About the game
Hearthstone is a free to play card game from Blizzard Entertainment which released on March 11, 2014. It received BAFTA award for the best multiplayer game. Available on PC and mobile.
Hearthstone's game director Ben Brode leaves Blizzard
Hearthstone has lost a giant of a man, quite literally, as Ben Brode is one big fellow, albeit he's more like a gentle giant. He decided to leave Blizzard in order to once more pursue his passion for making games. Well played Brode.
Valve advised to step up their CS:GO and Dota 2 esports game
Beancounters at SuperData have published their analysis of the esports sector, claiming that publishers, most notably Valve, should take on more proactive roles in setting up and maintaining secondary competitive leagues for their games.
Hearthstone's next expansion is called The Boomsday Project
Blizzard's Team 5, the smaller internal team responsible for development of Hearthstone, has always had a flare for the goofy and dramatic and it's pretty nice seeing that Ben Brode's departure from the company hasn't changed a thing.
Blizzard tweaks five Hearthstone cards to better fit lore
Hearthstone lovers are looking at several changes Blizzard is introducing to their favourite card trading game. Don't expect radical changes though, since most of them are currently aimed at consolidating cards into appropriate classes.
Blizzard to swing the nerf-hammer on six Hearthstone cards
Blizzard have announced they'll be nerfing a total of six cards as part of Hearthstone's upcoming balance changes, so as to level the playing field in terms of some decks that are too cumbersome to play against, especially concurrently.
Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan sat in a chair for ten hours
Merry Christmas, everyone. Jeff from the Overwatch team gave everyone the gift of awkward silence in the form of a ten hour Twitch stream. Good to see that the folks over at Blizzard are hard at work making such a PR stunt possible.
Jeff Kaplan is how Hearthstone's fatigue mechanic came to be
Hearthstone's game director Ben Brode gave an interview to Ars Technica where he spoke about Blizzard's card game and it turns out that Overwatch's Jeff Kaplan is indirectly responsible for how Hearthstone's fatigue mechanic came to be.
Hearthstone's Witchwood expansion is now live on all platforms
Blizzard's TCG game just got a large update which contains the newest expansion titled Witchwood. All cards from the Year of the Mammoth were excluded from Standard play, while many new ones from the Year of the Raven have been introduced.
The Witchwood Hearthstone expansion is haunting worldwide next week
Blizzard's take on the trading card genre is getting it's next spooky expansion, The Witchwood, in the next week. This marks the eighth major card set to be added to the game since it's release in 2014. The Year of the Mammoth is bountiful.
Hearthstone's The Witchwood expansion brings 135 cards, new features
As promised, the first of three expansions in 2018 for Blizzard's Hearthstone is just around the corner and it's called The Witchwood. The Witchwood brings 135 new cards as well as a few novel features that look pretty good on paper.