Angry Birds Series News


Angry Birds Epic is a turn-based RPG spin-off

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 12, 2014 11:30am PDT

With Angry Birds Epic, Rovio is turning the series into a turn-based role-playing game.


"Also you kind of just tattled on me with the "personal attack" verbiage. That was your way of ..."

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Angry Birds Stella announced, coming this fall

By Steve Watts, Feb 13, 2014 7:10am PST

Rovio has announced another Angry Birds spin-off, this time with a pink lady bird taking the lead. Angry Birds Stella is scheduled to launch this fall, though the company tiptoed around stating what the game actually is.


"I forecast that this is where my nephew jumps off of the Angry Birds bandwagon. He'll probably ..."

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Angry Birds being built 'for a hundred years'

By Steve Watts, Jan 22, 2014 11:00am PST

Angry Birds' evolution into a marketing juggernaut is part of a concentrated effort to make the brand last, according to chief marketing officer Peter Vesterbacka.


"I doubt angry birds slippers, posters, backpacks, trapper keepers, pajamas, and $50 copies of ..."

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Angry Birds Go! on iOS and Android today

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 11, 2013 1:00pm PST

Angry Birds Go! is now available on iOS and Android devices. It's the franchise's first foray into kart-racing territory. It is, as Rovio points out, the first time Angry Birds has ever been rendered in 3D.


"Yeah this game sucks. IAP is overboard. They even added energy to it. "

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Angry Birds games getting 'Zombie Pigs' for Halloween

By Steve Watts, Oct 22, 2013 9:00am PDT

Rovio is Halloweening its Angry Birds properties, with "Zombie Pigs." New stages with the zombie swine were added to Bad Piggies last week, and a tournament will kick off in Angry Birds Friends tomorrow.


Angry Birds Go! kart racing revealed

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 15, 2013 8:00am PDT

Rovio has been teasing Angry Birds Go! since June, but only today finally confirmed what everyone suspected: it's a kart racer. Arriving on December 11, it'll send birds and pigs kareening downhill, collecting coins and power-ups. Like with Angry Birds Star Wars II, you can ...


"Amazing how they've parlayed this dumb fucking game into all kinds of stupid shit. Wonder if ..."

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Multiplayer in Angry Birds Star Wars shown off, not very exciting

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 21, 2013 10:30am PDT

In spite of the countless sequels and spin-offs, Angry Birds has never featured multiplayer. That's about to change with the upcoming console version of Angry Birds Star Wars.


Angry Birds Star Wars 2 figures use QR codes, not NFC

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 19, 2013 2:30pm PDT

Angry Birds Star Wars 2 takes a page from Skylanders by connecting the game to real-world toys. But how does it work?


Angry Birds Star Wars coming to consoles and handhelds October 29

By Steve Watts, Jul 18, 2013 9:00am PDT

Angry Birds Star Wars is coming to consoles and handhelds on October 29. It will add 20 new stages, console-specific features, and multiplayer modes.


Angry Birds Star Wars 2 announced, coming September 19

By Steve Watts, Jul 15, 2013 8:15am PDT

Angry Birds Star Wars 2 is coming September 19. It will focus more on prequel characters, and let you scan in toys to the game.


Angry Birds Trilogy slings onto Wii and Wii U August 13

By Steve Watts, Jun 27, 2013 11:05am PDT

Angry Birds Trilogy will be hitting Wii and Wii U on August 13, Rovio has announced.


"Cool for the Wii U. Game & Wario has a mini game like it and it's entertaining."

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Simpsons, King of the Hill writer joins Angry Birds film

By Steve Watts, May 22, 2013 4:30pm PDT

Jon Vitti, a writer whose credits include The Simpsons Movie, The Office, and King of the Hill, will write a script for the Angry Birds movie due in 2016.


Bad Piggies 'Rise & Swine' free update out now

By John Keefer, May 08, 2013 5:00pm PDT

Bad Piggies, the arch-enemies of the Angry Birds, are back with a free update today. While it adds the usual new levels and kooky contraptions, it has also added a new feature where players can record and share their adventures.


"Expect the Windows version to be updated sometime early 2014..."

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Rovio revenues grew 101% in 2012

By Steve Watts, Apr 04, 2013 12:00pm PDT

Rovio reported its 2012 fiscal results, touting large revenue growth for the period spurred on by four new games and a booming consumer goods division.


"Are you thinking of Zynga perhaps? This is not the same company. "

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Angry Birds Space floats onto Steam

By Steve Watts, Mar 07, 2013 1:00pm PST

Angry Birds Space has gone up on Steam, at a launch price of $3.99 through March 14.


"I'm curious if this will actually sell on steam. Remember when steam first came out and it had ..."

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