Rovio News


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

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."

- Pneum0 see all 4 comments

Rovio Stars turns Angry Birds dev into game publisher

By Andrew Yoon, May 14, 2013 5:00pm PDT

Rovio, the cash-injected developers of the Angry Birds series, has announced Rovio Stars, a new publishing initiative.


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..."

- Yxalitis see all 2 comments

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. "

- zehh see all 15 comments

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 ..."

- ajvitaly see all 3 comments

Angry Birds cartoon series to launch in March

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 26, 2013 12:45pm PST

Angry Birds Toons is a new weekly animated series starring Rovio's money-making critters.


"Cash in while they can. I'm jealous of how a few people took something so simple and have ..."

- Entity see all 6 comments

Angry Birds Trilogy coming to Wii, Wii U

By Steve Watts, Feb 15, 2013 10:05am PST

Angry Birds Trilogy will be releasing for the Wii and Wii U sometime this year, Activision and Rovio have announced.


Angry Birds Rio free through January 24

By Steve Watts, Jan 18, 2013 2:00pm PST

Angry Birds Rio is free this week for iOS devices. The offer lasts through January 24.


"actually, Rio came out before either AB:Space or AB:Star Wars"

- MikkleThePickle see all 4 comments

Angry Birds Trilogy gets $5 'Anger Management' DLC

By Steve Watts, Dec 21, 2012 12:45pm PST

Angry Birds Trilogy has gotten an "Anger Management" DLC pack, which packages 130 stages for $4.99.


Angry Birds Star Wars now on Facebook

By Steve Watts, Dec 18, 2012 12:30pm PST

Angry Birds Star Wars has launched on Facebook as a free-to-play game with in-app purchases.


Angry Birds movie coming in 2016

By Steve Watts, Dec 11, 2012 12:15pm PST

Rovio has announced that it will produce, finance, and retain creative control over an Angry Birds movie adaptation coming in 2016. John Cohen (Despicable Me) and David Maisel (Iron Man) are serving as producer and executive producer, respectively.


"If Angry Birds is what it takes to get my mom to play video games, it's not worth it."

- Halen see all 21 comments