Rovio, famous developers of Angry Birds decided to expand their development after they purchased Futuremark Games Studio. Futuremark Studios is well known for it’s dedication in PC with it’s benchmarking tool Futuremark and 3 other titles including Shattered Horizon on PC, Unstoppable Gorg in PC, Xbox Live, and then a puzzle game on iOS called Hungribles. However, the role of this studio is still not sure, but considering that it is acquire by Rovio, it’s certain that it will be focusing on mobile titles.
When asked about the studio, CEO of Rovio Entertainment, Mikael Hed said that, “”They are an incredibly talented and experienced team, and we are thrilled to have them on board.” This latest acquisition means that the persisting team will keep on working non-gaming softwares for PC, including new version of 3dmark that’s due this year.
Futuremark is the second purchase by Rovio Entertainment, followed by an early purchase of Kombo Animation Studio last year.