Big news for Hearthstone fans out of PAX East already! The card game's getting a new adventure in April called Blackrock Mountain, and it's got five wings, 17 bosses, and 31 cards.
Hearthstone is a game of ups and downs, where anything can happen at the drop of a card. That sentiment is even more true at competition level. This past weekend, China's Blizzard operator, NetEase, held the quarterfinals to their new Gold League e-sports event, and the HearthStone competition was fierce.
Who would win in a fight: Spider-Man or Batman? Ninja or pirate? Drunk Godzilla or Adventure Time's Jake coupled with a million Twitter followers? Wait, what?
If you loved Triple Triad and Tetra Master, the collectible card games included in Final Fantasy VIII and IX respectively, then you'll probably be quite annoyed by the format being utilized in this cash-hungry free-to-play movie tie-in.
Losing gracefully is hard. Winning gracefully ain't easy, either. A 29 year-old man in Fukuoka never learned the latter, it seems.
Cards Against Humanity was a popular late-night diversion at PAX East last weekend, making appearances at gaming tables after midnight and after a few adult beverages. The game, it seems, is indeed as antagonistic as advertised, and can be dangerous to a player's health under the wrong circumstances.
The Romance of the Three Kingdoms was a Chinese historical fiction novel written in the 14th century, and it wasn't about romance at all—well not romance as in love. It is a story about the struggles of three kingdoms and their battle for power and dominance over China. The story is full of treachery and brotherhood…