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Hearthstone fans, it's worth noting that the game's beta is on its last leg. WoW Insider reports on Blizzard's announcement post, which, while it doesn't provide a definitive end point, does say that you've got a limited amount of time to claim your Golden Gelbin Mekkatorque beta reward card. Once...

March 5th 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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A post on the Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Facebook page has unveiled several alternate artwork options for the backs of your cards. They are colorful and fun, and will be visible to both you and your opponent while you play a match. You can earn the card backs by attaining certain ranks in rank...

February 26th 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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If you're in the US you may very well be currently enjoying the Hearthstone open beta. If you're not, though, you've got to find some way to kill the time until open beta to hit your shores, and what better way to do it than with these Lord of the Rings-themed Hearthstone cards? Imgur user splatypu...

January 23rd 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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A new Hearthstone patch is being applied today. Arena players will be happy to learn that their issues with actually getting into it will be fixed. Other big changes? Nerfs to the mana cost of mage spells Blizzard, Cone of Cold, and Frost Nova. You disenchant Blizzard and Cone of Cold for their ori...

December 18th 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Blizzard Community Manager Keganbe has put together a comprehensive set of notes for patch 1.0.0.4217 to the Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft beta. As ever, you can hit the break for the full post, but we'll pull out some highlights here: You are now able to abandon one quest per day. When you a...

December 10th 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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If you've been keeping up with the official Hearthstone blog, you may be familiar with their puzzle series. They present a few game set-ups and then give you an objective to complete that turn -- usually it's to win the game! Many of the set-ups seem impossible or near-impossible, but that's what m...

October 29th 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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The latest activity on the PlayHearthstone Twitter account has all been about beta invites going out in North America and Europe. Anecdotally, I can tell you that this has led to more of my friends' list being active in Hearthstone, but I want to know about you, readers: have you gotten into the He...

October 11th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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The big patch to the closed Hearthstone beta will be happening today. After you can log in at 6pm PDT (9pm EDT) you'll find that all of your cards have reset and everything is as if you've just logged onto the game for the first time. Except any money that you spent has been converted to in-game go...

October 2nd 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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We all know that the Hearthstone beta wipe is just around the proverbial corner, but as of this forum post by Zeriyah, we now know a little bit more about why. In addition to the expected reasons such as rebalancing cards and heroes, it turns out that Hearthstone is also being migrated to more robu...

September 27th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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In an update posted today on the Hearthstone website, Zeriyah has let it be known that soon all Hearthstone players' accounts will be cleared an reset. This goes for all Hearthstone players, in both the Americas and Europe. Before you ask, the wipe does mean a complete wipe. All the cards you have...

September 26th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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If you've been playing a lot of competitive Hearthstone, you might have a few opinions about some of the decks. One of those decks might be the rogue deck, and you wouldn't be wrong for thinking it's at least a tad overpowered. The Hearthstone podcast Turn2 recently interviewed Hearthstone develope...

September 20th 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Blizzard announced today that the closed beta test of Hearthstone for the European Union folks has begun. The US beta has already been going on for a while, and for the most part, reviews have been positive. Blizzard also recently ended their US-based Facebook sweepstakes where people had the chan...

September 4th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments