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Angry Birds Make Their Way To WP7
While it is still in development, it looks like the good people over at Rovio are working to get the happy owners of Windows Phone 7 devices a taste of Android and iPhone. According to a thread made by XDA member MartyLK, the maker of Angry Birds has announced that it is in the process of porting the hit game to this new WP7 platform. Don’t go off in the thread asking where the download is, because as I mentioned, there isn’t one yet. However, the game promises to keep the whole feel of the original game.
Do you think that this will be as big a hit as it is on WP7 as it is on Android or the iPhone/iPod Touch? Why don’t you leave us your comments and let us know what you think?
At last, my favorite Android game will make its way to the premier mobile OS of the 21st century.
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