Angry Birds AR is heading to iPhone. Here's what it's like to play

CNET | 3/19/2019 | Scott Stein
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Angry Birds in AR. It's coming to iOS.

Games that use augmented reality could involve layers on top of the real world, maps that bend our reality into new universes. Or sometimes it's just launching birds into pigs.

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Apple's next big AR game get for iOS is Angry Birds... which, while it isn't exactly Harry Potter or Pokemon, has an established universe of its own. Rovio's augmented reality game arrives 10 years after the first Angry Birds game hit the App Store, and it's an iOS exclusive for now.

I played the game in AR before, on the Magic Leap. It's also available in VR. The iOS game, Angry Birds AR: Isle of Pigs, is the first mobile version with AR. After getting to play it for a moment, it's a reminder that, in many cases, phone-based AR can be just as good as what you can get on a several thousand-dollar AR headset.

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Just like you'd imagine, the game involves slingshot-launching birds into blocks and making pigs blow up. The game's graphics are on a par with other...
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