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Rovio buys Futuremark Games Studio

Tuesday, 27th March 2012 09:56 GMT By Johnny Cullen

Angry Birds creator Rovio has announced its bought fellow Finnish company Futuremark Games Studio.

The buy will enable Rovio to make more new games, with Futuremark focussing on its benchmarking of 3D hardware and games.

“They are an incredibly talented and experienced team, and we are thrilled to have them on board,” said Rovio chief executive Mikael Hed.

“Rovio’s success is founded on the excellence of our team, and Futuremark Games Studio is going to be a superb addition.”

Rovio launched Angry Birds Space last week for multiple platforms.

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9 Comments

  1. mad1723

    Wow, Rovio buys the game branch of the 3DMark studio… unexpected.

    #1 3 years ago
  2. Christopher Jack

    Angry Birds is even more overrated than CoD…

    #2 3 years ago
  3. DSB

    @1 You said it.

    @2 I’ve never heard anyone say it’s the greatest game ever. It’s just a nice way to waste time.

    #3 3 years ago
  4. LOLshock94

    @2 you hate it because its successful… my god that is pretty sad

    #4 3 years ago
  5. xxJPRACERxx

    Angry Birds in full DX-11 splendour!

    #5 3 years ago
  6. Christopher Jack

    @4, No, I hate how successful it is. It’s a decent time waster but making plush toys, slippers & curtains out of it is ridiculous… Expect tv shows & movies for it in the near future. Also, who the hell are you to judge me you hypocrite, you often insult people for their tastes, seriously kid, grow up.

    #6 3 years ago
  7. fearmonkey

    “I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror”

    #7 3 years ago
  8. silkvg247

    Angry birds 3D. Great. ;p

    #8 3 years ago
  9. trump

    hey is the good games.
    Angry Birds SpacePlay Angry Birds Space Game Online For Free and So Many Other Popular Flash Games.

    #9 2 years ago

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