Hearthstone News

Overwatch Director Jeff Kaplan Just Threw in His Support for Blitzchung

"I think the suspension should be reduced more or eliminated. But that's just me."

Hearthstone Battlegrounds is Blizzard's Puzzling Reaction to Auto Chess

Its autobattling, but also very much Hearthstone.

Blizzard President Apologizes for Hearthstone Controversy, Doesn't Change Ruling

Brack apologized, but didn't change the company's stance despite protest.

Suspended Hearthstone Pro Blitzchung Signs With Esports Team

Chung "Blitzchung" Ng Wai, the player at the center of Blizzard's Hong Kong controversy, is now a player for Tempo Storm.

BlizzCon 2019 is Blizzard's Most Crucial Show in Years

The wayward company has a chance to set its tone for the future, for better or worse.

Three Blizzard Veterans Left the Company After the StarCraft FPS Was Canceled

Blizzard confirms the exits of three prominent Hearthstone and Heroes of the Storm developers.

Former Xbox VP Mike Ybarra Joins Blizzard Amidst a Rocky Year

Ybarra starts as Blizzard's new executive vice president and general manager next month.

AOC, Rubio, and Other Legislators Pen Letter to Activision Blizzard CEO Over Hearthstone Player's Suspension

A bipartisan letter from U.S. lawmakers urges Blizzard to correct course.

Blizzard Bans Collegiate Hearthstone Players for Six Months Over Protest Sign [Update]

American University's players have received some late judgment.

Suspended Hearthstone Player Says He Accepts Blizzard's New Ruling

Blitzchung does wish Blizzard would reconsider its position on the casters, however.

Blizzard Reduces Suspension of Hearthstone Player and Casters Following Community Outcry

Both Blitzchung and the two commentators have had their suspension halved.

On Chinese Social Media, Blizzard Said it Would Protect China's "National Dignity"

The statement goes a step further than saying Hong Kong's "Blitzchung" violated a rule.

Blizzard "Assessing the Situation" Amid Fracas Over Hearthstone Suspension

Protests against Blizzard's ruling might have the company rethinking its stance.

Overwatch's Mei Becomes Symbol of Protest Following Hearthstone Player's Suspension

Supporters are making fan art of Mei supporting the ongoing protests in Hong Kong.

Epic CEO Tim Sweeney Takes Shot at Blizzard, Says Epic Supports Speech on “Politics and Human Rights”

Epic weighs in on the ongoing Hearthstone controversy.

Collegiate Hearthstone Players Hold Up 'Free Hong Kong Boycott Blizzard' Sign During Match [Update]

The community response to yesterday's suspension is growing.

Blizzard Employees Silently Protest While Hearthstone Players Call for Boycotts Over Player's Suspension

After suspending a player for pro-Hong Kong statements made on-air, Blizzard is under noticeable scrutiny.

Blizzard Suspends Hearthstone Player For Voicing Support of Hong Kong Protests [Update]

Fans are upset over Blitzchung's suspension, following his on-air support of the protests.

Hearthstone Pro Flubs League Match Because He's Playing Auto Chess at Same Time

Not quite the Bobby Fischer of Auto Chess.

Hearthstone: Saviors of Uldum Card Reveal - Dark Pharaoh Tekahn and Friends Join the Warlock's Menagerie

Tekahn wants to be the cornerstone for Warlock Lackey decks.

Hearthstone Swaps Around Classic Set, But Initial Reactions Seem Mixed

The new cards are getting a lukewarm reaction online.

From Candy Crush to Hearthstone: How the Loot Box Bill Could Affect Some of the Industry's Biggest Games

The bill defines microtransactions and loot boxes, but questions remain.

BlizzCon Dates Revealed With Three Pricey Ticket Options

The convention is expanding this year, and so are some ticket prices.

Former Hearthstone Devs are Working on a Marvel Game

Second Dinner announces its first post-Blizzard game.

Overwatch's Momentum Slowed in 2018

Blizzard revenue drives Activision even as franchises slow.

Hearthstone's Boomsday Project Solo Mode is a Straight Up Puzzle Game

Use cards, solve puzzles in the new Puzzle Labs solo mode.

Hearthstone's Next Expansion Is the Mech-Heavy Boomsday Project

More mechanical marvels make Hearthstone's next expansion magnetic.

Hearthstone is Making Big Balance Changes to Key Meta Decks for The Witchwood

Hearthstone is shaking up the meta for Even Paladins, Warlocks, and Quest Rogues.

Hearthstone Director Ben Brode Leaves Blizzard

The public face of Hearthstone leaves Blizzard after 15 years.

Hearthstone's New Expansion The Witchwood is Out Now

Check out our guides for the latest deck builds.

Witchwood's Newly-Revealed Shudderwock is Hearthstone's Most Complicated Card to Date

Why Witchwood's newest legendary gave Hearthstone's team headaches.

Hearthstone's Ben Brode Doesn't Plan to Change the Dust Economy Anytime Soon

Brode feels there are better ways to address Hearthstone's value proposition heading into Witchwood.

BlizzCon 2018 Dates Announced, Here's When Tickets Go On Sale

Southern California gets its annual Blizzard

Hearthstone's Unique Expansion Cards Can't Always be Legendary, Designer Says

Hearthstone wants to make special card sets like those found in Knights of the Frozen Throne, but they may not be legendary.

The Witchwood is Hearthstone's First Expansion for Year of the Raven

Dungeon Run returns with a similar mode called Monster Hunt.

Hearthstone Year of the Raven Introduces Way to Create In-Game Tournaments for You and Friends

Three new expansions, and even more details for the Year of the Raven.

Hearthstone Update 10.2 Gears Up for Wildfest

Get ready to go wild.

Hearthstone Just Announced Some Huge Changes to Ranked Mode

These new changes will hopefully improve the quality and balance of Ranked play.

Hearthstone Kobolds & Catacombs Expansion Set to Release on December 7

New cards and a new single player mode called Dungeon Runs.

Hearthstone Stops Going On Adventures, Blizzard Planning on Three Expansions in 2018

I hope you weren't a fan of Hearthstone's adventures.

Hearthstone's New Expansion Delves Into Catacombs With Free Single-Player Content

Kobolds & Catacombs' randomized Dungeon Runs should be a welcome addition for those tired of the ladder.

Blizzard Issues Warning After Reports of Fake Hearthstone Fireside Gatherings

There will be a more thorough vetting process, but be wary of potentially dangerous fake events.

Hearthstone's Hallow's End Event Starts Today

There's multiple chances to win cards and goodies.

Hearthstone's Big Balance Update Finally Goes Live After a Messy Tournament Playoff

Blizzard looks to shake up the Hearthstone meta, but is tournament mode next?

Blizzard Announces the Blizzard Arena Los Angeles for Major Esports Competitions

The Blizzard Arena LA will host the Overwatch League later this year.

Hearthstone Introduces a Host of Dramatic Balance Changes

It's the first major Hearthstone balance update in years.

Blizzard Reveals More Legendary Cards for Hearthstone's Knights of the Frozen Throne Expansion

Two new Hearthstone Legendary cards to be exact.

Hearthstone Director Hosts Reddit AMA, Talks About Competitive Ladder Reworks

Ben Brode is taking your questions, just don't ask him to reveal new cards.

Hearthstone's Newest Expansion, Knights of the Frozen Throne, Adds New Hero Cards, Lifesteal, and Free Missions

Battle the Lich King and become undead in the new Hearthstone expansion.

Hearthstone Balance Changes: The Rogue's Caverns Below Quest is Getting a Welcome Nerf [Update]

Crystal Rogue will soon be a bit harder to pull off.

Blizzard Improves Legendary Card Draws in Hearthstone Packs for Upcoming Expansion

No duplicates, guaranteed Legendary cards, and more

Blizzard's New Mobile Game Could Be Based on WarCraft

Another WarCraft spin-off on mobile?

Hearthstone Celebrates 70 Million Players With Free Card Packs

Blizzard's collectible card game hits another milestone.

Hearthstone's Un'Goro Expansion Launches on April 8

Blizzard Entertainment is bringing 135 news cards and a ton of tweaks to Hearthstone this April.

Hearthstone: Journey to Un'Goro Introduces Two Really Interesting New Mechanics

The new Hearthstone set is coming in April and features dinosaurs, beasts, and elementals. And two new keywords: Quest and Adapt.

Hearthstone's Arena Mode Moving to Standard, Further Burying Wild Play

Good night, sweet Piloted Shredder.

WoW Gold Can Be Used for Overwatch and Hearthstone Items

Blizzard Entertainment opens up the WoW Token to other Battle.net titles.

Hearthstone's Next Release Is Lost Secrets of Un'Goro [Rumor]

Veteran voice actress' resume points to the next Hearthstone adventure or expansion.

PSA: Wait to Open Those Means Streets of Gadgetzan Packs [Updated]

Blizzard is looking into a potential bug with the new Hearthstone expansion.

Hearthstone Heads to the Mean Streets of Gadgetzan

New cards and three crime families headline Hearthstone's latest expansion.

Hearthstone's Heroic Tavern Brawl Offers New Challenges for $10 Entry Fee

Blizzard offers a mode for Hearthstone's most experienced players.

Hearthstone's Balance Changes: Yogg-Saron Was Too Beautiful for This World

Why Blizzard's joke character was a little too powerful for its own good. Plus: The complete list of today's balance changes.

The First Wing of Hearthstone's One Night in Karazhan is Now Live. Should You Buy It?

Here are the cards you can get along with some of Kat's thoughts.

Overwatch and Hearthstone Getting Built-In Facebook Live Streaming

Blizzard and Facebook team up to bring Facebook integration to Blizzard titles.

Adieu, Dr. Boom: Blizzard Announces Major Changes to Hearthstone

Blizzard is splitting Hearthstone between "Standard" and "Wild" modes, phasing out older expansions in the competitive game.

Now the Internet Hivemind is Playing Hearthstone

If Twitch Plays Pokémon wasn't quite frustrating enough for you, now there's a new contender.

First Hearthstone World Championships Coming to BlizzCon This November

Looks like Blizzard's taking steps to make its online CCG into a serious e-sport.

Hearthstone's First Single-Player Adventure Mode Announced

This weekend at PAX, Blizzard confirmed that its collectible card game would soon get a single-player mode.

Hearthstone Launches for iPad in Select Territories

Blizzard's collectible card game is now available on the go if you live in Canada, Australia or New Zealand; worldwide release is "soon."

Hearthstone Finally Launches

Blizzard's collectible card game has finally shed the "beta" tag and officially launched.

Hearthstone's Future Includes Adventure Mode, Premium DLC

Now Blizzard's collectible card game is safely into open beta, we can start looking to its more long-term future.

Hearthstone Enters Open Beta

Now everyone can play Blizzard's addictive digital collectible card game.

Hearthstone Gets Major Balance Adjustment Ahead of Open Beta

With open beta looming, Blizzard is continuing to tweak Hearthstone's mechanics to its satisfaction.

Hearthstone Open Beta Delayed Until January

No surprise really, since it's already the 20th. Also, Blizzard.

Hearthstone Update Brings Tweaks, Changes and Nerfs

Blizzard's collectible card game gets an overhaul in its latest update.