The Angry Bird ‘money well’ is nowhere near drying not at least soon. Close to two years since its debut and Angry Birds 2 is still blasting charts with a firm top 100 position relative to grossing apps and if that is not enough, the subsequent Angry Bird Movie has now amassed more than quadruple its initial budget. Nonetheless, part of these milestones can be attributed to one aspect; Rovio incessantly flooding the market with new spin-offs on a monthly basis, the newest in play being, “Angry Birds Blast”.
Similar to other games sharing the same genre, ‘Angry Bird Blast’ game play rotates around the typical popular context, look out for balloons exhibiting similar colors and pop them! With this game nonetheless, your gameplay is characterized by a pre-defined target and a series of restricted moves for each level. For instance, the game could require you to pop 5 green balloons in 3 moves.
The concept is simple; free all Angry birds restrained in dissimilar balloons and subsequently overcome the evil pigs.
Despite the limited moves to perform a given challenge, the game makes up for it by introducing several Boosters in the form of rockets, sling shots and even bombs which allow you to pop collective balloons in a single move or pop particular balloons to gain access to the next provision.
If you have experienced the thrill with the original game, the level selection screen resembling one as in Angry Birds 2 and obstruction, sharing a resemblance to forts as used by evil pigs in the actual Angry birds will effectively sustain your buzz especially when you get acquainted with it.
Game modes help spice up the plot of the game and with Angry Birds Blast; you are fully entertained and captivated with its two major game modes mainly:
- The main campaign.
- Daily and weekly challenges.
Despite the two game modes boasting pretty much similar concepts, the challenges add a new twist to the experience. How? In the challenge modes, there are crates filled with boosters which you need to break. How? Pop the balloon alongside them. The more crates you demolish, the more the boost, which means you have an assortment of moves at your disposal just in case you need solace.
Hard work applies to games too, which is why this game has incorporated rewards with silver coins and boosters in the daily challenge. The better you play, the ‘richer’ and more ‘boost’ you get.
Achieving the set targets might seem easy on paper but a lot goes into the action which is why you need Boosters. However, to get ‘pumped up’ in preparation for your challenge, you need to purchase boosters, and this is only through currency.
It comes with two forms of currency:
- Silver Coins; which you acquire from your impeccable game skills on bursting crates in the level selection screen and effectively completing your quests.
- Gold coins; which are a premium form of currency which actually mandates you to part with actual currency. Don’t get freaked out by the idea of parting with real-time money, why? The benefits are lumps sum nonetheless. You replenish your life just in case you need an extra one to attempt the next level. Moreover, you also get to purchase silver coins which you can use to boost your amour!
- Refined graphics.
- Not heavily reliant on IAP.
- It is another typical puzzle game.
In a real sense, this is just a characteristic generic game coupled with Angry Birds graphics and if you are looking to be bewildered by a chart-topping game, then this one will not put out your buzz. If you have gotten accustomed to shooting colored birds typically every time, then this game will not inspire you. Nonetheless, if you are just looking to pass time and attempt puzzles, you can freely download the Angry Birds Blast and try it out on Android or iOS.