Entries in 'angry birds' (91)

Rovio reveals new medieval-themed Angry Birds

Rovio reveals new medieval-themed Angry Birds

Rovio has unveiled a new addition to the Angry Birds franchise, releasing a short medieval-themed video teasing the new effort.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 9th 2014 at 11:00PM in News
Rovio denies sharing Angry Birds user data with NSA, GCHQ

Rovio denies sharing Angry Birds user data with NSA, GCHQ

Rovio has denied the report that its popular mobile franchise Angry Birds was utilized as a tool by government spy agencies, including the US National Security Agency and UK's Government ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 29th 2014 at 7:08AM in News
NSA and British government snooping on Angry Birds players

NSA and British government snooping on Angry Birds players

Angry Birds is the latest game to become embroiled in the international government spying scandal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2014 at 10:48AM in News
As many people play Angry Birds every month as are registered on Twitter

As many people play Angry Birds every month as are registered on Twitter

Rovio CMO Peter Vesterbacka has outlined the scale of not only Angry Birds’ achievements, but also its ambitions for the ‘century’ ahead.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2014 at 3:01PM in News

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Angry Birds and Rio partner up again

Angry Birds and Rio partner up again

Rovio's enraged avians are getting a Rio makeover to mark the launch of Rio 2. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 20th 2013 at 3:40PM in News
Directors named for Angry Birds movie

Directors named for Angry Birds movie

Rovio has revealed that the upcoming 3D Angry Birds movie will be directed by animation veterans Fergal Reilly and Clay Kaytis.

Billy Langsworthy
by Billy Langsworthy
on Oct 11th 2013 at 10:55AM in News
Official Angry Birds theme park opens in China

Official Angry Birds theme park opens in China

A theme park based on Rovio’s Angry Birds series has opened in China.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 8th 2013 at 7:10AM in News
Ian 'Emperor Palpatine' McDiarmid lends voice to Angry Birds Star Wars II

Ian 'Emperor Palpatine' McDiarmid lends voice to Angry Birds Star Wars II

Strike me down with all of your hatred and your journey towards the dark side will be complete! Etc.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2013 at 3:37PM in News

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Shelf space concerns as toy games go to war

Shelf space concerns as toy games go to war

Angry Birds and Pokémon are the latest big name franchise to take on Skylanders as the toy war heats up, but is there enough space to stock them all?

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 26th 2013 at 10:33AM in News
Angry Birds Star Wars will hit consoles November 1st

Angry Birds Star Wars will hit consoles November 1st

Rovio has confirmed Angry Birds Star Wars will debut on consoles this November.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jul 18th 2013 at 12:01PM in News
Angry Birds Trilogy catapulting to Wii and Wii U

Angry Birds Trilogy catapulting to Wii and Wii U

Shock news – there are formats on which Angry Birds has not yet been released.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 27th 2013 at 3:42PM in News
Sony acquires Angry Birds film rights, to premiere worldwide in 2016

Sony acquires Angry Birds film rights, to premiere worldwide in 2016

Sony Pictures Entertainment has announced it has won the exclusive international distribution rights to the Angry Birds animated feature film.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 17th 2013 at 8:20AM in News

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Angry Birds' Rovio doubles its revenues

Angry Birds' Rovio doubles its revenues

Business has been good for the Angry Birds developer as the company's revenues doubled year-on-year in 2012.

Jukka Moilanen
by Jukka Moilanen
on Apr 4th 2013 at 9:28AM in News
Rovio doubles revenue in 2012, merch brings in nearly half of total

Rovio doubles revenue in 2012, merch brings in nearly half of total

Angry Birds creator Rovio raked in $195m in revenue last year, thanks in large part to merchandise sales for the popular casual IP.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 4th 2013 at 6:00AM in News
Angry Birds and Draw Something firms remove Paramount horror ads

Angry Birds and Draw Something firms remove Paramount horror ads

The Advertising Standards Agency has issued a warning to Paramount after ads for horror flick Paranormal Activity appeared in family-friendly mobile games.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 6th 2013 at 11:47AM in News
Angry Birds rules PC budget Christmas charts

Angry Birds rules PC budget Christmas charts

Angry Birds Star Wars was the No.1 UK PC budget game over Christmas.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 17th 2013 at 9:50AM in News

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Angry Birds downloaded 30m times over Xmas

Angry Birds downloaded 30m times over Xmas

The global success that is Angry Birds enjoyed a blockbuster Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 3rd 2013 at 2:55PM in News
Despicable Me producer joins Angry Birds film

Despicable Me producer joins Angry Birds film

Rovio has announced that a 3D Angry Birds film will launch itself into cinemas in the summer of 2016.

Billy Langsworthy
by Billy Langsworthy
on Dec 11th 2012 at 4:41PM in News
Angry Birds Star Wars could be Christmas No.1... on PC

Angry Birds Star Wars could be Christmas No.1... on PC

PC publisher Focus Multimedia believes it has one of the year’s biggest PC sellers on its hands in Angry Birds Star Wars.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 16th 2012 at 2:05PM in News
First gameplay footage of Angry Birds Star Wars

First gameplay footage of Angry Birds Star Wars

There’s certainly no accusing Rovio of creating a shameless cash-in.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2012 at 2:41PM in News
And the next Angry Birds commercial partner is... McDonalds

And the next Angry Birds commercial partner is... McDonalds

Angry Birds: Star Wars. Angry Birds: Rio. Angry Birds: Green Day. Angry Birds: Heikki. And Nasa. Now we can add McDonalds to that list.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2012 at 10:18AM in News
Rovio: 'It is going to be an Angry Birds holiday'

Rovio: 'It is going to be an Angry Birds holiday'

This Christmas will be the biggest in Angry Birds’ history, if Rovio gets its own way.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 12th 2012 at 12:30PM in News
The Force is strong with Angry Birds: Star Wars

The Force is strong with Angry Birds: Star Wars

Two massive IPs look set to unite for a brand new Angry Birds outing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2012 at 10:03AM in News
Retail Angry Birds reaches new fans

Retail Angry Birds reaches new fans

The PS3, 360 and 3DS versions of Angry Birds should pull in people who have never played the games before.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 1st 2012 at 12:29PM in News
Angry Birds spin-off Bad Piggies coming to retail

Angry Birds spin-off Bad Piggies coming to retail

Rovio’s new Angry Birds spin-off is coming to retail next month.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 21st 2012 at 11:21AM in News