Category: Gameplay

Arlie Streams Power Up for the 1st time

  • by Rob King
  • 5 Months ago
  • 511 Views
This weeks saw a big moment for PlayPowerUp.com, our Brand Ambassador Arlie Shaban played some Power Up on stream for the first time. Rather than going away and getting to grips with the game away from the public eye, Arlie has come to the game with limited exposure to Power Up. He spent his first […]

Problems with Game Length?

  • by Rob King
  • 6 Months ago
  • 805 Views
It’s the 2nd day of 2018, and I opened my PokerStars Client and stare blurry-eyed at the Power Up lobby. I have the problem that nearly everyone experiences when they go back to work after the Holiday Season. My brain is still in holiday mode. The good news, apart from some emails, catching up on […]

Our Editor in Chief decides to “Get Gud!”

  • by Rob King
  • 6 Months ago
  • 477 Views
Now that I’ve had a chance to play Power Up, and gave my opinions on the current state of the game in the last video, it’s time for me to get gud! I’ve taken poker seriously in the past, and have put some fairly sizeable chunks of cash into my accounts over the years from […]

The PowerUp Misplay Series: Coming in as a Noob

  • by cmuray
  • 7 Months ago
  • 350 Views
It’s likely – really likely, in fact – that when the devs over at PokerStars thought up PowerUp I wasn’t their first choice as a target demographic.   In terms of poker background I cut my teeth on live underground NL games around the American west during the game’s prime boom years beginning in late […]

A first glance at PokerStars Power Up – Part 1

  • by cmuray
  • 10 Months ago
  • 413 Views
Last February, PokerStars surprised us with the first screenshots and a short gameplay video of their innovative new poker variant, Power Up.   For those actively following developments in the poker world, this was the second time that a Hearthstone-meets-poker type of offering had reached the public domain. Almost two years ago, Mediarex Sports & […]

ROFL This Team PokerStars Online Pro fails Power Up Tutorial

  • by cmuray
  • 11 Months ago
  • 373 Views
Recently, Lex Veldhuis started streaming some Alpha Game Play of PokerStars’ newest game, Power Up. We all love Lex Veldhuis, we all loved seeing him crash off his skippy-ball during the Blow-up Friday Twitch streams. We love to see these #LexFailedHuis moments live on the stream. But butchering a tutorial game Lex? Seriously?   Well […]

Head of Products Chris Straghalis joins Lex Veldhuis in Q&A Stream

  • by cmuray
  • 11 Months ago
  • 348 Views
In a recent Twitch Stream, Team PokerStars Online Pro Lex Veldhuis was joined by Head of Poker Products Chris Straghalis to have a closer look at the game and answer questions from the Twitch chat A very insightful and entertaining stream. Enjoy!

A first glance at PokerStars Power Up – Part 1

  • by cmuray
  • 4 Years ago
  • 293 Views
Last February, PokerStars surprised us with the first screenshots and a short gameplay video of their innovative new poker variant, Power Up. In this first article, we’ll bring you a basic introduction to the game including how to download, install and play the tutorial. In our second article we will take a closer look at […]

(Play) Power Up – FAQ & Links

  • by cmuray
  • 4 Years ago
  • 964 Views
Technical – On which devices can I play Power Up? For now, Power Up can only be played on Windows desktop devices, and is not available on mobile or iMac. PokerStars Power Up What is Power Up? -Power Up is the newest PokerStars offering in which Poker meets Hearthstone; play poker aided by special Power […]

A first glance at PokerStars Power Up – Part 2

  • by cmuray
  • 4 Years ago
  • 327 Views
In the previous segment, we outlined  how to download, install and play the Power Up tutorial. In that tutorial, we discovered how to play three of the nine Power Cards available in the public Power Up Alpha. In this part of this series, we’re going to take a closer look at all the 9 Power […]