The ILG Coint & Plick Awards

Coint & Plick 2010 #8: Angry Birds

Posted in 2010 by trdn89 on June 14, 2011

93 points, 7 votes

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jon /via/ chi 2.0: For an ubiquitous app game, Angry Birds is incredibly designed and thoughtful.

Dayo: Do not not not understand the appeal of angry birds

HI DERE: Angry Birds is waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay too addictive

Everyone is essentially either sad, angry or afraid

Autumn Almanac : Angry Birds is the sort of game you play out of compulsion, not necessarily for enjoyment.

Forksclovetofu: I’ve referred to Angry Birds as “the game non-gamers like” which i guess is sorta… gamist? Bottom line is that it’s a poor man’s Boom Blox with noxious sound design. I’ve not been able to play more than ten levels cause it bores the hell outta me.

Ledge: I played this a hell of a lot so i must have got some kind of enjoyment out of it… the birds are fun characters and it was a challenge to beat all the levels but ultimately i ended up frustrated, feeling like luck played too large a component in whether or not you got the pixel perfect placement necessary for gold starring a level.

Wired in-depth

JimD: I can’t explain why I haven’t got bored of this, because in a sense I was bored as soon as I started playing. It really doesn’t feel very different to any number of flash games that have gone before, but perhaps it’s one of those situations where the game is just a perfect fit for the format. Angry Birds is exactly the kind of non-game you want for a 15 minute train journey and that’s where most of my gaming happens these days. The constant drip feed of new levels is a plus too.

Polyphonic: I bought Angry Birds for some reason and regretted it immediately. So joyless.

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Likability Index

ilxor: I’d be kidding myself to deny it: this game has its moments.

Zappi: Angry Birds is boring as hell, wtf people

Green Pork Rinds. Seriously.

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