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Game Review of Puzzle ‘Angry Birds’ for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

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Game Review of Puzzle ‘Angry Birds’ for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

'Angry Birds' is an update of the classic tank games.

Photo Courtesy: Chillingo

The Bottom Line

Angry Birds updates the classic tank game with humor and finesse.

Pros

  • Easy to learn
  • Super addictive
  • Challenging gameplay

Cons

  • High learning curve
  • Gets repetitive

Description

  • Based on the classic tank games
  • Aim birds at the enemies
  • Use angles to plot attack
  • Different birds have different abilities

Guide Review - Game Review of Puzzle ‘Angry Birds’ for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

Shoot and aim games are as old as the first computers, but Angry Birds manages to spruce it up and make it feel fresh, fun and addictive. The goal of each level is to knock down the house of the pigs across the battlefield. It’s done by firing the aforementioned birds into the structures with a slingshot. The touchscreen works great here, as the angling is done with a simple swipe of the index finger. The cartoon birds/pigs battle is pretty funny, but the real value comes from the number of levels and the variety of birds. There are 105 stages, all with different structures that have their original physics, and the multiple fowl have unique attributes. For instance, one little bird splits into 3 when you tap the screen, while another dive bombs when you swipe. It is a super challenging game – it took me quite a few tries just to get past level 5 – but it always remains fun and, most importantly, solvable. Angry Birds is a unique tank variant that’s worth your time.

Publisher: Chillingo

Genre: Puzzle

Release Date: February 2010

Reviewed On: iPhone

Available For: iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad, Palm

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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