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‘Dungeon Run’ Is The Single-Player Mode Hearthstone Always Needed

Hearthstone’s Kobolds and Catacombs expansion is live, and for perhaps the first time in Hearthstone history, even players who didn’t spend money have a way to enjoy the expansion: a totally free new game mode called “Dungeon Run.” It’s something Hearthstone has needed for a long, long time now.The concept should be…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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New Hearthstone Card Looks Suspiciously Familiar To Magic Players

Hearthstone’s latest expansion Kobolds and Catacombs launched today, featuring 135 new cards. One of them is called Violet Wurm, and as some players have noticed, it’s almost exactly like a Magic: The Gathering card that came out 17 years ago.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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New Hearthstone Expansion Could Make Things Harder On New Players

Hearthstone’s treasure and adventure-themed Kobolds and Catacombs expansion will be available December 7, and so far it looks like we’re in for some treats: high-powered cards, exciting new mechanics, and more deck options. But it might also be making Hearthstone more impenetrable for new players.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Hearthstone Player Tries To Showboat, Screws Up, Loses

In Hearthstone, there’s a near-infinite number of ways to kick your opponents while they’re down, and we’ve all had them done to us. But every so often, the righteous card gods descend from the green felt heavens to smite asshole opponents in a way that’s so unsuspected, so wholly satisfying, it makes us feel like…Read […]

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Hearthstone Pro Leaves It All Up To One Card

Yogg-Saron is one of the most random cards in Hearthstone, a digital card game that loves randomness. Dropping it is usually—always—a gamble, so when Hearthstone pro Thijs Molendijk dropped it with one health against a stacked board, he was leaving the game up to one last chance.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Hearthstone Never Gets New Classes Because They’d Make Things Too Complicated

Over the years, Hearthstone updates and expansions have added heaps of new cards, modes, and strategic possibilities. One thing, though, has remained unchanged since the digital card game’s release back in 2014: character classes. There are only nine, and despite some clamor for more, that number’s not likely to…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Here’s Blizzcon 2017's Hearthstone Tavern band, striking up a tune for the gathered attendees.

Here’s Blizzcon 2017's Hearthstone Tavern band, striking up a tune for the gathered attendees. Watch the video below to hear the song and get a view of the rest of the tavern crowd tonight, shortly after the conclusion of the evening’s Overwatch World Cup matches:Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Hearthstone Player Waves His Hand, Sets Off Controversy

Last weekend’s summer Hearthstone championships at the new Blizzard arena in Los Angeles were filled with the kinds of moments that can shape a competitive esports scene. Not only did the tourney feature one of its first female competitors, it also raised questions about the thin line between playful animation and…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Hearthstone Player Waves His Hand, Sets Off Controversy

Last weekend’s summer Hearthstone championships at the new Blizzard arena in Los Angeles were filled with the kinds of moments that can shape a competitive esports scene. Not only did the tourney feature one of its first female competitors, it also raised questions about the thin line between playful animation and…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Blizzard’s Latest Plan To Get Hearthstone Players To Meet Up Is Flawed

This week, Blizzard announced that they’d be releasing a new playable Hearthstone hero called Nemsy Necrofizzle. The catch? It’s only available for players who participate in difficult-to-reach LAN-type events called Fireside Gathering Taverns. This has annoyed some players, but it’s also shown that Blizzard still…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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