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Review in Progress: Hearthstone: Curse of Naxxramas

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...   more

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

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 ...   more

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

Finally, I can be the female Saiyan I always roleplayed as in AOL chatrooms

Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission 2 is a port of the arcade game Dragon Ball Heroes and is a card battling fighting game. So, you already know I'm interested. It contains more than 2000 cards to collect and fight with an...   more

Finally, I can be the female Saiyan I always roleplayed as in AOL chatrooms photo

Explore Raccoon City in Deadman's Cross until July 27

Deadman's Cross fans can now explore Resident Evil's Raccoon City as a limited-time area from now until July 27. It's set to open up when you complete an in-game collaboration quest, and from there you can collect special car...   more

Explore Raccoon City in Deadman's Cross until July 27 photo

Hearthstone's Curse of Naxxramas expansion priced

Blizzard plans to roll out its Curse of Naxxramas expansion for Hearthstone over a five-week period, with a new wing opening up each week. Here's how the pricing works. The first wing, the Arachnid Quarter, will be free durin...   more

Hearthstone's Curse of Naxxramas expansion priced photo

Pokémon Trading Card Game comes to 3DS in Europe this week

I had a binder specifically for my collection of Pokémon cards but never knew how to properly play the game. Which was fine, because they were fun enough to look at. I did, however, play a ton of Pokémon Trading...   more

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Aksys Games is localizing a BlazBlue card game

If you like card games get your iPad and iPhone ready -- Aksys Games has announced that they will localize the BlazBlue card battler, appropriately named BlazBlue: Battle Cards. It's developed by Alliance Digital Media, ...   more

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Review: Monster Monpiece

Too often, unique and engaging games are passed over due to their risqué content and gimmickry, and Monster Monpiece is inevitably one that will fall victim to this curse. It's not difficult to see why some may be turn...   more

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Acaratus brings robots onto the tactical RPG battlefield

There is something about turn-based battles on a square grid that always seems to captivate me. Taking that idea out of the generic fantasy setting garners bonus points for me too. Granted, Acaratus is described to take plac...   more

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Acaratus brings robots onto the tactical RPG battlefield photo
Acaratus brings robots onto the tactical RPG battlefield photo
Acaratus brings robots onto the tactical RPG battlefield photo
Acaratus brings robots onto the tactical RPG battlefield photo
Acaratus brings robots onto the tactical RPG battlefield photo
Acaratus brings robots onto the tactical RPG battlefield photo



Monster Monpiece rubbing Vita owners the right way on May 27

It's finally here! Monster Monpiece, that deliciously risqué card battler brought to us by Idea Factory, is hitting North America on May 27 and Europe on May 28. For $29.99, you too can collect all the Monster Girls an...   more

Monster Monpiece rubbing Vita owners the right way on May 27 photo

Review: Destiny of Spirits

After the free-to-play boom on the PC and mobile platforms, it's no wonder why major publishers want a slice of the pie. Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony have all tried their hand in the scheme, and some have been more successfu...   more

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Can Twitch work together to play Hearthstone?

I'm over Twitch Plays Pokemon, but it was fun while it lasted for me. And that's not to say I'm bored of the concept of people collaborating to play a game via live stream, generally speaking. Some will be hits, some will be ...   more

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Japan

Okay. First, poor giraffe. Second, why am I not playing Animal Kaiser every day?   more

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The Mega Man Universal Fighting System card game set is available now

For those who aren't aware, Universal Fighting System is a line of card games that functions as a battle game, with an additional collecting element. Their newest tie-in is Mega Man, and the collaborative effort that resulted...   more

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Ex-Harmonix dev creates a crazy dating card game

Billionaire Banshee is a card game where all players pretend that they're single and looking for their soul mate. At your turn, you'll pick up one card from two different piles: Quirk and Perk. The traits on these cards make ...   more

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Magic 2015 Duels of the Planeswalkers coming this summer

Magic 2015 Duels of the Planeswalkers was announced for release this summer on Xbox One, Xbox Live Arcade, Steam, and mobile devices. While not a surprise considering they've produced a new game every summer for the past...   more

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Hearthstone is getting a cool new single-player campaign soon

Blizzard is adding its first adventure to the collectible card game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft on PC, Mac, and iPad soon. Titled Curse of Naxxramas, this single-player campaign will be spread across five distinct "wings"...   more

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Hearthstone plays just as great on the iPad

As a general rule, I don't play a game excessively during its beta stage. I don't particularly like getting invested in something that may utterly change after the full release, and Hearthstone is no exception. Although ...   more

Hearthstone plays just as great on the iPad photo

Card Hunter is getting a new expansion soon

I really enjoyed Card Hunter when it dropped late last year. It had a refreshing art style, a fun sense of humor, and a fair free-to-play scheme -- and now, it's getting more content this month in the form of an expansio...   more

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Here's how to get Hearthstone on your iPad if it isn't out in your region

I've seen quite a few people sigh at Hearthstone's recent iPad port rollout, because currently the game is only available in a select few regions, leaving a couple of major countries out of the loop (like the US). But it's actually pretty easy to download it on your iPad in minutes, using a simple region change method that you can do entirely within your device.   more

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Hearthstone rolling out to iPad in some regions today

If you've been happily lapping up all the Hearthstone goodness since its inception, you've probably been looking forward to the iPad version to take the show on the road. Well, my United States brethren, keep waiting! Today, ...   more

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Review: Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

I never got into Magic: The Gathering. Plenty of my friends did, but I couldn't afford countless booster packs or starter decks, and my mom wouldn't drive me to the seedy local comic book store to play aga...   more

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Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft launches for PC, Mac

The beta period for Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft has come to a close, which means the full release is upon us. Like, now. Blizzard's free-to-play card game has launched for PC and Mac. An iPad version of the title is comin...   more

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft launches for PC, Mac photo

Adventure Time Card Wars is like Hearthstone light

Do you remember that one episode of Adventure Time where Finn and Jake play a game called Card Wars? Well, that's a real mobile game now. It's pretty much everything you'd expect based on the rules from the show, and it ...   more

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Star Wars: Assault Team is a turn-based mobile game

Disney Interactive and LucasArts have announced Star Wars: Assault Team for iOS, Windows 8, and Android. It's a turn-based combat game involving card-battling elements. You'll collect characters from the Star Wars universe an...   more

Star Wars: Assault Team is a turn-based mobile game photo

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft in open beta now

Attention North America! Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft is now in open beta. Blizzard has opened the doors, and best of all they won't be doing anymore wipes, encouraging players to amass their collection. The open beta will...   more

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft in open beta now photo

Hearthstone receives last major beta update

Blizzard has announced that it is delaying the Hearthstone beta, but they've also dropped the last major beta update, meaning the game could be coming sooner than later. The patch is mostly a balancing act, nerfing the Mage a...   more

Hearthstone receives last major beta update photo

One man has spent over $3,000 on Steam Holiday badges

Meet PalmDesert, a Steam power user who just spent $3,160 on Steam Holiday cards. The level 260 Steam user reached level 1,000 on the Snow Globe from this year's Steam Holiday sale, earning him 100,000 XP. Impressive, given t...   more

One man has spent over $3,000 on Steam Holiday badges photo

Lara Croft: Reflections is a social card game for iOS

There's a new Lara Croft game and it's a ... social card game ... for iOS. Well then! The game sees you adventuring through lost worlds, collecting valuable artifacts, battling enemies, and going against other players. There'...   more

Lara Croft: Reflections is a social card game for iOS photo

Blizzard has delayed the Hearthstone open beta

Bad news for those of you who wanted to play Hearthstone as soon as possible without an invite -- Blizzard has delayed the open beta until January 2014. Blizzard notes in a blog post that they don't want to rush the game...   more

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Pre-orders open for Street Fighter Deck-Building game

Taking it from the streets to the table, Cryptozoic Entertainment is now accepting pre-orders for its upcoming Street Fighter deck-building card game. Anticipated for release February 2014, the two-to-five player game pits cl...   more

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Here's your first look at the card-based Space Wolf

After THQ's dissolution, the Warhammer 40K license was scattered to the winds. We've ended up with an apparently disappointing Space Hulk remake and this upcoming Space Wolf game. What's interesting is that this game is goin...   more

Here's your first look at the card-based Space Wolf photo

Free-to-play Might & Magic card game out on Steam

If you are tired of waiting to play Hearthstone, an alternative card game has popped up on Steam for you to enjoy. Ubisoft's Might & Magic Duel of Champions as a free-to-play title on Steam with DLC card packs available f...   more

Free-to-play Might &  Magic card game out on Steam photo

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft headed to Android/iPhone

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, Blizzard's upcoming digital card game, is now making its way to Android and iPhone devices in the second half of next year, according to the company's chief creative officer Rob Pardo. The new...   more

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft headed to Android/iPhone photo

Koi-koi! Nintendo's Pokemon hanafuda cards hitting Japan

Remember when Nintendo began as a hanafuda card manufacturer? I don't, because I wasn't alive in 1889, but maybe there are some Highlanders among you fine folk and I'd be remiss if I didn't encourage you to decapitate each ot...   more

Koi-koi! Nintendo's Pokemon hanafuda cards hitting Japan photo

Magic: The Gathering Tactics will shut down next year

Have you been playing the free-to-play strategy game Magic: The Gathering - Tactics? If so, you don't have long to continue, as Sony Online Entertainment and Wizards of the Coast have decided to "sunset" the game on March 28,...   more

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One of Scrolls' biggest updates is coming next month

Mojang's Scrolls is still trucking, and next month the game will get a hefty update that'll add a ton of customization to the game, as well as a new mode,  new scrolls, and even a spectator option. The new mode is called...   more

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Preview: Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Blizzard has finally done it. Rather than experiment in all of its successful franchises with elements of free-to-play or full-on microtransactions, the company has gone ahead and made a completely free-to-play game from star...   more

Preview: Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft photo

Impressions: Boss Monster

Boss Monster is a card game you likely haven’t heard of. Successfully Kickstarted back in November of last year after exceeding its requesting funding amount by almost 18 times the original goal, it’s been availab...   more

Impressions: Boss Monster photo

Enjoy these Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft music samples

It's been a while since we've talked about the Warcraft card game spin-off, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft. Blizzard Entertainment is currently taking beta sign-ups, so I thought it would be a good time to find out what's go...   more

Enjoy these Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft music samples photo

Mega Man card game will make me even more poor

Jasco Games, the company currently making that Mega Man board game, is using the same license to produce a set of cards as part of its Universal Fighting System line. I say without any sarcasm or cynicism that I think this is...   more

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ESPN used to broadcast Magic: The Gathering tournaments

Wow. ESPN used to broadcast Magic: The Gathering tournaments. Fancy that. (Via Reddit)   more

ESPN used to broadcast Magic: The Gathering tournaments photo

Review: Might & Magic: Duel of Champions

Might & Magic: Duel of Champions is yet another contender in this year of our collectible card game lords, 2013. CCGs are being released in droves this year and with most of them running on the free-to-play model, competi...   more

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Flower coming to Vita, IndieCade E3 lineup revealed

Here's a nice surprise! Hidden within the IndieCade E3 lineup was the announcement that thatgamecompany's Flower is officially heading to the PlayStation Vita. Oh, and like I said, the full IndieCade E3 lineup was revealed. Y...   more

Flower coming to Vita, IndieCade E3 lineup revealed photo

Mojang's open beta for Scrolls kicks off next week

The card-centric strategy title Scrolls will be available in an open beta capacity for PC and Mac starting June 3, 2013. This is Mojang, so you'll need to pay up -- £13/€15/$20, in this specific case -- to play th...   more

Mojang's open beta for Scrolls kicks off next week photo

Poker Night 2 now available for iOS

Telltales' Poker Night at the Inventory 2 is now available for iOS devices. The poker title will work on anything iPad 2 and up, or iPhone 4 and up. And like the PC counterpart, this one is going for $4.99 as well.  On the fence? Go read our official review to see what we thought of Poker Night 2.   more

Poker Night 2 now available for iOS photo

Valve announces Steam Trading Cards

In a somewhat bizarre move, Valve has announced a new trading cards initiative, appropriately called "Steam Trading Cards." Basically you can earn virtual cards by playing games on Steam, which can earn you badges and Steam i...   more

Valve announces Steam Trading Cards photo

Review: Poker Night at the Inventory 2

Poker Night at the Inventory 2 is about more than just being a poker game. It tries to capture the most important part of poker: sitting around with you friends and chatting away the evening. Poker Night also does something d...   more

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Transformers: Legends now out on iOS and Google Play

DeNA's Transformers: Legends is now out for free on Apple's App Store and the Google Play store. Players can build a team of Autobots or Decepticons as they go through two storylines, or fight with other people in the versus...   more

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Spicy Horse announces card game/RTS Hell Invaders

Spicy Horse, the folks behind Akaneiro: Demon Hunters, calls their new game, Hell Invaders, a hybrid of collectible card gaming and RTS. That sounds delightful. They made hell sound delightful. Hell Invaders isn't the final n...   more

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