Tag Archive: Hearthstone

Hearthstone expansion leads to intense community backlash

The new Hearthstone expansion recieved an epic launch party — and backlash from the community.

On August 5, Blizzard threw an epic Hearthstone-themed party in L.A., one week ahead of the release of the latest Hearthstone expansion, One Night in Karazhan. Hosted by Hearthstone Senior Producer Yong Woo and Hearthstone caster extraordinaire Dan ‘Frodan’ Chou, the livestreamed event was also a celebration of the game reaching 50 million registered players across all platforms.

New cards

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Hearthstone players can party hard on Aug. 11 with One Night in Karazhan expansion

Blizzard has announced the next single-player expansion for its collectible RPG card game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft. One Night in Karazhan, where players get invited to a big party, will be released on August 11.

Here’s how Blizzard describes the plot of the expansion:

Karazhan, long a potent nexus of arcane energies, is about to become the focal point of a very different kind of cosmic force. The wizard Medivh has used every bit of  [Read More…]

Hearthstone expansion ‘Whispers of the Old Gods’ launches on April 26

Fans of Blizzard’s hit collectible card game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft will be able to get their hands on its latest expansion pack soon. ‘Whispers of the Old Gods’ has a firm release date of April 26 in the U.S., followed by a release in Europe and Asia on April 27.

Blizzard says

Whispers of the Old Gods introduces 134 brand new, totally not corrupt cards that are sure to change your perception  [Read More…]

Skylanders Battlecast is set to be a Hearthstone alternative for your kids

Collect the cards, play the game.

Blizzard’s Hearthstone is a phenomenal success. As is Activision’s Skylanders series. So what happens when you take both and mesh them together?

You end up with Skylanders Battlecast. A mobile game set in the Skylanders universe that has a whiff of the Hearthstone gameplay behind it.

And your kids will probably love it.

Battlecast isn’t a new announcement, it’s been on the table for quite some  [Read More…]

Hearthstone expansion Whispers of the Old Gods will awake from its sleep later this spring

Blizzard’s hit collectible card game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft is getting its third major expansion pack soon. It’s called Whispers of the Old Gods and it will be released sometime in late April or early May.

The expansion centers on the Lovecraft-themed creatures in the Warcraft universe. It will add 134 new cards to the game. Blizzard says:

These are no ordinary cards! Steeped in the insidious influence of the Old Gods, unknown terrors  [Read More…]

Plants vs. Zombies Heroes will bring Hearthstone gameplay to the garden

PopCap Games and Electronic Arts are adding yet another collectible card game to mobile devices. Plants vs. Zombies Heroes has been announced, which is based on the colorful console and PC game franchise.

The game description sounds very similar to Blizzard’s mega-hit mobile card game Hearthstone:

For the first time ever on mobile, play as either plants or zombies and unlock their lawn-inspiring super powers. Collect hundreds of characters, including new roster favorites from Plants vs.  [Read More…]

The Grand Tournament expansion pack for Hearthstone is coming on Aug. 24

Blizzard has now confirmed that The Grand Tournament, the second expansion pack for its hit free-to-play collectible card RPG Hearthstone, will officially be released on August 24 in the US and Europe, and in Asia on August 25.

Hearthstone to pick up new game mode and customization options in upcoming patch

Hearthstone has some changes coming down the line that include a new play mode, new heroes, and other features.

If you’re a big fan of Blizzard’s digital card game, Hearthstone, you’ll be happy to know some big changes are coming. Perhaps the most notable of these changes is the addition of a new game mode called “Tavern Brawl,” which is a repeating, temporary event that adds some unique flavor to matches.

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Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft finally makes its Android phone debut

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, the free-to-play turn-based card game from Blizzard Entertainment, is now available for Android phones.

The first part of the Blackrock Mountain expansion for Hearthstone is now available for Android tablets

Blizzard has now released the first of five “wings” for its Blackrock Mountain expansion of the hit collectible card game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft. It’s now available for Android tablets.

Players of the game can purchase each wing for $ 6.99 each or all five for $ 24.99.