Tag Archives: Angry Birds
Tue, Jul 10, 2012 | 16:17 BST
Rovio has announced the Angry Birds Trilogy Activision teased during E3 will is being revamped for HDTV’s for Ps3 and Xbox 360, the firm’s EVP of game Petri Järvilehto has said. It is also coming to 3DS. “You can think of the game as the ultimate collector’s edition,” he told IGN. “There are new cinematics, extras and other entertaining content. In addition all of the existing material has been uprezzed and re-treated for the high-resolution and big screen.” The collection will include Angry Birds, Angry Birds Seasons and Angry Birds Rio on one disc or 3DS cartridge. It will also support Kinect. Mobe, and StreetPass for each respective system. Expect it to land around the holidays.
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.
Sat, Jun 09, 2012 | 21:37 BST
Rovio CEO Mikael Hed has said the firm is considering moving its headquarters from Finland to Dublin in order to take advantage of Ireland’s 12.5% tax rate. Speaking with the Irish Times, Hed said the tax rate is a plus in the country’s favor, as Finland’s current rate is 24%. Currently, the firm employs a staff of 400 in Finland, and Hed said an Irish studio could also end up manufacturing Angry Birds, and other titles the firm is working on. and other new games they have created. “We are considering [Ireland,] said Hed. “It is something that we need to look at. For now we have stayed in Finland. But it is on top of our minds.”
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.
Wed, Jun 06, 2012 | 15:53 BST
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.
Wed, May 23, 2012 | 16:58 BST
Rovio has announced Angry Birds on Facebook has left beta. Angry Birds Friends now includes a tournament mode, new weekly levels, and more ways to earn power-ups. Weekly tournaments last from Monday to Sunday allowing folks to compete with friends on four different levels. The best overall score will earn a gold trophy, with silver and bronze for second and third place in four new levels every week, available exclusively in tournament mode. Players can also earn power-ups through tournament mode, and earn three power-ups bundles for a gold trophy, two for silver, and one for bronze. Players also get a power-up for each tournament level they play, and one for participating in the tournament. Go hit it up now.
Wed, May 09, 2012 | 17:14 BST
Rovio announced in its latest financial report that its Angry Birds franchise has been downloaded 1 billion times.
Mon, May 07, 2012 | 14:16 BST
Rovio has recorded revenue of €75.4 million euros for FY2011, 30% of which came from licensing and merchandising The company’s employee count grew from 28 to 224 in the period. Profit stood at €48 million. The latest Angry Birds release, Space, has been downloaded more than 50 million times.
Thu, Apr 12, 2012 | 11:35 BST
The Mayans were right: the apocalypse is nigh.
Mon, Apr 02, 2012 | 23:57 BST
Rovio has detailed the long-promised Angry Birds animated series.
Fri, Mar 23, 2012 | 15:48 GMT
Angry Birds Space debuted yesterday, and automatically hit the number one position on the App Store, knocking the super, fun Draw Something off its cushy perch. The latest pig beat ‘em up landed on iOS, PC, and Android.
Thu, Mar 22, 2012 | 17:29 GMT
A PC demo of Angry Birds Space is now available through GamersHell if you would like to get the game a try before you buy it. It’s out today for iOS, Android and PC.
Wed, Mar 21, 2012 | 22:13 GMT
Rovio has transitioned from casual games developer to a full blown cultural force, and doesn’t intend to stop.
Sat, Mar 10, 2012 | 14:40 GMT
Rovio’s plans for porting Angry Birds Space are just as ambitious as they were with the original, Rovio’s chief marketing Peter Vesterbacka has said the firm would like to see Angry Birds Space “on all the screens,” but due to limited resources, it focused on Android, iOS, Mac and PC for launch with other platforms coming “shortly after.”
Thu, Mar 08, 2012 | 21:51 GMT
Thu, Mar 08, 2012 | 15:51 GMT
Rovio has announced Angry Birds Space will launch with 60 levels, six new characters and superpowers, and gameplay features based on a zero-gravity setting.
Wed, Mar 07, 2012 | 15:58 GMT
Apple has provided a list of apps for iPhone and iPad which have been downloaded the most for specific regions, and the most prominent offerings on the list are games with Angry Birds the top of the pops.
Fri, Mar 02, 2012 | 10:22 GMT
Rovio’s intention with Angry Birds is to make it a “long-lasting brand,” CEO Peter Vesterbacka has said.
Fri, Feb 24, 2012 | 09:31 GMT
Angry Birds creator Rovio wants to treat its end users as human beings, not infinite cash cows.