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Old Sep 4, 2014, 05:11 AM   #1
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'Angry Birds Stella' Now Available for iOS Devices Worldwide




Angry Birds Stella, the latest entry in Rovio's highly successful Angry Birds series, today launched for iOS devices. The game puts players in the role of lead character Stella and five of her bird friends as they protect their home of Golden Island from piggies through more than 120 playable levels.

Notable gameplay features include a new tap-to-hold mechanic to target attacks and
the ability to scan Hasbro's interactive "Telepod" toys to bring different birds into play. Rovio will also be launching a new cartoon, animations, books and toys to complement the launch of Angry Birds Stella on iOS.

Angry Birds Stella is a free app for iOS devices and can be downloaded through the App Store. [Direct Link]

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Old Sep 4, 2014, 05:13 AM   #2
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And there I was thinking the Angry Birds were going to get pissed up on lager, don a string vest and beat their wives.
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Old Sep 4, 2014, 05:13 AM   #3
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How long are they going to keep milking it?
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Old Sep 4, 2014, 05:13 AM   #4
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Is Angry Birds still relevant?

I was thinking this a few days ago.
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Old Sep 4, 2014, 05:17 AM   #5
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and there i was thinking the angry birds were going to get pissed up on lager, don a string vest and beat their wives.
"Stellllaaaaa"
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Old Sep 4, 2014, 05:26 AM   #6
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Rovio has changed the world again with this release
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Old Sep 4, 2014, 05:26 AM   #7
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Is Angry Birds still relevant?

I was thinking this a few days ago.
just have a look at the kids department at a clothing or toys store. everythings either angry birds or pixars cars
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Old Sep 4, 2014, 05:37 AM   #8
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just have a look at the kids department at a clothing or toys store. everythings either angry birds or pixars cars
My nephews grew out of Angry Birds long ago, but I do agree its still wildly available.
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Old Sep 4, 2014, 05:48 AM   #9
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Here comes Angry Birds n+1
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Old Sep 4, 2014, 05:53 AM   #10
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To me, Angry Birds jumped the shark after the second Star Wars themed release.
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Old Sep 4, 2014, 05:58 AM   #11
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To me, Angry Birds jumped the shark after the second Star Wars themed release.
To me, it jumped the shark after the third installment, whatever it was. The game was fun at first, but I got burned out rather quickly of it.
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Old Sep 4, 2014, 06:03 AM   #12
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Well I still enjoy AB. Weird that it's not on the App Store yet but I can download it on one of my android devices.
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Old Sep 4, 2014, 06:08 AM   #13
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Guys... Stop. Please. ****ing. Stop.

Why are you willing to waste your money on this same stupid game? Literally, there are so many of the exact same thing with different themes.
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Old Sep 4, 2014, 07:21 AM   #14
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Meh, it's very pretty. But it's the same game as before.

I would say that they started losing ground after Rio. I think people were excited about Space, but that's when we all realized that this is just the same game again. The Star Wars ones didn't help in reaffirming that. Bad Piggies helped them get away from that, but its machine building gameplay was too complicated.

Go was just a let down. I'm sure it got better after the first track, but it made a bad first impression.

I didn't give Epic enough time, but it wasn't one of those games I wanted to.

They're competing against fast paced/quick fix games, which I think they still don't understand yet. Their audience is way too old for targeting animations and plush toys too aswell. I don't think this new game is going to capture a new one either.

I think they need to jump on the card game bandwagon personally. It would be really nice because they can do both digital and physical versions of it, and it would be something a lot of people would go for if done right.
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Old Sep 4, 2014, 07:41 AM   #15
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I stopped reading after the first world "Angry..."

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Old Sep 4, 2014, 07:57 AM   #16
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How long are they going to keep milking it?
Until people stop buying it.
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Old Sep 4, 2014, 08:15 AM   #17
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i honestly never liked this game, but i guess some people do.
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Old Sep 4, 2014, 08:32 AM   #18
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How long are they going to keep milking it?
Hopefully as long as Nintendo has milked Mario.

It's important to realize that our attachment to these games/fads/stories is built in our childhood which leads us to form a much stronger bond than we do to the games we encounter in our adulthood. In other words, they'll keep "milking" it until the generation this is aimed at stops playing.
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Old Sep 4, 2014, 08:58 AM   #19
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Why are you willing to waste your money on this same stupid game? Literally, there are so many of the exact same thing with different themes.
Because the Pac-Man, Mario and Donkey Kong variants are all significantly different. Not to mention the likes of Halo, Metroid and GTA. And Barbie, Mr PotatoHead and Monopoly.

There is nothing new about this strategy. It's called a franchise.
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Old Sep 4, 2014, 09:07 AM   #20
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How long are they going to keep milking it?
How long will Apple keep milking it with new iPhones and macs...?

I don't play Angry Birds anymore, but why should it offend me if there are new games?

Whiners keep whining... I read the thread only to see the whining... :-)
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How long are they going to keep milking it?
Until it stops making them money
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Old Sep 4, 2014, 10:36 AM   #22
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Why are you willing to waste your money
For the record, it's a free app. I'm sure there are in-app purchases, but people can play the game without buying them.
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Old Sep 4, 2014, 11:07 AM   #23
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I think it's time for a well-respected tech site to do a "state of IOS games" piece. I recently purged a bunch of games from my iOS devices and realized the only ones I really enjoy are simple, quick-play casual types like THREES and TWO DOTS.

How many more "sling X at Y" types do we need? Or runners? Jetpack Joyride, Doodle Jump, Temple Run...all have the same mechanic.

I am digging the new Madden game, however. Dare I say EA did something right, for once?
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I am digging the new Madden game, however. Dare I say EA did something right, for once?
Precedent says no.
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Is Angry Birds still relevant?

I was thinking this a few days ago.
It's a little too relevant. Every little kid has some Angry Birds merchandise. I just have the game. The $1 was worth it.

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I am digging the new Madden game, however. Dare I say EA did something right, for once?
Why all the hate for EA? I've got tons of EA games on Xbox and GameCube, and they're all really good.
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