Angry Birds !!! Featured ???? Again ????

SharkawyDevSharkawyDev Member Posts: 225
edited December 2011 in Non-GS Game News
I love Apple to the maximum
But why every single episode of angry birds get to be featured, N&N and even special feature banners. Ok rovio and chillingo I got it ; the game is cool and everybody likes it but seriously WHY ?

Angry birds Seasons
Angry birds original
Angry birds rio
Angry birds ........ Etc


  • cbtcbt Member Posts: 644
    Maybe because "the game is cool and everybody likes it" ?

  • SparkyidrSparkyidr Member Posts: 2,033
    It's also, I would imagine, made a fair few quid for Apple. It's in their interest to keep pushing it.
  • cbtcbt Member Posts: 644

    Yeah, I bet 90% of Apple would agree there are far more "fun" or "better" games out there but doing this is a win-win situation for Apple. Apple wins because it sells (and has sold) the most, and the customers (players) love the game. No reason they won't push it even more..

    Well, I would..

  • FallacyStudiosFallacyStudios Member Posts: 970
    Anyone know of any ways to get your app noticed for being featured or is it something they find themselves and decide?
  • SharkawyDevSharkawyDev Member Posts: 225
    @fallacystudios Check out the benchmark games banner at the AppStore now and u'll get an idea
  • cbtcbt Member Posts: 644

    It is both. First of all you have to have a good game. But it is sometimes not enough.
    I know if your game gets reviewed or featured on popular blogs or forums etc. (like touch arcade) Apple will most probably give you a front page seat. But again, sometimes having a good game enough.
  • SharkawyDevSharkawyDev Member Posts: 225
    Do u still buy angry birds ? Play it ?
  • FallacyStudiosFallacyStudios Member Posts: 970
    Well I guess I'll have to bug those blogs and forums to give my game in the works an excellent review won't. Time to look for blackmailing material ;p jk
  • SharkawyDevSharkawyDev Member Posts: 225
    Nothing mentioned on Wikipedia but in some blogs it says that it been downloaded 500 million times " 500,000,000"
  • tenrdrmertenrdrmer Member, Sous Chef, Senior Sous-Chef Posts: 9,934
    Angry Birds Gets Featured Because it makes Lots of money. Apple Features Apps they thing other users will buy lots of. You need to have a good game and convince some of the bigger sites like TA to do a review. If TA likes it you have a good shot at a Good Feature. And if you want the Angry Birds treatment. Your first feature prob needs to make Lots and Lots of Sales.
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