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Angry Birds

Mon 08 Mar 2010 3:21pm GMT / 10:21am EST / 7:21am PST

Catapult puzzle sells over 500,000 copies in less than a month.

San Francisco - 8 March 2010 - Chillingo has announced that Angry Birds, its award-winning catapult puzzle game for iPhone and iPod touch, has sold more than 500k units worldwide in less than a month.

"Chillingo is really the App Store kingmaker, said Mikael Hed, CEO of Rovio. No other company has managed to repeatedly raise previously unknown titles to the top of the App Store charts, making them into leading game brands as they have done with Angry Birds."

As soon as anyone plays Angry Birds, they are happy and addicted, promised Chillingos Head of Publishing, Johnny Coghlan. It has universal appeal to players of any age and experience level, thanks to Rovios expert design and development skills."

Anyone who wants to dive into this hugely addictive game can get the full version with over 100 levels and additional Crystal features for just $0.99 on the App Store now. Theres also a free Lite Version available, and the latest hit Angry Birds trailer can be seen on YouTube.

About Chillingo

Chillingo publishes innovative games and software for various platforms. Past hit iPhone and iPod touch titles include Ravensword: The Fallen King, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Minigore, iDracula, and Cash Cow. For more information about Chillingo please visit http://www.chillingo.com. PR Contact: Jenni Willis, jennifer@chillingo.com.

About Crystal

Crystal is a free-to-use social networking platform/service, offering complete customization, easy integration, Unity support, Facebook and Twitter integration, and a variety of game community features such as leaderboards, challenges and achievements. Or more information about Crystal, please visit www.CrystalSDK.com.

About Rovio Mobile

Rovio Mobile is an award-winning Finnish game developer with a long track record of creating innovative, fun, and great looking games for players of all shapes and sizes. For more information on Rovio, please visit www.rovio.com.

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