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Review: Hearthstone’s Witchwood expansion offers a satisfying free-to-play PvE campaign and new PvP strategies

I pumped my fist in the air when I finally defeated Hagatha the Witch. I succeeded on my 10th attempt – but I had earlier spent another 100 hours just to unlock this final boss battle. The new single-player Monster Hunt mode is my highlight for The Witchwood, the ...

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Watch the Hearthstone Championship Tour APAC Summer Playoffs this weekend

The Asia-Pacific leg of the Hearthstone Championship Tour (HCT) Summer Playoffs kicks off this weekend, 19–20 May, from 10AM onward. The two-day online tournament will whittle down the region’s top 64 players to only four, with the survivors proceeding to Los Angeles this June for the HCT Summer Championship. ...

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135 new cards and a single-player dungeon in Hearthstone expansion The Witchwood

Monsters, witchcraft, and lycanthropy are the dominant themes in the next Hearthstone expansion, The Witchwood. Set in the cursed streets of Gilneas and Blackwald, players can look forward to 135 new cards and a single-player dungeon once it releases in mid-April 2018. Here’s some flavor text: “Dark magic has ...

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Blizzard celebrates the Lunar New Year with special items and events across games

The Lunar New Year is being increasingly recognized in video games outside of Asia, and few publishers are as prominent as Blizzard Entertainment when it comes to global appeal. For 2018, players can expect to see Year of the Dog festivities in Overwatch, Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, and ...

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Hearthstone: Kobolds & Catacombs adds free single-player mode

Kobolds & Catacombs is the latest expansion coming to Hearthstone. Revealed at BlizzCon 2017, the release adds 135 new cards that include a new Spellstone mechanic and new class-specific legendary weapons. Blizzard are also adding a free Dungeon Run single-player mode that progressively builds upon a novice deck the ...

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NBA team Miami Heat picks up their own eSports organization

The great chasm between traditional sports and professional gaming has narrowed once more. NBA team Miami Heat has acquired a stake in eSports organization Misfits. The partnership was announced on Jan. 11 (via ESPN) and will see the basketball franchise assisting with marketing, branding, promotion, and sponsorship activation. Misfits started ...

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BlizzCon 2016: Hearthstone’s next expansion is Mean Streets of Gadgetzan

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft will be getting a new expansion early next month. Called Mean Streets of Gadgetzan, the expansion will not only introduce a plethora of new cards, but it will also create new classes that are an amalgamation of the current roster. The new expansion’s major contribution ...

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