Entries in 'rovio' (41)

Angry Birds 2 available now on iOS and Android

Angry Birds 2 available now on iOS and Android

Six years on from the release of Angry Birds, Angry Birds 2 has at last arrived on smartphones.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2015 at 10:46AM 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
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

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Angry Birds VR unveiled for Samsung's Gear VR

Angry Birds VR unveiled for Samsung's Gear VR

Rovio has bought mobile sensation Angry Birds to virtual reality for the first time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2015 at 1:52PM in News
International Factfile 2015: Finland

International Factfile 2015: Finland

Finland is renowned for its domination of the mobile sector, with giants Rovio and Supercell both hailing from the country.

on May 7th 2015 at 12:55PM in News
Angry Birds Stella hits 30m downloads

Angry Birds Stella hits 30m downloads

Downloads for Rovio’s Angry Birds Stella spin-off series have now hit 30m, the Finnish games giant has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 5:33PM in News
New chief commercial officer for Rovio

New chief commercial officer for Rovio

Rovio has appointed Alex Lambeek as its new chief commercial officer.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Apr 10th 2015 at 12:30PM in News

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Angry Birds Go has shifted more copies than all Mario Kart games combined, Rovio boasts

Angry Birds Go has shifted more copies than all Mario Kart games combined, Rovio boasts

Rovio Stockholm’s general manager has revealed that 2013’s Angry Birds Go has been acquired by more consumers than every Mario kart game combined.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2015 at 4:19PM 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
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

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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
110 jobs lost in Rovio studio closure

110 jobs lost in Rovio studio closure

Rovio has laid off approximately 110 staff and closed its studio in Tampere.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Dec 4th 2014 at 4:03PM in News
Rovio layoffs signify maturing mobile games market, SuperData says

Rovio layoffs signify maturing mobile games market, SuperData says

When a CEO like Rovio’s Mikael Hed announces layoffs of “a maximum of 130 people” you know something’s up. Stating that the company had anticipated faster growth than it was ...

on Nov 20th 2014 at 12:28PM in News

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Rovio's LVL11 publishing arm releases first title

Rovio's LVL11 publishing arm releases first title

The first game from Rovio’s experimental publishing arm LVL11 is now available on iOS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 10:58AM in News
Angry Birds Transformers rolls out onto iOS

Angry Birds Transformers rolls out onto iOS

Rovio’s latest brand extension for its world-conquering Angry Birds franchise has arrived in the form of Angry Birds Transformers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 11:08AM in News
Rovio sacking up to 16% of Finnish workforce

Rovio sacking up to 16% of Finnish workforce

Angry Birds developer Rovio has announced plans to “simplify” its organisation by cutting 130 jobs – around 16 per cent of its workforce.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 9:02AM in News
Rovio teams up with Room to Read to promote global literacy

Rovio teams up with Room to Read to promote global literacy


Players of Angry Birds Epic are now able to donate to literacy charity Room to Read by buying an in-game item.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 1:40PM in News
Angry Birds Stella arrives, isn't 'just for girls' says Rovio

Angry Birds Stella arrives, isn't 'just for girls' says Rovio

The latest entry in the ever-successful Angry Birds series is now available to download on iOS and Android.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2014 at 2:02PM in News
Angry Birds Transformers toys priced and dated

Angry Birds Transformers toys priced and dated

Rovio’s extensive toy line that will accompany the upcoming Angry Birds Transformers has been priced and pictured for the first time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 10:02AM in News
One shall stand, one shall fall as Angry Birds Transformers rolls out

One shall stand, one shall fall as Angry Birds Transformers rolls out

The rapid expansion of the Angry Birds universe is continuing with news of yet another new brand to the IP.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2014 at 1:37PM in News
Rovio launches experimental publishing arm LVL11, first game Retry available now

Rovio launches experimental publishing arm LVL11, first game Retry available now

Angry Birds creator Rovio has launched a new publishing arm designed to bring more experimental titles to the smartphone games market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2014 at 2:16PM in News
Rovio profits cut in half during 2013

Rovio profits cut in half during 2013

Angry Birds studio Rovio saw little growth in revenue and a significant dip in profits last year, the company's annual financial report reveals.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 28th 2014 at 10:52PM in News