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Angry Birds Stella is the spin-off of Angry Birds released on September 4, 2014.
The game features Stella as the main protagonist in her home at Golden Island with her friends created exclusively for the game, including four new playable Birds and improved visuals resembling the Angry Birds Toons shorts.
On December 30, 2013, the first teaser image was shown in Rovio's "New Tricks" video.
Angry Birds Stella was announced on February 12, 2014. Rovio posted a picture with silhouettes of some new characters. The next day, it was published new pictures, and announcements, which is became clear that this will be a new game with new characters.
On February 14, 2014, the developers announced the Telepods for Angry Birds Stella.
Developers released concepts of the new birds and their homes. The cinematic trailer was released on July 24, 2014. Also, the demo version of the game was presented at the international festival of San Diego Comic-Con International. They released videos with meet the characters on August 2014 and the gameplay teaser was released on August 28, 2014.
The v1.1.1 update called ''New Pigs on the Block'' added the storyline that features Stella and her friends in their treehouse looking for their house's missing items that were stolen by the pigs along with the golden queen Gale and must complete levels to retrieve the items.
Rovio has partnered with Worldreader and Room to Read, two literacy charities, to produce a series of books featuring its Angry Birds Stella characters.
In 2015, they released a comic book series based off the game. It was published by Le Lombard. The first volume was released in France on May 2015, the comic was also released in Czech, Dutch, Spanish, and German. The comic series was cancelled for unknown reason or it's most likely due to Angry Birds Stella's discontinuation. The English version of the comic was never released.
On July 13, 2015, it was announced that the game would be officially discontinued to continue with Angry Birds Stella POP! and the second and final season of the animated series.
On October 18, 2016, the game was closed and removed from the app store. If you try to download the app by jailbreaking on iOS, installing it by the APK file on Android or you still have it on your device, you will get a notice and will redirect you to either Angry Birds 2 and Angry Birds POP!. However the game still continues to function normally. You will unable to sync from Facebook if you have reinstalled the app by this means, making it impossible to retrieve the save game data because Rovio account is not available and you will lose your progress when the app is uninstalled.
As the game was discontinued, there are some sprites in the game files are never made into the game and left them behind.
Just like the original game of the series, players use a slingshot to shoot an assortment of birds to nearby structures, with an intent to kill all the green pigs that can be either near, in, or on the structures. Bird's abilities allows you to tap and hold for a certain amount of time. You can bounce off large drums and still use the birds' ability afterwards.
The total number of stars you have collected in the game is shown in the top right corner. Earning stars is important as the extra birds in your line-up are unlocked when you achieve a certain number. Without these extra birds you do not get 10,000 point bonuses.
The game features coins that main purpose is to buy their accumulation characters. Also, the bird in the slingshot can be replaced using Telepods.
The Hammer is the only power-up. It is unlocked on Level 13. Press it at anything or any enemy to destroy the item/enemy. After using it it takes a certain amount of pigs for it to recharge or you can spend coins and use it immediately.
There is a mini-game in the credits menu where you keep the pigs up in the air. A video is shown below.
On the Mighty Eagle's eye icon, you need to scan a code from the Angry Birds Stella magazine that’s only available in the UK. You’ll unlock a game of Hide-and-Seek (on page 2), you must find Stella's friends by scanning different flowers on each pages.
The bonus levels were added in v1.1.1 update.The main feature is the possibility of the player to choose a bird of the three prepositions. Like the Angry Birds Epic after passing a level necessary to turn the roulette wheel, where you can win coins and Lost & Found items. The number of prizes is equal to the number of stars earned in a level. Also for getting stars on the bonus levels and items can earn experience points (XP). To achieve a certain level of experience opens up new Lost & Found items, pigs and boxes. You must unlock after you complete Level 18 of Branch Out, complete the tutorial levels of Luca, Willow, and Dahlia to play areas on the map.
|Icon||Challenge Name||Reward (with coins)||Image|
|A box of fireworks|
|Valentine's Day chocolate box|
|A box with slingshots, leagues, and trophies|
|A box with characters and the Golden Pig Machine|
|A box with characters|
|A box with characters|
Lost and Found
The inventory consists of a large number of Lost & Found items belonging to Stella, Poppy, Luca, Dahlia, and Willow. The inventory has become available in the game not once, but only after one of the updates. According to the cutscenes, the pigs entered the treehouse and stole all of their belongings. To get them, you need to pass one of the bonus levels. Once you beat the level, the player will be offered to scroll the wheel with prizes, which are often exposed to the inventory items.
If a player is lucky and got the item from your inventory, the game automatically runs a small scene. You can see how many items you found. Then can happen two options will be offered to the player to find the same thing, but a newer and quality (can be repeated up to five times), or as the player gets a bonus. Each found items significantly add points to the player's level of experience. More points can be obtained by finding the number of similar items and improving the existing maximum. Lost & Found items can be viewed by clicking on the button with the image of Luca's Toy Robot in the lower right corner.
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The scrapbook/scrapbook allows you to access the characters, costumes, and boxes you have unlocked. At the very beginning of the game, it shows that the scrapbook with photos are stolen by Gale together with the pigs from Stella's treehouse, and then it was dropped from the airship on one of the flowers. You must get the scrapbook at Level 5.
|Pink Flash||She can ricochet off all materials only twice. The second time is stronger than the first.|
|Tornado Dive||Unlocked after Level 12 of Branch Out. She goes wild and spins straight down through most types of blocks, but better through wood and glass.|
|Soundwave Shock||Unlocked after Level 23 of Branch Out. His sonic blast shatters glass and goes through wood effectively. It doesn’t travel through stone.|
|Vortex Spin||Unlocked after Level 34 of Branch Out. As you tap and hold she pivots and upon release she saws through wood and glass like a knife through butter, but they will alter her trajectory.|
|Science-Fu||Unlocked after Level 47 of Branch Out. This is a neat ability, but also tricky to master at first. The key here is to remember that she will teleport in the direction she is headed. Tap and hold and then release when she’s where you want her.|
|Paints selected area with golden flower dust and swipes through it||Gale can only be used with the Character-Swap function. When used, you will be prompt to drag your finger from a certain point to another with a limited distance while your cursor acts as a paintbrush covered with gold. After you let your finger go, the line joining the two points will be covered in gold. Then, Gale will appear from the far from starting point and fly through the line, destroying and pushing everything in the way.|
|Pigs||Unlocks at||Scrapbook Description|
|N/A||Oinks with style.|
|Goes "BOOM!" when popped.|
|Hovers in the air.|
|Makes all blocks and pigs ignore gravity.|
|Causes earthquakes whenever he lands.|
|Square and tougher. Won't roll either.|
|Swaps places with other pigs when in danger.|
|Hovers and will spiral down and explode when defeated.|
|Comes back as a zombie pig when popped.|
|Transforms all regular pigs into muscle pigs.|
|Brings back any popped pigs as zombie pigs.|
Episodes / Chapters
There are only two episodes in the game.
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The game has received generally mixed reviews with a Metacritic score of 67/100 based on 8 reviews. 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." Some reviewers have praised the game for its introduction of new characters and return to the original style of gameplay.
Angry Birds Stella POP!
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A game from Stella series was originally called Angry Birds Stella POP!, which is a bubble shooter game, was soft launched for iOS in Canada on December 22, 2014 and released worldwide for iOS and Android on March 12, 2015.
On July 6, 2015 (v1.8.0 update), the game changed its name from Angry Birds Stella POP! to Angry Birds POP!.
- Angry Birds Stella is the first main game in the series as a whole where the playable Birds are not given alternative names named after their color or an attribute to the character.
- The following reasons of why Angry Birds Stella is a unique game.
- There is only one returning playable Bird.
- It is the only Angry Birds Game or Spinoff where Red does not appear directly.
- It is the only game where the villain is female.
- It is the only game where the flock has only 1 male member.
- It is the only game where the main character is female.
- It is one of the only games to have its own Comic-Con Panel.
- It is the only game where the main villain does not appear in the final level.
- This is the first game where the main villain is a bird, as well as the first depiction of infighting amongst the birds.
- This is the only game where all of the birds sport unique eye colors, with none of them ever having black eyes (light blue, dark blue, green, brown, orange, and yellow). In fact, the only characters with black eyes are the pigs.
- In the in-game files, the game is referred to as "Purple" and "PURPLE_BIRD" on multiple occasions, possibly referring to Gale.
- Each of the birds abilities are similar to those from previous games.
- This game used to have a Facebook glitch. You didn't have to connect Facebook to play the game or you couldn't play the game anymore. You had to uninstall the game and reinstall it. Makes you lose all progress because Rovio Account is not available in this game.
- Some of Lost & Found items has references:
- You can see Red and King Pig as Luca's toys, inside a car, referencing to Angry Birds Go!.
- The old loading screen of Angry Birds can be seen as a logo on the Game Console, near the television.
- The unused posters are referencing to:
- Red's poster - Michael Jackson's Thriller
- The Blues' poster - One Direction
- Chuck's poster - ???
- Matilda's poster - Daft Punk
- Bomb's poster - The Notorious Big
- Angry Birds Stella site (The URL now redirects to the Angry Birds POP! page, you can still access old URL through the web archive)