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Angry Birds

Angry Birds developer lays off some staff, but less than anticipated


The birds need to be angrier
Dec 05
Rovio has announced it is cutting some of its workforce. While the number was said to be 130 jobs, as of this week that number is now 110, with some employees going through renegotiations. The publisher is cutting down a bran... read
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Angry Birds

The Angry Birds movie now has a star-studded celebrity voice cast


But is it actually going to be any good?
Oct 01
The Angry Birds movie is not only a real thing, but it seems as though production is well underway, with a cavalcade of celebrity voice talent just announced today. The Columbia Pictures film will be directed by Clay Katis of... read
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Angry Birds

This classic 80s Angry Birds Transformers trailer isn't bad


Angry G1
Sep 05
With the complete global saturation of the Michael Bay era Transformers, you rarely see the classic series get any love these days. Say what you will about the franchise, but this Angry Birds Transformers trailer is ado... read
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'Like preaching to one choir while throwing bees on another'
The world can be a difficult place. Even if it looks like you have everything going for you on paper, it can feel like everyone is against you in practice. As a young, attractive, Caucasian millionaire once said, "Have you ev... read feature

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Angry Birds

Artist files suit against pet toy company over Angry Birds trademark


Welcome to the confusing world of copyrights and trademarks
Aug 06
Years before the Angry Birds videogame franchise took the world by storm, pet accessory maker Hartz partnered with Seattle artist Juli Adams to release a line of cat toys going by the name of Angry Birds. A lawsuit filed by A... read
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Angry Birds

Angry Birds Transformers rolling out soon, everyone rolls eyes


What won't Rovio do?
Jun 16
Rovio's temporarily trading warfare of the avian type for a more mechanized approach. Angry Birds Transformers was revealed today, much to the delight of eight-year olds that love wearing all of their favorite things on ... read
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Angry Birds Star Wars

Rovio announces Angry Birds Star Wars 2: Rise of the Clones


Extra levels in Stars Wars 2
Jun 02
I've always maintained that the Angry Birds series isn't bad from a gameplay perspective, but hot damn there are a lot of iterations of them at this point. The latest announcement is Angry Birds Star Wars 2: Rise of the... read
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Retro covers

What if Flappy Bird and Candy Crush rocked vintage covers?


They might look a little something like this
May 28
Ever wonder what Flappy Bird or Angry Birds would have looked like in a different, much simpler time? A time like the early '80s and '90s? Dorkly has made it possible with these absolutely ridiculous vintage covers. You've go... read
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Ex-Rovio members form Boomlagoon, land $3.6 million in funding


BRB, launching a mobile studio
May 06
Helsinki-based studio Boomlagoon was founded a couple of years ago by ex-Rovio team members, coming off of their work on a little game called Angry Birds. They released a game called Noble Nutlings (great name!) last year. No... read
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Honk if you hate geese
Here's this week's Farts 'N' Crafts! I'm a little burnt-out following GDC, so today's topic involves children attacking a goose with a broom. If you'd like to hang this on your wall, you can buy a print here. If you'd like to make your own picture of kids fighting a geese, go right ahead and drop it in the comments here, or shoot me an email. read feature

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Princess Punt

Princess Punt gets guest enemies from Attack on Titan


Haha, what?
Mar 17
In case you haven't heard, the developer behind Puzzle & Dragons has crafted an Angry Birds-like game with RPG elements called Princess Punt. You'll control the titular hero as she attempts to slide into enemies and push... read
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Angry Birds Epic

See Angry Birds get their Final Fantasy on in this new trailer


Angry Birds Epic
Mar 17
Angry Birds Epic is coming, and it's going to be a turn-based RPG. Wait what? It has crafting, turn-based battles, magic, and of course, microtransactions. It also stands to reason that given the mass appeal of Angry Birds, ... read
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DTOID News salutes ursine iconoclasm
Everyone’s off playing Titan Souls or Darkfall or whathaveyou, so news this week is a lot of non-news. The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt has been delayed, which sucks, but apparently won’t derail Cyberpunk 2077. Sony ... read feature

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Angry Birds Epic

Angry Bards: The next Angry Birds is a turn-based RPG


Angry Birds Epic
Mar 12
If Angry Birds Stella was Rovio playing it safe (make the same game but the bird is pink, that way girls will know it's for them even though girls and everyone else already play Angry Birds), the newly announced Angry Birds E... read
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It's like stand up tragedy
Rumor has it that people are sick of Flappy Bert. Like your Kardash-a-Hilton, the game has become famous for being famous, and as such, has started to get on people's nerves. To many it entered the public eye as a pariah, bu... read feature

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More Angry Birds

Rovio announces Angry Birds Stella


A new chapter in the Angry Birds franchise
Feb 13
You didn't think Rovio was going to stop putting out Angry Birds games anytime soon, did you? Because the studio has just announced "a never before seen part of the Angry Birds Universe," titled Angry Birds Ste... read
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Great, now the NSA is using Angry Birds to spy on you


I'm serious, this isn't like a joke headline
Jan 28
Both the National Security Agency and the British Government Communications Headquarters has been spying on us through Angry Birds. They're able to get personal data from phone apps, and Angry Birds is one app that's bee... read
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Angry Birds

Angry Birds has been downloaded two billion times


Rovio's ambitious plans sound increasingly plausible
Jan 22
Speaking at the Pocket Gamer Connects conference in London, Rovio chief marketing officer Peter Vesterbacka announced Angry Birds has achieved two billion downloads, reports Mobile Entertainment. "We started as a mobile games... read
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Angry Birds

Angry Birds with men instead of birds and pigs


Also guns and swords and silliness
Jan 10
As the guy who does the editing for our Huge News of the Week program, I'm not really in the best position to be making comments about how stupid gaming-related video content can be. Anybody who has seen my work th... read
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Angry Birds Go! has a $125 car because of course it does


Microtransactions gone absurd
Nov 27
Angry Birds Go! has soft launched over in New Zealand, and Pocket Gamer is giving a nice little break down of how the game plays. Their hands-on has discovered that the game is heavy on microtransactions, one of which include... read
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Puzzle & Dragons

Sigh, Puzzle & Dragons now has Angry Birds dungeons


And I hate everything
Nov 18
The plague that is Angry Birds is infecting everything. Even the cocaine-coated fusion of Pokemon and Bejeweled that is Puzzle & Dragons cannot resist the avian epidemic. The feverishly popular role-playing... read
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Puzzles & Dragons

Angry Birds heads south to Puzzles & Dragons this month


This collaboration makes a little more sense
Nov 10
Hot off their Batman: Arkham Origins crossover, GungHo Online Entertainment has landed another collaboration that makes a little more sense for their addictive dungeon-crawling puzzler. Beginning November 18, till December 1,... read
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Angry Birds

Angry Birds Go! is a kart racer coming this December


And yeah, it's free to play
Oct 15
If M&Ms are allowed to have a kart racer, surely Rovio can try its hand at the genre free of guilt. Those angry birds are certainly iconic, and I suppose that's what matters most here. Angry Birds Go! is exactly what you... read
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Join the Pork Side, Anakin
I don't get the widespread outrage over so called "casual," simple-minded games. I can spend an afternoon plugging away at the most time-consuming and complex RPG imaginable, and if Angry Birds is thrown in every now and then, so be it. Yes, I'm reviewing an Angry Birds game. Deal with it. read feature

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Angry Birds Star Wars 2

Emperor Palpatine wants you to play Angry Birds Star Wars


Those angry birds won't quit
Aug 23
Ian McDiarmid (Emperor Palpatine in the Star Wars films), wants you to "Join the Pork Side" in Angry Birds Star Wars 2. Set to drop on September 19 for iOS, Android, and Windows Phones, it'll be a $0.99 app -- on Android, th... read
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Activision bringing Destiny, Ghosts, more to gamescom


Plus Skylanders SWAP Force and Angry Birds
Aug 17
Activision will be at gamescom and are planning to wave their giant wads of money around as they will have the biggest ever demo-theater ever built in gamescom history for Destiny. It comes in at 72ft in length, 43ft wide, a... read
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Angry Birds Star Wars

Angry Birds Star Wars is coming to consoles


360, PS3, Vita, Wii U, Wii and 3DS
Jul 18
Since I know everyone here asked for it, Angry Birds Star Wars is heading to pretty much every system under the sun on October 29, 2013. Specifically, it'll hit the Xbox 360, PS3, PS Vita, Wii U, Wii and 3DS. It'll come with... read
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Angry Birds

Angry Birds Star Wars II will use real-world toys


You can play as the pigs!
Jul 15
Rovio's tease from last week has been unveiled and it's pretty much what we expected: Angry Birds Star Wars II. Releasing September 19 for mobile devices, this sequel will span the three prequel movies and even incorporate p... read
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Angry Birds Star Wars

Rovio teases a possible Angry Birds Star Wars prequel


Anakin Birdwalker
Jul 12
Rovio has just teased a new picture today that hints at what's coming next for the Angry Birds franchise -- specifically, Angry Birds Star Wars. Pretty much everyone will recognize this as the iconic poster for Star Wars: A P... read
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Angry Birds Trilogy

Angry Birds Trilogy is still a thing for Wii and Wii U


As Marge Simpson would say, like it or lump it
Jun 27
I'm pretty sure you've heard of Angry Birds by now. It's a game where you fling vengeful birds across a screen so you can murder other animals, who cooked up and ate the birds' young. It's a pretty sick game but people seem ... read
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Angry Birds

Apple counts down to 50 billion downloads, lists top apps


Them birds are still so darn angry
May 03
It's a monumental weekend for Apple, which is days (hours? minutes?) away from 50 billion downloads. It's not hard to think back to a time when the App store seemed insignificant, but looking at Apple's published lists of the... read
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Rovio ain't angry: $194m in revenue, 45 percent from toys


A record year for the casual games company
Apr 04
Who says you have to make AAA console games to make money? While the big guys are shutting down left and right, Rovio flings off their financial results for 2012 showing that they're growing at an amazing rate. The Espoo, Fin... read






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