Tag Archives: rovio

Rovio: Angry Birds will be bigger than ever before

Finnish games giant Rovio is spending millions to make Angry Birds a smash hit once again. Today (Thursday April 28th), the firm is launching Angry Birds Action, a new free-to-play pinball arcade title for smartphones that ties in with the upcoming Angry Birds animated movie, which arrives in the UK …

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Fixing Rovio’s broken wings

James Batchelor asks Rovio's EVP of games Wilhelm Taht how the Angry Birds firm is recovering from multiple layoffs, returning to its entrepreneurial roots and adapting to the free-to-play world

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Rovio Stockholm GM Oskar Burman quits

Oskar Burman has stepped down from his position as GM of Rovio Stockholm. Burman joined the newly-founded team in 2012, having previously served as GM and head of Easy Studios for publisher EA. I’ve resigned from Rovio – but can’t speak yet of the next step in my journey,” Burman …

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Rovio spins off book publishing arm

Angry Birds owner Rovio has separated its book and comic publishing operations into a new affiliate company called Kaiken Publishing. Kaiken will focus on both children’s and teen content. Angry Birds will of course be the focus, although it will also try to develop the likes of Storm Sisters and …

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