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Rovio CEO Leaving 'Angry Birds' Company After Just One Year

Wednesday December 9, 2015 4:02 am PST by
Rovio, the company behind the successful Angry Birds mobile franchise, today announced that its current CEO Pekka Rantala will be stepping down from the role after just one year in office. As Retuers reported, Rantala's time at the company included multiple job cuts and restructuring plans within Rovio, and his tenure coincided with the company's first reported profit decline since the launch of A...

Rovio Announces 'Angry Birds 2' Launching July 30

Thursday July 16, 2015 6:53 am PDT by
Finnish game developer Rovio today confirmed that its 2009 game Angry Birds is getting a direct sequel, Angry Birds 2, and fans will be able to play it starting July 30. The company released some promo artwork for the game that promises fans of the series a "bigger, badder, birdier" game than the original. Far from the second game in the series, counting spin-offs like Bad Piggies and Angry...

Angry Birds Developer Rovio Reports First Major Profit Decline in 2014

Thursday March 19, 2015 5:30 am PDT by
Finnish developer Rovio, creator of the Angry Birds games and all of the subsequent spin-offs, yesterday reported the company's first big decline in profits since the original Angry Birds game launched in 2009 (via VentureBeat). Though the company's mobile gaming business did see a slight 16 percent rise in revenue, a huge drop in Rovio's licensing business, which includes the various toys,...

Angry Birds Space Named App of the Week, Available for Free

Thursday May 23, 2013 10:03 am PDT by
Rovio's Angry Birds Space has been named Apple's App of the Week, and as a result, both the full iPhone and the iPad version of the game can be downloaded for free for the first time ever. Angry Birds Space features the same bird flinging gameplay found in other Rovio titles, but it incorporates new zero gravity game mechanics and space-themed level design.Angry Birds Space features over 160...

Rovio and Apple Offering 'Angry Birds Rio' as Free App of the Week

Thursday January 17, 2013 1:43 pm PST by
Apple and Rovio have paired up to give away Angry Birds Rio for the iPhone and iPad for free this week, as part of Apple's 'Free App of the Week' promotion.The game is normally $0.99 for the iPhone and $2.99 on the iPad.Angry Birds Rio brought more of the same bird-flinging action that we all are quite familiar with by now, but also threw a couple of new very welcome twists into the formula....