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New Hearthstone Expansion Set for Release on July 22

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Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, the multiplayer online card-battling game by Blizzard Entertainment, is going to get some new content soon. Packages containing scrolls have been sent to a number of gaming enthusiast outlets including Polygon and PC Gamer. The scrolls announce the date for the new Hearthstone expansion, but don’t go into great detail about what the expansion actually contains. Read More

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[PODCAST] Gaming With The Moms #10: Feelings Are Good

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Welcome to Gaming With The Moms, the podcast about gaming with families! Host and Managing Editor of Pixelkin Nicole Tanner takes us through all the big news from E3 this week. She is joined by Pixelkin staff Simone de Rochefort and Courtney Holmes, and freelance writer (and dad) Michael Martin. Check out his latest story for Pixelkin, about a young boy growing up as a competitive Street Fighter player.

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Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes Joining the Card Game Battle

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With the runaway success of Hearthstone, lots of companies are jumping on the bandwagon of the free-to-play card games on mobile devices. The latest of these is Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes. The game was announced during Electronic Arts‘ press conference at E3. Exact details of the game haven’t been announced, so it’s unclear if we’ll see iconic Star Wars main characters like Darth Vader or Luke Skywalker make an appearance. If Star Wars leaves out the main characters of the franchise, they face possibly upsetting some players. It will be interesting to see how Galaxy uses the Star Wars universe in a way that feels vast enough. Read More

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[Podcast] Gaming with the Moms #9: I’m the Mom That Hides Devices

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Welcome to episode 9 of Gaming With the Moms. This is the podcast where we chat about all that’s new in gaming and tell great stories about families. Host and Pixelkin Managing Editor Nicole Tanner leads us through the news and we all answer the questions of communications guru Kate Curtis, a self-proclaimed mom who hides her kids’ gaming devices. Kate also helped our own Linda Breneman on her recent Ignite Seattle talk (below).

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[Podcast] Gaming With the Moms #8: Pointless Games That Give Us Hats

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Welcome to episode 8 of Gaming With the Moms! Host and Pixelkin Managing Editor Nicole Tanner leads the conversation, this week with the beautiful and talented Matthew Johnston, a 20-year veteran of the video game industry and Audio Innovation Designer at Microsoft. Matthew is not a mom, but he’s a dad! (And his 8-year-old son apparently is very smart about a lot of things.) This week we cover the crucial question of whether there is a bubble forming in the smart toy market—and lots, lots more.

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[Podcast] Gaming With the Moms #7:  Todd Bishop Is Not a Mom

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Welcome to episode 7 of Gaming With the Moms! Host and Pixelkin Managing Editor Nicole Tanner leads the conversation about family gaming news. This week we run down some news, some rumors, some hopes, and some fears. And we talk a little bit about parenting styles—from free-range to helicopter and everything in between.

Todd Bishop, editor and founder of GeekWire, joins us this week!  He’s not a mom. But he’s the dad of a 4-year-old girl. Yay!

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