PRN: The Holidays are Here and the Angry Birds are Celebrating!
The Holidays are Here and the Angry Birds are Celebrating!
LONDON, December 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Rovio and Samsung Team up to Give Fans Special Holiday Treats
SQUAWK! Those loveable Angry Birds and the pesky pigs are celebrating the season with fantastic new levels for Chrome! Angry Birds fans can enjoy 25 levels of Winter Wonderland fun, as well as a special advent challenge on December 5th, courtesy of Samsung and Rovio.
Upon playing the December 5th level of the Chrome holiday game, fans will be invited into a new microsite experience. They can check out the Angry Birds advent challenge, participate in a competition to win Samsung Galaxy mobile devices, watch a funny new video, and send Angry Birds themed holiday e-cards.
"The holiday season is all about giving back and giving thanks, and this year we wanted to thank our millions of fans by giving them some great Angry Birds experiences," said Peter Vesterbacka, CMO and Mighty Eagle of Rovio. "Not only are they receiving 25 new levels in our Advent game, but they're also getting a chance to win the best Samsung products around and participate in a fun advent challenge."
"It's so good to team up with Rovio again. Samsung has had a brilliant year and our Galaxy devices are popular all over the world, so to be able to launch a holiday experience inside the most popular mobile game in the world, is awesome!" said YH Lee, SVP of Global Marketing at Samsung Mobile Communications Business. "To all those Angry Birds fans out there: enjoy yourselves and check out the Galaxy Note for an even better mobile gaming experience!"
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2010 consolidated sales of US$135.8 billion. Employing approximately 190,500 people in 206 offices across 68 countries, the company consists of nine independently operated business units: Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, Digital Imaging, and Digital Solutions. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, semiconductor chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit http://www.samsung.com.
Rovio is an entertainment media company, and the creator of the globally successful Angry Birds franchise. Rovio was founded in 2003 as a mobile game development studio, and the company has developed several award-winning titles for various mobile platforms.
In 2009, Rovio released Angry Birds, a casual puzzle game for touchscreen smartphones that became a worldwide phenomenon from 2010 onwards. The Angry Birds games have enjoyed continuing worldwide chart success, and the franchise has since expanded to a variety of new business areas. Rovio is rapidly expanding its activities in broadcast media, merchandising, publishing and services. Rovio's headquarters are located in Finland.