Angry Birds maker Rovio loses over half of its value

Rovio, the developer and publisher of everything Angry Birds, has lost half of its market value after a lower-than-expected profits forecast.

3 years ago

Rovio headlines

  • Angry Birds developers raise $3.6 million for Boomlagoon game studio

    Boomlagoon, the Helsinki-based game development studio founded by former Angry Birds creators, has raised $3.6 million in funding which will aid the studio in the development of mobile titles.

    7 years ago
  • Angry Birds Epic is a turn-based RPG with a crafting system

    Angry Birds Epic has been announced by Rovio after teasing the game last week. The game is turn-based RPG with a crafting system which allows players to create armor, weapons and potions from items earned in-game or through microtransactions. The game will be soft-launched in Australia and Canada this week on iOS, after which it […]

    7 years ago
  • Rovio video teases medieval-themed Angry Birds

    Rovio is teasing a new Angry Birds game with a medieval theme, according to a really short video posted on YouTube.

    7 years ago
  • Rovio denies involvement in NSA data surveillance

    Rovio’s Angry Birds was just one of several applications named under scrutiny by NSA and GCHQ surveillance, but the developer has denied any involvement in the alleged data capture.

    7 years ago
  • Crysis 3 development manager Katharina Hautz joins Rovio Stockholm

    Rovio Stockholm has hired former Crytek senior development manager Katharina Hautz to work on its top secret new title.

    7 years ago
  • Angry Birds Trilogy lands on PS Vita through PSN tomorrow in Europe

    In other Angry Birds news, Rovio Entertainment, has announced that the Angry Birds Trilogy will be released on PS Vita through the PlayStation Store tomorrow in Europe for €39.99/£34.99. The trilogy includes Angry Birds, Angry Birds Seasons and Angry Birds Rio with over 700 levels and new features, like making your own Angry Birds tunes. […]

    7 years ago
  • Angry Birds Go - Rovio releases a video for its new kart racer

    Angry Birds Go, the kart racer from Rovio, will release on December 11 the developer has announced. A trailer for it has been released, and “some big news” will be dropped regarding it “soon” as well. The game is a free download and characters for the game can be bought separately – kind of like […]

    7 years ago
  • Rovio introduces Rovio Account, allows users to continue game progress across devices

    Rovio has announced Rovio Account, which allows users store your game progress and continue playing games on another device. This will allow you to continue playing on your tablet once you get home from the office and have put your mobile away. It also works for homes with multiple users on one device. So far, […]

    8 years ago
  • The Croods to release on Andorid, iOS this month courtesy of Rovio

    Rovio has announced development of a free game tie-in for Dreamwork’s new animated film, The Croods. The film, sees a family of prehistoric cave dwellers on an adventure “of a lifetime” when the cave they always lived in is destroyed. In the game, the Croods will hunt and gather through various landscapes as they “tame […]

    8 years ago
  • Angry Birds animated series debuts online next month

    The Angry Birds cartoon series will debut next month, Rovio has announced. Starting on March 16, each week, a new episode featuring the latest adventures of the birds and the piggies will debut online through the official website. Bookmark it now if you’re interested. A teaser video is below.

    8 years ago
  • Angry Birds Trilogy has sold over one million units worldwide

    Activision and Rovio have announced that the Angry Birds Trilogy has sold over one million units worldwide. The firms jointly released the Anger Management DLC recently, which features 130 extra puzzles from content such as Wreck the Halls and Birdday Party. The trilogy was released in September 2012 for 3DS, PS3 with Move support, and […]

    8 years ago
  • Angry Birds Space patch 1.4.0 launches, adds new content

    Angry Birds Space has received a new update from developer Rovio, adding new features into the mix.

    8 years ago
  • Angry Birds downloaded 30M times over the holidays due to banner iOS, Android sales

    Rovio has announced that games in the Angry Birds franchise were downloaded 8 million times on Christmas Day, and 30 million times during the week of December 22-29.

    8 years ago
  • Angry Birds: Star Wars gets Luke & Leia gameplay trailer

    Angry Birds: Star Wars has received its first gameplay trailer from developer Rovio. The clip shows Luke and Leia in Angry bird form smashing up AT-AT walkers and Stormtrooper piggies to the tune of that iconic Cantina song. You know the one we mean. Watch the footage below.

    8 years ago
  • Bad Piggies is now available in stores for PC

    Bad Piggies is now available in stores for PC, Focus Multimedia has announced. Bad Piggies has players creating “ultimate machines” to get the Pigs safely to the eggs they love to chomp on so much. Bad Piggies PC will run you £9.99. A video is below.

    8 years ago
  • Angry Birds Star Wars PC releases in the UK next month

    Angry Birds Star Wars PC will be in UK stores during November, Focus Multimedia has announced.

    8 years ago
  • Angry Birds developers tease something Star Wars related

    Angry Birds and Star Wars are not two things which seem related, but Rovio is teasing something, something, something Dark Side with this teaser shot posted by Joystiq. Also, an Angry Birds Tumblr page has popped up showing an animated version of said screenshots. Could it be a Star Wars themed level for Angry Birds […]

    8 years ago
  • Bad Piggies takes top spot on US iTunes App Store in three hours

    Bad Piggies, the Angry Birds spin-off from Rovio, shot to the top spot on the US iTunes App Store within three hours of launch. The firm said the game was the fastest chart-topper in the company’s history. The game is the third from the Finnish studio this year to nab the top spot within it’s […]

    8 years ago
  • Bad Piggies gameplay trailer emerges, Angry Birds get their come-uppance

    Bad Piggies – the sequel to Rovio’s mega-smash angry birds has received a new gameplay trailer from publisher Focus Entertainment. Watch the madness here.

    8 years ago

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