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  1. Use the Force: Angry Birds Star Wars for iPhone, iPadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2012 | IPod Observer

    Rovio announced the immediate availability of Angry Birds Star Wars on Thursday. The new version of the popular bird tossing pig smashing game goes to the Star Wars universe, complete with light sabers, TIE fighters, and the Death Star.


  2. Seriously hires new execs from Rovio, 20th Century FoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 |

    Seriously, the L.A. based mobile startup, has appointed a new VP of business development and a new head of product. Matt McMahon joins the company as VP of business development from 20th Century Fox, a nod to Seriously's intended strategy of building up entertainment brands from mobile games.


  3. Seriously Taps 20th Century Fox, Rovio Vets For Exec SuiteRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 |

    Santa Monica-based mobile entertainment startup Seriously has tapped a 20th Century Fox veteran to head up its business development efforts, and a former Rovio exec for product development efforts, the company said Thursday. Seriously said it has hired Matt McMahon as its new VP of Business Development, and Mikko Hakkinen as Head of Product.


  4. Cherry Mobile Selfie ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 | Pinoy Tech Blog

    With a 13 MP front-facing camera with LED flash, the Cherry Mobile Selfie is one of the best selfie smartphones in the market today. Find out if Cherry Mobile's selfie phone lived up to the hype on our review below.


  5. It's been 5 years, but the 'Birds' are 'Angry' stillRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 |

    Seeing the popularity enjoyed by the game, Rovio developed it for Android, Windows, Symbian and BlackBerry smartphones and eventually expanded the games for PC and Mac. innish developer Rovio released a casual game called Angry Birds for iOS, which took the mobile gaming world by storm.


  6. Angry Birds developer Rovio lays off 110 staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | CNET

    Rovio has announced that it will be making 110 staff -- of a global workforce of around 800 -- redundant in a company "reorganisation", as well as closing up its game development studio in Tampere, Finland. "Rovio Entertainment Ltd has concluded employee negotiations announced on October 2nd this year.


  7. Angry Birds developer Rovio to chop 110 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | TrustedReviews

    Rovio yesterday announced it would be culling its workforce by a total of 110 employees. The Finnish mobile game maker revealed it would be shutting down its Tampere, Finland game studio.


  8. EA Black Friday sale sees game prices slashed by 75%Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | TrustedReviews

    Battlefield 4 Premium Edition is now A 31.99, down from A 39.99, while Battlefield 3 can be yours for just A 3.74, down from A 14.99. Other bargains include Dead Space 3 , Crysis 3 , and Need for Speed Most Wanted .


  9. Healthy Foods Brands Has Candy Flying Off The ShelvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Candy Industry

    These days, when people in the candy industry hear the name Healthy Food Brands, they most likely think of Angry Birds or Candy Crush gummies and fruit snacks. And then, their next thought is probably something along the lines of, "What's so healthy about those two brands?" Well, the company didn't start off making gummies and fruit snacks tied in to mobile games.


  10. 5 iPhone and Android Games You Can't Miss This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 |

    Sick of Temple Run and looking for something new to play on your iPhone? TIME rounded up some favorites worth a download this week. Although many developers have been designing retro 8-bit games for a few years now, it takes a lot of courage to go back to square one and put out a game that evokes an entire lost generation of entertainment.


  11. New iOS Games This Week: October 16, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | MacLife

    Whether you're looking for a big-name smash or an intriguing indie, we've got a nice blend of both in this week's App Store release lineup. NBA 2K15 brings big improvements to the hoops series, while Angry Birds Transformers pairs franchises in colorful fashion - but don't miss Helix or Hyspherical either.


  12. Angry Birds Transformers 'rolls out' worldwideRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | Cult of Mac Blog

    Autobirds, roll out! Fans of the Robots in Disguise will be pleased to hear that today marks the worldwide availability of Angry Birds Transformers , following its soft-launched in New Zealand, Finland, Canada and Australia last month. Following the well-received Angry Birds Star Wars , the game takes another beloved childhood property and applies the popular Angry Birds formula, with an added 2D run-and-gun dimension that keeps the title feeling fresh.


  13. Angry Birds Transformers Is Not What I ExpectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Kotaku

    When Rovio and Hasbro announced Angry Birds Transformers, I imagined sling-shotting helmet-wearing birds at stationary targets, just like Angry Birds Star Wars . The game I'm streaming this morning is not that.


  14. Beyond the book: Penn State Behrend's Lilley Library adds video gamesRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    On a shelf at the John M. Lilley Library, across from the Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation, is the unlikeliest of literary icons: Emperor Piglatine, an evil cartoon pig who can blow lightning out of his nose. Piglatine is the chief villain in "Angry Birds Star Wars," a 2012 game developed for Sony's PlayStation 3 system.


  15. As Angry Birds loses its perch, app maker to cut jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | CBS News

    At least, that's what Angry Birds app designer Rovio is hoping will happen after it cuts up to 130 jobs, or about 16 percent of its workforce, to cope with slowing growth and games that failed to fly. "We have been building our team on assumptions of faster growth than have materialized," Rovio chief executive Mikael Hed wrote in a blog post on Thursday .


  16. Angry Birds maker to slash up to 130 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | CNET

    Finland-based Rovio also says it plans to "simplify" its company based on three key areas: games, media, and consumer products. In a blog post Thursday, Rovio CEO Mikael Hed said that the Finnish company has been building up its team based on "assumptions of faster growth."


  17. Angry Birds Transformers: surprising first gameplay trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Computer And Video Games

    Unlike its previous movie tie-in Angry Birds Star Wars, the Transformers game will not feature traditional Angry Birds style catapult-based gameplay. Instead, it appears to be a touch-based run 'n' gun game in which players destroy scenery in the background.


  18. Angry Birds Star Wars 2 for Windows Phone updated - master the force with new challenging levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | WinBeta

    Angry Birds is a franchise that doesn't require any introduction. Yes, you shoot a collection of angry birds at the evil ferocious pigs; however, the case is a little different when it comes to Angry Birds Star Wars 2, a title based on the popular sci-fi movie.


  19. Stella Brings Out The Best And Worst In Angry BirdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | Kotaku

    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.


  20. 'Angry Birds Stella' is hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 |

    Stella is the main female character of the series, having been featured in a few of the past games including Angry Birds GO! and Angry Birds Star Wars. The game has a familiar feel to past games, with familiar birds and pigs and stars and unlockable characters.