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World’s First European Champion for Samsung Smart TV Angry Birds
Romania was declared the ultimate Angry Birds Champion on Samsung Smart TV following a celebrity showdown in London tonight, in a hunt to find the ultimate Angry Birds players in the world’s first motion control video game battle on Samsung Smart TV.
The Samsung Angry Birds Smart TV finals took place in the Samsung Experience Zone in Westfield Stratford between 6.30pm and 9.30pm on Thursday 13th December. 19 European countries gathered at Westfield Stratford to take part in the battle, which included a treasure hunt across London complete with hidden Angry Birds challenges that helped to deduce the finalists.
The final challenge was for the highest scoring individuals to take to the stage and play Olympic hero Louis Smith, The Only Way is Essex Stars Jessica Wright and Sam Faiers, and international singer Alexis Jordan in front of 250 Angry Birds fans.
The event, created by Samsung Electronics Europe, included a live performance from Alexis Jordan and a celebrity party, with guests including Sam Faiers and Jessica Wright from the cult TV show ‘The Only Way is Essex’, as well as presenter Gail Porter.
Among the celebrity players, Team GB gymnast Louis Smith proved the most talented.
Samsung is rewarding the Romanian team with 1,000 euros prize per player.
The Angry Birds Smart TV App, available for Samsung, developed by Rovio Entertainment, enables Smart TV viewers to play the popular game using simple hand gestures via Samsung’s Motion Control technology. Powered by Samsung’s Smart Interaction, Angry Birds fans can play the game on the largest screen in the home, enjoying a fully immersive and interactive gaming experience. With just the wave of the hand, viewers can control game play features including initiating the slingshot and activating the unique skills of each bird.
Angry Birds on Samsung Smart TV is available for free download from Samsung Smart Hub on all 2012 Smart Interaction* enabled LED and Plasma Smart TVs.
*Angry Birds on Samsung Smart TV is available on LED 7000 and up models and the Plasma 8000 and up models.
**All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.
***App availability can differ by country and device.