Rovio News


Angry Birds VR shown running on Samsung Gear VR

By Daniel Perez, May 13, 2015 8:40am PDT

Rovio has developed and shown off a VR version of its popular mobile game, Angry Birds.


"Super casual mobile game developed for high-end niche VR market. I don't know, seems weird. "

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Angry Birds Transformers announced

By Steve Watts, Jun 16, 2014 6:58am PDT

Rovio is partnering with Hasbro to make Angry Birds Transformers, a crossover that will include a mobile game, toys, and other licensed goods later this year.


"is your partner a female casual gamer? because if so, daggot is still correct"

- jane911 see all 10 comments

Rovio launches new LVL11 label to make not-Angry Birds games

By Andrew Yoon, May 06, 2014 9:00am PDT

Rovio is looking to branch out beyond its Angry Birds franchise. The company is now aiming to develop games that don't necessarily fall into the company's usual image.


"Good to diversify, but man are they just trying to milk some physics patent or tech? Also, ..."

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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 ..."

- [fry] see all 17 comments

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 ..."

- the archvile see all 10 comments

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 ..."

- jingletard see all 13 comments

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 Star Wars coming to PS4 and Xbox One with new features

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 29, 2013 10:30am PDT

As the next console generation rushes towards us, the announcement of just one more exclusive game could shift a lot of sales to one platform or another and whip console warriors into a violent frenzy. Luckily for us all, this won't be the news to trigger it: Angry Birds Sta...


"just before I saw the paycheck that said $6883, I didnt believe that...my... neighbour woz like ..."

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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.


Tiny Thief coming to iOS, Android tomorrow

By Steve Watts, Jul 10, 2013 11:20am PDT

Rovio Stars has announced that 5ants' Tiny Thief will hit iOS and Android devices tomorrow.


"Glad to see them doing something other than throwing x and z style games."

- Sephiras see all 4 comments