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Ripout Preview - Gumming Up The Works

Sometimes, you can wait for something to happen for a long time, then find yourself slightly disappointed in the results. Ripout is a fascinating concept for a video game. Not only is it a body-…

May 25, 2023 | 11:00 EDT

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Hearthstone Expansion Festival of Legends Reveals Rockin Good Times

Elite Tauren Chieftain (E.T.C.) is jammin' their way into the latest Hearthstone expansion, Festival of Legends, bringing 145 new collectible cards, rocking musicians and songs, and a brand new…

March 14, 2023 | 03:01 EDT

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New Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi & Dragon Ball Super Card Game Digital Version Announced

During the Dragon Ball Games Battle Hour Livestream, Bandai Namco had a couple of interesting announcements for video game fans.  First of all, a new Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi (Dragon Ball Z…

March 5, 2023 | 08:51 EST

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Command The Undead In Hearthstone Battlegrounds Season 3

Prepare to spread death and decay all over the battlefield, as Professor Putricide and his undead minions are heading to Hearthstone Battlegrounds Season 3. Battlegrounds Season 3 is almost here,…

January 10, 2023 | 03:32 EST

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Must-Pick Sleeper Agents in MTG Brother's War Limited

Magic's last premium expansion of 2022 brings players back in time to the legendary Brother's War. Originally depicted in the game's second-ever expansion back in 1994, the tale of Urza and Mishra…

November 11, 2022 | 04:19 EST

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New Game Modes and More coming in Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel Update

Konami has officially released a new Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel update that comes along with some stellar new features such as new game modes and events that keep the nostalgic game both fresh and…

August 9, 2022 | 02:52 EDT

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Ripout is Full of Simple, Horrific Pleasures

Developer Pet Project Games was formed by seasoned developers in 2020, the major tagline for the studio is ‘We Make Monsters’, a fitting description of their first major game, Ripout, a co-op Sci-Fi…

June 2, 2022 | 01:00 EDT

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In Space, everyone will hear you scream with Ripout, a new co-op sci-fi horror shooter by indie developer Pet Project Games. Ripout is a simple shooter, where you can go it alone or play co-op with …

May 30, 2022 | 09:26 EDT

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Magic: The Gathering Arena Bug is Preventing Progress, Players Say

Several players have reported that a pretty serious Magic: The Gathering Arena bug has been impeding their ability to progress in the game -- and it doesn't look like it's been fixed yet. Magic: The…

September 13, 2021 | 03:05 EDT

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Magic: The Gathering Historic Anthology 5 Cards Revealed

The 25 cards found in Historic Anthology 5 have been revealed, which means cards like Phyrexian Preators, Stifle, Commands from Dragons of Tarkir, and more will now be usable in Magic: The Gathering…

May 17, 2021 | 11:48 EDT

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Magic: The Gathering Arena Giveaway Features $50K in Prizes

A new Magic: The Gathering Arena giveaway is happening later this week and it has some pretty cool prizes: two players will win $25,000 each — and they'll get the chance to battle YouTuber MrBeast.…

April 19, 2021 | 02:44 EDT

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Valve Announces End to 'Artifact' Development

Valve has announced that Artifact development is coming to an end, but it's not all bad news — this digital collectible card game will remain available on Steam for the foreseeable future. Artifact …

March 4, 2021 | 04:41 EST

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Leaks Suggest Next Hearthstone Expansion is Set in The Barrens

A series of leaks have uncovered what may be the next Hearthstone expansion. Reportedly titled Hearthstone: Forged in the Barrens, it will introduce the game's first Tauren Hero and, as always, a…

February 19, 2021 | 02:28 EST

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Free Hearthstone 'Core Set' and New 'Classic' Format Announced

Blizzard Entertainment has announced the new Hearthstone Core Set, a free package of cards for all players. Additionally,  it has also revealed the new Hearthstone Classic Format. Hearthstone has…

February 9, 2021 | 03:08 EST

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MTG Arena is Coming to Android in January 2021

An MTG Arena Android Early Access release and it's coming much sooner than you'd think — it's all set to arrive on most modern Android phones later this month. Magic: The Gathering Arena is the…

January 7, 2021 | 03:19 EST

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Valve Shares Roadmap Of Updates For Artifact Beta 2.0

Valve has shared an approximate roadmap of updates and features it hopes to bring to Artifact in the coming weeks and months. The team has also set out where it wants to be in terms of the…

December 18, 2020 | 10:43 EST

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Hearthstone Rewards Track Update Coming Later in December 2020

The Hearthstone Rewards Track will be getting a round of changes later in December 2020, ultimately making it easier for longtime players to get rewards as they progress through the game's new Quest…

December 7, 2020 | 03:38 EST


Gwent Draft Mode Added Alongside Third Season of Journey

Developer and publisher CD Projekt Red has announced that Gwent: The Witcher Card Game, now has a new Draft game mode and the third season of Journey available. The new Gwent Draft mode will allow…

November 3, 2020 | 09:44 EST

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Hearthstone Scholomance Academy Expansion Debuts Cross-Class Cards

Get ready to gear up for a magical new adventure — the Hearthstone Scholomance Academy Expansion has been revealed and it's bringing some promising new changes to Blizzard Entertainment's free-to-…

July 14, 2020 | 02:29 EDT

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GWENT Master Mirror Expansion Brings Quality of Life Changes

The GWENT Master Mirror expansion has finally arrived and it's bringing a bunch of quality-of-life improvements to the game! That's not all, though — more than 70 new cards have arrived in GWENT: The…

June 30, 2020 | 01:35 EDT

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Flaming Kingdom Brings Furious Battles and Sexy Vixens to Android

Adult gaming distributor Nutaku has just launched another free-to-play game, and this one is making its debut on Android! Flaming Kingdom is the latest and greatest mobile game from the same…

June 12, 2020 | 05:16 EDT

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New GWENT Expansion 'Master Mirror' Debuts June 2020

The new GWENT expansion Master Mirror has finally been revealed and it's all set to launch later this month. For now, however, players can enjoy participating in the GWENT Season of Magic and enjoy a…

June 3, 2020 | 02:03 EDT

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MTG Arena Historic Anthology 3 Update Adds 27 Cards to Historic Play

The MTG Arena Historic Anthology 3 Update has arrived, bringing with it 27 new cards for Historic Play! In addition, the MTG Arena update patch notes have arrived, detailing a bunch of bug…

May 22, 2020 | 01:24 EDT


Valve Shares Artifact 2.0 Placeholder Art and Plans

Valve decided to enter the collectible card game market with its own iteration of the genre through Artifact. Unfortunately, a combination of the game's steep learning curve, unentertaining and…

April 6, 2020 | 06:51 EDT

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Gwent: The Witcher Card Game Receives an All New Progression System

CD Projekt RED is finally showing some love to its The Witcher spin-off, Gwent: The Witcher Card Game, and overhaul its progression system. The studio's latest blog post went into more detail on what…

April 2, 2020 | 01:32 EDT

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Artifact is Valve's attempt at entering the digital collectible card game genre to compete with the likes of Blizzard's Hearthstone and Magic: The Gathering. However, the studio's lack of support,…

March 30, 2020 | 06:14 EDT


Artifact Receives Details on its Beta 2.0 Phase

Valve revealed its entrance to the digital collectible card game genre through its latest title, Artifact, back in early 2018. The game released later in the year in November and was immediately…

March 30, 2020 | 06:15 EDT

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Legends of Runeterra

Legends of Runeterra is a collectible card game developed by Riot Games and set within the popular League of Legends universe. Players take turns casting spells, summoning units, and shoring up their…

January 29, 2020 | 12:10 EST

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Don't Discard Legends of Runeterra

Life is good if you're a collectible card game fan. Magic: the Gathering finally has a spectacular digital version. Hearthstone is over a dozen expansions deep now. And don't even get me started on…

January 30, 2020 | 12:00 EST


Hearthstone Receives 'Galakrond’s Awakening' Solo Campaign Later this Month

Blizzard Entertainment’s free-to-play digital card game, Hearthstone, received its Descent of Dragons expansion on December 10th, 2019. The studio finally revealed the release date of its solo…

January 13, 2020 | 02:30 EST


Console Version of Gwent Shutting Down Next Year

CD Project Red has announced that next week will be the last week Gwent: The Witcher Card Game is updated on consoles, and that it will end service sometime next year. Why is this happening?…

December 5, 2019 | 11:30 EST

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MTG Arena Data Breach Reportedly Didn't Reveal Sensitive Data

An MTG Arena data breach reportedly took place on Thursday, November 14, 2019, also affecting users of Magic: The Gathering Online. Thankfully, it seems that the data breach hasn't revealed much in…

November 18, 2019 | 12:30 EST

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Blizzard Announces New Expansion, Auto-Battler Mode for Hearthstone

At BlizzCon 2019 today, Blizzard made two major Hearthstone announcements. First, the company unveiled the card game's next expansion, Descent of Dragons. Second, Hearthstone is getting an auto-…

November 1, 2019 | 07:50 EDT

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Hong Kong Hearthstone Player blitzchung Joins Tempo Storm

Hong Kong native Ng "blitzchung" Wai Chung has signed with the pro Hearthstone team Tempo Storm, clearly signaling that he's going to continue his career in the game once his ban has run its course…

November 1, 2019 | 02:30 EDT

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Mitsubishi Drops Blizzard After 'Free Hong Kong' Ban

Earlier this month, Blizzard banned professional Hearthstone player Chung Ng Wai (blitzchung) over pro-Hong Kong remarks, igniting a firestorm of online controversy. Thousands pledged support for…

October 30, 2019 | 08:06 EDT

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Senators Pen Letter to Activision Blizzard Over Hearthstone Suspensions

In light of Hearthstone professional player Ng Wai Chung's (aka blitzchung) ban after pro-Hong Kong statements, a bipartisan group of United States senators sent a strongly worded letter directly to…

October 18, 2019 | 08:32 EDT

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American University Hearthstone Team Banned For Hong Kong Protest

Following the Hearthstone Hong Kong protest that led to Blitzchung being banned for 12 months (and subsequently reduced to 6 months), the American University Hearthstone team has finally suffered a…

October 16, 2019 | 02:24 EDT

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Blitzchung Responds to Blizzard's Decision

Chung "Blitzchung" Ng Wai has responded to Blizzard's recent statement over his suspension regarding his public comments regarding the ongoing Hong Kong Controversy. Blitzchung, posting a…

October 14, 2019 | 03:10 EDT


Blizzard Breaks Silence Over Hearthstone Player Incident, Reduces Punishment

After a massive online outcry over Blizzard's removal of two shoutcasters and the year-long ban of a professional Hearthstone player who expressed his support for Hong Kong, President of Blizzard J.…

October 11, 2019 | 09:24 EDT

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GWENT iOS Beta Arriving on First Come First Serve Basis

CD Projekt Red announced today that a closed beta for the long-awaited iOS version of Gwent: The Witcher Card Game will launch on October 15th.  Prospective iOS players can sign up for the…

October 11, 2019 | 06:31 EDT

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American University Hearthstone Team Forfeits Following Protest

The American University Hearthstone team has forfeited their next match and the remainder of the Collegiate Hearthstone championships following Blizzard's failure to penalize them for a protest that…

October 11, 2019 | 07:01 EDT

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Blizzard Entertainment Employees Stage Walkout, Blizzard Comments

Recently, Blizzard Entertainment, the creators of the Warcraft, Diablo, and Starcraft franchises, have come under a lot of fire due to their rigid stance regarding the Hong Kong protests.  Chung Ng…

October 9, 2019 | 05:17 EDT

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Hearthstone Caster Brian Kibler Steps Down to Protest Blitzchung's Suspension

Today, renowned Hearthstone caster, player, Youtuber, and Twitch streamer Brian Kibler announced that he would no longer cast the Hearthstone Grandmasters tournaments. He informed Blizzard of his…

October 9, 2019 | 03:38 EDT

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Blizzard Hong Kong Hearthstone Controversy Escalating

The Blizzard Hong Kong controversy is escalating. Following an incident where a professional Hearthstone player stated a pro-Hong Kong message in a post-game interview and was subsequently banned for…

October 9, 2019 | 11:14 EDT

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Hearthstone Hong Kong Controversy Results in 12-month Ban for Tournament Winner

A Hearthstone Hong Kong controversy has led to a 12-month ban for Chung "Blitzchung" Ng Wai and the ending of a working relationship with two casters. Blitzchung was speaking with the casters in a…

October 8, 2019 | 06:21 EDT

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Gwent: Iron Judgement Expansion Coming To PC And Consoles In October

Gwent: The Witcher Card Game is getting a new expansion. Titled Gwent: Iron Judgement, the expansion will launch for PC and consoles in October. Iron Judgement revolves around the return of King…

September 17, 2019 | 09:30 EDT

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MTG Arena Historic Play Will Bring Back Old Cards (At a Price)

A new format called MTG Arena Historic Play is going to be added to the newest digital version of Magic: The Gathering, but it comes with a catch: the cards are going to cost twice as much in this…

September 3, 2019 | 04:20 EDT

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Hearthstone Card Changes Have Nothing to Do with China, Blizzard Says

The recent Hearthstone card changes which saw eight cards get new art (and in two cases, a completely different name) have nothing to do with Chinese censorship according to a statement from Blizzard…

July 5, 2019 | 10:20 EDT