It’s not another Crush, it’s true Love -- and it Rocks! Shakira and Rovio co-create new game Love Rocks, available for download now

Rovio is thrilled to announce Love Rocks, an all-new game co-created with Shakira and filled with challenging puzzles, shimmering jewels and exotic locales hand-picked by the pop legend.

Featuring an innovative drop-3 gameplay mechanic, Love Rocks invites players to join Shakira on a globetrotting adventure to drop and link colorful jewels and glittering charms that create long chains, high scores – and lots of love. Beginning in Shakira’s home of Barcelona, players progress onward to the Taj Mahal, El Dorado and more in 150 levels soundtracked with Shakira’s beats – with plenty more levels to come in future updates.

“Love Rocks has been an exceptional project to be involved in from the start, and working with Rovio has been such an eye-opening and fun experience,” says Shakira. “Not only did I get to see behind the scenes on how games I love to play are built, I actually participated and they were very open to letting me brainstorm with them and help make decisions, so the end product is a true collaboration.”

The game also features tight social integration with Facebook and Twitter, enabling players to share the love, challenge their friends and try to beat the score of Shakira herself – all while following the #LoveRocks conversation.

WATCH NOW: Get behind the scenes of the making of Love Rocks! 

Episode 1: We were brainstorming a new game when a new colleague arrived...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dXQ3ajbsFeM

Episode 2: Shakira comes up with an idea for a new direction...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TWgsyVVsYBU&

Episode 3: The game is almost ready. Get ready to rock!
COMING SOON!

Download Love Rocks now from the App Store or   Google Play .

For more information contact:

Peter Vesterbacka
Mighty Eagle
+358 50 555 2682
peter.vesterbacka@rovio.com

Kaisu Karvala
VP, Communications
+358 40 571 5990
kaisu.karvala@rovio.com

About Rovio Entertainment
 Ltd.
Rovio Entertainment Ltd, the creator of Angry Birds™, is a global industry-changing entertainment media company headquartered in Finland that creatively combines digital with physical, breaking the boundaries of traditional content delivery. What started as a casual game in 2009 became an international phenomenon within a few months of its release. Today Angry Birds is not only the most downloaded game of all time, it is a worldwide known entertainment brand reaching out into publishing, licensing, animations, books and location based entertainment. The Angry Birds Movie is slated for May 2016. www.rovio.com

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Rovio Entertainment Corporation is a Finnish, games-first entertainment company, that creates, develops and publishes mobile games and acts as a brand licensor in various entertainment and consumer product categories. The Company is best known for the global Angry Birds brand, which started from a popular mobile game in 2009. Today, the Company offers multiple mobile games, has produced The Angry Birds Movie, which opened number one in theatres in 50 countries, and licenses the Angry Birds brand to consumer products and other entertainment content.

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Love Rocks has been an exceptional project to be involved in from the start, and working with Rovio has been such an eye-opening and fun experience,” says Shakira. “Not only did I get to see behind the scenes on how games I love to play are built, I actually participated and they were very open to letting me brainstorm with them and help make decisions, so the end product is a true collaboration.
Shakira