Angry Birds Newswire

Angry Birds Newswire

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  1. Minecraft' Movie Gets Release Date From Warner Bros.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | SFGate

    ... for such content is still unknown. Sony Pictures recently released its big screen version of Rovio's massive "Angry Birds" franchise - which opened respectably in the U.S. and raked in more abroad. Some industry analysts, however, doubted the legs ...

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  2. Ultra Addictive Star Charge Blasts Endless Runner Games into Outer SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | MacMegasite

    ... humming it throughout the day (and yes, having it as the soundtrack for their dreams ala Tetris, Candy Crush and Angry Birds!). Other Star Charge special features that set this release apart include: * Leaderboard integration to compete against ...

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  3. How your brain responds to Trump vs. ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | CNN

    ... experiments with BrainWave for the past two years. It has worked with companies like Rovio, the maker of Angry Birds, to test which advertising formats consumers respond best to. It helped retailer Fossil optimize its website for online shoppers by ...

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  4. Clash of Clans leads the rise of mobile gamingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Iol.co.za

    In its early years, the mobile video game market was dominated by simply designed, family-friendly games like "Fruit Ninja" and "Angry Birds." Action and adventure titles with sophisticated graphics and complex story lines were seen as better suited to gaming consoles and personal computers.

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  5. Casual smartphone games are getting crushed by complex, graphics-heavy action gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Finnish game company Supercell Co-Founder and CEO Ilkka Paananen and Martin Lau, President of Tencent, pose while meeting with the press in the company's headquarters in Helsinki In its early years, the mobile video game market was dominated by simply designed, family-friendly games like "Fruit Ninja" and "Angry Birds." Action and adventure titles with sophisticated graphics and complex story lines were seen as better suited to gaming consoles and personal computers.

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  6. Young Siem Reap video game design studio eyes next levelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Pnompenh Post

    ... hasn't exactly been immediate. The friends released their first game three years ago, a puzzle game inspired by Angry Birds called Hungry ObOb. The result wasn't what they might have dreamed of. "We pulled it," said Visal. "We didn't have any ...

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  7. China's Tencent buys Clash of Clans developer Supercell for $8.6B in a bid to create a gaming empireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... last year, according to Newzoo. Companies like Supercell and Rovio, a Finnish counterpart that is behind the Angry Birds franchise, were once able to create hit after hit with smartphone games. But the increased competition for consumers' attention, ...

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  8. Peter Vesterbacka leaves RovioRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | GamesIndustry.biz

    ... talented and amazing colleagues at Rovio," said Vesterbacka. "We have worked very hard together to bring up the Angry Birds flock over the past six years. While I remain a Rovio shareholder - and the biggest Angry Birds fan - I am even more excited ...

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  9. China's Tencent buys Supercell for $8.6bnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Iol.co.za

    ... by the likes of rival Rovio Entertainment, which has failed to create a new hit game since its 2009 launch of Angry Birds . With just 180 employees, Supercell had pre-tax profit of 880 million euros and sales of 2.1 billion euros ($2.38 billion) ...

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  10. Super sale puts game-maker Supercell in new handsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Star Tribune

    ... in popularity. Of course, sky-high valuations for mobile game firms aren't new. Four years ago Rovio, maker of "Angry Birds," was drawing headlines and estimated valuations of at least $9 billion. Since then, the firm has faced significant job cuts ...

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  11. Analysts weigh in on Tencent's $8.6 billion purchase of SupercellRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Gamasutra

    ... around. This is good news for Finland. Supercell turned out to be worth more than Nokia. In 2010 I expected Angry Birds to become bigger than Nokia, but it turns out I was off on the company but right on the space. - Horace Dediu, Asymco This is ...

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  12. The reasons that the company behind a Clash of Clansa is now worth $10.2 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Washington Post

    ... Of course, sky-high valuations for mobile game firms aren't new. Just four years ago Rovio, maker of "Angry Birds" was drawing headlines and estimated valuations of at least $9 billion . Since then, the firm has faced significant job cuts - 38 ...

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  13. Longtime Angry Birds frontman Peter Vesterbacka is leaving RovioRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Gamasutra

    Finnish developer Rovio is saying goodbye this week to longtime Angry Birds frontman Peter Vesterbacka, who is stepping down as chief marketing officer to focus on being an entrepreneur. Vesterbacka has served at Rovio since 2010 in a number of roles and has been a prominent Angry Birds advocate for years, making his exit the latest in a notable string of high-profile departures and layoffs at the company.

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  14. Tencent buys 'Clash of Clans' maker Supercell for $8.6 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... by the likes of rival Rovio Entertainment, which has failed to create a new hit game since its 2009 launch of Angry Birds. The Finnish company will now receive Tencent's backing as it pushes more aggressively into China's large online gaming market. ...

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  15. Tencent buys 'Clash of Clans' maker Supercell from SoftBankRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... by the likes of rival Rovio Entertainment, which has failed to create a new hit game since its 2009 launch of Angry Birds. The Finnish company will now receive Tencent's backing as it pushes more aggressively into China's large online gaming market. ...

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  16. Tencent to buy Finnish gaming firm Supercell from SoftBank, others in $8.6 billion dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Reuters

    ... by the likes of rival Rovio Entertainment, which has failed to create a new hit game since its 2009 launch of Angry Birds. The Finnish company will now receive Tencent's backing as it pushes more aggressively into China's large online gaming market. ...

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  17. Rovio's 'Mighty Eagle' has left the companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Peter Vesterbacka, the brand ambassador and "Mighty Eagle" at "Angry Birds" developer Rovio has left the company after six years, Arctic Startup reports . Vesterbacka told Finnish newspaper Helsingin Sanomat that "now is a good time to go and do bigger things.

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  18. Examiner Exclusive: Inside 'Warcher Defenders'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Examiner.com

    National Video Games Examiner Patrick Hickey Jr. chats with Ogre Pixel 's Steve Duran, who discusses the fun new iOS game "Warcher Defenders," breaking down its creative process and goals for the future. A combination of Angry Birds, Plants vs Zombies and Slayin, "Warcher Defenders" is a deep mobile game with a simple premise.

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  19. No female hero? Nintendo's choice for Legend of Zelda a 'missed opportunity'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | The Globe and Mail

    ... King, Glu Mobile and Rovio, makers of best-selling mobile games Candy Crush , Kim Kardarshian: Hollywood and Angry Birds , respectively, have all attributed strong sales and/or significant interest in their titles to women. The male-dominant work ...

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  20. This place is struggling to fill 7,000 programmer jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | MSN Money

    ... mobile gaming firms, following global successes for Finnish firms such as Supercell's Clash of Clans and Rovio's Angry Birds mobile games. Small software firms often look for people with special skills who are ready to start work without training, ...

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