Metascore
93

Universal acclaim - based on 16 Critic Reviews

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 16
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 16
  3. Negative: 0 out of 16
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  1. Apr 30, 2014
    100
    Blizzard has once again demonstrated their mastery of video games as a combination of competitive play and captivating artwork.
  2. Apr 29, 2014
    100
    Not only is Hearthstone one of the best F2P games I’ve ever played, it’s unbelievably deep, rewarding, and satisfying.
  3. Apr 21, 2014
    100
    This World of Warcraft CCG spin-off is easy to pick up, almost impossible to put down, and most amazingly of all, totally free. Consider this your only warning.
  4. Apr 17, 2014
    100
    Hearthstone is easy to play, yet it delivers an astonishing breadth and depth of strategy. If you're looking for a fascinating, involving and highly addictive cerebral gaming experience, there are few finer than this.
  5. Apr 16, 2014
    100
    Hearthstone is not only an example of a free-to-play model done right, but it's a must-play for card game enthusiasts everywhere. It's incredibly easy to get into, the picturesque art is easy on the eyes, and best of all -- it plays perfectly on an iPad.
  6. Apr 24, 2014
    94
    Hearthstone was clearly conceived with a touch interface at the center and these mobile version proves it.
  7. Apr 29, 2014
    90
    Hearthstone is one of the most intriguing TCD of the past years, and this iPad version clearly stands as an amazing porting.
  8. Apple'N'Apps
    Apr 22, 2014
    90
    Hearthstone Heroes of Warcraft is an excellent crafted card battling game that is made for everyone to enjoy and is well worth your time.
  9. Apr 18, 2014
    90
    Hearthstone on iPad is a flawless rendition of the addicting desktop game that can finally be played on the couch, in bed, at the airport, hiding at work or (let’s admit it) in your bathroom.
  10. Apr 18, 2014
    90
    It’s fantastic, fun and highly addictive, and there’s no reason you shouldn’t be playing Hearthstone right now.
  11. Apr 18, 2014
    90
    A compelling distillation of everything that's great and good in collectible card gaming, brought to your iPad, for free.
  12. 90
    Don't think of the game as a free-to-play one. It's actually very expensive if you want to be competitive, and so it's a premium game. It's worth it, but go in expecting it to be a big part of your gaming hobby going forwards.
  13. Apr 10, 2014
    90
    It doesn't matter what you're playing it on: Hearthstone is a fantastic CCG that gets the balance just right and needn't cost players a cent.
  14. Apr 22, 2014
    88
    The Blizzard free to play works extremely well on the iPad. It has several, small imperfections int he interface but it’s a must download.
  15. May 1, 2014
    80
    In the meantime, Hearthstone is definitely worth the entrance free of zero moneys. Now, your time investment may grow to be worth much more than that amount, as is the case with many games under the Blizzard banner. That part, once again, they definitely have gotten right.
  16. Apr 22, 2014
    80
    Hearthstone's main drawback is a matchmaking system that can often put new players in matches out of their depth, along with a few stability and framerate hiccups that pop up in the iPad port.
User Score
6.3

Mixed or average reviews- based on 323 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Negative: 94 out of 323
  1. Apr 15, 2014
    0
    Game is complete RNG and Pay to win. Graphics are nice, but you might as well flip a coin and enjoy that.

    If you still want to play it, you
    Game is complete RNG and Pay to win. Graphics are nice, but you might as well flip a coin and enjoy that.

    If you still want to play it, you must take Paladin, Rogue, Mage, Priest to win 50% or more.

    Paying money so you can win more coin flips doesn't really make sense. I've played this game since beta and invested in all the cards.
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  2. May 23, 2014
    0
    Complete and total pay to win game. the game is build just to milk money from people. there is like 10% skill involved and all else is pay orComplete and total pay to win game. the game is build just to milk money from people. there is like 10% skill involved and all else is pay or RNG to win. Full Review »
  3. May 7, 2014
    0
    Random-number game build around a predatory pay-2-win business model that tries to lull players in with flashy graphics and sounds. Do notRandom-number game build around a predatory pay-2-win business model that tries to lull players in with flashy graphics and sounds. Do not waste your time. Also keep your kids away from it if you do not want them to become gambling addicts. Full Review »