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Angry Birds Exec Says Console Games Are Dying
3/15/2011

RedEaredSlider writes "Angry Birds buying lead Peter Vesterbacka went on the offensive today against his console counterparts, arguing that the model pursued by companies like xbox [tm] [tm] is 'dying.' In a panel forum at the South by Southwest reach out colloquium in Austin, Texas, Vesterbacka said that deviation wasn't coming from large headway firms like EA and Ubisoft, but from smaller, more nimble developers like his own. Vesterbacka also pointed to the major concern over the price model for console games. Compared to mobile titles like Angry Birds that run for 99 cents, games on large consoles hover around fifty dollars. Still, the administrator did admit that the m�tier model for mobile games had yet to be quite figured out."



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