Angry Birds Celebrates Second ‘Birdday’

The name Angry Birds won’t be new for many of you. This is one of the most popular games played by huge number of people all over the world on different gaming platforms. Rovio is the company behind this game who released back on December 10, 2009. The game became an immediate hit for the company. Since release, the game has seen more than half a billion downloads across all gaming platforms, more than ‘400’ billion birds shot by users and played over 300 million minutes daily across all gaming platforms.

The Angry Birds is a popular game with birds, slingshots, pigs and explosives. What you need to do is to target all the pigs on the level by flinging the loaded variety of birds towards them. Once the gamer take out all the pigs on the level, he wins.

The Angry Birds celebrated its second birthday this year. In celebration of its second birthday, Rovio has rolled out an update for Angry Birds as version 2.0. It is important to note here that Angry Birds 2.0 is not at all a new game rather it is an update of the current version available in the App Store. The updated version features new, improved menus, graphics and fifteen special ‘birdday’ themed levels.

In order to assist the less skillful players, Rovio has unlocked all episodes of the game as well as giving them the authority to start playing from any level. However, the levels are still locked and one has to unlock them on his own. Rovio has also introduced a new orange-colored flinging bird in addition to unlocked episodes and other features. The new bird can destroy the level structures when hit something.

Apart from new in-game updates, Rovio has also announced ‘birdday’ celebrations all across the globe. One such celebration is a special presentation by Rovio’s Peter Vesterbacka at the Apple Store in Ginza, Japan. Both iPhone and iPad users can download Angry Birds from App Store. If you want to have you copy of game, you can have it today for $0.99. If you haven’t got your hand on this amazing game, this is perhaps the time to download it from App Store today and enjoy the fun which you have been missing up till now.

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