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    Artist discovers the 'REAL' Angry Birds - computer whizz brings app birds to life

    NewsBird NewsWednesday 09 November 2011
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    The Angry Birds have been tracked down in real life - if you believe these wacky images.
    The characters from popular phone game were created by a fan of the app who wondered what the avian stars would look like in the wild.
     
    Mohamed Raoof, from Kerala, India explains: 'I got the idea when I Googled the Angry Bird images and got confused what type or species they are as I thought of them as real things.   
     

     

    Wild game birds: What the Angry Birds look like during game play on a mobile phone

     

    'I tried to reflect the right look and colours of the birds, from the simple starting red bird to the green boomerang toucan. I think I have captured their characters.'

     

    It was recently announced that Angry Birds has become the first game to achieve 500 million downloads, a figure reached less than two years after release

     

     

     

    Pecking order: The family of Angry Birds from the app that has been downloaded more than 500million times

     

    The game has been downloaded 50 million times in China alone, and Finnish creators Rovio have so far shipped 10 million Angry Birds toys worldwide.
     
    'This is a fantastic landmark achievement for us, and we're extremely delighted to see such an incredible amount of people enjoying our games,' said Mikael Hed, CEO of Rovio.
     
    In the game, players use a slingshot to launch birds at pigs stationed on or within various structures, with the intent of destroying all the pigs on the playfield.
     
    As players advance through the game, new birds appear, some with special abilities that can be activated by the player.

     

    Real or fake: How a Keralan artist imagines the real yellow Angry Bird to look in real life

    You blue it: The commuter-game characters from the Angry Birds app have been made 'real' by a digital artist

    Tucan play at that game: This is how an artist imagines the green Angry Bird to look in real life

    A sneaky beak: If the Angry Birds were real, this is how the eagle would look according to an artist from India

     

    Source: Daily Mail

     

     

     

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