Once fastest-growing mobile game Angry Birds Space saw 50 million downloads in 35 days. It took Temple Run 2 two weeks.
There's a new Angry Birds Space update out, with a rather curious cameo.
NASA is sending animals into space again. Well, the pigs and birds of Rovio's mobile hit aren't actually real. But they've become officially sanctioned astronauts anyway.
The biggest update yet to Rovio's award-winning fowl-flinging space physics game sees the return of an inflatable hero, the appearance of the big (the operative term) boss of the sugary planet of Utopia, and a secret level loosely based on the most beloved puzzle game of all time.
Rovio's focused assault on the casual gaming public continues to pay off big time, as Angry Birds Space surpasses 50 million downloads in 35 days, breaking all previous records and making developers of big-budget console titles feel reevaluate their careers.
These two capuchin monkeys, Sasha and Thor, are mascots for Houston's Gallery Furniture. Here, some brave iPad owner handed them Angry Birds Space to play. Not only did they not completely break the device, Thor even three-starred a level. See for yourself in the video above.
Seriously, we're not kidding. Were today two days from now you might have cause to question our daily selection of spotlight-worth mobile games, but I specifically set up the Gregorian calendar to make sure that never happened.
It's almost an inherent quality to want to 100%, perfect, full-star, whatever you want to call it, for each game. Especially when the tasks are fairly simple ones, like those many mobile games employ, it's hard to fend off that desire to achieve perfect completion.
Rovio's bird-flinging physics game hit the 10 million mark this weekend, the developer said on the official Angry Birds Twitter account this morning. Angry Birds Space came out on March 22. [Angry Birds]
It's hard for any other gaming app to shine when Rovio releases the first true sequel to the physics game that's captivated millions of fans across the globe. Good thing there's five Gaming App of the Day slots every week.
Windows Phone just can't catch a break when it comes to video games, can it?
The future of manned space flight may be uncertain—private, federal, aliens?— but somehow or another, the Angry Birds have vowed to escape Earth's gravity. The beginning of their journey started appropriately enough at the Space Needle in Seattle, where development studio Rovio had a giant version of their rotund…
They're called eggsteroids now, okay? Like lots of other things in the latest version of Rovio's hit mobile franchise, the shiny collectibles in Angry Birds Space have changed. The golden orbs open up black holes that teleport you to secret levels that contain tributes to old-school games like Space Invaders, Breakout
The fourth Angry Birds game is upon us. It's called Angry Birds Space and it's actually a far more impressive and interesting game of Angry Birds than we've ever seen before.Here are the numerous ways to get the game:
Here's the first official trailer for the first proper sequel to Angry Birds, called Angry Birds: Space. They don't look that angry, do they? More like they're just...mildly upset. A little cranky. Guess that's what billions of dollars does to an animal. It cheers them up.