Remedy co-founder leaves for Rovio

Sunday, 6 February 2011 08:20 GMT By Johnny Cullen

Angry Birds developer Rovio’s announced it has hired Remedy co-founder Petri Järvilehto.

Järvilehto leaves the Alan Wake and Max Payne developer to become Rovio’s newly-made senior vice president of console development.

Angry Birds was released as a mini title on PSN for PS3 and PSP back in January, with XBLA and Wii versions also planned. It was recently confirmed that a 3DS version was on its way.

Remedy, meanwhile, is bringing its first-ever title, Death Rally, to iOS and iPad in March. Alan Wake 2 is also though to be in development.

Thanks, Big Download.

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