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Rovio Announces ‘Angry Birds Transformers’ Coming Soon

Rovio has announced it has partnered with Hasbro to bring an all-new game called Angry Birds Transformers, which will also include a line of consumer licensed goods. “We’re really excited to combine the iconic Transformers universe with the quirky world of Angry Birds” said Blanca Juti, Chief Marketing Officer of Rovio. “This mash-up is going...

Rovio’s Annual Net Profits Fall 52% in 2013

Rovio, the Finland based game developer behind the Angry Brids franchise, has today announced a more than 50% drop in its 2013 net profit, to $37 million, compared with the previous year, The New York Times reports. While Rovio pushes into the world of freemium games, many industry analysts are questioning whether the business model can remain...

New Angry Birds Game is EPIC! [Review]

There seems to be no end to the Angry Birds franchise. Rovio’s latest edition combines everyone’s favourite birds and pigs into an epic RPG. Angry Birds Epic is currently only available in the Canadian, Australian and New Zealand app stores, with a larger launch scheduled for later this spring. Now I did have some hesitations […]

Rovio Launches Angry Birds Epic for Download in Canada

Rovio today has launched Angry Birds Epic in Canada, Australia and New Zealand, part of an exclusive soft launch in these three countries. This free RPG allows Angry Birds players to have ‘epic battles’ in various worlds while using a variety of weapons that you can upgrade. Check out the video of gameplay released today:...

NHL and Rovio Introduce the ‘NHL HockeyBird’ Official Mascot [PIC]

Rovio and the NHL have announced a new mascot—the NHL HockeyBird, just prior to the NHL Stadium Series kickoffs: He’s just over six-feet tall, comes in at 236 pounds (his feathers alone weigh 70 pounds!), likes to play hard and fair, and has a courageous never-give-up attitude – something they call “sisu” back where he’s...

Apple’s 12 Gifts of Christmas – Day 2: Rovio Stars’ Tiny Thief

Apple’s “12 Gifts of Christmas” promo kicked off yesterday with Justin Timberlake EP as a free download and today, Apple is offering Rovio Stars' Tiny Thief game as the second day’s Christmas gift. Tiny Thief brings back the magic from classic point-and-click games. The game throws some seriously mind-boggling puzzles at you, with tons of surprising interactive gameplay elements...

Rovio Releases Angry Birds GO! Racing Game for iOS [Free]

In celebration of Angry Birds' fourth birthday, Rovio has released Angry Birds GO! racing game for iOS as a free download in the App Store. As users continue to play the free game, they earn in-game cash that can be used to upgrade existing vehicles or buy new ones. The game also offers instant upgrades via...

Angry Birds Rio Summer Update Adds 15 New Beach Levels [Free]

Rovio has updated Angry Birds Rio with a summer update to add 15 all-new beach levels, bringing the total number of playable levels in the game to over 250. What's New in Version 1.7.0 It's SUMMER! Time to relax at the beach with a new Angry Birds Rio episode! Enjoy the sunset in 15 new...