Rovio’s New IP Sails into App Stores Worldwide

Rovio_BattleBayRovio launched Battle Bay, a new real-time five vs. five multiplayer game, now available now on iOS and Android devices worldwide. The new IP, developed internally from Rovio, is the latest in the company’s game portfolio, including Angry Birds. [Read more...]

Rovio Returns to Profitable Growth

RovioLogoRovio Entertainment returned to profitable growth in 2016, which saw a record performance in the company’s Games division and the blockbuster release of The Anry Birds MovieGross revenue of Rovio grew by 34 percent to $200.29 million (converted from 190.3 mEUR). Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) improved to $18.42 million (converted from 17.5 mEUR), which was negative $22.21 in 2015 (converted from -21.1 mEUR).  [Read more...]

Angry Birds Launch into Global Books Program

unnamed-1Kaiken Publishing Ltd, a Rovio company, has been working with more than 20 publishers in more than 30 languages to expand the Angry Birds universe with physical and digital books, comics, and magazines spanning the globe.  [Read more...]

Angry Birds 2 App Supports WWF

AngryBirdsRovio Entertainment, Apple, and the World Wildlife Fund are working together to support environmental efforts on the planet. From now until April 24, WWF will receive all proceeds from the in-app purchase of the WWF Pack in the Angry Birds 2 shop. The app is also supporting WWF’s conservation work with special content that highlights ocean protection, one of WWF’s key focus areas. The game now features a special spell and new themed level, where the flock of birds square off against overfishing pigs.

Angry Birds to Receive the Madame Tussauds Treatment

Angry Birds Madam TussaudsA new experience starring larger than life figures of larger than life Angry Birds – Red, Chuck and Bomb, will open at Madame Tussauds London in the run up to the release of The Angry Birds Movie. The  digital experience will be in London from the end of April until July, before touring Madame Tussauds attractions around the world. [Read more...]

Rovio, Painting Lulu Enter Licensing Partnership

PaintingLuluPainting Lulu has signed a multi-year licensing agreement with Rovio to extend its coloring line to include the Angry Birds franchise. Angry Birds fans will soon be able to color the characters from the app and movie with the new coloring sets. [Read more...]

The Birds Are Back: Angry Birds 2 Launches Worldwide

Angry Birds 2 logoAngry Birds 2, the first sequel in the mobile game series Angry Birds, has arrived from Rovio. While retaining the popular slingshot format, the visuals and gameplay of Angry Birds 2 have been overhauled, with multiple stages in each level to go with new spells such as blizzards, magic ducks, and hot chili peppers.

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Angry Birds to Debut in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Angry Birds for Thanksgiving ParadeRovio Entertainment has announced that an Angry Birds balloon will be part of this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.

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Rovio, Lego Partner for Angry Birds Construction Line

angry birdsThe Lego Group has partnered with Rovio to develop a line of Angry Birds construction toys. Lego Angry Birds will be available next spring to coincide with the release of The Angry Birds Movie, a full-length feature film based on the gaming franchise.

World Video Game Hall of Fame Reveals 15 Finalists

the strong, museumofplay logoThe Strong’s World Video Game Hall of Fame in Rochester, New York, today announced the 15 finalists for induction into the hall. They are: Angry Birds, Doom, FIFA, The Legend of Zelda, Minecraft, The Oregon Trail, Pac-Man, Pokémon, Pong, The Sims, Sonic the Hedgehog, Space Invaders, Super Mario Bros., Tetris, and World of Warcraft.

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