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11:00 PM on 08.23.2013

Emperor Palpatine wants you to play Angry Birds Star Wars

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...

Chris Carter

8:00 AM on 08.17.2013

Activision bringing Destiny, Ghosts, more to gamescom

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...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

8:30 AM on 07.18.2013

Angry Birds Star Wars is coming to consoles

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...

Chris Carter

11:45 AM on 07.15.2013

Angry Birds Star Wars II will use real-world toys

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...

Jordan Devore

8:00 PM on 07.12.2013

Rovio teases a possible Angry Birds Star Wars prequel

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...

Chris Carter

11:00 AM on 06.27.2013

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

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 ...

Chris Carter

11:30 PM on 05.03.2013

Apple counts down to 50 billion downloads, lists top apps

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...

Allistair Pinsof

11:15 AM on 04.04.2013

Rovio ain't angry: $194m in revenue, 45 percent from toys

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...

Dale North

11:00 PM on 03.07.2013

Angry Birds Space finally makes its way onto Steam

Rovio has expanded their Angry Birds empire today, conquering the last foreseeable platform left with Angry Birds Space: Steam. It's weird to think about, but, yes, this is the very first time an Angry Birds title h...

Brett Zeidler





7:00 AM on 03.06.2013

Some classic game songs with a Middle-Eastern twist

I've listened to plenty of videogame musical covers in the seven years I've worked at Destructoid. Yet, this is the first time I've heard of a musical cover montage with a Middle-Eastern twist to them. There's even some games covered here I'd never expect, like Alley Cat. [Via The Awesomer]

Hamza CTZ Aziz



Five most notorious videogame ripoffs of all-time photo
Five most notorious videogame ripoffs of all-time
by Vito Gesualdi

When I first heard that Electronic Arts was suing Zynga over The Ville, a rather blatant ripoff of EA’s The Sims Social, I was pretty excited to see the outcome. After all, there’s nothing worse than a company whose only business model is to steal the works of small game developers, and given some of The Ville's obvious lifts, it seemed as though EA had a very solid case.

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3:00 PM on 02.15.2013

Angry Birds Trilogy is coming to the Wii and Wii U

Although the Angry Birds Trilogy had a 360, PS3, and 3DS release last year, it looks like the Activision/Rovio/Nintendo partnership is seeing more action in 2013, as the trilogy is now set for Wii and Wii U release. Activisio...

Chris Carter

1:00 PM on 01.14.2013

New releases: Batten down the hatches, DmC is upon us

Another week of new releases is upon us! I hope you're not broke. After many months of furious debates, arguments, and colorful name calling, we can finally shut the hell up and just play (or not play) DmC: Devil May Cry.&nb...

Fraser Brown

1:30 PM on 12.11.2012

Despicable Me producer attached to Angry Birds movie

It's wild to think how successful Rovio has been in adapting Angry Birds to so many different areas -- in fact, a full-fledged animated movie seems relatively tame by comparison. The company has given another update on the An...

Jordan Devore

1:00 PM on 11.22.2012

Angry Birds soda outsells Coke and Pepsi in Finland

WUT. No, seriously. WUT. The fact that there is Angry Birds soda isn't what shocks me. You can buy novelty Mega Man and Pac-Man energy drinks. I sampled some very sugary Mario-themed beverages back in the day. Hell, remember ...

Tony Ponce

6:30 PM on 10.08.2012

Angry Birds Star Wars sounds like what you would expect

In retrospect, Rovio Entertainment collaborating with Lucasfilm seems spot on. Not so much thematically, but in terms of how both Star Wars and Angry Birds have made obscene amounts of money through merchandising. Now, t...

Jordan Devore