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Hearthstone’s RNG pushes the wrong skill

Why would you play a card game when you can play Chess? This is an extreme form of the question every TCG and CCG constantly battles. Why are card games fun? Unlike Chess, a perfect information game, you can lose a card game without making a mistake. If lady luck condemns you, there may be more »

Technology Tell Gaming’s best mobile game of 2014

What what what? A third handheld Game of the Year post in one day? Yes, I’m afraid it is. We’re going through our most beloved games of the year as 2014 draws to a close, and the Technology Tell Gaming Channel has come to its Android and iOS picks. The winner was a rather obvious more »

2014 Gaming Memories: Pull up a chair with Hearthstone

We play a ridiculous amount of games around here. So for any game to rank at the top of my list for hours played, that title has to bring it. Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft took up insane amounts of my time and money in 2014, and I don’t regret a second or a penny. Please more »

Hearthstone Android debuts in time for the holidays

A new audience can go ahead and play Blizzard Entertainment’s latest, most addictive game. The Hearthstone Android version is here. All it takes is a few minutes to head over to Google Play and make this game yours. You know you want to. Because really, the Hearthstone Android port has come at the perfect time. more »

GameStops are Pokemon MegaStops

Ready for the holidays? Well, GameStop and Nintendo are. To capitalize on the Pokemon popularity this holiday season, thanks to the recent release of , all GameStop stores have become Pokemon MegaStops. Capitalism, ho! Each GameStop store will now have a Pokemon MegaStop display. Said unit will be filled with all kinds of Pokemon merchandise. more »

Hearthstone Releases Features Early, Free Arena Pass

Hearthstone players will find a special treat available today, Friday, December 5, 2014. Blizzard Entertainment’s Warcraft-inspired online card battle game has updated in preparation for Monday, December 8th’s release of the Goblins vs Gnomes expansion. In addition to anticipated bug fixes and balancing, they’ve granted a few extra treats. Foremost, all of the new cards more »

You can be an official Pokemon TCG professor

This doesn’t really qualify as news since the Pokemon TCG professor program has been around since Wizards of the Coast ran Pokemon’s official trading card game. But since it is such an old program, it would be entirely plausible for a Pokemon Master such as yourself to have overlooked it. I mean, it’s not exactly more »

Nintendo’s Online Pokemon TCG great for beginners

I’m a sucker for tabletop, and as logic would follow, I have a healthy interest in trading card games. But, thankfully for my wallet, I don’t have an overwhelming amount of people to play them with. As another noteworthy aside, seasonal updates to the games make it a pretty daunting hobby to get into. Perhaps more »

Final Fantasy’s Triple Triad deserved to return

Okay, true facts time. When I was in high school, one of my most prized possessions were some real Triple Triad cards a friend got me from Japan. I carried those everywhere, even though I was trying to be a girly-girl and not people know I was all game=y and geeky. I have no idea more »

Hearthstone iPhone and Android ports delayed

With over 20 million registered players, it’s clear that people love Blizzard’s collectible card game, Hearthstone. Fortunately for those players, and likely a bunch of new ones, Hearthstone is about to become more accessible than ever. Unfortunately, we’ll have to wait just a little bit longer than expected for the mobile version of the game. more »

Next Hearthstone expansion won’t be like Curse of Naxxramas

In a recent Polygon interview, Hearthstone production director Jason Chayes shared some of the team’s plans for the popular free-to-play online card game’s next big update. While there’s no mention of a time frame or pricing for the new content, he did reveal quite a few details about their direction and how it will compare more »

Pokemon strategy videos rock, but actually battling sucks

I watch more than my fair share of Youtube videos involving gaming. One of my favorite series is called The Dex, which brings you interesting trivia and battle strategies for different Pokemon. It’s amazing amounts of fun, and I eagerly anticipate every new episode. There’s just one problem. I suck at Pokemon battles. We can more »