Entries in 'rovio' (32)

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
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

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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
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

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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

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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

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VIDEO: Angry Birds Epic gets gameplay trailer

VIDEO: Angry Birds Epic gets gameplay trailer

Rovio has released the first gameplay footage for recently revealed turn-based RPG Angry Birds Epic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2014 at 11:54AM in News
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: 'We must do free-to-play ethically'

Rovio: 'We must do free-to-play ethically'

Angry Birds creators Rovio says it is crucial that parents are made aware of the costs in free-to-play games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 21st 2014 at 12:32PM in News
Rovio reveals Angry Birds Stella

Rovio reveals Angry Birds Stella

A new instalment in the Angry Birds franchise has been named.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2014 at 12:10PM 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
Crytek's Katharina Hautz joins Rovio

Crytek's Katharina Hautz joins Rovio

Crytek development manager Katharina Hautz has joined Rovio Stockholm as senior producer.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jan 7th 2014 at 3:04PM in News
Angry Birds Go launches in UK, has IAP prices reduced

Angry Birds Go launches in UK, has IAP prices reduced

Rovio’s kart racing iOS title Angry Birds Go is now available in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2013 at 10:40AM in News
And so the inevitable happens - Angry Birds Go is big on IAPs, has energy system

And so the inevitable happens - Angry Birds Go is big on IAPs, has energy system

It all comes down to whether you think Angry Birds was popular because it was good, cheap and offered tonnes of content or because people simply couldn’t resist the little ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2013 at 10:58AM in News
Angry Birds Trilogy hitting Vita today... for £34.99

Angry Birds Trilogy hitting Vita today... for £34.99

Sony has admitted before that software pricing has been an issue for Vita, but today’s release of Angry Birds Trilogy suggests that the problem is far from solved.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2013 at 11:15AM in News