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#1 User is offline   snowflux 

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 11:06 AM

Surely Microsoft and Nokia have shot themselves in the foot badly here? The first question many kids ask when getting their first phone is "Does it play Angry Birds?". And if it doesn't, they'll get an iOS or Android phone and are likely to stick with that platform in the future.

Microsoft/Nokia should have been paying Rovio whatever it took to make sure the Windows Phone platform was also supported by Angry Birds Space. They'll surely regret not doing so.

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 11:36 AM

View Postsnowflux, on 23 March 2012 - 11:06 AM, said:

Surely Microsoft and Nokia have shot themselves in the foot badly here? The first question many kids ask when getting their first phone is "Does it play Angry Birds?". And if it doesn't, they'll get an iOS or Android phone and are likely to stick with that platform in the future.

Microsoft/Nokia should have been paying Rovio whatever it took to make sure the Windows Phone platform was also supported by Angry Birds Space. They'll surely regret not doing so.


Surely Angry Birds is a passing phase. The big question is: what will be the replacement fad?
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Posted 23 March 2012 - 11:48 AM

View PostBossybabe, on 23 March 2012 - 11:36 AM, said:

Surely Angry Birds is a passing phase. The big question is: what will be the replacement fad?

Angry Birds has been the most popular smartphone game by far pretty much since its initial release 2 years ago, and a new version (Space) has just been released to critical acclaim. A high-end phone that is not capable of playing that game is going to have a very hard time in the teenage marketplace. It could even be enough to destroy Microsoft's (and, by proxy, Nokia's) presence in the smartphone market.

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 04:08 PM

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It's also worth noting that Rovio said in October 2010 said it had "not committed" to bringing the original Angry Birds game to Windows Phone. About eight months later, Rovio's feathered bombers landed on Windows Phone.

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 04:55 PM

View Postsnowflux, on 23 March 2012 - 11:06 AM, said:

Surely Microsoft and Nokia have shot themselves in the foot badly here? The first question many kids ask when getting their first phone is "Does it play Angry Birds?". And if it doesn't, they'll get an iOS or Android phone and are likely to stick with that platform in the future.

Microsoft/Nokia should have been paying Rovio whatever it took to make sure the Windows Phone platform was also supported by Angry Birds Space. They'll surely regret not doing so.


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It's angry fecking birds for Christ sake.

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 07:01 PM

View PostMr. Miyagi, on 23 March 2012 - 04:55 PM, said:

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It's angry fecking birds for Christ sake.

And if it's what the customers want, then they'll go for the phone with angry fecking birds :P
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Posted 23 March 2012 - 07:08 PM

I'm afraid Microsoft have missed the boat again! :lol:
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Posted 23 March 2012 - 07:13 PM

[i changed my mind]


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Posted 24 March 2012 - 12:06 PM

in other news.. Angry Birds Space is coming to wp7
http://crave.cnet.co...phone-50007438/
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Posted 24 March 2012 - 04:40 PM

Angry Birds is ancient history - like May of last year or something. It's all about Temple Run these days. *






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Posted 27 March 2012 - 10:12 PM

the new version of Angry Birds

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