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Hearthstone's spooky Witchwood expansion is out next week

Recently Hearthstone announced its next big wave of content, and they're following up on the start of that wave rather quickly. Witchwood, the horror themed expansion that centers around Worgen, among other denizens of the Warcraft wor...

 
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Hearthstone musical short makes me miss Gaston

At Gamescom yesterday, Blizzard Entertainment showcased another fantastic Overwatch animated short. This has also been followed up with another fun cinematic, this one promoting Hearthstone.The song-and-dance mini-movie stars young wanderer...

 
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Old Hearthstone expansions are returning to the store

With the departure of cards from Hearthstone's standard gameplay modes, those cards have also been removed from the store. This made it tough for new players wanting to play old Adventures, or simply collect Wild cards. For quite awhile now...

 
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PSA: You can grab a free epic Hearthstone card today

If you login to Hearthstone today, you'll receive a free epic "Fight Promoter" card for your deck. Why this card is being given away is anyone's guess, but the gesture is appreciated. Hearthstone recently released the Journey to Un'Goro exp...

 
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HearthStone's getting a Mammoth shakeup

All successful collectible card games maintain their relevance by adding new expansions at periodic intervals, and HearthStone is no different. Blizzard released some information earlier today that let us know more about their pla...

 
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Hearthstone's Diablo tribute has a sneaky hidden bonus

As was foretold in prophecy, Diablo's minions have begun invading Blizzard's other games as part of the 20th anniversary celebration for Diablo. Hearthstone's event began earlier today, and it pits players against Diablo II's Dark Wanderer ...

 
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Diablo is invading Blizzard's other games

It's hard to believe, but the original Diablo came out 20 years ago on December 31. I remember thinking it was strange that such a huge game was coming out after Christmas, even then. My first time playing was at a friend's dorm room a...

 
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Hearthstone is getting a gun that shoots piranhas

Hamilton Chu, Executive Producer for Hearthstone, announced the next expansion for the online card game, featuring the goblin city of Gadgetzan.  Called Mean Streets of Gadgetzan, this expansion looks to be a little more mundane ...

 
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Hearthstone gets the hero Khadgar as an iOS exclusive

Well this is an interesting promotion. Khadgar is now available in Hearthstone as a Mage Hero character, but there's some caveats. Up until April 24, players can purchase him for $4.99, at which point all of the proceeds will go t...

 
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Hearthstone finally adds more deck slots

After two years of complaints, Blizzard has finally added more deck slots to the game. There's now 18 slots, double the original limit, to mess around with. Now you can have two decks per class! Deck Recipes are also in, which help suggest ...

 
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The next Hearthstone expansion is 'Whispers of the Old Gods'

Today during a livestream event, Blizzard announced the next chapter in the Hearthstone saga -- as was spoiled this morning -- Whispers of the Old Gods. It will be an expansion that quite literally deals with the Old Gods of the lore (...

 
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Blizzard thanks fans for supporting it for 25 years

To celebrate its upcoming birthday, Blizzard has released a video as a thank you to all the fans who have supported the developer over the last 25 years.   "Here’s to 25 years of creating some of the most epic memories, friendshi...

 
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This week's Hearthstone tavern brawl brings back co-op

Fun times! Blizzard has brought back a Hearthstone Tavern Brawl event from November that features two players battling one AI opponent -- Mechazod. It's a hastily crafted form of co-op, in that the UI is basically the same and there's no ad...

 
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Hearthstone's 'Winter Veil' event is now underway

Blizzard has kicked off the Winter Veil event in Hearthstone, which basically amounts to a few tidbits of fanfare, and a sale. The gist is that through January 6, you'll be able to pick up 50 classic packs for $50, at $1 a pack. Newcomers c...

 
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Co-op enters the Hearthstone arena for the first time ever

Potential co-op for Hearthstone has been the talk of the town for quite some time after a leak surfaced earlier this year. Now, players can actually play it by way of this week's Tavern Brawl activity. Starting today, and through Monda...

 
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Everyone dies in this 15-minute long Hearthstone turn

Hearthstone can be at times an absolutely infuriating game, and at other times it can be one of the funniest games around. Every time I see people pull the kinds of play YouTuber The Optimistic Brit has, it usually ends up with me boo...

 
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Ladies-only Hearthstone tournament does it wrong

Over 150,000 people watched the International Women's Invitational, a female-only Hearthstone tournament that took place in China this weekend with players from all over the world. With only eight players, the tournament was the bigges...

 
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That new Hearthstone mode is called 'Tavern Brawl'

A few days back Blizzard was teasing an all new mode for Hearthstone, and now they have revealed their plans just before E3. It's called "Tavern Brawl," and it's another versus mode with a twist. Basically, every week features new rulesets,...

 
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Review: Hearthstone: Blackrock Mountain

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 friends or NPCs. A...

 
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Hearthstone's Blackrock Mountain expansion is out now

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 four weeks. Pl...

 
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Someone rigged their Hearthstone turn to take over 40 hours

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 second turn lim...

 
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Hearthstone is out on Android in select territories

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 your Android devi...

 
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Hearthstone will finally come to Android, iPhones in 2015

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 Blizzard has clear...

 
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Would you buy a physical version of Hearthstone?

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 physical version of He...

 

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