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Key events

20th December 2013

Hearthstone open beta delayed

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Hearthstone: Rise of Shadows guide

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

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BlizzCon 2019 dates and collectibles announced

Won't be able to get there on footman.

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Hearthstone: Rastakhan's Rumble guide

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

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Blizzard Entertainment president Mike Morhaime steps down

Statements mention "several new games" in development.

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Hearthstone is adding new Classic cards for the first time

And postponing Tournaments indefinitely.

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Esport "killer games" aren't right for Olympics, says IOC

"We cannot have ... a game which is promoting violence."

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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 game director Ben Brode announces departure from Blizzard

"I'm excited to be scrappy and a little scared".

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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 announces Year of the Raven

New hero, in-game tournaments, three classic cards retired.

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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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Hearthstone's Kobolds and Catacombs expansion originally themed around WOW's Blingtron

"There are some cards which take us four or five sets to find a home for..."

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Hearthstone to get three more big expansions in 2018

With single-player content in each.

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Here's a brand new legendary Hearthstone card

Your opponent takes two turns, then you take two turns.

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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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Blizzard now lets you gift Hearthstone card packs to friends

And Overwatch loot boxes, WOW pets, etc.

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World of Warcraft dominates BlizzCon 2017 schedule, wink wink nudge nudge

But there will be no Diablo announcements this year.

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FeatureA fireside chat with Hearthstone's biggest bosses

Brode and Chu talk adventures, cross-platform play and consoles.

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Battle.net renamed Blizzard Battle.net

Bigger name change rejected, new logo erected.

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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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Hearthstone's next expansion will make acquiring new cards a lot easier

Say hello to more Legendary cards and fewer duplicates.

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Hearthstone fans aren't happy with UK price rises

Two-pack purchase doubles in cost.

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Hearthstone's next expansion Journey to Un'Goro detailed

Quest cards! Adapt power! Dinosaurs! More!

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Hearthstone will add three 130-card expansions next year, no adventures

And some old favourites are retiring on top of the usual rotation.

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Metabomb is hiring a Staff Writer!

The world could always use more heroes.

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Hearthstone bug is manifesting way too many duplicate cards

UPDATE: Hotfix released, affected players to receive free card packs as compensation.

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Chris Metzen on why he needed to leave Blizzard

"I started having panic attacks left and right."

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Blizzcon 2016 live report

Imagine if they don't actually reveal Sombra.

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What we expect from Blizzcon 2016

Sombra? Hearthstone expansion? More?

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Blizzard, Twitch plan to act on abuse in livestream chat

After Hearthstone tournament marred by racist comments.

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Activision details just how well Destiny, Call of Duty, Hearthstone are doing

Average Destiny playtime now 100+ hours, across almost 30m users.

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Hearthstone adds a cheeky nod to its infamous Grim Patron card

As League of Explorers adventure goes on sale early.

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BlizzCon 2015 live report

Overwatch on console! New Hearthstone Adventure! Warcraft movie trailer debut! No Diablo. Sad face.

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Hearthstone adds co-op battle option

But just for this week's Tavern Brawl.

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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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FeatureIs it too late to start playing Hearthstone?

Busy night... but there's always room for another!

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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 new Reveal mechanic for Hearthstone

New tiered Ranked Play rewards are on their way too.

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Hearthstone's next expansion is all about the Hero Power

UPDATE: UK pricing announced, costs more on iPhone/iPad.

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Warcraft movie footage leaks from Comic-Con

Director says it's nearly finished, and talks about a trilogy.

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Soar over Azeroth in the Warcraft movie's interactive VR trailer

See all 360 degrees of Stormwind from aboard a gryphon.

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Hearthstone's new Tavern Brawl mode messes with the rules

Limited-time events with special decks or modifiers.

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New Heroes coming to Hearthstone

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

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Destiny and Hearthstone have made nearly $1bn in revenue

Blizzard had its most popular Q1 ever.

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The best PC games

Old and new, this is our pick of the PC games you should play today.

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Watch Hearthstone's resident record breaker smash two new challenges at once

"I am an expert of useless challenges in Hearthstone."

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Watch Hearthstone's longest ever turn clock in at over 40 hours

UPDATE: Finished! Watch the moment it ended.

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Blizzard happy with Hearthstone's explosive Dr. Boom

And aggro Hunter deck looks safe, too.

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Introducing MetaBomb - our experimental new games portal

Dedicated games coverage kicks off with Hearthstone.

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Destiny has more than 16 million registered users

And Hearthstone has more than 25 million.

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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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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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Unity reportedly up for sale

UPDATE: Unity says no.

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Hearthstone's next expansion will add over 100 cards

Blizzard hopes to eventually add more single-player content and game modes.

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Hearthstone has been downloaded by 20 million players

"We're going to need a bigger tavern!"

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Blizzard to nerf two popular Hearthstone cards

Leeroy Jenkins and Starving Buzzard face changes.

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Hearthstone: Naxxramas strategy guide and walkthrough

UPDATE: How to beat both bosses in the Frostwyrm Lair.

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Watch and absorb the entire lore of Warcraft

Ever wondered who that Hearthstone character is?

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Hearthstone's Curse of Naxxramas expansion release date confirmed

UPDATE: Second wing now available to download.

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Hearthstone's Curse of Naxxramas single-player pricing detailed

Buy everything for as little as Ł13.99 or 2800 gold.

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eSports organisation IeSF makes male-only tournaments open to all

It was all about trying to get eSports into the Olympics.

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eSports organisation under fire for male and female-only tournaments

"Chess is also divided into male / female leagues..."

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Hearthstone Curse of Naxxramas expansion out in July

UPDATE: Pricing announcement delayed, but July release still on target.

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Hearthstone Naxxramas expansion shown off in leaked images

New cards, powers and WOW bosses spotted.

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DreamHack's Hearthstone tournament winner accused of cheating

But opponent speaks out in support of co-player.

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Hearthstone beginner's guide and the best basic decks

Essential starting advice and the best decks that won't cost you a penny to play.

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Call of Duty: Ghosts the best-selling PS4 and Xbox One game

WOW subscribers slide again, but Hearthstone and Diablo 3 do the business for Blizzard.

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Blizzard not working on Hearthstone for consoles

Android takes priority. Spectator mode being designed at the moment.

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FeatureHearthstone Curse of Naxxramas: where death is a power-up

What the 30 new cards will mean for Blizzard's card strategy game.

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FeatureLast night I trumped Trump at Hearthstone

And it was the greatest gaming moment of my life.

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BlizzCon returns this November

Will host Hearthstone World Championships.

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Hearthstone is now available worldwide on iPad

All your cards and progress are cross-platform compatible.

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Hearthstone single-player adventure mode Curse of Naxxramas announced

30 new cards! Nine class challenges! One new game board!

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Is Overwatch Blizzard's new small-team game?

"Small and nimble" development inspired by Hearthstone.

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EGXHearthstone tournament taking place at EGX Rezzed

Show tickets still available for Friday and Sunday and on sale on the door.

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FeatureA fireside chat on Hearthstone's past, present and future

Blizzard opens up its hand on the CCG phenomenon.

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FeatureThe Hearthstone you didn't get

Looking back at the way Blizzard changed card values during the closed beta.

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Update on first Hearthstone Adventure and expansion

Plus, new paid-for game boards and alternative heroes.

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Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft enters open beta

UPDATE: The gates are open in Europe, too.

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Blizzard nerfs Pyroblast and tweaks nine other Hearthstone cards

UPDATE: New patch out now, containing "last big set of balance changes" before open beta.

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Hearthstone open beta delayed

The gates aren't open.

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Blizzard nerfs Mage in latest Hearthstone patch

"We understand that the Freeze mechanic can be frustrating to play against."

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Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft beta review

Game of the rest of the year?

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Hearthstone survey hints at potential new features

Raids! More emotes! New battle boards!

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FeatureWings of desire: My favourite Hearthstone card

And why I'm never going to use it again.

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FeatureHearthstone: Blizzard's secret weapon

What's in the cards for Warcraft's new cousin, and the future it predicts?

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Blizzard announces iPhone and Android versions of Hearthstone

PC open beta to launch December 2013 or January 2014.

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Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft beta key giveaway

UPDATE: The competition is now closed! Winners to be notified directly.

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$175 BlizzCon 2013 tickets on sale in two batches later this month

$500 charity dinner tickets up for grabs, too.

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FeatureHearthstone - the collectible card game that could convert you

Blizzard's Warcraft-themed Magic rival is no Lost Vikings, but it might be the next best thing.

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Blizzard announces Hearthstone Heroes of Warcraft

F2P collectible card game set in the Warcraft universe.