Barnes & Noble, Inc. ( NYSE: BKS), the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced Angry Birds Space, the most highly anticipated game from Rovio Entertainment, is now available for the critically acclaimed NOOK Tablet and NOOK Color. Featuring 60 interstellar levels on planets and in zero gravity, NOOK customers can now float through space exploring a whole new galaxy of innovative gameplay, ranging from slow-motion puzzles to light speed destruction, plus new superhero characters with special abilities – optimized for NOOK Tablet and NOOK Color’s stunning VividView ™ touchscreen display.
“Angry Birds titles consistently remain among our top selling NOOK Apps, and we’re excited to bring the newest addition of the global phenomenon, Angry Birds Space, to our millions of NOOK Tablet and NOOK Color customers,” said Jamie Iannone, President of Digital Products, at Barnes & Noble. “Whether setting up an intergalactic trick shot or exploring the beautifully detailed background, NOOK is equipped with the speed and ultra-responsive, beautiful touchscreen that makes this game experience out of this world.”
“We’re thrilled to bring NOOK customers a completely new Angry Birds game with spectacular new gameplay,” said Peter Vesterbacka, Mighty Eagle and Chief Marketing Officer at Rovio. “Angry Birds Space takes the game galactic, while retaining the familiar elements of Angry Birds that our fans have grown to know and love.”
In addition to Angry Birds Space, Barnes & Noble offers customers a robust selection of Angry Birds NOOK Apps, including Angry Birds, Angry Birds Rio and Angry Birds Seasons. From digital to physical, Barnes & Noble bookstores have even more exciting content for Angry Birds fans with a selection of Angry Birds merchandise– from books and calendars to games, posters and more.Angry Birds Space, along with thousands of high-quality, popular NOOK Apps, are available on NOOK Tablet, the company’s fastest, lightest tablet, and the award-winning NOOK Color. With the quality collection of NOOK Apps, customers can choose from a selection of only the best apps available, and enjoy a simple, organized way to discover and purchase apps – right alongside their favorite books, periodicals and more. Barnes & Noble’s highly acclaimed NOOK Tablet and NOOK Color bring to life all types of content– from popular movies and TV shows, to over 2.5 million books, magazines, comics, children’s books, and more – all at incredibly low prices starting at $169.