Angry Birds

An Afternoon With Bad Piggies, Rovio’s Next Hit

You've probably already heard, but just in case you forgot to wear your Angry Birds merchandise, <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/09/27/bad-piggies-is-a-hit-took-just-3-hours-to-hit-the-top-s

Rovio’s Bad Piggies Goes Live In The App Store: Build Bridges, Don’t Burn Them

Angry Birds is now a household name. Even Rovio (the company responsible for the ultra-successful bird-flinging app) is a logo as familiar as EA's. But today we'll have to add another bit of vocabular

Move Over Dr. Seuss: Rovio Readies Angry Birds Kids’ Books, Partners With Publisher Egmont

ngry Birds started life as a mobile app but it's since become a sprawling merchandising and rights licensing empire for its creator Rovio -- helping it rake in earnings of $106m in 2011. From clothes,

Bad Piggies: Rovio’s Next Game Will Let You Play As The Pigs, Launches September 27

You can only kill so many pigs in Angry Birds before you inevitably start to feel a bit of empathy with them, so it doesn't come as a huge surprise that the next game in <a target="_blank" href="http:

Angry Birds And Minesweeper: Microsoft Announces The First Wave Of Xbox Live Games For Windows 8

Earlier this year, Microsoft announced that it was bringing parts of the Xbox Live experience to Windows 8 and today, the company <a target="_blank" href="http://windowsteamblog.com/windows/b/windowse

Rovio’s FB App, Angry Birds Friends, Flies Out Of Beta With Tournament Mode, New Levels & More

Well, well, well. As if you couldn't get your fix of sling-shotting irascible fowl on every other mobile and social platform known to man, Rovio <a href="http://www.rovio.com/en/news/blog/165/now-intr

Angry Birds Catapults Itself To One Billion Downloads

A little footnote -- no, actually, a big footnote -- to <a href="http://www.rovio.com">Rovio's</a> news <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/05/07/rovios-big-year-angry-birds-helps-gaming-company

Rovio’s Big Year: Angry Birds Helps Gaming Company Soar To $106M In Sales, 648M Downloads

We all know what a wild success the Angry Birds franchise has been for <a href="http://www.rovio.com/">Rovio</a>, with the best-selling mobile games spawning cookbooks, toys and much more besides. Tod

Rovio: Angry Birds Space Downloaded 50 Million Times In 35 Days

Rovio to Houston. The Mighty Eagle as landed. Big time. Rovio just took <a href="https://twitter.com/#!/RovioHQ/status/196953316780015617">to Twitter</a> to announce that its latest Angry Birds ins

D’oh! Homer Simpson, And His Donut, May Show Up In Angry Birds Space

We heard from Peter Vesterbacka himself that Angry Birds Space would be Rovio's biggest launch yet. It's had crazy success since its launch in March, and in proper Rovio fashion, the company has just

Angry Birds’ Maker Rovio Ups Its Game, Buys Futuremark’s Games Studio

Rovio has made a killing out of its Angry Birds franchise, and today it announced a deal that points to how the mobile games maker is hard at work developing what could well be the follow up to that:

Update: Analyst: No Angry Birds Space On WP7 Affects Nokia Recovery (Rovio Says It’s Working On It)

Update: The CEO of Rovio, Mikael Hed, has dismissed reports that the company is not developing its latest Angry Birds game for the Windows Phone platform. "We are working towards getting Angry Birds S

Angry Birds Space Lands At Last

Bird-lovers and pig-haters, today is your lucky day: Rovio has finally pushed the button on the launch of its newest installation of its hugely successful Angry Birds franchise: Angry Birds Space.

The Mighty Eagle Himself, Peter Vesterbacka, Offers First In-Depth Demo Of Angry Birds Space

I've been excited about <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/02/17/after-conquering-the-world-our-favorite-angry-birds-head-into-space-on-march-22/">Angry Birds Space</a> since before I even knew

Rovio Goes Gravity-Free With Angry Birds Space (Video)

Curious how Rovio planned on dealing with physics in the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/02/17/after-conquering-the-world-our-favorite-angry-birds-head-into-space-on-march-22/">forthcoming A

After Conquering The World, Our Favorite Angry Birds Head Into Space On March 22

I'm not even going to pretend that you don't know what <a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/tag/angry-birds">Angry Birds</a> is... that would be insulting to both you and the game. But do you know

Video: The Interactive Angry Birds Christmas Lights Display

Eat your heart out, Clark Griswold. This fully interactive Christmas lights display should erase any doubt that Angry Birds is an ubiquitous fixture in pop culture. Rovio's game was everywhere thi

Already On Everything Else, Angry Birds Ported To Rovio Exec’s Wife’s Dress

Going to a fancy State Gala? Married to a Rovio executive? Angry Birds dresses are <em>SO IN</em> this season. If you've ever met Rovio CMO Peter Vesterbacka, you've probably learned two things: 1)

Can We Stop The Copycat Apps?

Last month, Alexia posted a short manifesto (<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/11/11/start-making-sense/">"Stop Making Apps"</a>), which basically expresses a serious case of app fatigue. It's

Rovio Said To Have Turned Down $2.25 Billion Acquisition By Zynga

Ready for this week's tale of someone turning down <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/10/18/dropbox-said-no-to-nine-digits-acquisition-offer-from-apple-steve-jobs/">an absurd mountain of money
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