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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 »

Buzzards circling Starving Buzzard – Hearthstone patch is live

Perhaps the most anticipated update in Hearthstone history is now live.  It moved Starving Buzzard from two mana to five mana, and hopefully will cut down on the number of Hunters in play. The Buzzard simply did too much for too little investment from the player. Combined with the powerful Unleash The Hounds, the class more »

Blizzard nerfs Hearthstone’s Starving Buzzard and Leeroy Jenkins

Two of Hearthstone’s most popular cards just took a huge hit. Community Manager Zeriyah just made the announcement on the forums. Effective Sept. 22, the Hunter class specific Starving Buzzard will have its mana cost increased from 2 to 5, getting only a minimal bump in the process. He’s currently a 2/1, and will be more »

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WWE Supercard, WWE 2K15 paying off big for 2K Sports

The right to make WWE licensed games was one of the biggest prizes in the THQ fire sale, eventually going to 2K Sports. Two years into the deal now, the publisher’s earning every penny it expected. Even at the hefty $99.99 price tag, the WWE 2K15 Hulkamania Edition has sold out in the United States, more »

Blizzard sending out refunds for Naxxramas problems

Curse of Naxxramas was a fun addition to Hearthstone’s single-player offerings. But it wasn’t without a few glitches. Many players purchased card packs and the single-player adventure and never got them. They still got charged, and that’s not cool. Blizzard confirmed the bug and announced it has been fixed. On the Battle.net forums, community manager more »

PAX 2014: New 100-plus card expansion is in the works for Hearthstone

Curse of Naxxramas was a fun romp in Hearthstone, but a large amount of players would like to get cards the old-fashioned way: paying for them. At PAX 2014, Blizzard revealed its next expansion for Hearthstone will be larger and more traditional than Naxxramas. Game Director Eric Dodds told Joystiq a pack-based expansion with over more »

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5 tips for getting your deck over in WWE SuperCard

So, I won King of the Ring in WWE SuperCard. I stuck with it for a few hours, came out on top and won a pair of super rare Cesaro cards for my troubles. I also won a rare support card, but I don’t really use it, so whatever. I wrote a little about it more »

Hearthstone players calling for Naxxramas’ Mad Scientist to be nerfed

Curse of Naxxramas and its new cards have shaken up the Hearthstone metagame, with one card seizing the headlines. Mad Scientist, a 2 mana creature that puts a secret directly into play, has given the Hunter class a huge boost. They’ve always had the best secrets, now this wacky guy cheats them right into play. more »