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Briefly: Hearthstone single-player add-on, Civilization: Beyond Earth

updated 10:52 pm EDT, Sat April 12, 2014

Blizzard's Warcraft-themed Hearthstone card game adds single-player campaign

Blizzard yesterday at PAX East announced a new single-player campaign for its Warcraft-themed card game, Hearthstone. Curse of Naxxramas: A Hearthstone Adventure is comprised of five dungeon wings to progress through, gaining new cards for one's Hearthstone collection by defeating iconic bosses along the way. Upon earning the cards, players can start using them in their desks right away.

Curse of Naxxramas will have its own unique game board for battling on while in the adventure, including new interactive corners, and nine new Class Challenges offer a refreshed spin on existing encounters within an adventure -- complete with the addition of class-specific cards as reward. The single-player campaign will roll out over the course of five weeks, released wing by wing, starting with Curse of Naxxramas and the Arachnid Quarter, available free for al Hearthstone player. An anticipated release date has not yet been announced, however it will launch simultaneously for PC, Mac and iPad.



New Sid Meier Civilization game announced at PAX

Game developer Firaxis today at PAX announced the next game in Sid Meier's Civilization series, Civilization: Beyond Earth. Taking the turn-based strategy formula to an alien world setting, players will control a human colony amongst alien creatures, choosing how their colony will interact with the species and what technology to embrace, including genetically modifying humans with alien geneseed, or remaining a human-only colony. Planets will vary by biome, ranging from arid desert to aquatic, with each featuring a campaign with a different alien inhabitant. The game will get a simultaneous Windows, Mac, and Linux release in the fall.




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