Archive | hearthstone

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 […]

Continue Reading

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

Continue Reading

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

Continue Reading

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

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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

Continue Reading

New Hearthstone Strategy Relies On Running Out The Clock

Not many know this, but Hearthstone matches are programmed to end in a draw after 90 turns, which typically amounts to about two hours of gameplay. Since each player takes increasing “fatigue” damage after running out of cards, no deck has ever had the resources to last that long. As a result, tournament organizers…Read more… […]

Continue Reading

Hearthstone’s All-Powerful Druid Class Is Finally Getting Nerfed

Since the launch of the Knights of the Frozen Throne expansion, competitive Hearthstone play has been in a bit of a turbulent state, mostly thanks to the overwhelming (and often rage-inducing) dominance of the game’s Druid class. Well, Blizzard has heard the community’s complaints, and Druid nerfs are finally on their…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

Continue Reading

After Frozen Throne, Hearthstone Matches Are Taking Longer

Things tend to slow down in the cold, and Hearthstone is no exception. After the recent Knights of the Frozen Throne expansion, games are getting longer, and more methodical. But if you were hoping to play Frozen Throne in a more casual setting—say, on the throne—your days of five-minute games might be over.Read more… Continue […]

Continue Reading

Druids Are Dominating Hearthstone’s Newest Expansion

It’s been a week and a half since the new Knights of the Frozen Throne expansion dropped for Hearthstone. With each new set, there’s always a few growing pains and adjustments, but even in a short amount of time, one thing has become clear: Hearthstone, as it stands right now, is all about the Druids.Read […]

Continue Reading

Druids Are Dominating Hearthstone’s Newest Expansion

It’s been a week and a half since the new Knights of the Frozen Throne expansion dropped for Hearthstone. With each new set, there’s always a few growing pains and adjustments, but even in a short amount of time, one thing has become clear: Hearthstone, as it stands right now, is all about the Druids.Read […]

Continue Reading

Druids Are Dominating Hearthstone’s Newest Expansion

It’s been a week and a half since the new Knights of the Frozen Throne expansion dropped for Hearthstone. With each new set, there’s always a few growing pains and adjustments, but even in a short amount of time, one thing has become clear: Hearthstone, as it stands right now, is all about the Druids.Read […]

Continue Reading