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Meet Rovio’s Peter Vesterbecka

There have been few transformations as dramatic as that experienced by Angry Birds. But how did Rovio do it? The person to ask is Rovio’s Peter Vesterbacka, the man who has pushed the franchise forward over the last year. His job title is ‘Mighty Eagle’. That humoured name actually means …

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GDC11: Rovio counters Nintendo’s app warning

Speaking at a lively session at the Game Developers Conference today, Rovio exec Peter Vesterbacka has argued that 59p title Angry Birds is in no way disposable. In February, Nintendo’s US boss Reggie Fils-Aime said one of the biggest risks today in our gaming industry are these inexpensive games that …

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