"Angry Birds Toons" will take flight on broadcast TV this Saturday, as well as on all Angry Birds apps and certain video-on-demand services this Sunday, game maker Rovio said today. The series will feature 52 episodes, with a new one launched each week.
First it was stuffed animals, then T-shirts, and now it's a cartoon Web series -- the Angry Birds franchise just continues to grow.
Rovio announced today that the first episode of the weekly Angry Birds cartoon show, "Angry Birds Toons," is set to air on March 16. Viewers will be able to watch what is happening "deep in the heart of Piggy Island" and find out whether those merciless piggies ever get hold of the birds' eggs.
The game maker hinted at turning the wildly popular game into an animated series last April. In addition … Read more
Some of the most trending photo effects are cartoon-style effects. Cartoon Camera applies a cartoon effect to pictures taken through the application's user interface. This app is very limited, however, and might not appeal to many users.
Cartoon Camera offers an easy setup and is easy to use. The application is quite limited, though. Once it is opened, the screen instantly turns into a viewfinder. The image shown is through a cartoon-like filter. The resolution is turned down and the edges of objects are outlined in dark black as though they were drawn into the scene. The only options … Read more
Dream Wallpaper is a free screensaver that rotates a series of stunning high-resolution desktop background images. You can choose from regular and widescreen images in a range of categories, and download more wallpaper images online, too.
Dream Wallpaper set its first image as our desktop background as soon as we installed the program. Unlike many single screensavers, Dream Wallpaper has a user interface you can open from a system tray icon that also accesses the previous and next wallpapers. Dream Wallpaper's main view displays six or more wallpaper images in each of its Local Wallpaper and Network Wallpaper categories, … Read more
Leaked from today's 404 episode:
- Zynga and Hasbro announce board game versions of the most annoying Facebook ones.
- Will.i.am and Simon Cowell considering X-Factor style show, for tech.
- New Ninja Turtles cartoon replaces Cowabunga with....
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Rubicon has done it again with Great Big War Game, the sequel to the wildly successful Great Little War Game. In this newest installment of the turn-based strategy game, you are again the bird's-eye-view commander of a comical, yet brutal military.
If you aren't familiar with this particular style of game play, you get one turn to move your units and wage attacks before passing off to your opponent to do the same. The strategy comes in as you attempt to attack your enemy, while still maintaining a safe enough distance to avoid being attacked yourself. As you … Read more