Official Site: Hearthstone
Studio: Blizzard Entertainment
Launch Date: March 11, 2014
Business Model: F2P (Cash Shop)
Platform: PC, Mac, Mobile

Hearthstone’s Tombs of Terror, Overwatch’s Brick Challenge, and Blizzard’s Pencils of Promise charity sale

Even outside of World of Warcraft, Blizzard's been busy busy busy this week. First, take a peek at Hearthstone: The MMOTCG opened the

The MOP Up: Plants vs. Zombies goes multiplayer

Do you remember that quirky personality-filled Plants vs. Zombies lane defense game from way back when? Popcap has been expanding that series franchise ever...

The MOP Up: Catching up with Runes of Magic

It's been a while since we've checked in with Runes of Magic! So what's going on with this fantasy MMO these days? For...

Perfect Ten: Ten weird things I’m relearning with WoW Classic

It's been a strange week. No - it's been a strange year in MMO gaming, all things considered. As I'm going through old
You aren't going anywhere for a while, right?

Jukebox Heroes: Hearthstone’s hilarious trailer songs

Pull up a chair and quaff some hearty ale, for today we're going to look at Blizzard's game-within-a-game-universe, Hearthstone. Now, Hearthstone's soundtrack is...

Activision-Blizzard Q2 2019 revenues dip again, WoW subs rise, expanded teams en route for Blizz

Remember in February when Activision-Blizzard posted record high financials but followed it up with a devastating round of layoffs? And then remember when...

Hearthstone’s Saviors of Uldum expansion has launched

What do you get when you mix archeaology and '80s synthpop? You get the latest batch of insanity from the Hearthstone team, apparently!

The MOP Up: The Division 2 takes everyone to the zoo

Everyone likes free stuff, right? And anyone with a soul loves the zoo, too! It is probably a smart marketing tactic, then, that

The MOP Up: H1Z1’s huge PlayStation 4 update

Do you remember when H1Z1 used to be about surviving the zombie apocalypse? Yeah, me neither. In any case, gear up and slide...

SuperData June 2019: WoW’s back in the top 10 as Overwatch players have spent $1B on in-game content

There's good news for MMOs in the June SuperData video games global revenue charts, most notably the fact that a "real" MMORPG has...

Hearthstone kicks off its Fire Fest-E.V.I.L. on July 10

This summer, Hearthstone wants you to beat the heat. Not that it wants you to be cooled down, no, it literally wants you...
Celebration of whatever.

More eyeballs lingered on League of Legends than Fortnite this year – so far

So, battle royale - was it just a fad? Probably not, or at least, if it is, it's not even close to being...

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...

Hearthstone players cry foul over card artwork changes

Some Hearthstone players are accusing Blizzard of censorship after the game's latest update, which changed the artwork on a number of older...
Bart, stop creating a diversion!

Hearthstone announces Saviors of Uldum for August 6

Blizzard has just unveiled Hearthstone's next big thing: It's called Saviors of Uldum, it picks up where Rise of Shadows and The...
Oh gosh.

Hearthstone is removing Vanish and Mind Blast to reinforce class identities

Class identity is kind of a big deal in Hearthstone, since the decks that any given class can field are limited by a...

SuperData May 2019: Overwatch returns to the top 10 as battle royales duke it out

We're nearing the end of June, and you know what that means: It's time for SuperData to peek back at the global revenue...

Perfect Ten: How WoW Classic could advance beyond its phased content rollout

It's far too early to say that World of Warcraft: Classic will get more updates beyond the planned phases of vanilla content. It could...

Blizzard is aiming to fix Hearthstone’s messy 14.4 patch and login problems today

It sounds as if yesterday's Hearthstone update didn't quite go to plan. Blizzard posted the 14.4 Rise of the Mech update yesterday...

The MOP Up: China’s getting Fallout Shelter Online, and that’s not fair

For my money (and time), the best Fallout game of the past five years has been Fallout Shelter, a mobile base builder which has...