Helsinki, Finland and Baltimore, MD (June 20, 2023) – Angry Birds’ parent company Rovio Entertainment has partnered with award-winning educational gaming platform Legends of Learning to bring the globally-loved media franchise into the world of education.
The partnership, which was facilitated by Angry Birds’ global licensing agency IMG, will result in a series of educational games that leverage the iconic characters and settings of the Angry Birds franchise. Using player-focused gaming experiences, interactive gameplay and hands-on problem-solving, the games are designed to help students learn important STEM concepts, ranging from collisions and forces to angle measurement.
“We can’t wait to bring the flock to classrooms all around the USA by partnering with Legends of Learning,” commented Hanna Valkeapää-Nokkala, Head of Brand Licensing at Rovio. Rovio’s mission is to craft joy, and we believe Legends of Learning’s game-based education platform is a great way to bring joy into education. We are excited to see how their network of independent game developers will utilize Angry Birds to make learning fun.”
The educational games will be available on Legends of Learning. With thousands of fun, curriculum-aligned math and science games, the educational platform helps teachers make classrooms a fun and productive learning environment through research driven game-based learning.
“We are thrilled to be working with Rovio and the Angry Birds brand,” said Dr. Vadim Polikov, CEO and co-founder of Legends of Learning. “The combination of this iconic brand with the academic rigor and student engagement that teachers rely on from Legends of Learning is going to be revolutionary. Students are going to love it, and research study after research study has shown that when students are engaged in rigorous game-based learning, increased test scores follow.”
The educational Angry Birds games are set to be released on Legends of Learning in the fall of 2023.