Entries in 'angry birds' (16)

Interview: Rovio's million dollar Angry Birds comeback

Interview: Rovio's million dollar Angry Birds comeback

In its native Finland, Rovio means pyre. And for many years, thanks to the success of its Angry Birds brand, the company burned bright. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 9th 2016 at 2:20PM in News
Rovio backs augmented reality to boost High Street retail

Rovio backs augmented reality to boost High Street retail

Angry Birds creator Rovio says that High Street stores should use augmented reality (AR) to make shopping more fun. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 9th 2016 at 10:27AM in News
Rovio asks cinemagoers to get out their phone for post-credits to Angry Birds Movie

Rovio asks cinemagoers to get out their phone for post-credits to Angry Birds Movie

Post-credit scenes seem to have become a thing for lots of big-screen outings nowadays, but Rovio has put its own twist on it.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2016 at 2:34PM in News
Rovio: Angry Birds will be bigger than ever before

Rovio: Angry Birds will be bigger than ever before

Finnish games giant Rovio is spending millions to make Angry Birds a smash hit once again. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 28th 2016 at 6:00AM in News

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Rovio spins off book publishing arm

Rovio spins off book publishing arm

Angry Birds owner Rovio has separated its book and comic publishing operations into a new affiliate company called Kaiken Publishing.

Andrew Wooden
by Andrew Wooden
on Feb 9th 2016 at 2:23PM in News
Angry Birds firm Rovio cuts over 200 jobs

Angry Birds firm Rovio cuts over 200 jobs

The Finnish studio behind mobile hit Angry Birds has let 213 staff go in a new round of job losses.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 22nd 2015 at 9:04AM in News
Six years and two billion downloads later, Angry Birds gets a proper sequel

Six years and two billion downloads later, Angry Birds gets a proper sequel

Although it may not feel like it, mobile behemoth Angry Birds has never been granted a full follow-up.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 16th 2015 at 9:29AM in News
Now Angry Birds teams up with Sonic

Now Angry Birds teams up with Sonic

Rovio’s Angry Birds is embarking on another brand crossover, this time with Sega’s Sonic the Hedgehog.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 11th 2015 at 1:28PM in News

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LEGO Angry Birds toys slingshotting to retail

LEGO Angry Birds toys slingshotting to retail

An Angry Birds line of LEGO toys will be released next year, Rovio has announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 8th 2015 at 2:10PM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to Kids merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Kids merchandise

From the toys-to-life fun of Skylanders and Disney Infinity to the imaginative gameplay of Minecraft, LEGO and LittleBigPlanet, there’s plenty on offer for young gamers.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 27th 2015 at 1:15PM in News
Angry Birds Stella Pop shoots onto smartphone

Angry Birds Stella Pop shoots onto smartphone

Yes, there’s another Angry Birds game – Angry Birds Stella Pop has been released on iOS and Android.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2015 at 1:43PM in News
China exclusive Angry Birds game in the works

China exclusive Angry Birds game in the works

Finnish powerhouse Rovio has teamed up with Beijing Kunlun Tech to bring its popular Angry Birds franchise to China.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 20th 2015 at 10:57AM in News

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Video game toy sales slump as Moshi Monsters falters

Video game toy sales slump as Moshi Monsters falters

Sales of toys based on video games fell 14 per cent in 2014, NPD has told MCV.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 13th 2015 at 12:47PM in News
Rovio's games head Laes leaves company - report

Rovio's games head Laes leaves company - report

Angry Birds studio Rovio has reportedly parted ways with its chief of games, Jami Laes.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 29th 2015 at 2:33AM in News
Rovio ventures into book publishing

Rovio ventures into book publishing

Angry Birds creator Rovio is to publish a range of books aimed at young adults.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2015 at 1:46PM in News
Angry Birds Burger King promotion kicks off next week

Angry Birds Burger King promotion kicks off next week

The UK arm of Burger King will from next week start offering Angry Birds themed kids meals.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2015 at 12:19PM in News