Angry Birds coming to Facebook

This might just be news to get all atwitter about. The wildly popular mobile game Angry Birds, which has over 75 million downloads and counting, is taking flight and landing on Facebook pretty soon. With such encouraging numbers, it's not exactly surprising to find that the game will be migrating to the largest social network in about a month.

Finnish company Rovio has had huge success with Angry Birds over the last year and couple of months since its debut in the Apple App Store. Since its inception in December of 2009, the game has expanded from just the iPhone to the iPad, Android devices, the PlayStation Portable, and soon Windows Phone 7 devices. It even garnered a deal with Twentieth Century Fox with their latest animated film, Rio. Soon, Rovio plans to take Angry Birds into different genres, like driving. And it appears that user fatigue is not ready to set any time soon.

According to Develop-online.net, Rovio studio boss Mikael Hed said that the Facebook version of the game will have "completely new aspects to it that just haven't been experienced in any other platform," and that "the pigs will have a more prominent role."

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I thought it was a silly game, then installed it on the Android and really am enjoying it. I would actually play this on FB.

Found some of the levels too hard so I gave up.
Like Level 12 of World 3. Boring when I do it about 10/20 times and can't seem to even get close.

Angry Birds is a fun games and I enjoyed playing it for the first two "worlds" on my iPhone. But the media hype for Angry Birds is overdone.

KavazovAngel said,
Why is this game getting so much press? There are lots of better games out there.

Yeah, but they aren't downloaded as much are they.

I actually wonder if there are so much better ames out there right now. Maybe your mean better looking, or beter yet having fancier graphics. Angry birds is about two things: basic game concept and simple yet well designed gameplay which instantly hooks you. Much like lemmings back in the days, or even before that the Jeff Minter games.. Now what I would not give for a version of Mutant Camels on my Desire.. (I know.. use frodo, but a native version would be sooooo much sweeter)

KavazovAngel said,
Why is this game getting so much press? There are lots of better games out there.

Because it is simple.

darkfanar said,
is there something special about that game that i can't see =/

The fact you can run it quickly while making that bus trip to work, or waiting for the lecture room doors to open and have a short 1 or 2 levels of Angry Birds.
You can finish it easily in a few days, but can you master 3 stars on every level?

people who bought the game just got own by this decision...or will it be free? they can earn big in facebook by selling their apps..but so far the game is much better on touch screen.

Abvex said,
Angry Birds: The retarded version of pocket tanks that actually made it big!

I wish I had that Tank game I had on the Amiga years ago, that WAS good.

ANgry Birds seems a little too like Worms for me

the most overrated game in last few years.
get boring pretty quickly.
just a more dressed up version of crush the castle. ragdoll blaster is better among those kind of games.

AKLP said,
There are people that still play that game??

trully wonder, the game is such a rip-off from flash games. There've been tons of games like Angry birds around for years plus its boring as hell.

Shadowzz said,

trully wonder, the game is such a rip-off from flash games. There've been tons of games like Angry birds around for years plus its boring as hell.

Exactly!

superconductive said,
seems like angry birds is taking over the world lately

"Angry Birds on your TI-84 graphing calculator!"

"Angry Birds on your digital thermostat!"

"Angry Birds on your car's navigation display!"

andrewbares said,
"Angry Birds on your TI-84 graphing calculator!"
"Angry Birds on your digital thermostat!"
"Angry Birds on your car's navigation display!"

Angry birds on your analog watch!

superconductive said,
seems like angry birds is taking over the world lately
And now SkyNet is sending TX and T-1000 to destroy Rovio Mobile to destroy their rival.

andrewbares said,

"Angry Birds on your TI-84 graphing calculator!"

"Angry Birds on your digital thermostat!"

"Angry Birds on your car's navigation display!"

i want it in my car!!