Angry Birds Fight has Rovio's trademark production values, with a great-looking tweak on the usual bird designs along with amusing character interactions. But it's window dressing on a game that doesn't deserve the attention, as it misreads the appeal of the match-three genre and loses the plot with its empty battles.
Fight is fun in the early moments: It's cute and fast-paced, which makes it ideal for short sessions in your commute or other slow moments. But everything else feels poorly conceived, not to mention designed primarily to push you toward in-app purchases. Rovio used to be a mobile leader, but now it just chases trends--and often badly, at that. Angry Birds Fight is only the latest proof of that.
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