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After establishing the effectiveness of poultry as winged demolition teams, Angry Birds series creator Rovio Entertainment has announced its CEO, Mikael Hed, will leave his perch on January 1, 2015. Former Senior Vice President of Nokia Pekka Rantala will fill Hed's position, but until the switch...

August 31st 2014 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Desperately avoiding the use of the words "dookie" or "american idiot," Angry Birds developer Rovio announced a new Angry Birds Friends this morning featuring the band Green Day. Angry Birds Friends is the free Facebook version of the fowl franchise. The episode contains 10 new levels, with the mem...

August 20th 2012 at 1:05pm 0 Comments
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Out of the variety of numbers included in this morning's Rovio 2011 financial report, one line stuck out to us as particularly insane: the employee count. Rovio wasn't a very large company before Angry Birds exploded in late 2009, having only produced a couple dozen under-the-radar mobile titles. B...

May 7th 2012 at 12:30pm 0 Comments