Angry Birds Stella

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Angry Birds Stella
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Developer(s) Rovio Entertainment
Publisher(s) Rovio Entertainment
Series Angry Birds
Platform(s) iOS, Android,
BlackBerry 10,
Under Development
Windows Phone 8
Release date(s) September 4, 2014
Genre(s) Puzzle
Mode(s) Single-player

Angry Birds Stella: Best Friends Forever (colloquially referred to as Angry Birds Stella) is a puzzle video game and the second spin-off of the Angry Birds series, developed by Rovio Entertainment. The spin-off is based around Stella, the pink bird, and her adventures with her friends. The game is being marketed at women.[1]

Announced on February 13, 2014, Rovio stated that it will be accompanied by a toy-line with Telepods and a cartoon series.[2][3] The game was released on September 4, 2014.[4]

Gameplay[edit]

Just as in the original Angry Birds, players use a slingshot to launch an assortment of birds at nearby structures, with the intent of hitting targets located on or within them.

There are many characters that are encountered during gameplay.

Episodes[edit]

# Episode Levels Release date
1 Branch Out 60 and 6 bonus September 4, 2014
2 Beach Day 60 and 5 bonus September 4, 2014
3 Crystal Cave Unknown Unknown

Telepods[edit]

Like Angry Birds Star Wars II and Angry Birds Go!, Angry Birds Stella features Telepods,[5] first seen at Toy Fair 2014. Telepods are figures created by Hasbro, that each contains a QR code on the bottom that when scanned will summon a character in the game corresponding to the figure. Some Telepod packs may contain toy pieces, for dressing up the characters and to shoot them at the pigs. This game is the 3rd Rovio title to include Telepods

Television[edit]

Rovio announced an animated series featuring the Stella franchise, however did not give a release date; it is assumed to be in late 2014.

Comics[edit]

Rovio confirmed during San Diego Comic-Con 2014 that IDW Publishing will be making an Angry Birds Stella comic book series. It is rumored to be released in early 2015.

Reception[edit]

Pocket Gamer UK said, "It's Angry Birds. If you care about that any more then you'll probably find something to enjoy. Just watch out for the timers."[6] Many have praised the game for it's introduction of new characters and return to the original style of game play.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Rossi, Juhana (2014-05-06). "Boss Talk: Angry Birds Maker Rovio Aims for the Next Level - WSJ.com". Online.wsj.com. Retrieved 2014-05-13. 
  2. ^ Rovio Announces ‘Angry Birds Transformers’. "Rovio Announces ‘Angry Birds Transformers’". Morning News USA. Retrieved 2014-06-23. 
  3. ^ Andrei Dumitrescu (2014-02-13). "Angry Birds Stella Launches in the Fall, Introduces Five New Bird Types". Softpedia. Retrieved 2014-02-14. 
  4. ^ "Angry Birds Stella Releases on September 4; Gets 2 New Trailer Videos". Retrieved 09/04/14. 
  5. ^ "Hasbro Announces New ANGRY BIRDS™ STELLA TELEPODS™ Line Based on the New Brand from Rovio Entertainment". Business Wire. 2014-02-13. Retrieved 2014-05-13. 
  6. ^ "Angry Birds Stella review". Retrieved 09/04/2014. 

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