When video game-inspired merchandise starts selling on Etsy, you know it has developed more than a cult following. Fans around the world have been steadily clamoring for Angry Birds products since its 2009 launch. We’ve gathered proof that the game has transcended almost every corner of the gaming world — not to mention, cooking.
Apart from cookbooks and plush toys, fans download Angry Birds by Rovio 1 million times per day. Founder Peter Vestebacka revealed that the game recently totaled over 250 million downloads across all platforms. That’s almost half of the total number of Facebook users.
Take a look at some of the products and industries into which Angry Birds has swooped.
Where the revolution began: Angry Birds first released the game onto Apple’s iOS in December 2009.
The official Rovio online store sells plush birds and phone cases.
Rovio has partnered with connected TV platform Roku to launch an animated series some time this summer.
Last month Rovio released the Angry Birds web version to Google Chrome’s browser.
“Liked” by 3.7 million people on Facebook, Angry Birds also hosts its game there.
Angry Birds has fallen into the hands of countless gamers with the early 2011 release of its PSP version.
When your eyes start to cross from playing in front of a screen too long, get back to basics. Mattel partnered with Rovio to develop the Angry Birds board game.
Some might find it a little cryptic that the upcoming Angry Birds cookbook will reportedly contain only egg dishes…
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During this year’s Superbowl game, the animated film Rio aired an ad that revealed a clue to a hidden level in the Angry Birds game.
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