By Tracey Lien on Feb 26, 2013 02.26.13
Rovio will premiere a new cartoon series based on Angry Birds on March 16-17 called Angry Birds Toons, according to a promotional trailer released today. A new episode from the animated series will be available online each week starting from the weekend of March 16-17. The blurb for Angry Birds Toons suggests that the animated series will tell the backstory of the popular game, and answer questions like: "What makes Bomb Bird so angry? Why is the King Pig the King Pig? And are those mischievous piggies ever going to get hold of the eggs?" Updates are expected on the Angry Birds website.
Angry Birds Trilogy Anger Management Pack released on PSN today with new levels, cutscenes and Orange Bird
By Dave Tach on Dec 18, 2012 12.18.12
Angry Birds Trilogy's first DLC, The Anger Management Pack, is available today bringing several features to the PlayStation 3 version of Rovio's bird slingshot simulator, according to a post on the PlayStation Blog by Matt Hohl, a producer at Activision Publishing. The $4.99 DLC adds 130 levels culled from Angry Birds and Angry Birds Seasons episodes, as well as cutscenes and trophies. Anger Management also includes a new character, Orange Bird, whose power allows the itty-bitty bird to blow up like a balloon. Check out the trailer above to see Orange Bird and the rest of the DLC's offerings. The full version of Angry Birds Trilogy will be available as a digital download Jan. 8 on PSN, Hohl also announced. We've reached out to developer Rovio to see if and when Anger Management...
By Samit Sarkar on Nov 19, 2012 11.19.12
Angry Birds Air Swimmers, versions of the popular remote-controlled toy with Rovio's ubiquitous gaming franchise, are now available in stores, the Bluewater Trading Company announced today. Four characters are available: the Red Bird, Red Space Bird, Blue Bird and Black Bird. As you can see in the promotional video above, the Air Swimmers seem particularly useful for pranksters' shenanigans — like screwing with people who are just trying to go about their daily lives. In order to produce the remote-controlled inflatable birds, the Bluewater Trading Company licensed Angry Birds from developer Rovio Entertainment as well as the Air Swimmers toys produced by the William Mark Corporation. The Angry Birds Air Swimmers run on the William Mark Corporation's "turbo" technology, which...
By Dave Tach on Oct 23, 2012 10.23.12
Angry Birds developer Rovio and McDonald's have teamed up to bring a unique Angry Birds campaign to the fast food chain in China, Creativity Online reports. In the restaurant, gamers will be able to play a special Angry Birds campaign, which includes free power-ups on their iOS devices, according to PSFK. Players can also vote on a McDonald's location that will tether a real slingshot to actual golden arches. According to Creativity Online, the marketing campaign was developed by TBWA/Shanghai and TBWA/Gamelab and launched with the commercial above. "We're delighted about this exciting new initiative in China," said Christine Xu, vice president of marketing for McDonald's China. "Both McDonald's and Rovio are brands that are very focused on their customers, wanting to constantly...
By Megan Farokhmanesh on Oct 19, 2012 10.19.12
Rovio has released another teaser trailer for the upcoming Angry Birds Star Wars, and fans might find this one "too short." Like previous teasers, "Too Short" takes footage from the film and splices it with Angry Birds characters. There's still no video from the actual game, although fans can snoop around the Angry Birds tumblr for a look at other teasers and fanart. Angry Birds Star Wars releases on Nov. 8 for the iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Kindle Fire, Mac and PC.