Rovio has figured out a way to tie their mega-hit Angry Birds to the upcoming NFL season. They're going to create a Philadelphia Eagles-themed version of their physics-based puzzle game.
In a news twist that no one seen coming, the creators of Angry Birds, Rovio Entertainment, have announced that they have bought out Futuremark Games Studio, the makers of the 3D Mark benchmarking suite and the recent Unstoppable Gorg game.
Rovio, the company behind the hugely successful Angry Birds, which became a runaway success on mobile phones and computers, is ran by guys who have real heads on their shoulders and they don't completely see the world of interactive entertainment through dollar-sign glasses, especially when it comes to piracy.
When someone gets a smartphone, it seems that Angry Birds is one of the first things they download. Developer Rovio says that Angry Birds, Angry Birds Seasons and Angry Birds Rio racked up 6.5 million downloads on Christmas Day.
Rovio Mobile's Angry Bird has been downloaded millions of times for mobile phones, making it one of the surprise hits of the last couple years. However, Tetris Company manager Henk Rogers believes that this success won't last.
Apparently Rovio and Focus Multimedia have no qualms whatsoever about PC piracy affecting retail sales because that's exactly where they're headed with the Angry Birds franchise...to retail outlets.
If you thought Angry Birds was just some massive mobile gaming fad, think again. The series is about to take off in ways you just didn't think imaginable, including an Angry Birds 3D and a new film that could potentially be the start of a series of Angry Bird movies.
Today Google confirmed the rumored games service for Google+ today. Starting today you can play a number of high-profile games through the budding social network.
Angry Birds Rio, a version of mobile game Angry Birds based on the upcoming animated film Rio, is having a huge debut. In the first ten days since its release, it's been downloaded ten million times.
Rovio Mobile's puzzle game Angry Birds has hit a new sales milestone. At the SXSW conference, Rovio's Peter Vesterbacka revealed that the game has been downloaded over 100 million times now.
Following the runaway success of their puzzle game Angry Birds, developer Rovio is looking to bring the title to new platforms. One such port will be coming to Facebook sometime this year.
Chillingo announced that Angry Birds Lite has been launched for the iPhone and iPod Touch. The free trial version of the physics-based catapult game is currently available on Apple's AppStore.