Angry Birds might be coming for the little green pigs near you. Rovio Mobile, makers of the worldwide mobile game phenomenon, are in talks to open a theme park in the U.K. and additional parks in the U.S. and China at a later date, further expanding the Angry Birds empire of goods.
This news comes about one month before the first Angry Birds Land opens at Särkänniemi Adventure Park in Tampere, Finland.
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The Angry Birds parks will be little lands inside already existing theme parks, similar to the character-themed sections Disney Theme Parks. But the company's goal is to be much bigger than Disney," Rovio CMO Peter Vesterbacka told SFGate.com.
"Zynga is a game company. We stopped looking at ourselves as a game company. We sold 25 million plush toys last year. For us, it's about making Angry Birds available everywhere," Vesterbacka said.
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The parks will feature slides, sandpits, arcade games and more-- all Angry Birds-themed, of course. The promotional video below from Lappset, the company designing the playground equipment for Angry Birds Lands, says the parks will bridge the digital and physical worlds:
This isn't the first time Angry Birds has been brought to life. Last summer, a T-Mobile promotion brought real exploding birds in slingshots to the streets of Barcelona.
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