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Hearthstone designers talk Knights of the Frozen Throne, Hero Cards, Rogue, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 20, 2017 11:00am PDT

Hearthstone Principal Game Designer Mike Donais and Senior Concept Artist Jerry Mascho take some time to talk to Shacknews about the upcoming Knights of the Frozen Throne expansion and its new Hero card mechanic. They also discuss the Rogue, anticipating overly powerful...


"I really hope control paladin gets something. The deck just isn’t the same since anyfin left ..."

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Modojo Rewind: Answers To This Week's Biggest Questions

By Kevin Tucker, Jul 07, 2017 5:00pm PDT

Your weekly roundup of the biggest stories in mobile and portable gaming, courtesy of your friends at Modojo.


"I like these recap/compilation articles. Sometimes I miss things. Although I'm not a mobile ..."

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How Knights of the Frozen Throne addresses Hearthstone's 'Aggro' meta

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 07, 2017 12:00pm PDT

Hearthstone games have gone faster and faster over the past several expansions, but Knights of the Frozen Throne is looking to swing the pendulum back towards control decks.


"So they figured out lifelink from mtg was a good idea (valiantly trying to "make creatures ..."

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Hearthstone's Official Chinese Website Leaks New Expansion Theme

By Asif Khan, Jul 06, 2017 12:30pm PDT

The translation of one of the now pulled images appears to say 'Knight's of the Frozen Throne.'


Hearthstone is Nerfing That Quest Everyone Hates

By Steve Watts, Jun 28, 2017 11:30am PDT

A top-level Rogue deck is about to get a little less powerful. 


"Well for the last year if you want legend you should just play pirate warrior. "

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Hearthstone Changes to Nix Duplicate Legendaries

By Steve Watts, Jun 22, 2017 11:00am PDT

Once the next expansion hits, never again will you get excited about that orange glow only to find it's another Milhouse Manastorm.


Souled Out: Why Has Hearthstone's Warlock Been Left Out of the Spring Playoffs?

By Ozzie Mejia, May 31, 2017 6:00am PDT

Blizzard has completed the Spring Playoffs in Europe and the Americas, with the two weekends having one things in common: None of the pro players packed a single Warlock deck? Why is Gul'dan sitting these playoffs out? Shacknews analyzes the potential reasons.


"Zoolock only got like one or two good cards this expansion: the destroy a minion adapt twice ..."

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Hearthstone's Rogue Quest One Month Later

By Ozzie Mejia, May 10, 2017 12:30pm PDT

Now that the initial outcry has died down and Hearthstone's new Standard meta has had a full month to settle in, it's time to revisit the Rogue Quest and ask if it still needs to be nerfed.


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Hearthstone Journey to Un'Goro Card Reviews (Part 3)

By Steve Watts, Apr 03, 2017 9:00am PDT

We start wrapping up our Hearthstone 'Journey to Un'Goro' card reviews in anticipation of this Thursday's release.


Blizzard is Performing Maintenance January 31 on Battle.net and All Titles

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 30, 2017 6:45am PST

Battle.net, World of Warcraft, Hearthstone, Starcraft II, Heroes of the Storm, Diablo III, and Overwatch, will all be down for maintenance tomorrow morning.


"Haven't they taken everything down for maintenance every Tuesday morning for over a decade?"

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Unboxing Blizzard's Hearthstone mystery box

By David Craddock, Dec 01, 2016 6:30am PST

Greg Burke squares his shoulders and peers into the unknown. What dangers and/or swag lurk inside?


Watch today's Hearthstone Mean Streets of Gadgetzan stream right here

By John Keefer, Nov 28, 2016 7:30am PST

It starts at 1 PM ET / 10 AM PT


Overwatch, Hearthstone, World of Warcraft get goodies revealed for BlizzCon

By John Keefer, Sep 15, 2016 11:47am PDT

Heroes of the Storm, Diablo 3 and StarCraft 2 also get some fun stuff.


Hearthstone's 'Welcome Bundle' gets you 10 Classic packs and 1 Legendary for only $5

By David Craddock, Sep 12, 2016 3:46pm PDT

The bundle will be included in Hearthstone's next content update.


Watch Blizzard announce more Hearthstone Karazhan cards here

By Daniel Perez, Aug 05, 2016 11:06am PDT

Blizzard is set to reveal even more cards for Hearthstone's One Night in Karazhan expansion. Be sure to tune in!