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The first Angry Birds theatrical trailer is here
The first Angry Birds theatrical trailer is here
Rovio has released the first theatrical trailer for the upcoming Angry Birds Movie, set for release in May. Reads the statement: "The movie ...... 28 Jan 2016 - 4 comments
'Angry Birds' movie is an origin story about why they are so angry
'Angry Birds' movie is an origin story about why they are so angry
Rovio has released the first trailer for their upcoming 'Angry Birds' movie, one that should answer the question about why birds and pigs hate each other. ...... 25 Sep 2015 - 3 comments
Rovio to cut 37 percent of workforce
Rovio to cut 37 percent of workforce
Finland's casual mobile game hitmaker Rovio has forecasted yet another large drop in earnings this year, and will cut 37 percent of its workforce. ...... 26 Aug 2015
Rovio announces Angry Birds 2, six years after the original
Rovio announces Angry Birds 2, six years after the original
Six years after the original launched for mobile in 2009, Finnish games developer Rovio has announced 'Angry Birds 2' - the long-awaited sequel. ...... 18 Jul 2015
The Angry Bird and Sonic mashup is really happening
The Angry Bird and Sonic mashup is really happening
Rovio has teamed up with Sega to try to revive two series, mashing up Angry Birds and Sonic for 'Angry Birds Sonic Dash Epic.' Characters ...... 12 Jun 2015
'Angry Birds' parent Rovio inks toy deal with Lego
'Angry Birds' parent Rovio inks toy deal with Lego
Casual gaming company Rovio has signed a deal with giant toymaker Lego to launch a line of 'Angry Birds' blocks. The company, which was once ...... 09 Jun 2015
Angry Birds Stella gets a puzzler sequel called POP!
Angry Birds Stella gets a puzzler sequel called POP!
Rovio, who for years was the golden standard of casual mobile gaming, has a new game today as it looks to get back to the top of the iOS and ...... 12 Mar 2015
Angry Birds maker Rovio sees profits fall by 50 percent
Angry Birds maker Rovio sees profits fall by 50 percent
Rovio, the gaming company behind the blockbuster Angry Birds series, saw its profits fall almost 50 percent in 2013, on Rovio that barely grew. ...... 29 Apr 2014 - 2 comments
Rovio teases upcoming medieval-themed 'Angry Birds'
Rovio teases upcoming medieval-themed 'Angry Birds'
Rovio has teased another upcoming 'Angry Birds' game this week, following last month's reveal of Angry Birds Stella. Without revealing a ...... 10 Mar 2014 - 3 comments
Rovio updates original Angry Birds with new levels, new gameplay mode, more
Rovio updates original Angry Birds with new levels, new gameplay mode, more
Rovio has just released a major update for its original 'Angry Birds' title on Android and iOS. The game now has a new gameplay mode called ...... 04 Jul 2013
Rovio reports $71 million profit on just $200 million revenue
Rovio reports $71 million profit on just $200 million revenue
Rovio, the Finnish gaming company behind the 'Angry Birds' franchise, has reported a very profitable 2012. The company reported revenue of ...... 03 Apr 2013 - 1 comment
Original 'Angry Birds' now free for iOS
Original 'Angry Birds' now free for iOS
Rovio, in an effort to boost sales of the aging game, has made the original Angry Birds free for iOS users, including iPad owners. Additionally, ...... 09 Mar 2013
'Angry Birds' soda has now expanded to Russia, Australia, New Zealand, Spain
'Angry Birds' soda has now expanded to Russia, Australia, New Zealand, Spain
In November, we reported that Finnish company Rovio, the makers of the Angry Birds franchise, released their own soda in the nation. The ...... 03 Feb 2013 - 4 comments
Rovio celebrates Angry Birds anniversary with 30 new levels
Rovio celebrates Angry Birds anniversary with 30 new levels
Upon celebrating the franchise's third birthday, Rovio has updated Angry Birds to version 3.0, adding 30 new levels. Besides the levels, ...... 12 Dec 2012 - 2 comments
'Angry Birds' soda beats out Coke and Pepsi in Finland
'Angry Birds' soda beats out Coke and Pepsi in Finland
Finnish company Rovio, the makers of the Angry Birds franchise, recently released their own soda in the nation. According to new reports, ...... 25 Nov 2012 - 4 comments
'Angry Birds Star Wars' breaks record for downloads
'Angry Birds Star Wars' breaks record for downloads
Rovio has announced this week that the new 'Angry Birds Star Wars' soared to the top of the iOS App Store in just 2.5 hours, breaking Rovio's ...... 11 Nov 2012 - 2 comments
Rovio and Lucasfilm team up for 'Angry Birds Star Wars'
Rovio and Lucasfilm team up for 'Angry Birds Star Wars'
Rovio and Lucasfilm have announced the next stage of the blockbuster Angry Birds franchise; "Angry Birds Star Wars." The new game will hit ...... 09 Oct 2012
Rovio launches new 'Bad Piggies' game
Rovio launches new 'Bad Piggies' game
The developers behind the blockbuster franchise Angry Birds have come out with a new game that will give the pigs some revenge on those damn birds. ...... 28 Sep 2012 - 7 comments
Angry Birds hits 1 billion downloads
Angry Birds hits 1 billion downloads
Countless billions of green pigs slaughtered. Rovio is celebrating a huge milestone for its baby, Angry Birds. Combining all versions of ...... 09 May 2012 - 2 comments
Angry Birds gets an animated series
Angry Birds gets an animated series
Rovio has announced today that it will be creating an animated series based on its popular Angry Birds game. The series will be weekly starting ...... 01 Apr 2012 - 3 comments
Rovio says 'Angry Birds Space' not headed to Windows Phone for now
Rovio says 'Angry Birds Space' not headed to Windows Phone for now
Rovio has said today that "Angry Birds Space" will not be headed to Windows Phone devices, which should hurt the fledgling operating system. ...... 24 Mar 2012 - 7 comments
'Angry Birds' partners up with 'major U.S. retail chain'
'Angry Birds' partners up with 'major U.S. retail chain'
Angry Birds maker Rovio has announced today it is teaming up with a "major U.S. retail chain" to have its branded toys, books and T-shirts available ...... 20 Mar 2012 - 2 comments
Rovio: Five 'Angry Birds' games this year
Rovio: Five 'Angry Birds' games this year
During an interview with BI, Rovio CMO Peter Vesterbacka has noted that the company will launch five new Angry Birds titles in 2012. The ...... 13 Mar 2012 - 3 comments
Rovio gives a bit more details about 'Angry Birds Space'
Rovio gives a bit more details about 'Angry Birds Space'
Last week, Rovio announced via a "teaser" trailer that the next version of the blockbuster mobile game 'Angry Birds' will be based on space. ...... 20 Feb 2012
Angry Birds are headed to the final frontier
Angry Birds are headed to the final frontier
The blockbuster game Angry Birds is making its way to the final frontier, space. Rovio has announced via a "teaser" trailer that the next ...... 17 Feb 2012 - 1 comment
Angry Brids now available on Facebook
Angry Brids now available on Facebook
Although it is set for official release tomorrow, fans of the game can now play via Facebook. Rovio announced last month that Valentine's ...... 13 Feb 2012 - 3 comments
Sources: Angry Birds, Wordament among Windows Store launch games
Sources: Angry Birds, Wordament among Windows Store launch games
Microsoft is preparing to show off the Windows 8 Consumer Preview later this month, and with it launch the Windows Store. There will be a ...... 09 Feb 2012 - 1 comment
Rovio celebrates Angry Birds' birthday with new levels
Rovio celebrates Angry Birds' birthday with new levels
Rovio is in a giving mood today, celebrating the birthday of Angry Birds. The updated app, available in the iOS App Store and Android Market, ...... 09 Feb 2012 - 2 comments
Angry Birds hits 500 million downloads
Angry Birds hits 500 million downloads
Rovio says gamers play 300 million minutes per day. Angry Birds, the runaway success mobile game, has hit 500 million total global downloads ...... 02 Nov 2011
'Angry Birds' headed to Starbucks, B&N?
'Angry Birds' headed to Starbucks, B&N?
Rovio Entertainment, the company behind the blockbuster franchise 'Angry Birds' has confirmed today that they are working on partnerships with ...... 20 Sep 2011 - 2 comments
Angry Birds hits 350 million downloads
Angry Birds hits 350 million downloads
Rovio general manager Andrew Stalbow announced the number this weekend. Additionally, mobile gamers now play 300 million minutes of Angry ...... 18 Sep 2011 - 2 comments
China opens 'Angry Birds' based theme park
China opens 'Angry Birds' based theme park
Changsha, a city in China's Hunan province, has opened up an Angry Birds-based theme park, but it appears they did so without proper licenses. ...... 16 Sep 2011 - 7 comments
Is Rovio worth $1.2 billion?
Is Rovio worth $1.2 billion?
Rovio, the Finnish company behind the blockbuster hit 'Angry Birds' series, could be worth $1.2 billion, if reports are accurate. The developer ...... 12 Aug 2011 - 9 comments
'Angry Birds' downloads hit 1 million per day
'Angry Birds' downloads hit 1 million per day
Rovio's Peter Vesterbacka has said today that the developer's blockbuster smash hit franchise "Angry Birds" now sees 1 million downloads per day. ...... 16 Jun 2011 - 1 comment
Angry Birds headed to your TV via Roku
Angry Birds headed to your TV via Roku
The massive blockbuster that is Rovio's Angry Birds franchise is now headed to your TV. Roku, the company behind many popular streaming set-top ...... 01 Jun 2011
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