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ValuSoft Cosmi and Rovio Ship ‘Bad Piggies’ to Major Retailers Nationwide

Those Bad Piggies are at it again as ValuSoft Cosmi, the 30-year value-priced consumer software pioneer and Rovio, an entertainment media company, and the creator of the globally successful Angry Birds franchise, today announced that Bad Piggies has shipped for PC and is now available at major retailers nationwide. Winner of IGN’s “Best Mobile Game of 2012,” Bad Piggies is a puzzle game that challenges players to create the ultimate flying, driving and crawling machine that will steer them safely to their destination.

Bad Piggies marks our fifth collaboration with Rovio,” said Steve Graham, COO of ValuSoft Cosmi. “The formula is pretty simple. We target a wildly popular mobile franchise, transform it into a fantastic PC gaming experience, and then leverage our retailer relationships to offer the games to PC gamers at a reasonable price.”

“The Bad Piggies are on the move,” said Petri Järvilehto, EVP of Games at Rovio. “They’ve taken over mobile, and now they’re coming to your PC! We’re excited to bring these mischievous pigs to even more fans around the world.”

Featuring more than 75 levels, free updates as well as a variety of different objects to use to explore the world, Bad Piggies offers endless opportunities of creativity and fun - all from the pigs point of view!

Rated ‘E’ for Everyone by the ESRB, Bad Piggies is now available for PC at major retailers nationwide for a suggested retail price of $9.99. For more information on this game, as well as additional ValuSoft Cosmi titles, please visit www.valusoft.com.

About ValuSoft Cosmi

For 30 years, ValuSoft Cosmi has been committed to delivering quality software for the home and office at a value price. Its extensive portfolio includes titles that span office, graphics, productivity, education, games, languages and utilities categories. The number one publisher in Productivity Software as tracked by NPD Techworld, Cosmi has grown its operations to provide superb products to more than 25,000 storefronts, including OfficeMax, Office Depot, Staples, Walmart, Best Buy, J&R and others, and expanded its reach to distribution centers throughout the United States, Canada, Great Britain, South America and Australia. For more information please visit www.valusoft.com.

About Rovio Entertainment Ltd.

Rovio Entertainment Ltd is an industry-changing entertainment media company headquartered in Finland, and the creator of the globally successful Angry Birds franchise. Angry Birds, a casual puzzle game, became an international phenomenon within a few months of its release, and is now the number one paid app of all time. Angry Birds have expanded rapidly in entertainment, publishing, and licensing to become a beloved international brand. www.rovio.com

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