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War Child charity games bundle arrives next month on Steam

A collection of new games from some of Europe’s biggest studios will launch next month, with all profits going to War Child. Published by Sega, Help: The Game will launch on Steam from July 26th for 9.99. The title features new games from Team17, Rovio, Spilt Milk Studios, Sports Interactive, …

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Peter Vesterbacka leaves Rovio

Angry Birds developer Rovio has taken another big hit, as long-time ‘brand ambassador’ and executive Peter Vesterbackahas announced his departure from the company. Vesterbackajoined the company in 2010 and served as the frontman for the Angry Birds brand, as well as having stints as CEO and, most recently, chief marketing …

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Interview: Rovio’s million dollar Angry Birds comeback

In its native Finland, Rovio means pyre. And for many years, thanks to the success of its Angry Birds brand, the company burned bright. Following the smash hit success of the original game, the firm has launched another 14 Angry Birds titles, spin-offs and tie-in releases, resulting in three billion …

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Rovio backs augmented reality to boost High Street retail

Angry Birds creator Rovio says that High Street stores should use augmented reality (AR) to make shopping more fun. The firm believes tech such as smartphones can make going to the shops more enjoyable, and encourage more customers to visit. The Finnish company recently released Angry Birds Action, a mobile …

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