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3 hrs ago | Computer And Video Games

Angry Birds studio releases Selfie Slam

The game is the latest to be released under the Angry Birds studio's new LV11 brand , a publishing label designed to release games outside of its Angry Birds property. It's a free-to-play minigame collection in which the player creates their in-game avatar by taking a selfie of their own face.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

VentureBeat

Funding Daily: Mooncake edition

The Mooncake is a beloved traditional pastry during the Chinese Mid-Autumn festival, which is all about moon worship and moon watching. Here at VentureBeat, which is all about investment and startup watching, it looks like investing in SaaS companies is still a thing.

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Reuters

Rovio mad as an Angry Bird over alleged copies

Finnish mobile games maker Rovio, which owns the globally successful Angry Birds brand, is suing two North American companies for selling allegedly counterfeit trinkets based on its famous game. Rovio filed suit in Manhattan federal court on Thursday against vending firms Allstar Vending of Canada and California-based Toy Amazon claiming it was the victim of "unscrupulous individuals" trying to capitalize on Angry Birds' popularity.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

CoolSmartPhone.com

Hannspree CT23H0B Android All In One - Review

The lines between devices are becoming blurred these days, what with phones getting bigger, tablets getting smaller, laptops trying to be tablets, desktop PCs trying to still be relevant and Android and Windows 8 both trying their hardest to work well on all of those devices. I have been a long time advocate of a desktop PC, it is probably the most powerful and expensive gadget I have and as such I use it for every possible task going.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

Kotaku

Stella Brings Out The Best And Worst In Angry Birds

Feature mostly female feathered heroes and released alongside a line of pink-centric toys, one wouldn't be blamed for assuming Angry Birds Stella is a game for "girls." It's a game for any fan of the series who wants to see how far it's come - and the unfortunate direction its going in.

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Related Topix: Nintendo, Angry Birds, Video Games, Activision, Angry Birds Star Wars, Rovio Entertainment Ltd

Fri Sep 05, 2014

GamersHell.com

Angry Birds Stella Released, Video Available

Angry Birds Stella , an all-new slingshot adventure starring a fearless flock of BFFs with spectacular superpowers, is out now on iOS, Android, NOOK, and BlackBerry 10, Rovio Entertainment announced. Gale - the Bad Princess - has stolen Stella's precious scrapbook, scattering her priceless memories across magical Golden Island.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Ubergizmo

Angry Birds Stella Flies In

First announced in February earlier this year, Rovio has kept to their promise of rolling out Angry Birds Stella on September 4th, and you will now be able to join Stella alongside her friends who go by the names Willow, Dahlia, Poppy, and Luca. The whole premise of the game would fall back on a quest that sees you help in the journey to reclaim Stella's scrapbook as well as prevent power-hungry Gale from destroying the Golden Island with her obsessive hunt for the mysterious Golden Egg.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

WinBeta

Angry Birds Transformers gets a release date, arriving in Windows Phone Store on October 15

The beloved angry birds will soon go through a transformation. Parent company Rovio has announced the release date of Angry Birds Transformers, the successor to Angry Birds Star Wars.

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Related Topix: Nintendo, Angry Birds, Video Games, Activision, Angry Birds Star Wars, Rovio Entertainment Ltd

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Switched

Get Out of Jail Free

Chances are that at one time or another you have, as the game is available in 111 countries and published in 43 languages and some 275 million game boxes have been sold over the years.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

KYTX-TV News

Angry Birds not happy about current business model

When all other Seminole students were headed to their first day of school on Monday, one little boy was sent home because his hair was too long.

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Related Topix: Nintendo, Video Games, Angry Birds, Peabody, KS

Sun Aug 31, 2014

SFGate

CEO of Rovio, maker of 'Angry Birds,' to step down

Mikael Hed, here at the Rovio offices in 2011, will step down as CEO of the company that makes the "Angry Birds" games and products.

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Related Topix: Nintendo, Angry Birds, Video Games, Life, Food, Recipes, Bad Piggies, ValuSoft, Electronics, Cell Phones, Cellphones

Joystiq

Rovio head climbs into slingshot, launching from CEO roost this year

After establishing the effectiveness of poultry as winged demolition teams, Angry Birds series creator Rovio Entertainment has announced its CEO, Mikael Hed, will leave his perch on January 1, 2015.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

NewsFactor

Google Buys Visual Effects Firm Zync

In the visual effects industry, rendering is the process of taking computer generated 3-D models and turning them into the realistic 2-D visuals that we see in movies.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

TechCrunch

Mikael Hed Steps Down As CEO Of Wavering Angry Birds Maker Rovio, Pekka Rantala Steps In

A changing of the guard at Rovio, the Finalnd-based creator of the catapulting Angry Birds series of casual games that has seen its profit fall by more than half in the last year : its CEO Mikael Hed is stepping down and "passing the hoodie", in the words of the company, to Pekka Rantala, who most recently has been the CEO of Finnish drinks maker ... (more)

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TechCrunch

Mikael Hed Steps Down As CEO Of Wavering Angry Birds Maker Rovio, Pekka Rantala Steps In

A changing of the hoodie at Rovio, the Finalnd-based creator of the catapulting Angry Birds series of casual games that has seen its profit fall by more than half in the last year : its CEO Mikael Hed is stepping down, and he is passing on the reigns to Pekka Rantala, who most recently has been the CEO of Finnish drinks maker Hartwall but also ... (more)

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Related Topix: Nintendo, Video Games, Angry Birds, iPod touchiPad App, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Clash of Clans

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Examiner.com

'Super Smash Bros 4' classic mode, world map and more detailed for 3DS and Wii U

Masahiro Sakurai has discussed another feature in " Super Smash Bros 4 " for Wii U and 3DS .

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Related Topix: Nintendo, Video Games, Angry Birds, 3DS, Wii U, Kirby, HAL Labs

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Angry Birds maker Rovio loses trademark dispute against Angry Bite snack-maker

The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore rules in favour of Kimanis Food Industries, which had applied to protect its Angry Bite trademark in Singapore in 2012.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

CNN

A History Of Gaming

Gaming has come a long way over the years. It seems more than a distant memory when the SNES was at the height of technology, and the Nokia 6610 was the pinnacle of mobile gaming, yet looking back they did an incredible amount for the industry and kicked off an era that is now high definition, high quality, and more often than not completely ... (more)

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Related Topix: Computers, The, Nintendo, Video Games, Deep Silver, Angry Birds, Snake, RicolaVG, Microsoft Xbox

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Ubergizmo

Angry Birds Stella Pegged For 4th September Release

Earlier this year, Rovio announced that they had a new Angry Birds game in the works called Angry Birds Stella .

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SmartBrief

Angry Birds turns to direct programmatic targeting

Rovio, the maker of the popular Angry Birds game franchise, is testing direct programmatic targeting across its titles.

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