Angry Birds

  • Latest edition of Angry Birds coming soon; will have new birds 13-02-2014 12:09 PM

    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...
  • Angry Birds website hacked 29-01-2014 08:33 PM

    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...
  • Finland finds life after Nokia in mobile games boom 15-11-2013 02:45 PM

    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...
  • Angry Birds all set to make its debut on the big screen 16-05-2013 01:13 PM

    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 16-05-2013 09:01 AM

    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...
  • Top 10 Facebook games of 2012 30-12-2012 02:38 PM

    In the social games world this year we saw the emergence of new categories of games. It was the most diverse and global year for social games to date - for those on Facebook.com, as well as games built with Facebook for iPhone, iPad and Android. Based on games that launched in 2012 and received the highest star ratings from players and engagement levels over the course of the year, here is a list of the top 10 Facebook games of 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.
  • Angry Birds Star Wars: Rovio's 'biggest and best launch' yet 09-11-2012 06:54 PM

    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 finally available on RIM's PlayBook 22-12-2011 06:48 PM

    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...
  • Angry Birds maker eyes 2013 Hong Kong IPO 16-12-2011 01:12 PM

    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...
  • Angry Birds crosses 500 million downloads mark 02-11-2011 07:11 PM

    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...
  • Disney moves in on Angry Birds with Swampy game 05-10-2011 10:39 AM

    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 23-09-2011 01:58 PM

    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...
  • Angry Birds exec says company worth billions 18-08-2011 07:06 PM

    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 18-08-2011 07:02 AM

    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 09-08-2011 07:26 AM

    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? 19-05-2011 07:38 AM

    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...
  • Angry Birds attack the Web, work hours at stake 12-05-2011 04:29 PM

    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....
  • Angry Birds developer aims at New York IPO 19-03-2011 01:46 PM

    New York/Helsinki: Rovio, the developer of the "Angry Birds" mobile game, plans a U.S. initial public offering in the next five years, a move that could give investors a chance to tap into the fastest growing segment of the video game industry. The chairman of Rovio Mobile's board, Kaj Hed,...
  • Angry Birds a hit, Rovio turns to apps billing 11-12-2010 01:38 PM

    Helsinki Finland's Rovio Mobile, known for its Angry Birds puzzle video game, unveiled on Friday payment software that gives mobile telecom operators a chance to win a share of booming app store business. Mobile operators have struggled to grab a piece of the mobile applications market - worth $ 4.1...