Rebuilt from the Ground Up, the Original ‘Angry Birds’ is Set to Return as a Premium Release in 2022 - Outstanding news

Rebuilt from the Ground Up, the Original ‘Angry Birds’ is Set to Return as a Premium Release in 2022



There are a number of IPs that originated in the mobile gaming space that have broken through into the mainstream, but I don’t think there are any that have become a household name quite like the Angry Birds franchise. The original game launched in December of 2009, just about twelve years ago, and grew into a pop-culture phenomenon throughout 2010 and 2011. Toys and merchandise galore, in addition to a near-endless lineup of spin-offs and sequels. I knew things were pretty crazy when my dentist asked what I did for a living and I mentioned I reviewed iPhone games and he practically shouted in my face “ANGRY BIRDS!!" before I even finished my sentence.
As we all know too well now, mobile gaming has changed a lot from the early days of Angry Birds, and most of the follow-up games in the series went down the path of free-to-play and IAP. Long gone were the days of the 99 puzzler that received a constant stream of new levels. Heck, even the OG Angry Birds eventually succumbed to IAP with its Mighty Eagle update. What’s more is that some of the earlier Angry Birds games were built on much older technology, and as mobile hardware and software changed and evolved, it became harder and harder to continue maintaining those earlier games. This is why back in 2019 Rovio had to pull some of its older titles, including the original Angry Birds which had since been renamed Angry Birds Classic, from digital App Stores. Talk about losing a major part of mobile gam...
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