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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 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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Flappy planes

Rovio tries its hand at capturing the Flappy Bird audience


Retry
May 06
The Flappy Bird developer pulled his game from the public marketplace because the copious sums of money weren't worth the stress of the spotlight. Angry Birds developer Rovio has no problem being in the spotli... 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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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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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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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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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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Old and new-school adventuring
The mobile market never ceases to surprise me. Amidst a sea of heavy in-app-purchase exploitation, pay-to-win games, and clones, there are still a large number of modern classics that brave the choppy waters and come out on top. Tiny Thief is the latest example of this triumph. It knows its roots, it looks unique, and it executes the touch-screen setup flawlessly. It's also extremely adorable. read feature

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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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Tiny Thief

Rovio's Tiny Thief is out today on Android and iOS


I'm loving the art style
Jul 11
Developer 5 Ants Games and publisher Rovio Stars (Angry Birds) have released a new iOS and Android game into the wild, and it looks great on paper. Tiny Thief is described as a puzzle game with elements of point and click, a... 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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Angry Birds Space Steam

Angry Birds Space finally makes its way onto Steam


What platform is this freaking game not on?
Mar 07
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... read
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Angry Birds Wii and Wii U

Angry Birds Trilogy is coming to the Wii and Wii U


Set for some point in 2013
Feb 15
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... read
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Despicable Me producer attached to Angry Birds movie


Scheduled for summer 2016
Dec 11
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... read
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Angry Birds soda outsells Coke and Pepsi in Finland


Topsy turvy! Everything is upsy-daisy!
Nov 22
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 ... read
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The DTOID Show: SimCity, Retro City Rampage & Angry Birds


Plus: They still haven't finished that Unfinished Swan.
Oct 05
We weren't live today, but that's okay. We still love you. To prove it, here's some news about Sim City, Retro City Rampage, Angry Birds, and of course... The Unfinished Swan. So, different types of cities, and different types of birds. VIDEO GAMES. read
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Rovio exec: Kickstarter turns devs into circus animals


Angry Birds guy slams crowd-funding site
Oct 04
Rovio Stockholm boss Oskar Burman has called out Kickstarter, claiming that the crowd-funding site turns game developers into high paid escorts and performing animals. The man from the Angry Birds camp specifically criticized... read
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Angry Birds spin-off Bad Piggies breaks record for Rovio


Rovio title becomes company's most successful launch in under three hours
Oct 03
Bad Piggies popped on to the App Store last week and it didn't take long to become Rovio's most successful game launch to date. It took less than three hours, according to the publisher, to hit the top of the App Store's... read
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Angry Birds Trilogy has a 300-hour Achievement


Out now for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and 3DS
Sep 25
This week marks the release of Angry Birds Trilogy on 3DS, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3, a $39.99 ($29.99 for 3DS) compilation that includes Angry Birds, Angry Birds Seasons, and Angry Birds Rio. There's the launch trailer, w... read
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Angry Birds spin-off Bad Piggies launches next week


Sep 17
Whilst the Angry Birds franchise strives to become perhaps the most ubiquitous Scandinavian thing ever, displacing IKEA and ABBA, it seems like we often forget there's a series of videogames at the heart of it all. The n... read
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Angry Birds getting a real sequel in Bad Piggies


Them pigs be so bad!
Sep 04
Rovio has announced an actual sequel -- not a spin-off -- to its ludicrously popular Angry Birds series. Bad Piggies reverses the roles and puts players on the side of the green pigs that have served as cannon fodder across ... read
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Green Day is jumping on the Angry Birds bandwagon


Aug 20
Because Angry Birds has to have it's hand in everything, or maybe because everyone wants to be part of this ever-expanding franchise, Green Day is now teaming up with Rovio to add band themed levels to the hit game. Thes... read
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So I like Angry Birds. Yeah, I said it haters. It's a fun physics based puzzle game, and a great time waster when I'm on the go. I can never look at the mobile game the same again though thanks to what I played of Angry Birds... read feature

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The DTOID Show: Boobs, Birds, and BioShock Infinite!


Aug 10
Happy Friday, wonderbuns! Max and I totally hosted a live Destructoid Show today but forgot to post about it here beforehand and now EVERYTHING SUCKS. You'll watch the recorded episode though, right? To make me feel better? ... read
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Dawww alert: a new Angry Bird appears


Aug 10
It looks like the newest member of the Angry Birds family is "Pink" -- a cute looking character that enjoys blowing bubbles, and happens to share the other birds' disdain for pig-kind everywhere.It's unclear what Pink's exac... read






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