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Computer Games 1

28 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 04 August 2012

Peter Day looks at the business of mobile gaming and how smartphones have opened up huge new markets for the industry.

He interviews Mikael Hed of the Finnish company Rovio, whose Angry Birds app has become a global phenomenon, with over a billion downloads.

Also featured on the programme are Silicon Valley company Zynga, makers of the hugely popular Facebook game Farmville, and games makers from the USA, UK and Italy.

Producer: Mike Wendling

  • Contributors to this programme:

    Mikael Hed
    CEO Rovio

    Adrian Hon
    Co-founder, Six to Start

    Naomi Alderman
    Novelist and games writer

    Paolo Pedercini
    Founder, Molleindustria

    Sean Kelly
    Vice President, Zynga


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