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[TA] 'Angry Birds' Hits Half a Billion Downloads

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As if there was any doubt left in your mind that Angry Birds has attained such ridiculous levels of success that describing it as "success" barely feels appropriate anymore, try this on for size: The Angry Birds family of games has now been downloaded over half a billion times.
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That's a lot of downloads...
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Alot of them are redownloads liek for me cuz i like to load new roms on my phone.
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So many countless hours lost in the toilet.
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Yea, it's not real accurate. I have like 8 diff versions. There are the 3 main for iPhone then there's the iPad versions, the free versions, Windows, Mac. And they want you to pay for it every time which is garbage.

Plus they have Android. I wonder if you added up all the versions how many there actually are.
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for a game this retarded, it's an achievement.
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I never understood what was so great about this game, I swear I have played plenty of flash games like this before angry birds was even released.
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for a game this retarded, it's an achievement.
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I never understood what was so great about this game, I swear I have played plenty of flash games like this before angry birds was even released.
I'm not going to defend the game but I will say one thing: Simplicity, availability and marketing have worked in its favor. If it was a complex game with thinking involved or was tied to only one platform or was not widely recognized it wouldn't achieve 1/10 of those downloads.
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Wow... imagine that kind of money...
     
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I like angry birds because it gives me something to do while I smoke. I can't play fps or games that require 2 hands all the time when I'm smoking. However, if I didn't smoke, I probably wouldn't play it.
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