Hearthstone

StarCraft is turning 20 and we’ve never felt older. There’s free stuff though, if that helps

March 6, 2018

StarCraft, Blizzard’s evergreen (and only surviving) real time strategy series is turning 20 next month. If, like me, you were there and wondering if your Pentium 133 would run the game when it launched in 1998, you may be reading this in the grip of an existential crisis, horrified by the relentless passage of time. […]

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Win one of 10 virtual tickets to BlizzCon 2017!

October 23, 2017

For fans of Blizzard Entertainment titles like Overwatch, Heroes of the Storm, World of Warcraft, StarCraft, Diablo and Hearthstone, there’s no bigger date than BlizzCon. But for Australian fans, BlizzCon 2017’s home at the Anaheim Convention Centre in Los Angeles is a pretty epic trip to make. That’s why we’ve teamed up with Blizzard ANZ to give away 10 Virtual […]

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BlizzCon 2016: Mean Streets of Gadgetzan is Hearthstone‘s new expansion

November 5, 2016

Blizzard have announced the next expansion for their online card game Hearthstone during the BlizzCon 2016 opening ceremony. Mean Streets of Gadgetzan will be Hearthstone‘s fourth expansion, and the third add-on released just this year following One Night in Karazhan and Whispers of the Old Gods.

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End of an era: Blizzard to retire the Battle.net name

September 22, 2016

Blizzard Entertainment have indicated that they will be “transitioning away from” Battle.net, the name the company has used to denote its multiplayer services since Diablo‘s release in 1996, citing confusion over the name from outside parties.

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Blizzard’s new deal with Facebook lets you stream Hearthstone, Overwatch straight to your FB feed

June 8, 2016

It’s going to be easier than its ever been to log into your Battle.Net account soon. Blizzard have announced a new deal with Facebook that will allow players to livestream games directly to their newsfeeds and log in using their Facebook credentials.

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Hearthstone‘s older cards are about to cop a bit of a nerfing

April 21, 2016

With Hearthstone‘s big Whispers of the Old Gods expansion looming, Blizzard have announced that a number of older cards will be undergoing changes to bring them into line with newer and forthcoming decks.

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Hearthstone announces expansion Whispers of the Old Gods along with an art display in Melbourne

March 19, 2016

Hearthstone has announced its latest expansion, Whispers of the Old Gods, and to celebrate its release, gamers in Victoria can witness a new piece of art from the game come to life this weekend in Richmond, Victoria.

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Hearthstone is about to undergo some major changes

February 3, 2016

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft is rapidly approaching its second birthday and Blizzard are about to deploy some pretty sweeping changes to their world-beating digital CCG.

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BlizzCon 2015: New Hearthstone expansion, League of Explorers, drops next week

November 7, 2015

Blizzard have announced the newest adventure expansion for for their free-to-play online CCG Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft. Called League of Explorers, it’s a single-player campaign that will send players into “ancient temples fulled with relics, treasures and traps.”

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Video Games Interview: Art Director Ben Thompson chats about the lore and art of Hearthstone and “The Grand Tournament”

August 14, 2015

On the eve of the release of the new Hearthstone expansion “The Grand Tournament” – which adds a whopping additional 132 new cards to the game – we chat with the Art Director Ben Thompson about what to expect from the new expansion and the joy of directing the art behind the game.... Continue Reading

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