Angry Birds is a puzzle video game developed by Finnish computer game
developer Rovio Mobile. Inspired primarily by a sketch of stylized wingless
birds, In the game, players use a slingshot to launch birds at pigs
stationed on or within various structures, with the intent of destroying all
the pigs on the playfield. As players advance through the game, new birds
appear, some with special abilities that can be activated by the player.
Angry Birds has been praised for its successful combination of addictive
gameplay, comical style, and low price. Its popularity led to versions of
Angry Birds being created for personal computers and gaming consoles, a
market for merchandise featuring its characters and even long-term plans for
a feature film or television series.