A game from the popular Angry Birds franchise, along with many board game titles from Hasbro, can now be played on the big screen with Google's Chromecast HDMI dongle.

Google says:

Now casting is Rovio's Angry Birds Friends, featuring everyone's favorite red bird, where you can compete in weekly tournaments. Also available is Ubisoft's Driver Speedboat Paradise, where you race your boat through beautiful canals and waterways around the globe.We're also introducing several new family-friendly Hasbro games which have been remastered for the big screen experience, including Monopoly Here & Now, Yahtzee Blitz, The Game of Life, and Scrabble Blitz 2.0. These are perfect companions for the downtime before that ball drops this New Year's Eve. And lastly, we're excited to introduce a new way to play Risk -- on Chromecast. Now you can compete for world domination with friends and family anywhere.


Google adds that some Chromecast-supported games include some new features. For example, friends who play Monopoly Here & Now can see their individual cards on their smartphones, and see their tokens move on the board on the big screen.

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