Gwent’s May balance patch is now live. As CD Projekt Red explained last month, this will be the Witcher-based card game’s last major update until its single-play campaign, “Thronebreaker,” comes out in the fall. It changes several cards and reworks the “swap” and “create” abilities. The full patch notes are here.
Valve demoed its upcoming card game Artifact recently at its Seattle office and the details have begun pouring in. While Valve founder Gabe Newell reportedly called Blizzard’s Hearthstone the “benchmark” for online card games, Artifact sounds like it will be very different.
Gwent is a wonderful card game. It can also be confusing as hell. Here’s some advice to get you started.
Slay the Spire, a roguelike where you try to deckbuild your way out of brutal dungeons, went into Early Access on Steam last November and has since been slowly winning over unsuspecting players who go into it with low expectations. I am one of those recent converts.
Revealed yesterday via live stream, Magic: The Gathering Arena is a new way to play Wizards of the Coast’s trading card game online. Built with streaming and spectating in mind, it’s much prettier than tired old Magic Online, which it’s totally not replacing.
Unearthed Prophecy, the game’s fourth expansion, came out earlier this week and after spending several hours fiddling around with the latest cards, I’m already in love with it.
The battle between flora and the undead has taken many forms over the years, from the original flower defense to full-blown third-person shooter. Now we can officially add collectible card game to the list, with the launch of Plants Vs. Zombies Heroes, aka Hearthstone with lanes.
Based on the extensive work of beloved manga creator Osamu Tezuka, Astro Boy: Edge of Time is a digital collectible card game that sees classic characters reimagined for the modern age.
Board and card game designer Eric Lang announced he’s working on an official Bloodborne card game. It’s based on the game’s chalice dungeons, and has “risk management with a bit of groupthink, inventory management / upgrades and tactical play in an intense 30 minute card game.”
Being a fan of trading card games and a fan of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, I've been picking up boosters and theme decks for Enterplay's card game since it launched last year. Today I finally played my first game, and it was magical.
Remember that one episode of Adventure Time where Finn and Jake played "Card Wars" against each other? Soon you'll be able to do that to. Play "Card Wars", not remember the episode. Not that you won't remember. Ahem. Card games, and digital card games are coming, yo.
While Aeria Mobile's latest entry in the engorged collectible card game market isn't nearly as pretty as Pirate Maidens, it makes up for it by having a name that sounds suspiciously like the ancient mouthwash of power. Behold Immortalis, more than 650 cards and 70 quest zones' worth of minty fresh fantasy battles.
Look at that. There I am, in second place overall in Aeria Mobile's Pirate Maidens, one of those newfangled mobile collectible card games I've been having so much trouble dealing with lately. After a week spent dominating the female anime pirate collecting game I can safely say that I understand the genre intimately.…
The new wave of mobile collectible card games — which I still do not understand — is really starting to branch out. For awhile there it was all collectible fantasy creatures and demons. Now Aeria Mobile swaps collectible creatures for collectible women. It's okay, they're pirates.
What has always fascinated me about the colorful kid-focused card game Yu-Gi-Oh! has been the way the card statistics morph with each new skill and spell introduced to the play field. Yu-Gi-Oh! BAM captures the essence of that numerical dance in a fast paced Facebook game.
Appropriately named commenter Tengen Toppa Duck Face has a craving for video games based on collectible card games, but his experience is limited to Yu-Gi-Oh! and Pokémon. Somebody help a brother deal a fresh hand in today's Speak Up on Kotaku.
The release of Magic's newest set, New Phyrexia, is just one month away. With the Gigeresque Phyrexians winning their war against the Mirrans, the set is sure to be dark and dripping with Phyrexian infection.
A former Wizards of the Coast employee from Burien, Washington stands to lose a lot more than his job as King County prosecutors file felony theft charges over the theft of $45,000 worth of rare Magic: The Gathering cards.
The last place I expected to discover a fully-realized online trading card game, complete with duelist animations, experience point rankings, and animated dueling effects, was the virtual world of Second Life.