Angry Birds Space Review – All your Golden Eggs are belong to us

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On March 24, 2012

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Angry Birds Space Review – All your Golden Eggs are belong to us

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By: Rovio Mobile

Version #: 1.0.0

Date Released: 2012-03-22

Developer: Rovio Mobile Ltd.

Price: 0.99

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After the original Angry Birds came Angry Birds Seasons. After that came Angry Birds Rio. Now, after that comes Angry Birds Space. Just when you think Rovio Entertainment has exhausted their cache of ideas for the extremely popular video game that was originally an iOS title but went on to make the leap towards other gaming platforms, here comes Angry Birds Space, reinventing the world of Angry Birds itself by going out of this world and into deep space.

So, what’s new with Angry Birds Space? Not a lot, but the few novelties it has are so significantly different that it might be the Angry Birds title that bears the most difference from the original game. As its title indicates, Angry Birds Space relocates the perturbed birdies and their enemy pigs to outer space. Although the Angry Birds franchise’s trademark slingshot and fortress setup is retained in the new game, the consideration of space physics makes the proceedings far more interesting.

Often the birds vs. pigs matches in Angry Birds Space are played on asteroids and other celestial bodies whose gravitational fields affect the flight path of the vengeful avian characters. Gone is the straightforward and ordinary planes of the previous titles in the series. Now, when you prepare to hurl a bird to the pigs’ hideouts, you’ll see a curved line indicating its the projected path. But that doesn’t mean the game is as easy as aiming the end of that curved line to your desired destination. Again, note that gravitational forces get in the way of the bird’s trajectory.

Except for slight differences in their appearances, the birds and pigs in Angry Birds Space are pretty much the same as the birds and pigs we’ve come to love or hate, respectively. In addition, there’s a new avian warrior called the Ice Bird, which freezes everything it touches. Moreover, the Mighty Eagle of past Angry Birds titles has metamorphosed into the Space Eagle, creating a black hole around the pigs’ dwellings when summoned.

All levels in the first level pack in Angry Birds Space, punningly titled Pig Bang, are free to play, as is the first (and only the first) level of the especially challenging Danger Zone level pack, which can be unlocked via in-app purchase. Other level packs in the game, as well as a number of Space Eagles, can also be unlocked via the same.

Wihout a doubt, Angry Birds Space has taken the Angry Birds franchise to a whole new level, a level so high that it has gone beyond the Earth’s atmosphere.

Quick Take

Value:Space high.

Would I Buy Again:Of course.

Learning Curve:Low to medium.

Who Is It For:Fans of the Angry Birds franchise.

What I Like:The new space physics game engine.

What I Don't Like:Only one free level in Danger Zone.

Final Statement:Angry Birds Space takes the mechanics of Angry Birds, adds outer space gravities, and launches with a surefire hit.

Read the Developer's Notes:
#1 in 99 countries! Big thanks to all of the fans!

ALL NEW ANGRY BIRDS GAME FROM ROVIO -- the #1 mobile game of all time blasts off into space!

After a giant claw kidnaps their eggs, the Angry Birds chase it into a wormhole and find themselves floating in a strange new galaxy – surrounded by space pigs! Luckily the Angry Birds have super powers of their own...

Angry Birds Space features 60 interstellar levels on planets and in zero gravity, resulting in spectacular gameplay ranging from slow-motion puzzles to lightspeed destruction. With regular free updates, new in-app purchases, brand new birds, brand new superpowers, and a whole galaxy to explore, the sky is no longer the limit!

FEATURES

• 60 interstellar levels!
• Regular free updates!
• Brand new birds!
• Brand new superpowers!
• Zero-gravity space adventures!
• Trick shots using planets’ gravity!
• New in-app purchases!
• Hidden bonus levels!
• Beautifully detailed backgrounds!


DANGER ZONE

• In-app-purchase for the ultimate Angry Birds fan!
• 30 of the most difficult levels EVER!
• Can you master the DANGER ZONE?


SPACE EAGLES

• Open a wormhole of destruction with Space Eagles!
• Aim carefully to wreak havoc on the pigs!
• Earn through gameplay or buy in-app
• New goals and achievements!

Join the global phenomenon as it goes galactic!

PLEASE NOTE: iPod Touch 3rd generation devices (8GB/16GB/32GB) will not run this game. The device consists of 2nd generation hardware which is not currently supported by Angry Birds Space.

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