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Parents' Guide to

Angry Birds Journey

By Erin Brereton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Easygoing gameplay shouldn't cost anything for awhile.

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age 6+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 6+

No longer recommend

At first i would rate great game, recommend. Later i would rate so so, try for yourself and decide. Now i would rate dont try it unless you plan to pay lots of real money if you are going to get anywhere. For instance..5 screens, 10 birds, you cant even get thru the third screen b4 birds are gone and you would have to spend lots of hard earned resources and cash to get thru the one level. Otherwise u can play for days without clearing the level, or even see the last screen or two. Fireflys cant navigate around open space let alone objects, they and balloons get trapped easily then you spend sev more birds TRYING to free them, often w little success. Red birds dont seem to have power to destroy anything anymore, will mostly hit 1 thing 1 time and be gone. Actually i guess all birds powers decreased, all objects and obstacles number and difficulty destroying increased. So upgrades are to their advantage, more money in their pockets, less to, and harder for the player. Would no longer recommed. Havent deleted it from my phone yet but it in now the fourth game on my work phone, played seldom unless i truely have nothing better to do.
age 6+

Wow 👏 amazing one. This one is must see


Is It Any Good?

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The latest chapter of the popular game series lets players shoot birds at structures to remove portions and release items that are trapped inside. Players may strike the lower level of a block tower in Angry Birds Journey, and send the entire thing crashing to the ground, while hatchlings in cages need to be dropped directly on the ground to be released. Other creatures are trapped in balloons and are freed when it floats upward. In some levels, you can also hit gold mystery boxes to find out what's inside -- and sometimes get an extra bird as ammo. While players can't choose which bird to shoot, the game involves some strategy because along with aiming at a specific spot, they can factor in what effect each bird's special ability will have. After gamers pass a number of levels, they'll unlock the ability to fill an anger meter as they break blocks, infusing a bird with extra strength before shooting it.

The visuals and sound add some ambiance to the playing experience., but the shooting process is still as questionable as it's been in older titles. Some features are initially confusing, like the backstory, which is told through a series of images without any text or dialogue, making it hard to figure out. The in-app currency system is also a little unclear, because coins are earned which can be used to extend levels if you run out of birds to shoot. Players may also receive a puzzle piece as a bonus for doing well, which is more of a mystery. Also, gameplay is largely uninterrupted, but after first receiving unlimited lives, you'll eventually unlock a reward that changes that to 40 minutes of playing time until any lives you lose replenish. That, by comparison, doesn't really seem like a better deal. At least there's a chance to keep playing without buying anything, because since the lives sometimes replenish in as little as 20 minutes, and you can watch an ad to immediately get another one, the Angry Birds Journey doesn't have to come to an abrupt end.

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