Secret of Angry Birds' success revealed...

Secret of Angry Birds' success revealed...

By Stuart Richardson

January 19th 2011 at 3:26PM

Rovio North America boss to deliver talk on developing a casual games mega-hit

Rovio’s North America boss Peter Vesterbacka will be among a long list of industry leaders talking at this year’s Casual Connect conference in Hamburg, Germany, between Feburary 8th – 10th.

Vesterbacka’s talk, titled ‘The Flight of Angry Birds: Creating a Mobile Bestseller’, will reveal a little of the method behind the casual game phenomenon that is Angry Birds, Rovio’s 50 million plus-selling title that rocketed the studio to fame and fortune in 2010.

Other talks of interest include ‘The Future of Browser Games’ by Zynga Germany CTO Paul Bakaus and ‘How to Succeed on the PlayStation Network: Exciting stunts with Joe Danger’ by Hello GamesMD Sean Murray.

For more details of some of the exciting sessions appearing in Germany this February, Develop has uncovered the five things you shouldn’t miss at Casual Connect.

Also, check out the event website at www.europe.casualconnect.org