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My Favourite Casual Game Became My Hardcore Obsession

My Favourite Casual Game Became My Hardcore Obsession

We all have games that we play to relax. They’re waiting for us when we get home, with low stakes and a casual atmosphere that invites us to unwind and forget our worries. For my mum, that’s Solitaire. For me, it’s Hearthstone. But its latest expansion has changed how I…

Hearthstone Developers Wish Blizzard Had Handled Hong Kong Controversy Differently

Hearthstone Developers Wish Blizzard Had Handled Hong Kong Controversy Differently

Nearly a month after Hearthstone pro Chung “Blitzchung” Ng Wai was suspended for his vocal support of Hong Kong protesters during a Blizzard-hosted competitive Hearthstone stream, the ensuing controversy still looms heavy over Blizzard’s every move. Protesters gathered outside BlizzCon over the weekend and were largely met with support from…