'
Jan 29
Mega Man Universal Fighting System is a neat officially licensed card game from Jasco. The presentation is great based on the tin box alone, and the actual mechanics are easy to pick up. If you're into the game you'll be able... read
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Cartoons

Mahjong Pretty Girls Battle is authentic mahjong, but with sexy anime girls


Uh, who wants to come over and play some regular domino?
Jan 23
Most of the mahjong games on Steam are weird. There's a weird tower one, an Antiques Roadshow one. They either all have their own rules, odd set dressing, or both. In the case of Mahjong Pretty Girls Battle, these are, ... read
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Hearthstone

Hearthstone is out on Android in select territories


Canada, Australia, and New Zealand
Dec 16
Hearthstone is now in its testing period for Android tablets in select territories. If you happen to live in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand (or have an account in any of those regions), you can download the game now on yo... read
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Mojang

Mojang's Scrolls launches today on PC, Android, and Mac


Wait, no iOS for once?
Dec 11
Scrolls. Remember that game? The one that caused all that hubbub a few years back with Zenimax? It's finally coming out of beta and into a full-on release today. The full game will run you $4.99, and it will feature a "cap" ... read
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Free Dragon Age

Dragon Age: The Last Court available now, free*


Some jumping through Origin hoops, naturally
Nov 10
Dragon Age: The Last Court is meant to bridge the gap between Dragon Age II and the upcoming Dragon Age: Inquisition. The story-driven, text-based RPG is playable now provided you log in with an Origin ID. ... read
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Hearthstone

Hearthstone expansion Goblins vs Gnomes coming this December


120+ new cards for PC, Mac, and iPad
Nov 07
This trailer for Goblins vs Gnomes, an expansion for Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft hitting next month, sure is fun. I like it when videogame trailers are basically just songs. The expansion will add more than 120 cards, in... read
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Deck building

So what exactly is a deck-building game anyway?


Possibly not quite what you think
Oct 29
A number of videogames have shown up lately with the gameplay adjective "deck-building" in their descriptions. Steve Swink took a break from developing Scale in order to release Dad's Building a Deck. Coin... read
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Hearthstone

Justice brought: Hearthstone fraught with bots, caught a lot


All for naught, naughty bots
Oct 28
Blizzard's doing its best to keep Hearthstone players on a level playing field, and that has resulted in action against a significant number of users. Recently announced in a Battle.net post, "several thousand" accounts ... read
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Hearthstone

Hearthstone will finally come to Android, iPhones in 2015


'Early 2015'
Oct 22
First Hearthstone hit the PC, then it was available on iPads some time after that. But it still hasn't hit Android at all, and the iPhone release never really had a clear release date outside of "TBA 2014."Thankfully Bli... read
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Hearthstone

Hearthstone's next expansion is just cards, will have over 100 of them


Blizzard is looking to do a mix of Naxxramas and card expansions
Oct 01
Hearthstone is still chugging, and I had a blast with its Curse of Naxxramas expansion. It added a decent amount of cards to the game (30), and some single player content that kept me busy for quite a while. The next exp... read
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Pokémon TCG iPad

The Pokémon Trading Card Game for iPad is out now


Nope, no word on an Android version
Sep 30
The Pokémon Trading Card Game Online for iPad and iPad mini is out now as a free release. The app is based on the existing game for PC and Mac, so expect a very similar experience. You'll be given some free decks to b... read
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Hearthstone

Would you buy a physical version of Hearthstone?


All that's available now is a Chinese knockoff
Sep 29
I play a lot of tabletop games, especially on the card side (Dominion is a staple at this point). They're generally easy to set up and easy to play, but of course there are exceptions -- one of them seems to be a physica... read
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Eminence: Xander's Tales

Remember Triple Triad in Final Fantasy VIII? Check out Eminence: Xander's Tales


Playing for keepsies
Sep 18
Back in the day when I first played Final Fantasy VIII, I fantasized about a world in which people could walk up to random strangers, ask to play a card game, and be treated to one without it being weird. We are not there ye... read
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Hearthstone

Hearthstone now has 20 million players


Nice, it deserves it
Sep 16
Blizzard has sent over word to Destructoid that Hearthstone now has 20 million players around the world. The game is free-to-play, allowing you to experience the entire game without paying, but forking over some cash wil... read
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A clever way to deliver new cards
This year, Blizzard embarked upon an interesting experiment. Instead of just charging people for card expansions, it bundled together an add-on called the Curse of Naxxramas, and released a different "wing" each week. To earn... read feature

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Terra Battle

Here's the first trailer and set of screens for Mistwalker's Terra Battle


Steamy card game goodness
Aug 28
The official Terra Battle website is open for business, and with it a brand new trailer and screenshots outlining the "Download Starter" model the game is set to operate on. The more the game is downloaded, the more content ... read
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The Arachnid Quarter
When many Warcraft fans hear the name Naxxramas, it conjures up memories of late nights and pizza, while taking on the tough-as-nails raid in World of Warcraft (or as I know it, Naxx). It was one of the mo... read feature

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Hearthstone

Go play the first part of Hearthstone's Curse of Naxxramas for free


Can it be the weekend yet?
Jul 22
Blizzard has rolled out the first wing of Curse of Naxxramas, a single-player adventure for Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft. It's free until early September, but the four subsequent wings will cost $6.99 or 700 in-game gold ... read






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