Angry Birds firm snapped up by gaming giant EA

first_imgThursday 21 October 2010 8:08 pm Angry Birds firm snapped up by gaming giant EA Show Comments ▼ Tags: NULL THE birds may be angry, but their developers are certainly celebrating.Electronic Arts yesterday said it plans to buy the publisher of hit game Angry Birds, one of the most popular Apps on Apple’s iPhone, pushing the second largest US video game publisher deeper into the mobile games market.EA will pay $20m (£12.7bn) in cash plus other undisclosed considerations.Under the deal, EA will not receive the intellectual property rights to Angry Birds, which will remain with Rovio, the Finnish firm that developed the game, the company said.Electronic Arts, which owns Medal of Honor and Madden NFL franchises, will hope to push its established brands through new social games in the same way that Disney has with its ESPN brand. whatsappcenter_img KCS-content whatsapp Share Read This NextThe Truth About Bottled Water – Get the Facts on Drinking Bottled WaterGayotRicky Schroder Calls Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl ‘Ignorant Punk’ forThe WrapCNN’s Brian Stelter Draws Criticism for Asking Jen Psaki: ‘What Does theThe WrapDid Donald Trump Wear His Pants Backwards? Kriss Kross Memes Have AlreadyThe WrapHarvey Weinstein to Be Extradited to California to Face Sexual AssaultThe WrapPink Floyd’s Roger Waters Denies Zuckerberg’s Request to Use Song in Ad:The Wrap’The View’: Meghan McCain Calls VP Kamala Harris a ‘Moron’ for BorderThe WrapNewsmax Rejected Matt Gaetz When Congressman ‘Reached Out’ for a JobThe Wrap2 HFPA Members Resign Citing a Culture of ‘Corruption and Verbal Abuse’The Wrap by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastNoteabley25 Funny Notes Written By StrangersNoteableyMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBemoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comMagellan TimesThis Is Why The Roy Rogers Museum Has Been Closed For GoodMagellan Timeslast_img read more