Remember Angry Birds and the subsequent cash grab that was the Angry Birds Movie , the sequel, several streaming shows, and multiple follow-ups to the original game? Well for about $771 million dollars all of that could be yours, that is if SEGA doesn’t get it done first.
It’s listed as a friendly takeover, details can be found here.
As long as SEGA doesn’t release a Sonic-cut-and-pasted Angry Birds right out of the gate, they’ve probably got a chance of breathing new life into the series.
Nothing against this, the Rovio Entertainment team did an amazing job with a game that takes a flying creature that inexplicably cannot fly and uses it as a kinetic object to fight an ursine menace. I’ll be interested to see what direction SEGA can take the product…