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Angry Birds Trilogy coming to consoles with Kinect & Move support

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 10, 2012 11:15am PDT

Angry Birds Trilogy will be available on PS3, Xbox 360, and 3DS this holiday.


Amazing Alex is Angry Birds dev's next, coming in July

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 28, 2012 2:30pm PDT

After launching the Angry Birds into space, it appears Rovio is ready to work on a brand new IP. Amazing Alex is the star of Rovio's newest game, yet another physics-based puzzler.


Angry Birds coming to consoles

By Steve Watts, Jun 07, 2012 1:15pm PDT

Angry Birds is apparently making the trek to more platforms, as an Activison teaser reel highlighted the game and a spokesperson commented on "HD consoles."


Angry Birds hits 1 billion downloads

By Steve Watts, May 09, 2012 11:30am PDT

The Angry Birds series has surpassed one billion downloads, only six months after celebrating a milestone of half a billion.


"Anyone buying the (overpriced) angry birds merch is buying into the fad - at least the game ..."

- Kiyohime see all 13 comments

Rovio rejected $2 billion Zynga acquisition offer

By Steve Watts, Apr 17, 2012 4:45pm PDT

Zynga reportedly offered more than $2 billion for Rovio, but was turned down by the Angry Birds studio.


"Wow, that's stupid. :p Must be an invention from a country that doesn't use the metric system."

- SilverSnake see all 94 comments

Nintendo's Miyamoto praises Angry Birds

By Steve Watts, Apr 12, 2012 3:00pm PDT

Nintendo executive Shigeru Miyamoto extends some kind words to Rovio's Angry Birds, praising the controls, mixture of new and old game elements, and even saying he wishes he'd thought of it first.


"This is also true for practically all the flash and java based games people ignored between the ..."

- TheEmissary see all 6 comments

Angry Birds dev Rovio acquires Futuremark Games Studio

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 27, 2012 5:30am PDT

Futuremark has sold its Futuremark Game Studios Arm to Rovio, the developer of Angry Birds. Futuremark's keeping the Shattered Horizon, Hungribles and Unstoppable Gorg properties, though.


"It's funny how I said Angry Birds Space could have been higher than 99 cents. Found out level 3 ..."

- avatar_58 see all 16 comments

Angry Birds Space rockets to #1 paid app

By John Keefer, Mar 22, 2012 3:30pm PDT

Less than a day after launch, the Angry Birds newest adventure in space has landed them atop the charts as the #1 paid app on iOS.


"I can't tell if you are joking or not.. because there IS an ad-free version in the marketplace ..."

- Gwyndion see all 71 comments

Angry Birds Space trailer shows off first gameplay

By Steve Watts, Mar 08, 2012 1:00pm PST

Rovio debuted a trailer for Angry Birds Space, giving a first look at gameplay along with a science demonstration from NASA astronaut Don Pettit.


"Looks pretty slick, but how will it play on a phone? Looks like you really need a large screen ..."

- greenbergMD see all 23 comments

Rovio readies non-Angry Birds game; considers 3rd-party publishing

By Jeff Mattas, Feb 24, 2012 2:45pm PST

Angry Birds creator Rovio has a new non-Angry-Birds-themed game coming out in a "couple of months" and discusses its future, which may include 3rd-party publishing.


Angry Birds Space coming March 22

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 17, 2012 10:30am PST

The Angry Birds empire continues to expand. Rovio has announced its next Angry Birds game: Angry Birds Space.


"I am sure it will be a fun game, but it seems like Rovio is milking the IP for all its worth."

- TheEmissary see all 11 comments

Shack PSA: Angry Birds on Facebook today

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 14, 2012 7:00am PST

As promised, Angry Birds is now available on Facebook--just in case you can't get enough of the suicidal bird bombers on your iPhone, Android device, PS3, etc.


KISS Angry Birds is becoming a thing

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 03, 2012 9:00am PST

Gene Simmons and KISS are the poster children of the term "selling out." It appears KISS will be collaborating with one of gaming's biggest brands--Angry Birds.


"The bald eagle thing that annihilates the levels via IAP will be renamed Destroyer."

- Schnapple see all 6 comments

Angry Birds launching onto Facebook next month

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 26, 2012 4:15pm PST

The Facebook version of Angry Birds is scheduled for a Valentine's Day launch and will offer new features not found in the mobile version of the game.


"I would wager 95% or more of Facebook's users are completely unaware of either of those versions"

- derelict515 see all 6 comments

Rovio IPO not launching in 2012

By Steve Watts, Jan 20, 2012 11:30am PST

This year is too early to launch a Rovio IPO, according to company marketing chief Peter Vesterbacka.


"i cant believe they are going to become a publicly traded company based on one cell phone game. ..."

- spiderfill see all 3 comments