Category Archives: Rovio
Thu, Oct 04, 2012 | 12:33 BST
Rovio Stockholm head Oskar Burman has called out the way developers treat Kickstarter, specifically the way they offer themselves up as prizes for high-paying backers.
Tue, Sep 25, 2012 | 08:38 BST
Angry Birds Trilogy hits Xbox 360, PS3 and Nintendo 3DS this week, and developer Rovio has revealed a launch trailer to mark the occasion. It blends live action with gameplay, and shows the human world under siege from plush birds. It’s great, watch it below.
Mon, Sep 24, 2012 | 13:33 BST
Angry Birds Trilogy is coming to Xbox 360, PS3 and 3DS across Europe on September 28th, but you might want to start training for it now, because the game houses one achievement that will take you about 300 hours to achieve, according to developer Rovio.
Fri, Sep 21, 2012 | 11:46 BST
Angry Birds sequel Bad Piggies is getting a boxed retail edition, published by Focus Entertainment. The publisher has just revealed pricing and release details, as well as bonus goodies bundled with the game.
Tue, Sep 18, 2012 | 00:58 BST
Bad Piggies, the latest Rovio effort, is due next week, and has players building vehicles to guide the Angry Birds’ porcine foes through a series of obstacles.
Tue, Aug 14, 2012 | 04:33 BST
Forbes reports Rovio’s Julien Fourgeaud, a digital strategist with the delightful job title of “new product wizard”, has left the Angry Birds developer. Amusingly, the two-year veteran said he’s off to work on “the true mobile device”, at electric sports car start up Scarlet Motors. Rovio CEO Mikael Hed is said to have taken the sudden departure in his stride, praising Fourgeaud’s entrepreneurial spirit. It’s the third senior departure from Rovio so far this year although Angry Birds continues to sell like hotcakes.
Wed, Aug 08, 2012 | 12:28 BST
Angry Birds is the craze that will not stop, and Rovio’s licensed plush toys will net the studio and the toy manufacturer Commonwealth Toy & Novelty Co around $400 million in 2012 alone.
Wed, Jun 27, 2012 | 15:41 BST
Rovio’s Teemu Huuhtanen has said while coverage of casual games is important, most titles benefit the most from word of mouth and consumers don’t need or use reviews when choosing what to buy.
Thu, Jun 07, 2012 | 00:31 BST
At Activision’s E3 2012 booth, the publisher is reportedly showing a teaser reel with one of Rovio’s Angry Birds. IGN queried this odd little inclusion and was asked to “Wait until you see it on consoles in HD”. An announcement is expected in the next few weks.
Thu, May 24, 2012 | 14:01 BST
A Latvian company has been fined £50,000 for putting fake versions of Angry Birds, Assassin’s Creed and Cut the Rope onto the Android Market.
Tue, May 22, 2012 | 09:49 BST
Rovio’s teasing something the next Angry Birds release, this time tied in with Finnish Formula One driver Heikki Kovalainen. No other details are in the public domain on what it’ll entail, though. PocketGamer reckons this’ll be a web browser affair only, with no plans for an iOS and Android release.
Fri, May 11, 2012 | 10:53 BST