Angry Birds Developer Announces Amazing Alex

Posted on May 11 2012 - 11:03am by Editorial Staff

The famous Angry Birds developer, which recently crosses 1 billion download marks for Angry Birds, has announced a new game named as “Amazing Alex” which according to the company will release in two months time. While speaking on Finnish TV channel Yle, Rovio CEO Mikael Hed stated the game is based on the Rube Goldberg-like Casey’s Contraptions IP, acquired recently by the company.

“The quality pressure is high,” Hed went on to say. “We want to maintain the high standard Angry Birds fans have come to enjoy.” The game will feature educational elements and revolved around Alex, described as a curious boy with interest in building things. Rovio even yesterday confirmed to Gamasutra it purchased the rights to the Casey’s Contraptions IP, explaining its gameplay style fits with the studio’s development of physics-based titles.

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