Re-created especially for HDTVs, all the console users will be able to enjoy the fun of shooting birds on to egg stealers with the Angry Birds Trilogy, during the US holiday season this year-end. Rovio’s Executive VP of Games, Petri Jarvilehto, has said that users can expect new cinematics, including animated and responsive backgrounds, apart from all the entertaining content.
During the last E3, the company had announced that statements regarding the console launch of Angry Birds will be out soon and they have kept their word with this launch. The new game will comprise of the original Angry Birds, Angry Birds Seasons, and Angry Birds Rio on a single PS3 \ X360 disc or Nintendo 3DS cartridge.
The collection is also said to feature support for the Microsoft Kinect, PlayStation Move, and StreetPass on the 3DS. As far as PS vita users are concerned, they have to wait some more time to grab the fun.
According to the VP, the backgrounds have been animated, there are additions such as lighting modes, reactive backgrounds and the list goes on and on. He remarked that Rovio believes that there are a lot of people on the consoles who appreciate a great casual game play experience. This is a game that resonates across a wide audience on many platforms.
The company also said that the three games were downloaded 648 million times and are now used by 200 million daily users, while sales of merchandise contributed to around 30 percent of the total revenue. The company was founded in 2003 as a mobile game development studio named Relude, and in 2005 renamed as Rovio.
In December 2009 Rovio released Angry Birds, a slingshot-puzzle game for the iPhone. Angry Birds has since been downloaded over 1 billion times, with paid downloads accounting for more than 25% of total downloads, making it one of the most sold games in the Apple App Store. In 9 May 2012, Rovio announced that its mobile game sensation Angry Birds had reached its 1 billionth download.