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Mobile MMOTCG Harry Potter Magic Awakened adds new pre-registration goodies from the IP’s latest film

At the top of February, Warner Bros., Portkey Games, and NetEase unveiled a new mobile MMOTCG called Harry Potter: Magic Awakened and opened it...

Online TCG Spellweaver goes into maintenance mode following ‘final update’

A six-year-old online trading card game that once had aspirations of MMOhood is calling it quits, in a fashion. Spellweaver's team announced that the online...

Blizzard launches digital trading cards celebrating 30 years and a games engineering program

For 30 years, Blizzard has been making a variety of games, and the studio is commemorating the different titles and the characters that have...

MMO Burnout: Arkham Horror the Card Game scratches my Secret World itch

After enjoying some video games with deck-building mechanics, I've been motivated to spend more time playing actual, physical card games. Following a fair bit...

World Seed makes an MMO out of a board game

When you think about it, combining board games with MMORPGs isn't the worst idea in the world. Graphical MUDs and games like Stash have...

Take a peek at the draft mode for Artifact 2.0

There's a draft mode in Artifact's 2.0 relaunch/reboot, and it is a different spin on the concept of building a deck, that much is certain....

Not So Massively: Gaming genre elitism isn’t a good look on anyone

As I noted when I first took over the Not So Massively column this past spring, we live in a time of great change...

Here’s why a Magic: The Gathering hall-of-famer was disqualified from Mythic Championship II

It's not an MMO, but it's one more example of the problems of competitive gaming: Last weekend's Magic: The Gathering Mythic Championship II took...

Valve pledges to fix Artifact’s ‘deep-rooted issues’ in attempt to salvage the game

Things haven't been going particularly great for Artifact. Valve's digital card game, which launched in November of last year, has been rapidly hemorrhaging players...
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Valve parts ways with Artifact creator Richard Garfield in round of layoffs

Forget for one moment the horrific bleeding of Artifact's playerbase -- now the digital card game has lost its most high-profile designer. We are just...
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Artifact patches in balance, skill rating, and account leveling… which, yes, means free tickets and packs

When it first launched, Artifact promised that it would "reimagine" the online card game market in a game with cards only bought for real money,...
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Artifact’s playerbase is already dropping fast, just like the value of its cards

It was years ago that Magic: the Gathering fans learned a very simple fact about collectible card games: Cards are toys, not investments, and...
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Valve’s Artifact is delaying and cropping its public beta

Sometimes, shortening beta periods is a good sign. Sometimes delays on beta are... well, perhaps not a good sign, but just a necessary one....

Hearthstone’s first In The Works update unveils new Classic cards, details new-player experience improvements

Today Blizzard released the first In The Works update for its perennially popular online CCG Hearthstone, in which the studio gives players a peek...

LOTRO opens back up its preview program while the digital card game hits early access

A few Lord of the Rings Online tidbits for you today. First on the slate to discuss is the re-opening of the Palantir Private...

Minecraft developer announces the shutdown of card game Scrolls

Minecraft developer Mojang revealed this week that it will be shutting down its online card game Scrolls on February 13th. This shouldn't come as...

Wakfu and Dofus developer makes a digital card game

Here's something you may not have known: French developer Ankama launched a digital card game this year that is set in the same world...
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Hearthstone patches in decklist importing and quests with friends

If you've ever found yourself wishing that it wer easier to just import a decklist and go to town with a new deck in...

The Witcher card game Gwent enters open beta

There seems to be a very rabid, very enthusiastic community that's developed around CD Projekt Red's The Witcher (particularly its third installment), to the...

Hearthstone’s upcoming season will see ‘mammoth’ celebrations

As soon as Hearthstone players start trampling through Un'goro Crater (metaphorically), the Year of the Kraken will end. It'll be time for the Year...