Here's what Hearthstone would look like on an 8-bit console

Old-school Hearthstone

Have you ever wondered what Hearthstone would look like as an old-school trading card game on your GBA? Wonder no more, because YouTube user Roflstone has made it happen.

The match depicted in the video pits Priest against Druid, and follows a perfect sequence of plays that leads to victory for... well, I don't want to spoil it. Suffice it to say that this is the full-on Hearthstone experience, rendered exactly as you'd expect to see it on your yesteryear handheld of choice. Nicely done, sir!

Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.