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The Witchwood is Hearthstone's First New Expansion for the Year of the Raven

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 12, 2018 10:30am PDT

Step into this spooky forest, where everything that steps inside is twisted into something terrifying.


"I quit spending money on this game when they ramped up the yearly P2W metric"

- ]pm[chem see all 6 comments

Hearthstone Arena Changes Include Limited-Time Mode-Exclusive Cards

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 06, 2018 10:50am PST

Hearthstone Arena is set to receive a few tweaks in the next patch. Arena players might also notice a couple of new cards to play with.


"I really wish you could choose which pack you get as your arena reward or better yet it gives ..."

- thecatinthehat see all 2 comments

Hearthstone's Wild Brawliseum is Now Open! Here are 4 Decks to Try

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 28, 2018 3:00pm PST

Hearthstone's Wild Brawliseum is now open, with players able to try out their best constructed Wild decks for rewards. Since the first try is free, Shacknews has a few suggestions.


Hearthstone Marks 2018 as the 'Year of the Raven'

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 27, 2018 10:05am PST

The Year of the Mammoth is at an end, as Hearthstone prepares to usher in the Year of the Raven, with a new Druid Hero and a new round of Hall of Fame cards.


"Overwatch uses the real Chinese zodiac designations, Hearthstone uses make-believe Warcraft ..."

- Zek see all 46 comments

Hearthstone Wild Open Returns in Time for Wildfest

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 14, 2018 11:50am PST

Standard tournaments are fun and all, but Hearthstone's biggest Wild tournament is ready to make a comeback.


Hearthstone Celebrates Update 10.2 with Wildfest Announcement

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 06, 2018 11:10am PST

Arena and Tavern Brawls are about to get a little more Wild in the coming weeks.


Hearthstone: Predicting the 2018 Hall of Fame Class

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 05, 2018 1:30pm PST

With a new Hearthstone set rotation incoming, it's expected that another handful of cards from the Classic set are about to be inducted into the Hall of Fame and leave the Standard meta forever. Shacknews offers up some educated guesses as to which cards may potentially head...


"As much as I would love to see things like Goblin Shredder and Reno being put in classic I don't ..."

- Crimsonbeak see all 18 comments

Hearthstone Mammoth Card Bundle Offers 30 Packs for $20

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 31, 2018 11:55am PST

Need to stock up on the past year's Hearthstone expansions? Blizzard is offering one incredible bundle to help coincide with a new Quest for Packs Sweepstakes giveaway.


"Should be a dollar for 100 random cards. Well maybe 50 cents for 100."

- HL3dsx see all 11 comments

Hearthstone - Analyzing the Update 10.2 Nerfs and Changes

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 29, 2018 2:00pm PST

Blizzard has unexpectedly whacked some Hearthstone staples potentially beyond repair. Shacknews is here to analyze the big changes set to hit the game next month.


Hearthstone Update 10.2 Crushes Corridor Creeper, Patches, Raza

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 29, 2018 10:40am PST

Patches is no longer in charge.


"Eh I still see it pretty often in a lot of decks... I can understand why they made that move. ..."

- snot3353 see all 30 comments

Hearthstone Ranked Play Changes Outlined for March

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 25, 2018 12:35pm PST

Hearthstone is going to undergo a few changes in Ranked Play prior to the next Standard year.


"I’ve having a lot of fun playing cubelock and feel motivated to get a respectable ladder ..."

- thecatinthehat see all 6 comments

DocPwn on Transitioning to Pro Hearthstone, Player Burnout, Yogg-Saron, and More

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 24, 2018 2:00pm PST

Over the weekend, Shacknews had a chance to check out the Hearthstone World Championship. We also had a chance to speak with Montreal native Julian 'DocPwn' Bachand about his rookie year in pro Hearthstone, avoiding player burnout, improving as a player, RNG cards like Yogg-...


Hearthstone: The Winners & Losers of the 2017 HCT World Championship

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 23, 2018 1:30pm PST

Now that the smoke has cleared at the Hearthstone World Championship, Shacknews takes a look at what fared the best over the weekend and what didn't do so well.


Hearthstone Esports Franchise Leader on New Faces, Wild, HGG, and More

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 22, 2018 12:00pm PST

While there were a lot of exciting moments during the 2017 Hearthstone Championship Tour, it's already time to look ahead to next year. Shacknews does just that, as we spoke to Hearthstone Esports Global Franchise Leader Che Chou about the year ahead.


"I'm pretty sure I just queued into sintolol while finishing my legend climb. I got crushed :("

- thecatinthehat see all 3 comments

tom60229 Wins 2017 Hearthstone World Championship

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 21, 2018 10:55am PST

Hearthstone's best players faced off in Amsterdam over the weekend and a new world champion has been crowned.


"Indeed I was! Excited to get some interviews up on Shack in the coming days."

- OzzieMejia see all 6 comments