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Blockbuster app 'Angry Birds' headed to consoles

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 25 Nov 2010 0:59 User comments (3)

Blockbuster app 'Angry Birds' headed to consoles Rovio Mobile's blockbuster app "Angry Birds" is headed to home consoles, and soon.
The developer also says they are currently working on an Angry Birds 2 game for mobile users.

Rovio's new version of the game will work on the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii, opening up the game to a whole new giant customer set.

CEO Peter Vesterbacka says the console version will hit next year, likely in the Q1.

As for Angry Birds 2, the game will not be a sequel but instead a completely new game.

In the game, "the pigs will be a lot more active than just being slingshotted at by birds," notes the CEO.

Angry Birds has sold upwards of 15 million copies at $.99 from the Android Market and the iOS App Store.

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3 user comments

126.11.2010 21:15

well this is good news, can't wait to see the 360 version.

227.11.2010 5:39

well... not sure if this game going to do well. It's a great game for android and the i-phone, but I would be weary of it on consoles.

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 27 Nov 2010 @ 5:42

327.11.2010 14:48

Originally posted by bankai987:
well... not sure if this game going to do well. It's a great game for android and the i-phone, but I would be weary of it on consoles.
Yes you could be right, but the console community is more networked then the iPhone. For example Xbox live could provide better leader-boards or even Real time Multi Player could be interested if developed well.

Not only that, they would need to kick it up a notch to make it a Next Generation game, the engine just needs a tweek and graphics upgraded but end of the day it could turn out to be a risk.

As the owner of Angrybirdswalkthrough.com, i am looking forward to this release as i am a 360 fan boy and quite interested in seeing the first iPhone to 360 port with updates. I am going to keep my faith in what is in development due to Angrybirds is still #1 in itunes and mostly kept it's position as first 90% of the time and my traffic is still rising so the product itself is quite popular and has quite dominated the phone gaming market.

Not sure about anyone else but i want to see what they are going to do with this wonderful engine they have created.

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