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The above video comes courtesy of Angry Birds creator Rovio, who unveiled the brief footage alongside the following description: "Perhaps the most Epic soft launch ever - whatever that means!?" It's unclear what exactly Rovio is teasing here, though fan site Angry Birds Nest offers a convincing...

March 7th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Rovio's next spin-off for the Angry Birds franchise centers around a new heroine called Stella, who along with her pals leads a new wave of games, cartoons, and merchandise. The first entry in Stella's adventures is due in the fall, but what it'll comprise isn't clear. For its part, Rovio didn't o...

February 13th 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Rovio has let loose 2 billion copies of Angry Birds games since the series' launch in 2009 – that equals 28 percent of the world's population, for comparison's sake. Rovio CMO Peter Vesterbacka announced the number during London's Pocket Gamer Connects: "If you look at Rovio and what we've d...

January 22nd 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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To celebrate the impending release of Rio 2, the animated feature about a bunch of tropical birds from Rio de Janeiro migrating to the Amazon rainforest, the free Angry Birds Rio video game tie-in will receive several content updates. Four different episodes, each comprised of numerous levels, wil...

December 28th 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Hasbro recently announced a new line of toys for an upcoming mobile game in the Angry Birds series, Angry Birds Go. The toy manufacturer's brief description of the game notes that the series' iconic birds and pigs "have jumped into karts to battle it out in a calamitous downhill race to the finish,...

September 25th 2013 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Ian McDiarmid, the voice of Emperor Palpatine in the Star Wars films, lent his voice to Rovio's first "Join the Pork Side" video for Angry Birds: Star Wars 2. McDiarmid's recognizable growl matches well with the evil green pig, who spins around in his chair less gracefully than Palpatine did in t...

August 23rd 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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If your passion for disgruntled birds cannot be confined to one platform, Rovio has you covered. The Angry Birds developer has launched Rovio Account, a new cloud service that allows players to transfer and sync save data across multiple iOS and Android devices. Rovio Account adds cloud saving fun...

July 19th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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The screenplay for Rovio's in-house Angry Birds film is being written by Jon Vitti, the Finnish developer has announced. A writer and producer, Vitti has worked on the screenplay for The Simpsons Movie and both 3D Alvin and the Chipmunks films, as well as two episodes of The Office, 25 episodes of...

May 23rd 2013 at 1:30am 0 Comments
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A release for the upcoming Angry Birds flick has been narrowed to July 1, 2016, with Sony distributing the movie worldwide, Rovio announced on its website today. Rovio's intent on creating a feature film was made public late last year, when the studio tapped producers John Cohen and David Maisel f...

May 15th 2013 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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Angry Birds Friends – essentially Angry Birds with Facebook integration – is now available on Android and iOS. The free mobile download is compatible with the established Facebook app, letting you invite Facebook friends to play, gift power-ups to your besties, take part in weekly chall...

May 2nd 2013 at 1:15pm 0 Comments
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Angry Birds developer Rovio reported $71.3 million in net profit in 2012, up $25 million from the previous year, and its revenue doubled to $195.6 million. Rovio attributes the growth to its new gaming franchises, such as Bad Piggies and Amazing Alex, and its consumer products, including all of tho...

April 3rd 2013 at 6:30pm 0 Comments