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Trump’s Order Could Still Affect American Companies That Do Business In China

You might not lose the ability to play your favorite games -- and purchase things in them -- but President Trump's executive order against...

Hearthstone’s Scholomance Academy Is Now Live, Adds Dual-Class Cards And New Keyword

Hearthstone's latest expansion, Scholomance Academy, is now live. Overseen by Headmaster Kel'Thuzad (and his precious Mr. Bigglesworth), the academy is home to aspiring adventures...

Disgruntled Blizzard Employees And Ex-Employees Share Stories, Salaries

The morale at Blizzard is heading downward in a hurry, following several anecdotes from employees over the past week. Actually, maybe "in a hurry"...

Activision-Blizzard Touts “Record” Engagement In Q2

Activision-Blizzard announced its second-quarter financial results for 2020 (covering April, May, and June), and they look very good. How good? CEO Bobby Kotick called...

Scholomance Academy Expansion Introduces Hearthstone’s First Dual-Class Cards

Players will be going back to school in Hearthstone's next expansion, Scholomance Academy, announced earlier today. It adds 135 new cards, with 40 of...

Hearthstone Pro Claims He And Wife Were Blacklisted From Event By Blizzard

It's not quite on par with the BlitzChung situation, but this week Blizzard found itself embroiled in another controversy regarding a Hearthstone pro's ability...

Overwatch’s Mei Lands On The Heroes Of The Storm PTR

Heroes of the Storm's next Hero has been confirmed and as we all suspected, it is Overwatch's favorite climatologist, Mei. The new Hero arrived...

Activision-Blizzard Shareholders Condemn CEO’s “Skewed Approach To Human Capital Management”

Plenty of gamers think Activision-Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick makes too much money -- and now, some people with the actual power to do something...

Former EQ Executive Producer Holly Longdale Lands At Blizzard To Work On WoW Classic

Former EverQuest and EverQuest II Executive Producer Holly Longdale has landed with Blizzard, where she'll be working on World of Warcraft Classic. Longdale left...

Hearthstone’s Ashes Of Outland Expansion Now Live, Brings New Demon Hunter Class

The Ashes of Outland expansion for Hearthstone is now live, adding the demon hunter, the first new class for Blizzard's free-to-play online CCG, since...

Blitzchung’s Suspension From Professional Hearthstone Is Now Over

To say that a lot has happened in the world -- and especially in China -- over the past six months is a bit...

Hearthstone’s Year Of The Phoenix Brings New Demon Hunter Class, Expansions, Progression Revamp, And...

Blizzard had a lot to announce in today's Hearthstone livestream, showing off a new expansion and a slew of other new information and cards...

CS:GO Tournament In Poland Had Zero Live Attendees But Set Online Viewership Record

While most news surrounding the coronavirus has centered around Asian territories, at least one esports event in Europe was semi-adversely affected this weekend. I...

Blizzard’s Q4 Financials Show That The Blitzchung Controversy Probably Had No Effect

When I wrote about the top free-to-play gaming news stories of 2019, I put the Hearthstone Blitzchung controversy at #1. In doing so, however,...

Coronavirus Disrupts League Of Legends, CS:GO Esports Events In Asia

Once again, real life intrudes on video games. In this case, it's the fault of the coronavirus, which, as you've likely heard, is making...

Suspended Hearthstone Player Blitzchung: “Even If I Had A Chance To Go Back, I...

Last October, professional Hearthstone player Blitzchung made headlines around the world for his vocal support of Hong Kong during a tournament broadcast. He was...

First Chapter Of Hearthstone’s New Solo Adventure, Galakrond’s Awakening, Is Now Live

Hearthstone's latest solo adventure, Galakrond's Awakening, is now live, along with new content, heroes, and balance changes for Hearthstone Battlegrounds. In the solo adventure,...

Blizzard Nerfs Hearthstone’s Post-expansion Dominant Shaman Meta

It's no surprise to hear that a CCG has a balance issue. From the first days of Magic: The Gathering to the current crop...