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Angry Birds downloads reach 350m

The wheels (or wings) show no signs of falling off the Angry Birds juggernaut anytime soon. Developer Rovio Mobile says its franchise has now generated more than 350 million downloads across all platforms. Are people still playing? Just a bit. General manager Andrew Stalbowtold the TechCrunch Disrupt conferenceyesterday that mobile …

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Rovio chases 1bn users

Angry Birds developer Rovio has set itself the goal of attracting 1bn fans as it plans to crack the Chinese market. The Finnish mobile giant said it wants to grow Angry Birds into a long-term brand as big as Mario or Mickey Mouse, rather than try to build a new …

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Angry Birds tops 250m downloads

The phenomenon that is Angry Birds has now been downloaded 250 million times across all mobile platforms. This figure was confirmed to TechCrunch by Rovio founder Peter Vestebacka and product manager Ramine Darabiha, who offered a few teasers about what the mobile developer is working on next. In terms of …

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It’s Angry Birds Rio, not Rio: Angry Birds

Last week saw the release of the third Angry Birds game, Rio. The game is themed around a new Fox family CG film about kidnapped birds made by the Ice Age team. But Rovio has retained creative control. We made it clear from the beginning that we don’t want to …

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