Angry Birds

Rovio’s Free New Game ‘Angry Birds Dream Blast’ Hits the App Store

Rovio Entertainment has kicked off 2019 with the worldwide release of a free new game titled 'Angry Birds Dream Blast’ which is now available for download on the App Store as well as on Google Play. The bubble-popping puzzle game features the young Angry Birds flock and introduces an all-new gameplay style. "After billions of downloads...

‘Angry Birds’ Maker Rovio Returns To Profitable Growth

Finnish games company Rovio soared back to profit in 2016, lifted by its venture into the film industry and the release of The Angry Birds Movie, the company said. According to a new report from the Wall Street Journal, Rovio’s gross revenue for 2016 grew 34% in 2016 as Rovio reported strong growth for the year. The...

‘Angry Birds’ Producer Discusses the Film and its Canadian Connections

During a recent visit to Toronto, Catherine Winder, the Canadian producer behind the 'Angry Birds’ movie, has shared her thoughts on the timing of the film, its messages, and Canadian connections. She revealed how the app's thin plot actually gave the filmmakers a wide perspective in writing a script.  "This isn't a movie about a game but rather,...

‘Angry Birds’ Movie is a $73 Million Gamble by Rovio [WSJ]

According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, Rovio Entertainment, the company behind the hit “Angry Birds” franchise, has taken a big gamble by financing a $73 million movie with its own cash instead of licensing its characters to a Hollywood studio in exchange for a share of the proceeds. “People think this is about the financial upside,...

Rovio Encourages Moviegoers to Use Smartphones During Angry Birds Film

In its upcoming “Angry Birds” feature film, Rovio Entertainment Ltd. is hiding an app Easter egg and is encouraging moviegoers to pull out their smartphones while watching it in order to unlock exclusive content, The Wall Street Journal reports. The stunt, that involves a new “Angry Birds Action” game which will be launched in the App Store and...

The First Teaser Trailer for “Angry Birds” Movie is Out [VIDEO]

The very first trailer of Rovio’s upcoming “Angry Birds” movie has just been released, and just by looking at it, you can tell that the birds aren’t that angry (via WSJ). Instead of high-flying crashes into wooden structures, the trailer is basically a character introduction along with the actors voicing them. Jason Sudeikis voices Red Bird, Josh...

Apple’s Free App of the Week: Angry Birds Space

While you’re waiting for the launch of Angry Birds 2 at the end of this month, pass the time with Angry Birds Space, as it’s currently a free download as Apple’s free App of the Week (normally a $0.99 download). The game has over 300 levels across 10 planets, including the original Angry Birds Space...

Rovio Announces Angry Birds 2 Launching Worldwide on July 30 [VIDEO]

When was the last time you played Angry Birds? The smash hit on iOS and beyond has been downloaded 3 billion times worldwide, but Rovio says the game isn’t done just yet. Angry Birds 2 has been announced and it’s coming on July 30: With 3 billion game downloads, millions of fans across the globe,...

Rovio’s Angry Birds Fly the Coop: Profits Plunge 73%, Bets on 3D Movie

Rovio, the Finnish developer behind the hit Angry Birds game franchise, has today announced a 73% profit drop in 2014, with total sales falling 9% to 158.3 million euros ($169 million). As the company’s operating profit slumped to 10 million euros, down from 36.5 million from previous year, it is now betting on a costly upcoming Angry...

Rovio Soft Launches Angry Birds ‘Under Pigstruction’ in Canada

Rovio has soft launched a new game today exclusively in Canada, Angry Birds Pigstruction (yes, another Angry Birds game): Today, we’re giving Canadian bird-flingers a sneak peek at a brand new game that’s under pigstruction, featuring those most enraged of avian protagonists, the Angry Birds! Join the core cast of Angry Birds characters (and some...

Rovio Uses Angry Birds to Teach Preschoolers in Singapore

Rovio Entertainment, the company behind the popular Angry Birds game franchise, has partnered with a preschool in Singapore, called Dreamkids Kindergarten, to launch an Angry Birds Playground. The classroom is transformed into a giant indoor treehouse with Angry Birds stuffed toys lining the walls. A large interactive touch display is mounted on the wall in...