Tag: Hearthstone

BlizzCon announcements fall short of grand expectations

BlizzCon 2015

Blizzard made some big announcements at the developer’s annual BlizzCon convention, but some of the gaming news released has rubbed gamers the wrong way.   The “Hearthstone” card game’s senior game designer, Ben Brode, announced the game’s next expansion, “The League of Explorers.” This new adventure gives “Hearthstone” players 45 new cards, and will be… Read More

Blizzard’s ‘Overwatch’ beta could decide game’s fate

Overwatch promo graphic

Blizzard announced on Wednesday that they will be inviting the first wave of beta testers to try out their newest first-person shooter (FPS) “Overwatch” on Oct. 27.     “Overwatch” is Blizzard’s first attempt at a FPS, so many fans of the developer want to be a part of the testing phase to get a… Read More

Blizzard stands against third-party ‘Hearthstone’ software

The developers of the web app HearthArena have announced that they are creating an in-game overlay for “Hearthstone” that will rate cards to help players make better decks in arenas. Blizzard has since spoken out against this app because they don’t approve of third-party software in their games.             “Like any third party programs… Read More

New ‘Hearthstone’ expansion is bringing changes on a grand scale

In July, Blizzard started teasing a few of the newest 132 cards that the Hearthstone “Grand Tournament” expansion has to offer. Some of the cards are underwhelming, such as Flame Juggler, which deals one damage to a random enemy minion. However, many of the new cards revolve around buffing the hero power of each class,… Read More

Good Vibes at BlizzCon 2014: World of Warcraft, Diablo Expansions, Overwatch News

Blizzard Entertainment’s convention BlizzCon 2014 was held on November 7 and 8 at the Anaheim Convention Center in California. CEO Mike Morhaime acknowledged the culture of harassment that permeates the gaming community, and started off the convention asking for attendants to carry “good vibes” with them from the event.   Hearthstone, which is set in… Read More