Angry Birds, the popular game that started it all for Rovio, is now
available for free on iPhone and iPad. This is the first time that the
original game is being offered for free since the launch of the game in
2009. Angry Birds app for iPhone usually costs $0.99 while the Angry
Birds HD app on iPad goes for $2.99. Moreover, this app has also got an
update that added 15 new Bad Piggies levels for gamers to master.
was first to spot the free listing and shared that the game may become
Apple's next Free App of the Week. Some believe that this move is
triggered by the that Rovio has now fallen out of the top 80 highest
grossing iPhone apps for the first time since May 2010.
At the moment, it is not clear whether this is a promotional deal offered by Rovio or permanent move by the company.
Angry Birds Toons, which is an animated cartoon series based on Angry
Birds franchise will be premiering on the weekend of March 16 and 17
2013. This all-new animated series set on Piggy Island and will feature
short animation episodes that will be aired every week. The episodes
promise to take viewers on the latest adventures of the furious avian
flock and the egg-thirsty swine.
Apart from the Angry Birds, Rovio
had also launched a gaming app dubbed Amazing Alex in July 2012. This
game too had claimed the number one spot as a paid iPhone app in the App
Store within 8 hours of its debut. The Finnish gaming studio is now
gearing up to launch a new game in association with DreamWorks Animation
called The Croods. The Croods is expected to reach iOS and Android on
It is also the name of an upcoming 3D animated movie
from DreamWorks Animation, SKG which is set to release on March 22 2013.
It narrates the story of the world's first caveman family that sets out
on a road trip adventure.