Change Your Battle.net BattleTag For Free

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Just ahead of next week’s Overwatch launch, Blizzard has announced a free BattleTag update for all users. For those unaware, the BattleTag is your identifier on across Blizzard’s games — including Starcraft, Diablo, Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, and Overwatch. We often see feedback with requests to update your BattleTag, and as we move into a new universe filled with soldiers, scientists, adventurers … Read more

“Whispers Of The Old Gods” Is Upon Us, What’s New In Latest Hearthstone Patch?

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In advance of today’s “Whispers of the Old Gods” expansion release in Hearthstone, Blizzard released a patch with a quite a few changes to the game. First and foremost, the expansion brings Standard and Wild formats to the games, as we’ve previously discussed. Those modes will be active at some point today, with the start of Hearthstone‘s … Read more

Get 13 Hearthstone “Whispers Of The Old Gods” Card Packs Free

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Hearthstone‘s latest expansion, “Whispers of the Old Gods,” is just around the corner releasing on April 26th in North America and April 27th in Europe. During the launch week event, Blizzard has a number of ways in which you can earn up to 13 “Whispers of the Old Gods” card packs completely free. Blizzard announced the … Read more

Blizzard Announces “Whispers Of The Old Gods” Hearthstone Expansion

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It wasn’t a very well kept secret as various sites started reporting on a new Hearthstone expansion a couple days ago, and a wall mural for something called “Whispers of the Old Gods” was recently spotted. It’s now official, and Blizzard announced on Twitch ahead of the Hearthstone Americas Winter Championship Live Stream that the next expansion will indeed be called … Read more

Hearthstone Introducing A New Way To Play

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Hearthstone, Blizzard’s online collectible card game (CCG), is getting an update which will add a new mode and change the way the game can be played. What is cool about the update is that you can choose to continue to play with the existing mode should you so desire. The new format in Hearthstone‘s Play Mode — the … Read more

eSports Hit The Mainstream: ESPN eSports Opens

ESPN, or the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, is now starting to branch out from conventional sports and has started covering eSports. eSports have been on the rise over the past few years but has never been covered by any major networks such as ESPN. With the fan base expanding and tournament prizes getting larger … Read more

Activision Blizzard Studios To Create Original Film & TV Content

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With less than half an hour to go before Blizzard’s BlizzCon 2015 keynote, Activision Blizzard has announced that they are launching Activision Blizzard Studios and will be creating original film and TV content based on the Skylanders, Call of Duty, Diablo, Hearthstone, and StarCraft franchises. “Activision Blizzard is home to some of the most successful entertainment franchises in history, across … Read more

BlizzCon 2015: What Does Blizzard Have In Store For Gamers This Time?

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It’s that time of the year again and Blizzard’s epic two-day gaming convention is once again upon us. We’ve been hearing pretty strong (and all but confirmed) rumours of Overwatch coming to consoles over the past couple days, and of course tuned into the Opening Ceremony Keynote to see what else the company had in store for … Read more

[301] BlizzCon 2015: What Does Blizzard Have In Store For Gamers This Time?

It’s that time of the year again and Blizzard’s epic two-day gaming convention is once again upon us. We’ve been hearing pretty strong (and all but confirmed) rumours of Overwatch coming to consoles over the past couple days, and of course tuned into the Opening Ceremony Keynote to see what else the company had in store for … Read more

[301] Activision Blizzard Studios To Create Original Film & TV Content

With less than half an hour to go before Blizzard’s BlizzCon 2015 keynote, Activision Blizzard has announced that they are launching Activision Blizzard Studios and will be creating original film and TV content based on the Skylanders, Call of Duty, Diablo, Hearthstone, and StarCraft franchises. “Activision Blizzard is home to some of the most successful entertainment franchises in history, across … Read more

Windows 10 To Sponsor BlizzCon 2015 And Give Away 5 Free Passes

Larry Hryb (a.k.a. Major Nelson), director of programming for Xbox Live, announced that Windows 10 would be an official sponsor for BlizzCon 2015 – Blizzard Entertainment’s annual gaming convention. Windows 10 teaming up with Blizzard will allow XBox One users exclusive access to stream the opening ceremonies live for the first time through the Xbox Live Events … Read more

What’s In The Box!? Loot Crate: September 2015 Edition

Welcome to yet another edition of What’s In The Box!? Today we’re tackling the Loot Crate: September 2015 Edition with a monthly theme of Summon. During the build up toward this month’s crate, the folks at Loot Crate teased items from big franchises like Pokémon and Warcraft. Other franchises include The Simpsons and Supernatural as … Read more

Hearthstone Announces Second Expansion: “The Grand Tournament”

Time to dust off those Derby hats and break out the formal wear, Hearthstone is releasing its second expansion next month, “The Grand Tournament.” Champions from all over Azeroth are being sent to the Tournament from Orgres to Pirates to Dragons to Murlocs, everyone is eager to prove they are a champion! As is tradition with new … Read more

Hearthstone Smartphone Review: Where Has The Day Gone?

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It has been about four weeks since Blizzard’s Hearthstone was released for Android and iPhones and I think it’s safe to say I have had conducted an extensive amount of research for the purposes of this review. I’d like to start off with an apology to Windows phone peeps, you’re unfortunately still out in the cold and dark with no Hearthstone … Read more

Amazon Throws Huge Party, Puts Hearthstone Card Packs On Sale

Well, the party may or may not be made up, but the celebration is real and Amazon is so excited that Hearthstone is out on mobile devices that they are running a limited time offer on Hearthstone card packs. Originally priced through Blizzard’s in-game store, 2 card packs will run you $2.99, or you can get 7 for … Read more

Stop Everything, Hearthstone Is Rolling Out On Smartphones Today

Today is the day all Hearthstone fans have been waiting for – the hotly anticipated mobile version of everyone’s favorite collectible card game has finally been released. Fans can download the game on their appropriate platform through the Apple App Store, Google Play Store, and Amazon. After being released for iPads on April 16, 2014 … Read more

Blizzard Announces Big Heads In Heroes, T.I.N.D.R. For WoW, B’Motes, And More

As is a long and storied tradition with Blizzard Entertainment, major announcements for their biggest titles came out today, April Fools Day. Most notably is their newest standalone addition dubbed B’Motes which  features various packs of emotes from your favorite Blizzard titles. Touted as the new way to enhance your social gaming without detracting from your DPSing, B’Motes … Read more

Hearthstone's New Adventure Mode – Blackrock Mountain – Announced Today At PAX East

During a live press event today at PAX East in Boston, Blizzard Entertainment announced the next Hearthstone Adventure: Blackrock Mountain.The second adventure mode installment will feature 5 different wings with bosses that all have unique decks of their own, starting with Blackrock Depths. The remaining unnamed four wings will open one at a time on each … Read more

Hearthstone Is Finally Going To Nerf Undertaker

Playing as a Hunter and smacking your opponent in the face for five straight turns is about to get a little more difficult, as Blizzard has announced that Hearthstone is going to nerf Undertaker in an upcoming patch to the popular card game. The fix will change Undertaker’s text to read “Whenever you summon a minion with … Read more

MOARGeek Saturday Twitch Stream 12-27-14: Heroes Of The Storm, Hearthstone, FTL

We’re back for another Saturday Twitch stream with a great trio of games. Matt finally got an invite to the Heroes of the Storm technical alpha, so there’s a decent chance he’ll be playing that and nothing else for three and a half hours – just a fair warning. Should he be able to tear himself away from … Read more

Introducing The MOARGeek Saturday Twitch Stream; Wickland Steam Key Giveaway

One of our favorite things here at MOARGeek, besides being cranky people who take the fun out of The Hobbit, is gaming. We want to share our passion for gaming with you awesome readers, and that’s why we’re starting a weekly MOARGeek Saturday Twitch Stream on our Twitch channel! The MOARGeek Twitch stream can be found at www.twitch.tv/moargeek. Be … Read more

Hearthstone Android Now Available… Kiss Your Spare Time Goodbye!

Android users have been waiting with baited breath for this moment to come… Blizzard’s digital collectible card game, Hearthstone, is now available for Android tablets! Lucky players in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand can grab the Hearthstone Android port now, with other regions rolling out over the next few days. Update 12/15/2014 7:03 PM – Hearthstone for Android tablets now appears … Read more

Hearthstone Update Adds Goblins Vs Gnomes Cards To Arena

Cha-Ching! An update to Hearthstone is now live that adds cards from the upcoming Goblins vs Gnomes expansion pack into the game’s Arena mode. This comes in advance of the actual expansion release, and thus the ability to purchase the cards, which comes out on December 8th. This update also makes all the cards to be browsable in My Collection, … Read more

Hearthstone Gets A New Expansion, Heads To Android Tablets In December

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Blizzard announced during their BlizzCon keynote that Hearthstone will be getting an brand new expansion, titled Goblins vs Gnomes, as well as make the jump to Android tablets this December. We previously reported on a developer blog post that hinted at a winter release for the Android Tablet version of Hearthstone and it was finally confirmed today. Also as expected, … Read more

Get Exclusive Access To BlizzCon 2014 With Virtual Tickets On Sale Now

If you want to catch everything happening at BlizzCon 2014 next week but don’t have the cash, time, or ability to travel all the way out to Anaheim, California for it, fear not, as Blizzard is selling virtual tickets to the event. These $40 passes will get you access to exclusive interviews, contests, in-game bonuses, contests, and a closing … Read more

Blizzard Lays Down The Banhammer On Several Thousand Hearthstone Accounts

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Blizzard revealed in a recent blog post that they have banned several thousand Hearthstone accounts suspected of using bots in the online card game. While the bans are temporary for now, community manager Zeriyah warned in the post that the next round of bans would be permanent and without warning. We’re committed to creating a fun and rewarding environment for … Read more

Hearthstone For Android Tablets Expected Before End Of 2014, Other Devices Early 2015

Blizzard released a “fireside chat” to update their 20 million Hearthstone players about the status of porting the game over to iPhone and Android devices, among other things. Currently the game is available on PC and has already been ported to the iPad, but Apple’s smaller devices as well as the entirety of Android have been … Read more

Weekly Rewind: August 10-16

From the passing of Robin Williams to Michael Fassbender and Assassin’s Creed and Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Multiplayer we’ve covered a lot over the past week here at MOARGeek. Here’s a quick recap of some of the stories we covered. Books D&D fans rejoice – it’s a big year with the 40th anniversary and launch of the 5th edition rule … Read more