Entries in 'rovio' (67)

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

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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

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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
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
Rovio announces kart-racer Angry Birds Go

Rovio announces kart-racer Angry Birds Go

The next entry in the epic Angry Birds franchise will be a kart racing game called Angry Birds Go.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 28th 2013 at 11:24AM 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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Rovio promises 'best in class' toys and game for Angry Birds: Star Wars II

Rovio promises 'best in class' toys and game for Angry Birds: Star Wars II

The physical toys that tie-in with Angry Birds: Star Wars II will be ‘best in class,’ says Rovio.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 26th 2013 at 11:13AM in News
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
Skylanders-inspired Angry Birds Star Wars II due out in September

Skylanders-inspired Angry Birds Star Wars II due out in September

Retail rejoice, the next game in the Angry Birds series features physical goods.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 15th 2013 at 2:59PM 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 cartoon series premieres next month

Angry Birds cartoon series premieres next month

Rovio has announced the debut of its new Angry Birds animated series will land in March.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 27th 2013 at 7:58AM 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 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
Former Rovio trio go it alone, get funding

Former Rovio trio go it alone, get funding

Finnish startup Boomlagoon has secured financial backing and will soon launch its first game.

by Seth Tipps
on Nov 29th 2012 at 9:34AM 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