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  • Blog Post: Artist Claims Pet Toy Company Robbed Her Of Angry Birds Profits

    A Seattle artist is suing the Hartz Mountain Company, through which she used to sell her Angry Birds cat toys. The line of products pre-dates Rovio’s hit mobile game series and Juli Adams claims that Hartz had no right to sell the trademark and, by extension, deprive her of revenues. According... More
  • Blog Post: Rovio Prepares To Roll Out Angry Birds Transformers

    Rovio and Hasbro are teaming up for a new Angry Birds mashup. After the success of the Star Wars titles, Rovio has hooked a new license. Soon, Angry Birds will be more than meets the eye. Angry Birds Transformers is coming soon to mobile devices, and the title will make use of the Telepod function found... More
  • Blog Post: Old School Box Art Shows How Mobile Games May Have Looked In The '80s

    Dorkly designed these stylized mock-covers for popular mobile games to show how they might have looked had they come out in a more “radical”, pre-digital age. View the article here for awesome depictions of how Flappy Bird, Candy Crush, 2048, or Temple Run would look if they came out for... More
  • Blog Post: Rovio Teases "The Most Epic Soft Launch Ever" For New Angry Birds Game

    Rovio is teasing its next Angry Birds game with a bizarre video revealing a soft launch for the project in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand with more countries to follow. The teaser looks more like a Dark Souls or an Elder Scrolls game, but at the last second throws a red Angry Bird at you. It's... More
  • Blog Post: Rovio Preparing New Angry Birds Announcement For Tomorrow

    Rovio is planning to reveal details about something new for Angry Birds tomorrow. Rovio Teased out a few images today showing slightly colored silhouettes of what appears to be Angry Birds birds on twitter using the hash-tag #NewAngryBirds. Alongside the images it said, "Big adventure with new birds... More
  • Blog Post: Report: Angry Birds Among Apps Vulnerable To Government Data Collection

    A new report indicates that the National Security Agency has created means to collect personal data by using smartphone applications. Angry Birds is allegedly one of the programs that has been specifically targeted. The New York Times reports that government agencies can learn much from the data, including... More
  • Blog Post: Angry Birds Rio Update Adds New Content To Coincide With Upcoming Sequel Film

    The movie Rio released in 2011, and alongside it released a tie-in version of Angry Birds . The first of a few updates is available now that adds and will add new content to that tie-in game in preparation of the upcoming Rio 2 . Four episodes, each comprised of additional levels, are planned during... More
  • Blog Post: Blizzard Composer Leads All-Star Cover Band - Critical Hit

    Critical Hit is a new video game cover band which performs original arrangements of video game favorites. The band has an impressive list of musicians, including violinist Taylor Davis and Blizzard composer Jason Hayes. Their debut cover of Angry Birds is fantastic, packed with a hints of pork genocide... More
  • Blog Post: Activision Confirms Six For Wii U, Including Call of Duty: Ghosts

    This fall will see a number of new titles from Activision, with Call of Duty leading the way into the holiday season. The remaining titles are a bit more casual, with the exception of Skylanders: Swap Force (which has captured the hearts and wallets of many adult collectors). Here's the complete... More
  • Blog Post: Angry Birds Star Wars II Announced, Has Toy Component

    Rovio has officially announced Angry Birds Star Wars II, after teasing it a few days ago. The sequel, which is based on Star Wars episodes I-III, includes new birds, new levels, and the ability to align yourself with the Empire or the Rebellion. The game also features a new Telepods component, which... More
  • Blog Post: Rovio Teases Angry Birds Star Wars Prequels

    A recent tweet from the official Angry Birds Twitter account seems to indicate that we can expect more Star Wars-themed Angry Birds, and we'll learn more very soon. The image that was shared shows an Angry Birds parody of one of Star Wars: Episode 1's movie posters , along with the date July... More
  • Blog Post: Apple's Best-Selling Apps To Date

    As if there was ever any doubt, people really like to fling birds and chop fruit. Apple announced in January that customers have downloaded over 40 billion apps from the App Store. To celebrate today, the five-year anniversary of its digital shop, Apple revealed which software has sold best overall and... More
  • Blog Post: Angry Birds Trilogy Flapping Over To Wii And Wii U

    The console release of Angry Birds has been a success, according to reps from Activision and the series' creator, Rovio. The game's publisher says Angry Birds Trilogy has sold more than one million units worldwide, and that the game will be coming to the Wii and Wii U sometime in 2013. "It... More
  • Blog Post: Angry Birds Got Plenty Of Christmas Love With 8 Million Downloads

    Angry Birds hit some milestones this holiday season. From December 22 - 29, the game was downloaded over 30 million times. But even more surprising is just how many people decided to purchase the game on Christmas – a whooping 8 million. Throw in that Angry Bird Star Wars has stayed at #1 on the... More
  • Blog Post: The Angry Birds Movie Is Officially A Thing

    Rovio has announced that an Angry Birds movie is officially on the way. It's being produced by John Cohen, the producer behind Despicable Me , with former Marvel Studios chairman David Maisel signed on as executive producer. The film should be in theatres the summer of 2016, which should be the perfect... More
  • Blog Post: Angry Birds Star Wars Is Available Now

    Angry Birds Star Wars, the game that finally mashes together the Angry Birds and Star Wars universes, is available now for all kinds of devices. You can grab it for iOS devices , Android devices , Windows devices , Mac , and PC . If you want to throw Star Wars themed birds at Star Wars themed pigs today... More
  • Blog Post: Angry Birds Star Wars Teasers Spoof The Original Film

    Angry Birds Star Wars arrives November 8, and Rovio and Lucasfilm have put together a series of teasers spoofing the films. These have been online for a few days, so in Internet-speak they're ancient, but they might be worth a chuckle or two. Check them out below. More
  • Blog Post: More Details On Angry Birds Star Wars Appear Prematurely

    Rovio teased Angry Birds Star Wars on Friday with promises of more information on Monday. Yesterday, however, blog Idlehands was able to get its hands on a number of images revealing more information. We all assumed that Angry Birds Star Wars was going to be a new downloadable Angry Birds game, but it... More
  • Blog Post: Star Wars Angry Birds Teased

    Rovio teased its next Angry Birds game today and it appears we're going to a galaxy far, far away. The developer is hosting an event at Times Square, New York on October 8 at 10 AM Eastern where we'll likely get the full reveal. [Source: Rovio Tumblr via Joystiq ] More
  • Blog Post: This Week In Mobile 9/28/12

    This week in mobile gaming sees the release of a follow up to Angry Birds, the mobile release of FIFA 13, a port of a JRPG from the mid 90s and more. Name: Bad Piggies Developer: Rovio Entertainment Price: iOS-$0.99 Android-Free Platform: iOS, Android Love it or hate it, there is no denying the massive... More
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