1. simonnyc's Avatar
    Angry Birds: Space Official Announcement was this morning.

    Angry Birds Space - Coming March 22

    As you can see, WP7 is getting no love as AB:S is not coming to Windows Phone.
    03-08-2012 10:08 AM
  2. Lxxh's Avatar
    I know right. Almost every app I love on the iPhone is not available on WP.

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    03-08-2012 10:37 AM
  3. Ariose's Avatar
    Rovio... I really want to see them go under...
    03-08-2012 01:53 PM
  4. Mr_pither's Avatar
    They say they are in this to win this, but each day I believe them less and less. Between this (I know its just a game, but it's symbolic of the weakness of Microsoft and Windows Phone) and Photosynth (WTF? It's your own freakin' software and you can't get it on your own phone???) and all the other major apps that still aren't on this platform yet, and AT&T blocking updates to the OS... I'm missing having hardware/software where the manufacturer has the balls to stand up to the carriers. I really am starting to not believe these guys any more. If the next iPhone has a bigger screen ......... :mad:
    Last edited by Mr_pither; 03-23-2012 at 11:06 AM.
    03-08-2012 02:40 PM
  5. Winterfang's Avatar
    Windows Phone fails again T_T. It looks so cool I want it :(
    03-08-2012 06:27 PM
  6. Reflexx's Avatar
    And they haven't updated their regular Angry Birds with all the additional levels. It's not like they don't already have the levels made.

    Nokia really needs to strike some deal with Rovio. I would imagine that Nokia would have at least some influence since they're both in Finland.
    03-08-2012 08:00 PM
  7. Ariose's Avatar
    Hi people, you can't blame Windows Phone for this. The people at Rovio are just some lame developers, which are blinded by the money they already got from developing the game for the other operation systems. They just don't care about their customers any more.
    Last edited by Ariose; 03-09-2012 at 09:40 AM.
    03-09-2012 04:30 AM
  8. Muneeb_he's rocking's Avatar
    Hi people, you can't blame Windows Phone for this. The people at Rovio are just some lame developers, which are blinded by the money they already got from developing the game for the other operation systems. They just don't care about there customers any more.
    well said
    03-09-2012 07:10 AM
  9. Winterfang's Avatar
    Hi people, you can't blame Windows Phone for this. The people at Rovio are just some lame developers, which are blinded by the money they already got from developing the game for the other operation systems. They just don't care about there customers any more.
    Windows Phone is the problem. Microsoft better step their game up.

    Windows Phone = missing out.
    03-09-2012 07:26 AM
  10. LoganNowak's Avatar
    I can't be the only one who really hates Angry Birds, can I?
    03-10-2012 01:51 PM
  11. Mr_pither's Avatar
    Doesn't matter what you or I think of the game. It is THE MOST POPULAR APP on iOS, and Windows Phone STILL has only a small subset of it. To me it speaks volumes of Microsoft's actual commitment to the platform.

    Exclusive Xbox apps? Coming soon to iOS and Android.

    MICROSOFT Photosynth? iOS exclusive (so far).

    Mistake I have made....

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    Last edited by Mr_pither; 03-23-2012 at 11:06 AM.
    03-10-2012 02:14 PM
  12. Michael Alan Goff's Avatar
    How does another company not programming for a platform say anything about the platform?

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    03-10-2012 03:43 PM
  13. DarkSynopsis's Avatar
    Does bug me that Rovio does not seem to care about WP7 yet does for every other platform! I mean Angry Birds even sold for more on the WP7 they must have made some money on just porting a game! As already said we don't even have updates for it thus missing out on a fair few amount of levels! Never got Seasons or Rio either so does not surprise me we won't be seeing Space any time soon :(
    03-10-2012 06:22 PM
  14. neville1355's Avatar
    developer here, chiming in.


    I think it has more to do with the gaming APIs (openGL) being the same between iOS, Android and even webOS! For WP7, AFAIK, the API is largely built on DirectX and XNA, which are fundamentally different.

    So from Rovio's perspective, they can release a game across openGL platforms with little-to-no code changes. For WP7, there would be far more development. There's a cost associated with that, so maybe they don't think it's worthwhile.

    TL;DR the cost to port between iOS and Android is close to $0. The cost to port to WP7 would be tens of thousands of dollars.


    edit: not saying it's OK, just giving perspective.
    03-13-2012 03:35 PM
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