Rovio has been one of Europe's great technology start-up success stories. But the question has always been what would the company, based in Nokia's home town of Espoo, do to follow up the phenomenal success of the mobile game "Angry Birds"?

The news seems to have been revealed first on Finnish TV station Yle:

Company CEO Mikael Hed told Yle's breakfast television on Friday that the new game will be called Amazing Alex and will be released in two months' time.

The game is based on intellectual property Rovio purchased from the Casey's Contraptions game.

Hed says Rovio's latest game has an educational element and centres on main character Alex, a curious young boy who loves to build things.

Tech Radar describes the new game, although little is known in detail.

Casey's Contraption... is another physics-based game for iOS. Think Cut the Rope, but designed by Kevin McCallister from the Home Alone movies.

The challenge for Rovio is how to follow-up "Angry Birds" and avoid appearing to be a one-trick pony. There are only so many versions of the slingshot game that can be released.

Yle: New Amazing Alex game chases Angry Birds

Tech Radar: Rovio announces Amazing Alex as Angry Birds follow-up

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