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Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto usually plays coy when asked to comment on games from other developers, acting as though he doesn't generally pay close attention to the games industry. In a recent interview, however, he praised a little game called Angry Birds.
When asked what non-Nintendo game was his favorite over the past year, Miyamoto stalled by saying he doesn't usually answer those questions. Then, changing his mind, he said it was probably Angry Birds. "What I like about Angry Birds is that it has a traditional videogame [feel] to it, but also a very creative side," Miyamoto said to Edge. "And you can really feel that they’re having fun developing the game. That's what I like about it."
The latest entry in the Angry Birds franchise, Angry Birds Space, was released late last month on iOS and Android devices. Rovio says it was downloaded more than 10 million times in three days. Clearly, Miyamoto isn't the only one who gets a kick out of smashing pigs and their annoying little structures.
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High Praise for the Angry Bird developers. Congrats
Angry Birds Space is actually very good. I enjoy it also.
It's a great and fun way to kill time, especially since it's free on Android.
I actually prefer space over the old one. They show you the trajectory which makes makes the game a lot easier yet still as fun as the first one.
It's pretty awesome.
Angry Birds is fun
Wow. Praise from Caesar.
Speaking of which, it seems like Angry Birds Space was heavily influenced by Nintendo's Mario Galaxy games. It's probably a two way street with Rovio, as well
Damn, I wish I could steal someone's concept and call it creative.
why woulndt you answear what your favorite game was.
Damn,I wish I could take an internet game that was free and charge for it and then claim its original!!
Well whatever floats your boat I say, but cant say I share his opinion. Its not an original idea and its a lackluster representation of that idea.