Roku to sell 'Angry Birds' streaming box for $100

Jul 20, 2011

(AP) -- Roku is ready to hatch the popular "Angry Birds" video game on a new version of its set-top box for streaming online entertainment to TVs.

The addictive game and a controller will be included on a Roku box that will sell for $100. Prices for boxes that don't include "Angry Birds" and the will range from $60 to $80.

Roku Inc. announced the prices for its next generation of players Wednesday. The devices will go on sale this month. Roku's disclosed its plans to add "Angry Birds" last month.

The new box represents the first time that "Angry Birds" can be easily played on a high-definition . The game has been downloaded on more than 200 million devices since its 2009 debut.

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