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Lies of Astaroth for Xbox One review: An RPG card game missing the MMO


Staff member
Dec 17, 2013

I'm not going to lie, card games like Magic: The Gathering are already a rather niche genre of video-games, but there has always been little to contend with.
Until Hearthstone became hugely popular on PC, and MMORPGs began slowly making their way onto the Xbox One, there wasn't anything to challenge Magic. Undoubtedly, there was no way Hearthstone wouldn't be massive, with the World of Warcraft and Magic fans behind it. They're tall boots to fill.
With that in mind, the Lies of Astaroth is a duckling standing in elephant shoes. Hear me out, though.

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