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10.13.11
Angry Birds studio head claims $1.2B valuation too low, 'maybe' going public next year
10.13.11

Angry Birds studio head claims $1.2B valuation too low, 'maybe' going public next year

Angry Birds is way, way popular -- sure -- but it is so popular as to elevate its progenitor's va...

By B. Gilbert,   10.13.11
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03.30.11
Rovio's Vesterbacka defends mobile games, calls out Nintendo's '$49 pieces of plastic'
03.30.11

Rovio's Vesterbacka defends mobile games, calls out Nintendo's '$49 pieces of plastic'

"A lot of people in the games industry, they think the 'real' games are on consoles. You're only...

By B. Gilbert,   03.30.11
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03.14.11
Angry Birds downloads soar past 100 million across all platforms
03.14.11

Angry Birds downloads soar past 100 million across all platforms

During a panel at this past weekend's South by Southwest Interactive conference in Austin, Rovio...

By B. Gilbert,   03.14.11
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03.03.11
Angry Birds passes 30 million downloads on Android
03.03.11

Angry Birds passes 30 million downloads on Android

Turns out people like Angry Birds -- and free things. The freemium Android release of Rovio Mobil...

By JC Fletcher,   03.03.11
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02.28.11
Overheard@GDC: Credit where credit's due
02.28.11

Overheard@GDC: Credit where credit's due

"What physics engine did you use for Angry Birds?" --Man "Box2d" --Peter Vesterbacka, Rovio "Woul...

By R. Nelson,   02.28.11
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02.10.11
Super Meat Boy postmortem, Angry Birds and Zynga talks announced for GDC 2011
02.10.11

Super Meat Boy postmortem, Angry Birds and Zynga talks announced for GDC 2011

In case you didn't know, it's the 25th anniversary of the Game Developers Conference this year, and...

By B. Gilbert,   02.10.11
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11.12.10
Angry Birds confirmed as coming to XBLA, PSN, WiiWare before a sequel
11.12.10

Angry Birds confirmed as coming to XBLA, PSN, WiiWare before a sequel

Given the ESRB's rating of Angry Birds on WiiWare way back in August, and the subsequent announceme...

By B. Gilbert,   11.12.10
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