League of Explorers decks are appearing all the time!

After the somewhat disappointing Grand Tournament expansion, which only introduced a few strong cards to the meta, League of Explorers is shaping up to be a much more powerful affair. Even now, only two weeks in, almost every class has been given some love, with existing archetypes improving and brand new archetypes entering the meta.

Read more Published by Sottle on 2015/11/21
League of Explorers is LIVE - Our Guides are Online!

The first wing of the League of Explorers Hearthstone adventure is live for play now! Players can adventure their way through the first wing of the four-wing adventure, The Temple of Orsis, doing battle with Zinaar, Sun Raider Phaerix, and finally escaping from the temple in an all-new style of Hearthstone puzzle.

Read more Published by Odinn on 2015/11/13
Exclusive BlizzCon Hearthstone Dev Interview with Hamilton Chu

Icy Veins sat down with Executive Producer Hamilton Chu at BlizzCon 2015 to ask your questions about the state of Hearthstone for everyone from casual players to eSports fans and pro gamers alike. Here's what we learned:

Read more Published by Odinn on 2015/11/12
BlizzCon 2015 - Day One Reveals

Icy Veins was on the floor at BlizzCon 2015 today to get all of the announcements. We'll have full coverage of the major news after returning from the convention, but here are the official major updates from this morning's opening ceremonies:

Read more Published by Odinn on 2015/11/07
The Icy Veins Deck Guides section is changing. Here's why

As time as gone by and more and more expansions have been released into Hearthstone, the Deck Guides section here on our site has grown beyond the point of being manageable. Several people have commented that the section is now a little confusing, with multiple different builds of each deck archetype available and no clear indication of which is the best one to play. Well, starting today, we're taking steps to solve that.

Read more Published by Sottle on 2015/11/05
Warsong Commander Nerf Now Live (Hearthstone Patch

Today's Hearthstone patch introduces full Japanese localization, the Highmaul card back for October, and the much-discussed and long-awaited Warsong Commander nerf.

Read more Published by Odinn on 2015/10/20
Linkin Park is the BlizzCon 2015 Closing Band

The official announcement was made this morning that American rock band Linkin Park will be the closing act at BlizzCon 2015. Linkin Park follows in the footsteps of previous closing acts such as Metallica, Foo Fighters, and Ozzy Osbourne.

Read more Published by Odinn on 2015/10/20
Icy Veins is looking for news writers

We have a new design coming up on the website, where news and community stuff will be given a more important place. To prepare for that, we are looking for news writers who are passionate about Blizzard games. We work on a shared revenue system and we do not require a full-time commitment.

Read more Published by Damien on 2015/10/19
Warsong Commander Nerf

Blizzard has finally moved towards making a much-anticipated change to deal with the Patron Warrior deck - by nerfing Warsong Commander in an upcoming patch.

Read more Published by Odinn on 2015/10/13
BlizzCon 2015 Schedule Released

Blizzard has released the official schedule for BlizzCon 2015. Stages play host to the WoW Arena, Heroes of the Storm, and Hearthstone World Championships, while the StarCraft II WCS Global Finals will once again take place in the Arena. The main stage and panel stages play host to the other content.

Read more Published by Odinn on 2015/10/09