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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. Speaking at the Midem conference in Cannes this morning, Mikael Hed said the games industry could learn from the rather terrible ways the music industry has tried …

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Rumour: Rovio shunned $2.25bn Zynga takeover

A new report from The New York Times claims that Angry Birds creators Rovio rebuffed an astonishing $2.25bn takeover offer from Zynga in the summer. The context placed on the revelation is that potentials targets are being scared off by a ruthless corporate culture that, while serving Zynga well on …

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