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Angry Birds gets new mixed reality game courtesy of Resolution Games

Rovio Entertainment and Resolution Games have detailed the launch of a new mixed reality Angry Birds game.

The new title, Angry Birds FPS: first Person Slingshot will land on the Magic One Creator Edition platform, providing players with a first-person slingshot game that allows them to see animated characters and objects overlaid onto their actual environment.

The game intends to ‘bring Angry Birds to life like never before – right in users’ homes.’

Kati Levoranta, CEO at Rovio Entertainment, said: “We are excited to expand the Angry Birds brand and universe to new and emerging platforms like Magic LEap, delivering fans a unique way to engage with their favourite characters.

“Resolution Games has done an incredible job bringing Angry Birds to life in a new experience that will let players see and feel what it’s like to battle the pigs like never before.”

Tommy Pal, CEO of Resolution Games, added: “It has been an incredible experience bringing Rovio’s massively successful and beloved entertainment franchise to mixed reality. Developing for the Magic Leap platform was a very unique and inspiring process for our team, and we are confident fans will love how the game is brought to life.”

Resolution Games is a games studio focused on visual computing. In its first three years, it has produced one of the most popular VR titles of all time in Bait. Its games are among the highest rated on their respective platforms.

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