Rovio Entertainment, the game developer behind “Angry Birds,” said it expects to eliminate up to 260 jobs, or as much as 40% of its workforce. The deep cutbacks come after Finland-based Rovio…
Google's YouTube and Rovio Entertainment announced a pact under which content from YouTube stars The Slow Mo Guys will be integrated into "Retry," a scrolling plane-flying game that pays tribute to…
“Angry Birds” creator Rovio Entertainment has another hit on its hands: The company will produce a second season of “Angry Birds Toons,” after the first batch generated over 1 billion views, and add…
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After the first mash-up of “Angry Birds” with Lucasfilm’s “Star Wars” was downloaded over 100 million times, Rovio Entertainment and Lucasfilm are ready with a sequel to keep their new franchise…
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With the Xbox One revealed and ready to launch this fall, Don Mattrick, president of Microsoft's Interactive Entertainment Business, has left the company to become CEO of social gaming company Zynga…
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Sony has tapped “The Simpsons” and “King of the Hill” comedy writer Jon Vitti to pen a screenplay for the studio’s upcoming 3D toon based on the Angry Birds app from Rovio Entertainemnt. Vet producer…
Sony Pictures has won the worldwide distribution rights on the upcoming "Angry Birds" animated movie and has set a July 1, 2016 release.
The rollout comes as a surprise to Hollywood, which has lauded — and been enviable of — Rovio's ability to launch a new major moneymaking franchise that's not based on an existing property, but was…
After brokering deals to associate its "Angry Birds" with "Star Wars" and "Rio," mobile gamemaker Rovio Entertainment is expanding its licensing business further through a deal to create a mobile…