Just when I thought I would not be hearing anything more about Angry Birds! I have to admit that I fell for the Rovio game, hook, line, and sinker. I bought Angry Birds t-shirts for my brother. My sister and I had matching Angry Birds flip flops. I had an Angry Birds cake made for my brother’s birthday last year. Oh, and yes, I have all the games on the iPad.
By the time Angry Birds hit Facebook, however, I was already rather tired of the game. I won’t hesitate to say that the physics of the game in space was too much for me.
But Rovio is not one to rest on its laurels. They’re going to milk their creation for what it’s worth. Maybe more. And this time, they’re reaching out to the masses who have a penchant for other symbols of their generation.
With Angry Birds Friends, Rovio has turned to punk band Greenday to gather more players – or bring them back – into the fold. [Read more…]