Angry Birds headed to PSN/XBLA/WiiWare
Given the ESRB’s rating of Angry Birds on WiiWare way back in August, and the subsequent announcement of miniaturizing the game on PSP, we weren’t shocked to hear Rovio CEO Peter Vesterbacka confirm “PSN, Wii, and Xbox” versions of the enormously popular game are on the way. Pocket Gamer reports that Vesterbacka delivered the news during a speech at the first ever Social Gaming Summit in London this week, where he said the new versions would mark the beginning of the future for the Angry Birds IP.
It also looks like we’ll see the game released digitally on consoles before a proper sequel comes out, as Vesterbacka characterizes the XBLA/PSN/WiiWare ports as just “for starters.” Soon after, he hinted that we could see a “surprise” twist on the game, telling the timeless tale of Angry Birds from the perspective of the lowly pigs. The gaming equivalent of “A Tale of Two Cities,” but, ya know, with pigs and birds. Obviously.