Angry Birds is a digital game phenomena that deserves some attention here. The game is a completely strange concept so some are surprised by its incredible success. Players use a slingshot to launch birds at pigs with the intent of destroying all the pigs. As you advance in the game, new birds appear, some have special abilities that you can activate. There is a free version that is the most popular Angry Bird version. And special promotional versions of the game have also been released for free. For more advanced play, players can pay a minimal fee to get the full version. The research referenced below reports that a majority of people report that Angry Birds makes them feel joy and relaxed. I am not totally convinced, but have to admit I have not dared to play — for fear of becoming addicted!
This infographic takes a look at just why Angry Birds is so addictive.
Infographic by: AYTM Market Research