The biggest game on the App Store is stretching its wings.
successful 'Seasons' spinoff, the new title -- dubbed Angry Birds Rio -- will
be a full 45-level standalone release and is due out in March for smartphones
In the game, the original Angry Birds are kidnapped and
whisked away to Rio, where they must help save the two macau stars of the
feature film by -- what else -- lobbing themselves at giant structures. Their new enemy? An evil white parrot! No seriously, behold his evilness:
Angry Birds isn't the only hit app to support a major film release. A free update to fellow App Store giant Doodle Jump (recently confirmed as being the top paid iPhone app ever) will feature the star of the upcoming Universal Picture animated flick, Hop.
Igor Pusenjak, president and founder of Lima Sky, put in all in perspective.
"To have Doodle Jump involved with the launch of a major motion picture demonstrates how influential apps have become in just a few short years," he said in a release.