Hey it’s Friday, and usually Fridays are when people send out the “more fun” press releases. Like the one we just got from Commonwealth Toys about the preorder launch of Angry Birds plush toys at Shopangrybirds.com and Toywiz.com.
The release said that industrious fans of the world’s #1 selling mobile game might also be able to buy the stuffed birds in limited quantities at Suncoast and FYE retailers in “just a few days,” whatever that means.
Almost forgot the most important part! The email included the first photos of the Angry Birds pig characters. Behold the pigs, available in early 2011, below.
Want more bird action? Check out Gregory Cortez’s animated tribute to the game.
Angry Birds is a puzzle video game developed by Rovio, a developer based in Finland. Since its release for Apple’s iPhone and iPod Touch devices, over 6.5 million copies of the game have been purchased, and versions have appeared for other touchscreen-based smartphones. In Angry Birds, players take control of a flock of birds that are attempting to retrieve eggs that have been stolen by a group of evil pigs. The pigs have taken refuge on or within structures made...