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Angry Birds 2 downloaded 1M times in 12 hours, people spent 1M years playing the series

Angry Birds 2 slingshotted its way onto mobile phones yesterday and 12 hours later it had already been downloaded a million times, according to developer Rovio. The folks at Rovio, needless to...

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Angry Birds Lego official Lego sets coming next year

Angry Birds is getting its own line of Lego kits, Rovio announced today. The construction toy line will be developed with by the Lego Group with plans to release the toys timed to the spring 2016...

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Minimap March 20, 2015: Metal Gear, God of War, Angry Birds, Halo 5, Conker, Eve Fanfest

Welcome to Polygon Minimap, a daily audio tour through the latest news about video games, related technologies and culture. Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe to the podcast (RSS) Here's what...

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Angry Birds creator Rovio saw profits fall 73 percent last year

Finnish mobile games behemoth Rovio, best known as the team behind Angry Birds, saw a 73 percent drop in profit in 2014, according to the company's latest financial results. The company...

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Kim Kardashian, Clash of Clans, Angry Birds and more donate in-app purchases to charity

Buying stars in Kim Kardashian: Hollywood or gems in Clash of Clans may actually do some genuine good for the next two weeks. A host of iOS apps, including the likes of Angry Birds, Farmville 2 and...

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Angry Bird publisher to layoff as many as 130 as it simplifies organization

Rovio, the company behind mobile hit turned multimedia sensation Angry Birds, announced today a reorganization that will leave as many as 130 of their employees in Finland without a job. The job...

Good Game
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As game players diversify, developers start to rethink the stars of their games

As video games continue to become a massive, mainstream form of entertainment, the sorts of people playing games continue to diversify. Increasingly those players who aren't white and male — the...

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Angry Birds Transformers 'coming soon' to app stores

Details are sparse but Rovio, publisher of the Angry Birds franchise, just announced Angry Birds Transformers with a splash page on the main Angry Birds site. The game is "coming soon to app...

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Analysis: Mobile games explosion comes with a price

If you'd come to the Mobile Gaming USA 2014 conference to look at games, you'd have left mightily disappointed. This San Francisco confab was a bone dry business conference, heavy on analytics and...

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Angry Birds developers reveal Flappy Bird-inspired mobile game Retry

Retry is the next game from developers originally behind the release of Angry Birds; But despite its ties to the Finnish game studio Rovio, the new mobile title appears to be more influenced by the...