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

Massively OP Podcast Episode 280: Middle-earth practices social distancing

Justin and Bree discuss Funcom, Guild Wars 2, LOTRO, Nexon, No Man's Sky, and Skull and Bones, with adventures in LOTRO, Hearthstone, and WoW, plus mailbag topics on fidelity to artistic vision and phasing vs. immersion.

Hearthstone’s Scholomance Academy is open for students new and old

Ah, Scholomance: It might just be the dungeon I've run the most times in all of MMOs. And now Blizzard is asking you to...

Hearthstone previews card balance adjustments coming in July

Getting ahead of meta changes in Hearthstone is likely always welcome for players of the digital CCG, so Blizzard has shared a heads-up...

Obituary: WoW and Hearthstone esports star and Twitch streamer Reckful

Gamers and Twitch fans are in mourning this afternoon, as reports confirming the death of streamer Byron "Reckful" Bernstein have hit social media. Both...

Hearthstone celebrates the Felfire Festival and makes some changes to Battlegrounds

It's time to celebrate the Felfire Festival in Hearthstone! Which means playing card games! Which is expected behavior in a digital CCG, if...

Hearthstone is boarded by pirates while Diablo wraps up Season 20

It's not International Talk Like a Pirate Day, but cutthroat seafarers are making the headlines over in Hearthstone with today's Patch 17.4....

Vague Patch Notes: BlizzCon’s cancellation might just be for the best

After a lot of time spent expecting this particular announcement, yesterday it was finally confirmed that there will be no BlizzCon 2020. This is...

Hearthstone kicks out some balance updates while Overwatch starts previewing anniversary skins

Blizzard's not-WoW games Hearthstone and Overwatch are in the news together today, mostly because each update is sort of like two halves...

Perfect Ten: Actually useful World of Warcraft toys

Pretty much since its inception, World of Warcraft has made a point to include just-for-fun items that were more about personal expression and...

World of Warcraft’s infamous Leeroy Jenkins raid gaffe is 15 years old

The date was May 11th, 2005. The guild was known as Pals for Life. The location was the Rookery. And the plan was meticulous,...

Destiny’s got an official cookbook now, so now you know what to get the fam for Christmas

Why not turn your looter shooter into a fancy feast? Because nothing about gaming has to make sense any more, Bungie collaborated with Victoria...
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ActiBlizz Q1 2020: Blizzard MAUs flat at 32M, but revenue jumps ahead of Shadowlands, launching Q4

It won't surprise you, given the current global health crisis, that a large portion of Activision-Blizzard's first quarter revenue report and conference call focused...

Hearthstone’s subreddit melted down over the Demon Hunter class

What are your thoughts on the Hearthstone Demon Hunter? Do you have strong opinions about its power level? Then you likely are in...

The MOP Up: Star Sonata 2 reboots the universe

If you've been playing Star Sonata 2, you need to prepare yourself for the end of the universe -- and the start of...

Hearthstone welcomes Demon Hunters and sips from Carl’s Jr. cups

Whether or not you are prepared for it, Hearthstone: Ashes of Outland has arrived. The latest expansion set for the digital card...

Hearthstone previews Ashes of Outland, dispenses special drink cups in Hardee’s promo

The Ashes of Outland expansion is fast approaching Hearthstone and Blizzard is looking to drum up the hype with the help of...

The MOP Up: Naruto Slugfest steps up to bat

Naruto Slugfest, the mobile MMO based on the hit franchise, just activated a soft early access launch, with no wipe to follow....
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Fallout 76’s free stuff, Population Zero’s giveaway, and Hearthstone’s private events

A very slight but real silver lining of the global situation is that many game studios are using this opportunity to throw all sorts...

Hearthstone unveils the Demon Hunter class and new expansion as part of the Year of the Phoenix

During Blizzard's livestream yesterday, Hearthstone made a number of big reveals as part of a 2020 showcase, unveiling among other things content and...

League of Legends card game Runeterra is having a productive beta

The League of Legends game universe is rapidly expanding, and at the forefront of this new generation is Runeterra. The Hearthstone-like digital...