We all love our evil wingless pig-tormenting birds, don’t we? Of course we do, or else the latest Angry Birds installment, “Space”, wouldn’t have made it to 100 million downloads in just two and a half months. And the series wouldn’t have reached the billion download mark either.
And because Rovio, the developing studio behind AB’s monstrous success, has made a habit of releasing frequent updates to the franchise, it should come as no surprise that we should get our Android gadgets ready for a new Angry Birds title.
Called Angry Birds Space: Red Planet, the new game will be released “in the fall”, but details about its “storyline” are slim at the moment. [...]
Rovio may have cashed in on its very addictive Angry Birds franchise, but the company is determined to impress its customers with other games as well. One such game is Amazing Alex, also a physics puzzler, which will be available on Android and iOS devices starting with July.
Alex is a kid that likes to “turn everything into adventure,” and adventure you shall experience on your Android device. The game will pack “100 challenging levels” and users will be able to create their own levels and share them with friends, thus challenging everyone else to solve even more mysteries.
Unfortunately we don’t have a firm release date for the [...]
Like clockwork, Rovio has rolled out a new Angry Birds Seasons update titled Piglantis, named after an Atlantis-like city inhabited with, you guessed it, pigs. The last update to the Seasons series was Cherry Blossoms, which came out in early March.
The new Angry Birds Seasons (v 2.4.0) adds 30 all-new aquatic levels to the mix that take gamers to the beaches of Piglantis. With a remarkably fresh underwater physics engine, the update offers some new interesting challenges. You can launch your birds into and out of the wide-open ocean, in your quest to destroy those annoying pigs. Piglantis comes with a new soundtrack to suite the maritime scenery. For birds, ice, and [...]
We’ve heard plenty of times in the past about how Android doesn’t make as much money for developers as iOS, and some examples raised valid points, like the fact that there are not as many Google Wallet/Checkout users as there are iTunes account users. Therefore in theory, fewer people bother to pay for an app. There were also some very misleading ones that used data from 2010, when Android was still much smaller in quarterly sales, but even more importantly in total user base, and the data used is somehow supposed to prove that Android is not making money for developers now.
First off, I still believe the Play Store hasn’t reached the same level of [...]
Fresh off the heels of announcing that Angry Birds Space has hit the 100 million download mark, Rovio decided to treat the fans with some delectable new levels that are filled with popcorn, cookies, and candy apples. Get ready to enter the 4th episode of Angry Birds Space, the Utopia.
The Utopia marks the first time that there is more than one planet design in a single episode. You’ll get to feast your eyes on planets that resemble a cookie, a doughnut, a key lime pie, a jelly planet, and a caramel apple. Your main nemesis on the Utopia is the Fat Pig. And similar to how the ice meteors can split into several parts in the previous episode, you’ll find the popcorn [...]
Unsuspecting victims of fake versions of Angry Birds, Assassin’s Creed and Cut the Rope, posted on third party Android app stores, will be getting their money back, after the UK phone regulator PhonepayPlus took action against the premium rate number provider, A1 Agregator Limited.
The fake apps contained malware which charged vicitm’s £15 ($23) every time one of the apps was opened. The malware did this by sending three £5 premium rate texts. Once they were sent, the malware hid the sent and received messages that would normally notify the user that the text incurred a charge. The first time victims would know about the scam was when they received their [...]