Tag Archives: Angry Birds
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, Sep 04, 2012 | 15:30 BST
Rovio has announced Bad Piggies, a sequel to Angry Birds, will arrive on iOS, Android, and Mac, Rovio has announced.
Tue, Aug 28, 2012 | 13:27 BST
Angry Birds is everywhere, and now the feathered vigilantes are infiltrating the NFL. The Philadelphia Eagles team are getting their own version of Angry Birds on their Facebook page, together with a football-themed level and new unit type.
Tue, Aug 21, 2012 | 04:02 BST
Green Day and Rovio have teamed up to promote the band’s upcoming new albums through the medium of Angry Birds Friends. The trio appear as pigs, and you can hear some songs. This is gaming in 2012. Check it out on Facebook or just head through the break to see a trailer smartly summarising the whole experience so you don’t have to have it.
Tue, Aug 14, 2012 | 14:28 BST
Rovio continues to take over the world. The Angry Birds developer has kicked off Gamescom by announcing a new studio and general manager.
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.
Thu, Jul 12, 2012 | 13:56 BST
Activision has released a set of screenshots for the Housemarque-developed Angry Birds Trilogy. Have a look below. Angry Birds Trilogy will be available in Q4 on Kinect for Xbox 360, PlayStation3 with Move capability and Nintendo 3DS. The collection will include Angry Birds, Angry Birds Seasons and Angry Birds Rio. The game will run you $39.99 on consoles and $29.99 on 3DS.
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.