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‘Angry Birds’ Fuels Finland Game Boom as More Hits Emerge

The success of “Angry Birds” is helping Finland’s other mobile-game fledglings take wing.

Enticed by the title’s rapid rise to fame, venture-capital investors are flocking to the Nordic country in search of the next hit. The game developers attracting attention include the makers of “Clash of Clans,” “Hay Day” and “Hill Climb Racing.” Each of those has had millions of downloads, joining “Angry Birds” in Apple Inc.’s application store’s top lists.