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Friday Night Fights - The tide is vermin!

Vermintide has released on consoles now! Let's all kill rat things and rub genitals! Well, let's at least kill rat things (call me about the genitals though). It's a damn fun game (think L4D, but more ratty and melee), and Parlock enjoyed i...   read

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What do you do when you're bored?

[How do you Sunday? I'm watching Stranger Things out of the corner of my eye while sifting through 500 unread emails, waiting for this monsoon outside to pass. Here's how Julc3 copes, promoted from our community blogs. -Niero] It's no littl...   read

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The Angry Birds movie has a bonus level that involves using your phone in the theater

I uh...don't hate this idea? So the Angry Birds movie (that hits theaters tomorrow) is actually doing pretty okay critically, and this extra tidbit involved that makes this video game adaption a bit more gamey. According to Rovio, atte...   read

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Angry Fans

Angry Birds film settles in on 'fresh' reviews while Ratchet & Clank remains rotten

The reviews for the Angry Birds film are out and although they started of dipping a bit, they eventually shot their way up, normalizing at 64% on Rotten Tomatoes at the time of this writing, which is above the 60% "Fresh" threshold. In othe...   read


Friday Night Fights - Go ninja, go ninja, go!

I am currently overworked and exhausted. I got nothing. I just want to play some Infamous Second Son and Destiny. I want that new Platinum Turtles game to hit too. I need to play through Transformers: Devastation again also. I think I have ...   read

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Rovio layoffs

Angry Birds studio Rovio sheds over 200 jobs

Rovio Entertainment is parting ways with 213 employees, according to the developer. The announcement follows months of "employee negotiations," which began in late August, when the Finnish mobile game giant revealed plans to cut up to 260 j...   read

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This trailer for The Angry Birds Movie falls flat

I'm sorry, parents. Your kids are probably going to want to see this. You have until May 2016 to break their spirits.   read

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Sonic's next adventure takes him to Piggy Island

Something has happened to Sonic. It's been happening for years. Sonic is a weird porn figure, the subject of countless adolescent Deviantart drawings and erotic fan-fics by kids still figuring themselves out. Also, us, when we celebrated So...   read

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Review: Angry Birds 2

As I've said a million times in the past, I have no real problem with the original Angry Birds and the initial string of sequels. Yes, it was a derivative of Crush the Castle, but Banjo-Kazooie was a derivative of Mario 64 -- and ...   read

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None of the Angry Birds 2 Angry Birds look like happy birds

Like a story Alfred Hitchcock once told, our fine, feathered friends aren't in a good mood today. The aviary community is up in wings over the launch of Angry Birds 2 on Android and iOS. They're irritated, upset, pissed off, and every...   read


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Angry Birds 2

Angry Birds 2 is happening, whether you like it or not

Wait, Angry Birds 2? I thought that Rovio had made like, 15 Angry Birds games in the past few years? Well you'd be mostly right, but the full sequel is coming later this month on July 30, the developer has announced. The series ha...   read

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

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 branch, and the CEO...   read

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

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 Wreck-It Ralph...   read

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

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 adorably retro, co...   read

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Outrage culture is pretty silly

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 ever been hated a...   read

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Artist files suit against pet toy company over Angry Birds trademark

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 Adams this week ...   read

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Angry Birds Transformers rolling out soon, everyone rolls eyes

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 one t-shirt. Ap...   read

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

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 Clones --...   read

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Retro covers

What if Flappy Bird and Candy Crush rocked vintage covers?

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 got Candy Crush S...   read


Ex-Rovio members form Boomlagoon, land $3.6 million in funding

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. Now they're worki...   read

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Farts 'N' Crafts: Teens fighting an Angry, Flappy Bird

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...   read

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Princess Punt gets guest enemies from Attack on Titan

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 them away, cas...   read

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

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, it probably won...   read

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Witcher 3 delayed, Angry Birds gets Epic, and an Ouya game about Slavery

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 shakes its head...   read

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Angry Birds Epic

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

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 Epic is the oppo...   read

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