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John Bedford

Editor in Chief, Metabomb

John is Metabomb's Editor in Chief, and is responsible for all of the Hearthstone news, features and guides content on the site.

Featured articles

Hearthstone: Rise of Shadows guide

Everything you need to know about Hearthstone's first expansion of 2019.

Hearthstone: Rastakhan's Rumble guide

The best decks and all the new content for the new expansion.

Diablo 3 guide to every class, getting loot and mastering gear

Our guide to Diablo 3, with advice for playing every class, mastering the Artisans, and farming gear efficiently.

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Boomsday Project Guide - Best Decks and more

Everything you need to know about Hearthstone's latest card set.

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Hearthstone: The Witchwood Guide - Best decks for the new meta

Everything you need to know about Hearthstone's eighth card set.

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Hearthstone: Kobolds and Catacombs Guide

The best decks for the new Hearthstone meta and other gameplay guides too!

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FeatureLetter from the meta: This week's top Hearthstone decks

Along with all the latest news from Metabomb.

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Metal Gear Solid 5 Key Items locations: How to unlock all costumes and suits

How to trigger every Key Item in Phantom Pain, so you can unlock new developments and upgrades, and gain some new cosmetic items too.

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Metal Gear Solid 5 Achievement list and Trophy list

Every Achievement and Trophy in the game.

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Hearthstone: Best Frozen Throne decks and Mission guide

The latest meta deck guides and tips for beating each Mission.

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Mario Kart 8 guide: Tips, tricks and everything you need to know about the Deluxe edition on Switch

From mastering drifts to holding onto first place, we've got some essential tips and tricks for winning more of your Mario Kart 8 races.

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Metabomb is hiring a Staff Writer!

The world could always use more heroes.

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The Last of Us walkthrough and guide (PS4, PS3)

Our comprehensive walkthrough for the main game and DLC content, along with the locations of every single hidden collectable item.

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Overwatch guide: heroes, maps, mechanics and more!

Every gameplay guide you could possibly want for Blizzard's first shooter.

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Prison Architect guide: How to get started on PS4, Xbox and PC

How to prepare your very first prison, start making money and more.

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Here's help with finding the perfect Overwatch group

Our sister site MetaBomb has teamed up with matchmaking tool The100.

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FeatureHow the Eve universe is changing

A different mood - and a different future for CCP - were on show at this year's Fanfest.

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Eve Online set for big changes

CCP outlines the space map ahead.

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FeatureHow video games could save your life

Life, the universe and everything at CCP Fanfest.

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Blizzard reveals new Wizard and Necromancer characters for Heroes of the Storm

Diablo's Xul and Li Ming are next up for the Nexus.

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GCHQ releases Picross-like puzzle to the public

Can you solve the spy agency's series of challenges?

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Fallout 4 - cheats and console commands

Every known console command for the PC version of the game.

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VideoWatch: Hands-on with Overwatch's new heroes at Blizzcon

But will you have to buy new heroes after release?

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Anno 2205 guide

The developers explain how to get started with the game.

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FeatureTitan's soul: a day with Overwatch

Never beta 'gainst Blizzard.

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Overwatch beta now live in Europe and America

Qualifying players gain access to Blizzard's new game over the next 12 hours.

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FeatureHow a single tweak takes down Hearthstone's most powerful deck

Grim times ahead for Hearthstone's weary Warriors.

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Laserlife review

Flat lines.

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League of Legends team owner embroiled in drug price hike controversy

UPDATE: Company climbs down on 5500% price increase.

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PEGI listings hint at PS2 Classics for PlayStation 4

Ape Escape 2, Dark Chronicle and Twisted Metal: Black listed.

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StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void release date announced

A snazzy new cinematic trailer accompanies the reveal.

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New player reporting tools headed to Heroes of the Storm

Silence penalties designed to reduce toxic behaviour in Blizzard's MOBA.

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FeatureCan WOW's next expansion bring its legion of lost heroes home?

The sixth expansion promises fan-service, shared thrills - and personal glory.

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World of Warcraft: Legion expansion adds new Demon Hunter class

Artifact weapons, The Broken Isles, new level cap of 110, more.

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FeatureWatch Blizzard's reveal of the next World of Warcraft expansion here

As WOW's subscriber numbers tumble, can Blizzard stop the slide?

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FeatureHearthstone at Gamescom: a fireside chat with Blizzard

On adding new deck slots and in-game tournaments, helping new players, and why nine Heroes is enough.

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Blizzard announces Infernal Shrines map for Heroes of the Storm

New Heroes Rexxar and Artanis are on their way too.

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Blizzard announces new Reveal mechanic for Hearthstone

New tiered Ranked Play rewards are on their way too.

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Horizons expansion announced for Elite: Dangerous

Planetary Landings coming to the game by the end of 2015.

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Cambridge researchers design game to treat schizophrenia

Wizard game part of an "important" proof-of-concept study.

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The gamer's guide to the Windows 10 launch

What the launch of Microsoft's new operating system means for gaming.

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Batman: Arkham Knight - Studios & Arkham Knight HQ Riddle solutions

How to find and solve every Riddle in the final two areas.

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Batman: Arkham Knight - Founder's Island Riddle solutions

How to find and solve every Founder's Island Riddle.

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Batman: Arkham Knight Riddle solutions

How to track down and solve the game's fiendish collection of Riddles.

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World of Warcraft's Fury of Hellfire patch out 23rd June

New raids, features and progression tools out next week.

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Free prologue missions announced for StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void

Whispers of Oblivion is free to all and coming soon.

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Diablo 3's Skeleton King and Monk announced for Heroes of the Storm

New characters lead a focus on Diablo-themed expansions.

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Rare announces Sea of Thieves

Pirate-themed multiplayer game features exploration and naval combat.

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New Heroes coming to Hearthstone

UPDATE: Blizzard reveals pricing details of the new cosmetic content.

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Heroes of the Storm: free hero rotation for June 9th

This week's collection of free HotS Heroes.

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Brutal Doom mod dials up the original game's gore

"Enemies are harder and smarter, and weapons and explosions are loud as f**k."

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Blizzard announces Eternal Conflict expansion for Heroes of the Storm

Take a butcher's at the upcoming new content.

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CCP re-launches PLEX for Good initiative

UPDATE: Latest community fundraising effort exceeds $100,000.

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Blizzard announces Timewalking feature for World of Warcraft

Conquer old dungeons at an increased difficulty for max-level loot.

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CCP showcases explosive new content for Eve Valkyrie

Fanfest keynote also lifts the lid on the company's internal VR Labs projects.

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Blizzard happy with Hearthstone's explosive Dr. Boom

And aggro Hunter deck looks safe, too.

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Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate guide

Our survival guide for the best Monster Hunter to date.

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FeatureThere's no place like Homeworld

From the archive: It's full of stars.

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Introducing MetaBomb - our experimental new games portal

Dedicated games coverage kicks off with Hearthstone.

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Elite Dangerous 1.1 adds Community Goals and enhancements

Beta client available to download now.

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Faster, Windows 10-compatible Raspberry Pi 2 released

"We are very, very close to it being the best-selling British computer."

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Elite Dangerous guide

Our essential guide to flying the unfriendly skies in the new Elite.

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Grim Fandango Remastered walkthrough

Our complete step-by-step walkthrough for the remastered classic.

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FeatureBuilding Better Worlds - an MMO Tale

From the archive: If you come at the king, you best not miss.

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FeatureDesperately seeking Salty: A WOW fishing tale

One man's decade-long quest to become the ultimate digital fisherman.

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WOW's executive producer apologises for Warlords of Draenor launch issues

Subscribers to be gifted five free days of playtime as compensation.

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Blizzard reveals Rogue-only Goblin Auto-Barber Hearthstone card

New Goblins vs Gnomes expansion card announced.

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Hearthstone's Goblins vs Gnomes cards teased

Spectator mode also confirmed for the smash-hit collectible card game.

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Diablo 3 Patch 2.1.2 details announced at BlizzCon

Blizzard outlines its plans to improve Diablo 3's end-game.

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Archon Mode revealed for Legacy of the Void

New multiplayer mode for StarCraft 2 will allow cooperative competitive play.

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Heroes of the Storm closed beta date announced

New characters, skins and game modes revealed for the upcoming MOBA.

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Goblins vs Gnomes expansion revealed for Hearthstone

120 new cards to be added to the game next month.

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Hearthstone bot maker forced out of business

Blizzard takes further steps to clean up its games.

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Elite Dangerous Beta 3 goes live

New gameplay elements and visual effects sprinkled into the sandbox.

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Metallica to play BlizzCon 2014

For Whom the Bell Trolls.

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FeatureFive talking points from World of Warcraft's 6.0.2 patch

What to expect as the game approaches its second decade.

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World of Warcraft Patch 6.0.2 guide

How to complete the new quest and Upper Blackrock Spire content.

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Unity reportedly up for sale

UPDATE: Unity says no.

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FeatureLooking for the wow factor in Warlords of Draenor

We talk to the expansion's lead designer about simplifying complexity.

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