Changes to legendary drop rate in packs

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Blizzard is making some big changes to the way Hearthstone packs deal with Legendary cards.   Good news for those crack packers out there. Blizzard is changing the way legendary cards are handled and it’s pretty much all up-side. Starting with the next expansion, it will be impossible to open multiple copies of the same legendary until you own every…

HCT Spring Championship: Coverage Launched

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The Hearthstone Championship Spring finals are hoving into view. The top four players from four different regions will converge on Shanghai in two week’s time to compete for $250,000.   Europe was among the first regions to hold its qualifiers, back in May, and is sending a strong group of players. Frederik “Hoej” Nielsen qualified in first place for Europe,…

A Month in The Wild – Week Three: Dragon Priest

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Dragon Priest, coming through! This week we’re leaving the recruits behind and unleashing the raw power of Dragons. Wrapping up Paladin Last week, I started off playing N’Zoth/Reno Shaman with some success in the lower ranks, before struggling as we started to meet better opponents. That was a deck of my own concoction, but this week, with a relatively standard…

Global Games: Canada ends Group Stage With Another Victory

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The group stage of Hearthstone Global Games is almost at an end and today we saw several teams bring their tournaments to a close. At the start of the day, Denmark still had a slim chance of progressing to the next phase of Global Games. A lot of things would have to go theirr way, not least of which was their…

A Month in The Wild – Week Two: Recruit Paladin

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A Month in the Wild continues with a different deck each week. This time we’re grinding out our opponents with an endless supply of 1/1’s A Month in the Wild continues with a different deck each week. This time we’re grinding out our opponents with an endless supply of 1/1’s Last week, I started this series by playing a bunch…

Belarus stops Ukraine’s flawless streak in Global Games

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The underdogs took an important and unexpected victory to keep themselves afloat in the league. After besting all of Germany, Philippines, Croatia and Czech Republic, Ukraine was expected to land a perfect 5-0 in Group H of the Hearthstone Global Games. Only, Belarus had something to say about that. One of the weaker on-paper teams, Belarus entered the series at…

A Month in The Wild – Week One: N'Zoth Reno Shaman

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June sees the start of the first official Wild tournament for Hearthstone. We dive headlong into the format in the first of a weekly series to see what it has in store for us. June sees the start of the first official Wild tournament for Hearthstone. We dive headlong into the format in the first of a weekly series to…

Register for the last GosuCup EU and compete for 16 HCT points. Starts tonight, 17:00 CEST

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REGISTER FOR THE CUP HERE Don’t forget: Thursday is now official GosuCup Europe day. As the spring season is heating up—especially with the first championship packing for the Bahamans in a few weeks—we’re excited to announce that GosuCup HCT tournaments will now be held three times a week. The expansion will affect the European part of the circuit and EU…

Muzzy is the AM Spring Champion

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The veteran finally won his first gold. Muzahidul “Muzzy” Islam has been a long-time fixture in Hearthstone. Known among his peers for excellent deckbuilding and meta-predicting abilities, the LG player nevertheless struggled to take a championship for himself, despite the praises from the hardcore community. Muzzy’s career led him from unconvincing LAN debuts, through getting used to the pressure and…

Blizzard Releases Details of First Wild Open Tournament

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Blizzard has announced details of the first official Wild format tournament.   64 players each from three regions will be invited to compete in the Hearthstone Wild Open. Europe, America and Asia-Pacific will each send two players from their qualification tournaments to meet up with two players from China. Those eight players will play a single elimination tournament July to…

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