Angry Birds

  • Latest edition of Angry Birds coming soon; will have new birds February 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Rovio, the Finnish company behind the game and toy phenomenon Angry Birds, has started teasing the arrival of the new Angry Birds game. In a tweet that comes from the official @AngryBirds Twitter handle, the company said, "Big adventure with new birds coming soon! #NewAngryBirds". The only information that...
  • Angry Birds website hacked January 29, 2014

    Helsinki: Angry Birds creator Rovio Entertainment says the popular game's home pages have been hacked, two days after reports that the personal data of its customers might have been accessed by US and British spy agencies. Rovio spokeswoman says the hacking lasted a few minutes early Wednesday and that end-user data...
  • Finland finds life after Nokia in mobile games boom November 15, 2013

    Helsinki: From mobile phones to mobile games. Finland has found there's life after Nokia in a bustling startup scene that's produced hugely popular game apps from Angry Birds to Clash of Clans. Mobile gaming is fast becoming the Nordic country's new flagship export industry, with revenues expected to double to 2...
  • Angry Birds all set to make its debut on the big screen May 16, 2013

    Popular mobile game are all set to hit the big screen in 3D. Sony Pictures has announced an animated 'Angry Birds' film, which is expected be released in 2016. An animated TV series based on the game debuted in March 2013 and was an instant hit with fans. ...
  • 'Angry Birds' to hit the big screen in 3D in 2016 May 16, 2013

    Los Angeles: The popular mobile game 'Angry Birds' is jumping off smart phones and onto the big screen in a new animated 3D film due to be released in 2016, Sony Pictures Entertainment announced on Wednesday. The film will be a joint venture between Sony Pictures Entertainment and Finnish game-maker...
  • Rovio to launch 'Angry Birds' cartoon series on March 16 March 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The makers of Angry Birds are launching a cartoon series this weekend, expanding further beyond its highly addictive games in a bid to expand entertainment and merchandising. Rovio, the company behind the popular mobile app game Angry Birds, said the cartoons will feature adventures of birds that appear in...
  • Tabu to play the lead in Malayalam movies 'Angry Birds' February 15, 2013

    Bollywood actress Tabu made a phenomenal debut in the Malayalam film industry with the movie 'Kaalapani' which was directed by Priyadharshan. The film was also screened in many festivals. She also played a lead in the movie 'Coverstory'. Now after a decade from these movies, the actress is all set...
  • Angry Birds, Instagram, YouTube among top apps of 2012 January 1, 2013

    Toronto: Angry Birds, Instagram and Facebook continued to be among the most downloaded apps of the year but rising stars also earned coveted spots on smartphones and tablets. In the year 2012, consumers spent on average two hours each day using mobile applications, an increase of 35 per cent over last...
  • Top 10 Facebook games of 2012 December 30, 2012

    SongPop (FreshPlanet) - The music trivia game SongPop was the crowd favourite this year.Dragon City (Social Point) -  The social mobile game Dragon City came in at second. It is a new game where you breed your own dragons and create a fantastic world of magical islands. You can also combat against your friends with you team of dragons. Join the fairytale fun and hatch a dragon egg.Bike Race (Top Free games) - Drive through amazing jumps and loops as fast as you can to beat your Facebook friends in this fast-paced physics-based racing game.
  • 'Angry Birds' would now have its own feature film December 13, 2012

    Los Angeles: After celebrating its third anniversary yesterday, fan-favourite arcade game 'Angry Birds' announced that it would have its own feature film. Rovio Entertainment, which develops the world's popular game, has confirmed that a big screen adaptation for the game is officially in development with 'Despicable Me' producer John Cohen. The...
  • Angry Birds Star Wars: Rovio's 'biggest and best launch' yet November 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The immensely popular Angry Birds game has yet another new version. The latest edition of the game is called Angry Birds Star Wars. According to Rovio within 2.5 hours of the game's launch, the app soared to No 1 position in the US App Store. The Finnish gaming...
  • Angry Birds maker Rovio to launch Bad Piggies September 27, 2012

    Helsinki: Angry Birds-maker Rovio Entertainment will be hoping to prove it's no one-hit wonder when it launches Bad Piggies on Thursday, just as players seem to be tiring of the game they've been addicted to for the past three years. The new game will feature pigs which strike back at the...
  • 'Angry Birds,' 'Fruit Ninja' coming to Windows 8 September 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Popular games from Rovio Entertainment - "Angry Birds" and "Angry Birds Space" - will be available for Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 OS when it ships on October 26 this year. Besides, the company announced the first wave of Xbox games for its highly-awaited Windows 8 OS. The fruit-slicing game...
  • Angry Birds now go to Mars August 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Rovio Mobile, makers of the popular mobile game - Angry Birds, is all set to take the birds to the next level. Rovio has released a brand new campaign for its Angry Birds Space installment. The Angry Birds Space will now feature new missions which carry on the...
  • Angry Birds sweet-talk copycats in China market June 26, 2012

    Shanghai: When Peter Vesterbacka visited China last spring, the marketing chief for Rovio, the Finnish firm behind the video game Angry Birds, saw fake Angry Birds products everywhere - and he was happy about it. "I realised that China was already happening in a big way for us," Vesterbacka said in...
  • Angry Birds Heikki to release on June 18 May 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Finnish Mobile Game developer, Rovio Mobile is set to release new Angry Birds Heikki game on June 18 this year. The new Angry Birds Heikki is teased at the landing page at - http://heikki.angrybirds.com and no details have been mentioned on the page. From the images placed on...
  • Rovio to get Angry Birds Space for Windows Phone March 25, 2012

    Helsiniki: Rovio is working on getting its new Angry Birds Space game to Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 platform (WP7), its chief executive said on Friday, putting Nokia and other Windows phones more on a par with the iPhone. "We are working towards getting Angry Birds Space to WP7," Rovio Chief Executive...
  • Angry Birds invade Space March 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Rovio Entertainment, the creator of the super popular game Angry Birds, has now announced the launch of its much-awaited game - Angry Birds Space - which is available now for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android devices, as well as the Mac and PC, with PC retail copies...
  • Rovio to launch new Angry Birds on March 22 February 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Are you bored of playing Angry Birds? Here is some good news for you. Rovio, the company behind this super popular game, has announced to come up with a new game - Angry Birds Space - on March 22. The new game will be launched simultaneously in mobile...
  • Angry Birds fly to Facebook on Valentine's Day February 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Here comes good news for 'Angry Birds' fans. Initially designed for Apple's iOS, Angry birds, the most downloaded game ever, can now be played on Facebook. Rovio, the company behind this super popular game, has made its multi-platform game Angry Birds available as a Facebook app. However, the...
  • Angry Birds finally available on RIM's PlayBook December 22, 2011

    Toronto: It took seven months, but Research In Motion has finally delivered on a promise made by co-founder Mike Lazaridis. Angry Birds is available on RIM's PlayBook tablet. The widely popular game, where birds destroy the pigs who stole their eggs with the help of a slingshot, has long been available...
  • Angry Birds maker eyes 2013 Hong Kong IPO December 16, 2011

    Helsinki: Finnish gaming firm Rovio, creator of "Angry Birds," the world's most popular computer game, is planning an initial public offering on the Hong Kong stock exchange in 2013, Finnish weekly Tekniikka&Talous reported on Friday. Rovio's marketing chief Peter Vesterbacka told the paper the aim is to build the company into...
  • Angry Birds crosses 500 million downloads mark November 2, 2011

    Helsinki: Mobile gaming firm Rovio said on Wednesday its hit game Angry Birds had reached a record 500 million downloads in less than two years since its launch. "It's more than any game ever before," Rovio's marketing chief Peter Vesterbacka told a conference in Helsinki. Unlike most mobile-game crazes, Angry Birds -...
  • Disney moves in on Angry Birds with Swampy game October 5, 2011

    New York: It's not surprising, perhaps, that a game based on a sewer-dwelling alligator named "Swampy" ranks as the top paid app for iPhones and iPads. What's surprising is that the game is a product of Walt Disney Co. Swampy is the title character on a quest to stay clean...
  • Angry Birds to swoop on Formula One track September 23, 2011

    Helsinki: Angry Birds will migrate from cellphone screens to the Formula One racetrack this weekend in Singapore, as the firm behind the mobile gaming sensation rolls out a crowd game to be played by live audiences. Gaming firm Rovio has teamed up with Singapore Telecommunications for the Singapore launch, having created...
  • Angry Birds exec says company worth billions August 18, 2011

    Helsinki: An executive of Rovio, developer of the mobile game Angry Birds popular among users of Apple Inc's iPhone, said the company was worth several billion dollars, according to Finnish magazine Kauppalehti Optio. Rovio Chief Marketing Officer Peter Vesterbacka told the magazine that a valuation of between $700 million and...
  • Anna, the social activist, now a web warrior August 18, 2011

    New Delhi: A 72-year-old Gandhian. Now a celebrity on Twitter. Tweets pour in every minute. He's struck a chord with youngsters a quarter his age. Anna Hazare's certainly a celebrity online as well, with lakhs of people pledging support, on social networking sites. Anna Hazare's second coming rides on a...
  • Angry Birds developer gets into baby products August 9, 2011

    San Francisco: Can an Angry Bird keep your baby safe and warm? Angry Birds developer Rovio is getting into baby products after the Finnish company's foray into toys paid off. Angry Birds has over 40 million players each month and it's one of the top apps on Apple Inc's mobile...
  • Angry Birds, the next Mickey Mouse? May 19, 2011

    Paris: Mikael Hed is unrepentant about the 200 million minutes per day that people around the world fritter away playing Angry Birds, the mobile phone game created by the company he heads. "It's great. Think of all the other stuff they could be doing that's so much more boring," said the...
  • Angry Birds attack the Web, work hours at stake May 12, 2011

    New Delhi: Bosses beware! Gaming sensation Angry Birds is now available on the Web browser. This could very well mean that employees, who till now played solitaire or switched tabs to move to other gaming sites at work, now have a killer of a game to kill their time with....