Entries in 'angry birds' (91)

Angry Birds gets a sequel - Bad Piggies, out September 27th

Angry Birds gets a sequel - Bad Piggies, out September 27th

The biggest hit in modern gaming is to receive a sequel.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2012 at 3:28PM in News
Angry Birds Trilogy finally coming to consoles

Angry Birds Trilogy finally coming to consoles

Rovio's mobile phenomenon will swoop into living rooms this Christmas as Angry Birds Trilogy arrives on Xbox 360, PS3 and 3DS.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 10th 2012 at 5:15PM in News
Pigs to take starring role in next Angry Birds?

Pigs to take starring role in next Angry Birds?

The next version of Angry Birds may well be from the pigs' point of view, as they try to protect the eggs they have liberated from the fascist feathered attackers.

Tim Green
by Tim Green
on Jul 9th 2012 at 12:25PM in News
Rovio: Casual gamers use word of mouth, don't read reviews

Rovio: Casual gamers use word of mouth, don't read reviews

In the casual games market word of mouth trumps reviews, so says Rovio.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 28th 2012 at 1:20AM in News

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HOT TOPICS: Is the threat of mobile over-hyped?

HOT TOPICS: Is the threat of mobile over-hyped?

In the eighth of a series of features answering the biggest questions about the industry's future, Dominic Sacco investigates the dangers smartphones and tablets pose to the console market

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 6th 2012 at 3:30PM in News
Angry Birds launching Kovalainen F1 tie-in

Angry Birds launching Kovalainen F1 tie-in

Having already feasted on the joys of cross-promotion with film tie-in Angry Birds Rio, Finnish studio Rovio is to embark on a second licensed venture.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 21st 2012 at 2:31PM in News
Angry Birds flies past 1bn downloads

Angry Birds flies past 1bn downloads

The Angry Birds franchise has reached 1bn downloads, Rovio has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 10th 2012 at 6:42AM in News
Miyamoto: I wish I'd designed Angry Birds

Miyamoto: I wish I'd designed Angry Birds

Rovio’s smash hit Angry Birds series has received perhaps the very highest praise available in the world of games development.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2012 at 2:26PM in News

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Users spend £7m on Angry Birds Space

Users spend £7m on Angry Birds Space

Consumers have spent more than £7m on Rovio’s new iOS release Angry Birds Space in just five days.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 27th 2012 at 9:43AM in News
Angry Birds Space film gets Nickelodeon airing

Angry Birds Space film gets Nickelodeon airing

An exclusive short film based on new iOS release Angry Birds Space will get its first airing on the UK this Friday (March 23rd) at 6pm.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2012 at 12:02PM in News
Rovio: We want to be "much bigger than Disney"

Rovio: We want to be "much bigger than Disney"

Move over, Mickey - the Angry Birds will be far bigger than anything Walt ever created.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 22nd 2012 at 10:44AM in News

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Angry Birds theme parks heading to the UK

Angry Birds theme parks heading to the UK

Tomorrow, the Angry Birds invade space – but they also have Great Britain in their sights.

Zen Terrelonge
by Zen Terrelonge
on Mar 21st 2012 at 2:51PM in News
Angry Birds Land

Angry Birds Land to open in Finland

Finland is not just the home of Angry Birds developers Rovio; soon it will also have its very own Angry Birds amusement park.

Mats Nylund
by Mats Nylund
on Mar 5th 2012 at 4:10PM in News
Rovio: Piracy has its benefits

Rovio: Piracy has its benefits

The CEO of Rovio Mobile, the Finnish studio that built the trailblazing Angry Birds franchise, believes there is some value in games piracy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2012 at 3:18PM in News

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Adele demolishes Call of Duty as 2011's biggest entertainment property

Adele demolishes Call of Duty as 2011's biggest entertainment property

Singing sensation Adele sold over 1m more copies of her latest album than Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 12th 2012 at 10:21AM in News
Angry Birds scores 6.5m Xmas downloads

Angry Birds scores 6.5m Xmas downloads

Rovio’s world-conquering casual games phenomenon Angry Birds was downloaded an amazing 6.5m times on Christmas day alone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2012 at 11:46AM in News
Boxed Angry Birds smashes onto consoles

Boxed Angry Birds smashes onto consoles

Boxed Angry Birds console games are landing at retail next year accompanied by a line of official accessories.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 15th 2011 at 9:26AM in News
Angry Birds rules the roost on the Apple App Store

Angry Birds rules the roost on the Apple App Store

At this time every year, Apple releases 'Rewind', its annual year-end lists for music, movies, TV shows, podcasts and apps.

Tim Green
by Tim Green
on Dec 9th 2011 at 11:38AM in News
APPLE APP CHARTS: Angry Chickens beats Angry Birds

APPLE APP CHARTS: Angry Chickens beats Angry Birds

Digital Minds’ Angry Chickens has become the best-selling iPhone game this week, according to the latest charts from Apple. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 6th 2011 at 12:59PM in News
What's Out Today? w/e November 25th, 2011

What's Out Today? w/e November 25th, 2011

Over 30 new titles hit shelves today to mark the last big week of the year in terms of new releases, including Zumba Fitness 2, WWE '12, Angry Birds on ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 25th 2011 at 9:37AM in News
Scribblenauts Remix topples Angry Birds

Scribblenauts Remix topples Angry Birds

It probably won’t last long, but hats off to Warner this morning for toppling Rovio’s Angry Birds from atop of the Apple App Store listings.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2011 at 9:39AM in News
OPINION: A United Kingdom

OPINION: A United Kingdom

An 'Annual General Meeting’ doesn’t sound like the most exciting event on the industry calendar. But I tell you, as a fly on the wall observer, UKIE’s AGM last week ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Nov 10th 2011 at 9:14AM in News