Blizzard's Hearthstone Rolling Out on Android Tablets

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    Android users rejoice! Blizzard's super addictive digital card game, Hearthstone, rolls out on Android tablets.
    Hearthstone's been out on PC and iOS for a while, but it's a newcomer amongst the Android ranks. The game is really designed for the touchscreen experience, so that's definitely a huge plus for Android owners.

    Hearthstone is currently only available to players in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand, but there are plans for a worldwide rollout in the coming days and will be available on Google Play and the Amazon Appstore.

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    Unfortunately, not all Android tablets will be supported: you'll need a tablet with at least a 6" screen and 1GB of RAM that runs Android 4.0 or higher.

    Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
     
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    Finally get to see what all the hype is about. Although, I am super picky with my mobile games and most Apple ports I have not enjoyed.
     
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    "This item cannot be installed in your devices country" Says that for my Nexus 9, Nexus 7 (2013), and all my other devices.
     
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    Its a blizzard game. Its definitely not a port. It was just available to iOS first. Blizz said they werne't going to put it on Android but the demand became too big to ignore. I can't wait. I love the game on PC and honestly to me is what mobile games should be like. Can't wait!

    Looks like they aren't rolling it out in the US yet. That sucks. I really want this on my N7.
     
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    I'll subscribe here just to get updates. Not really sure this is the type of game that I'd like, but I'm always open to trying new ones.
     
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    I played Magic the Gathering in high school way back when and loved it. This game is kinda like that. Its turn based cards, the mechanics are similar but the gameplay is a bit more relaxed. There is ranked play and unranked play and you can play against the AI. Honestly its a fun game for 5 minutes or an hour. I've used it on an old iPad and it was slow but he iPad itself was slow, first gen iPad mini. I can't wait to see it on my N7. On the rare occassion where my wife drives us somewhere instead of me driving, I'll happily take it.
     
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    Have you tried to VPN into Canada to see if it works?
     
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    I shall try it now!
     
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    I just saw an article yesterday evening that I swear said it should be available in the US now...
     
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    Just got it on my Nexus 7 and I plan to try it out in a few.
     
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    Anyone try this out yet? I was playing it on my Nexus 9 last night and it was pretty choppy. Curious if my forced encryption is messing it up, would like to see how it runs on other Android devices.
     
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    The loading screen and transitions from a battle that was won to your next challenger are laggy on my Note Pro 12.2. When inside battles it is fluid.