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  • Angry Birds’ Rovio Cuts 213 Jobs, Axes Learning To Refocus On Games And Video

    Angry Birds’ Rovio Cuts 213 Jobs, Axes Learning To Refocus On Games And Video

    After announcing in August that it would cut up to 260 jobs, Rovio — maker of the Angry Birds games — today released details of the final number: the Finland-based company is letting go of 213 employees, around 25% of staff, as it continues to restructure and cut away unprofitable parts of its business. The whole of the company is being affected, with the exception of those working… Read More

  • An Afternoon With Bad Piggies, Rovio’s Next Hit

    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, Bad Piggies has just hit the scene. It’s Rovio’s latest and greatest, and it brings something slightly different to the mix. Instead of flinging birds through the sky, or space, you’re actually much more concerned with the Pigs. The goal is to reach the finish line of a map… Read More

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

    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 vocabulary to our lexicon. Prepare yourselves: Bad Piggies has arrived. We’ve known about Bad Piggies for a while, but only a lucky few have actually played the game. Quite a bit hinges… Read More