Gaming phenomena - Angry Birds lands on Facebook
How popular can a game make you?
I have realized that this question has popped up consistently for the last 2 years in my mind. Angry Birds has had phenomenal success in the last two years. Now it is ready to give companies like Zynga a run for their money.
Story of Angry Birds
Angry Birds celebrated its second anniversary on December 11, 2011. Some of the highlights of its success are
There is a comprehensive infographic about Angry Birds which gives an interesting perspective of the success of Angry Birds.
How much a good idea can pay off?
What I have been surprised by is that Angry Birds has spun off an economy of its own. The different ways in which Rovio has been able to monetize Angry Birds is amazing. Some of the areas are
I do not mean to say that the Rovio team had it easy with Angry Birds. In fact I admire their dint and perseverance while pursuing their dream but it does give small players hope that they can make it big if they have the right product at the right time and believe in what they do.