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  1. Creators of 'Angry Birds' want phones out as film credits rollRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The China Post

    The creators of "Angry Birds" hope movie theater audiences don't get their feathers ruffled if some filmgoers pluck out their mobile devices at the end of "The Angry Birds Movie" and point them at the screen. Rovio Entertainment is dropping a code in the credits of the upcoming animated film inspired by the mobile gaming sensation that will hatch an exclusive level for a new pinball-inspired game called "Angry Birds Action!" The latest entry in Rovio's ever-expanding "Angry Birds" empire is populated by characters and locales from "The Angry Birds Movie," which features Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad and Danny McBride as a trio of the series' feathered protagonists.

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  2. 'Angry Birds' maker wants phones out as film credits roll | Fox NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    This undated image released by Rovio Entertainment shows Miika Tams, vice president of games at Espoo, Finland-based studio Rovio, which is dropping a code in the credits of the upcoming animated film, "The Angry Birds Movie," inspired by the mobile gaming sensation that will hatch an exclusive level for a new pinball-inspired game called "Angry Birds Action!" A level set on Piggy Island, home to the Angry Birds' snout-faced adversaries, can only be unlocked if players pluck out their mobile devices and zap a code displayed during the film's credits when it debuts May 20. LOS ANGELES - The creators of "Angry Birds" hope movie theater audiences don't get their feathers ruffled if some filmgoers pluck out their mobile devices at the end of "The Angry Birds Movie" and point them at the screen.

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  3. 'Angry Birds' maker wants phones out as film credits rollRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

    This undated image released by Rovio Entertainment shows Mikael Hed, executive chairman at Rovio Animation Studios, which is dropping a code in the credits of the upcoming animated film, "The Angry Birds Movie," that will hatch an exclusive level for a new pinball-inspired game called "Angry Birds Action!" This image released by Rovio Entertainment ... (more)

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  4. Angry Birds Is Making a Big Comeback Using Augmented RealityRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The New York Observer

    For a while back in 2010, we were all immersed in our phones, completely addicted to Angry Birds. Now, the game's creator, Rovio , has partnered with a leading augmented reality firm as well as big brands like McDonald's, Lego and H&M to bring the game off the screen and into the world around us.

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  5. Embattled Rovio Goes Big On Augmented Reality For 'Angry Birds' Movie PushRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | AdExchanger.com

    A new game from Rovio Entertainment serves as the foundation for a sweeping augmented reality rollout to promote the upcoming "Angry Birds" movie, due out in May. It's more than a one-off effort, though, said Alex Lambeek, chief commercial officer and EVP of consumer products at Rovio Entertainment. Basically, Rovio will integrate QR code-like "BirdCodes" onto product packaging and point-of-sale kiosks with around 20 brands and retailers in more than 50 markets across the world, including Walmart, McDonald's, PEZ and Lego.

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  6. Phones Out For 'Angry Birds'?Read the original story

    22 hrs ago | Access Hollywood

    The creators of "Angry Birds" hope movie theater audiences don't get their feathers ruffled if some filmgoers pluck out their mobile devices at the end of "The Angry Birds Movie" and point them at the screen. Rovio Entertainment is dropping a code in the credits of the upcoming animated film inspired by the mobile gaming sensation that will hatch an exclusive level for a new pinball-inspired game called "Angry Birds Action!" The latest entry in Rovio's ever-expanding "Angry Birds" empire is populated by characters and locales from "The Angry Birds Movie," which features Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad and Danny McBride as a trio of the series' feathered protagonists.

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  7. 'Angry Birds Action': Augmented reality-infused mobile game releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | UPI

    The title, which ties into the Sony Pictures upcoming adaptation The Angry Birds Movie , was made available Thursday on both iOS and Android devices and uses augmented reality features to allow fans to virtually interact with its world. Players can unlock various augmented reality modes by scanning the aptly dubbed "BirdCodes" with their phones that are found across a multitude of Angry Birds merchandise and tie-in promotions for the film.

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  8. Zappar and Rovio Partner to Release 1 Billion BirdCodes Into the Wild ...Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Market Wire

    More than 1 billion BirdCodes are live in over 50 markets around the world on consumer products and brand promotions. Zappar , a world leader in augmented reality, has partnered with Rovio , the maker of the global smash hit Angry Birds , to create the ultimate Angry Birds augmented reality experience.

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  9. Angry Birds Movie Secret Post-Credits Scene Will Need Your PhoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ubergizmo

    As you might have heard, an Angry Birds movie is in the works and while it might seem like Rovio is trying to milk the franchise for all its worth, we have to admit that the trailer is pretty hilarious and hopefully the movie will be too. That being said if you are a fan of post-credit scenes, you might want to stick around after the movie has ended.

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  10. Angry Birds Action! Now a game inspired by the movieRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    Angry Birds Action will bring in some augmented reality elements, a first in the gaming and movie segment Here is some good news for those waiting for the Angry birds movie to hit the screens end of May. Rovio, the Finland-based entertainment company behind what is arguably the most successful mobile game ever, has just launched a new Angry Birds game to warm up the sling shots before big release. "We have come full circle.

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  11. Angry Birds Action: Rovio goes the whole hog with biggest game yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pocket-lint.co.uk

    After the incredible success of the original Angry Birds, it can be argued that the series has been superseded in popularity by games by developers that embraced the free-to-play model faster than Rovio. Look at the top grossing apps on Apple's App Store today and you won't see an Angry Birds game anywhere near the top 10. Not even in the top 20. The Candy Crush franchise, Game of War and Clash of Clans rule the roost these days and Rovio has to do something special to get back its mojo.

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  12. There's a new Angry Birds game to tie into the movieRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Independent.ie

    Angry Birds Action! is a new game from original developers Rovio which really wants to get you engaged with the upcoming movie Angry Birds exploded onto mobile phones around the world in 2009 and became quite the worldwide phenomenon in the years following. It might not quite have that profile any more but with a major movie adaptation about to arrive in cinemas the brand is coming back.

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  13. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Business Wire

    Kungsleden AB: Profit from property management increased by 35 per cent to SEK 236 m and the property portfolio's value increased by SEK 524 m )--Regulatory News: THE REPORT IN BRIEF First quarter Rental revenue increased 17 per cent to SEK 614 million and operating net increased to SEK 388... )--Regulatory News: Today Rovio is thrilled to introduce to the world the fast-moving pinball arcade smasher Angry Birds Action! - the focal point for a whole new kind of ... )--Regulatory News: Stockmann has signed an agreement to sell the business operations of Hobby Hall to the Finnish SGN Group.

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  14. Angry Birds Action! launches on iOS and Android todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TrustedReviews

    The next entry in the hugely popular series sees a departure from the regular gameplay formula, with Action! offering a pinball action-style experience. The game will also feature augmented reality with players able to scan QR codes to unlock new content by scanning any over the over one billion 'Bird Codes' that have been placed all around the globe.

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  15. a Angry Birdsa maker wants phones out as film credits rollRead the original story

    Yesterday | KDWN

    The creators of "Angry Birds" hope movie theater audiences don't get their feathers ruffled if some filmgoers pluck out their mobile devices at the end of "The Angry Birds Movie" and point them at the screen. Rovio Entertainment is dropping a code in the credits of the upcoming animated film inspired by the mobile gaming sensation that will hatch an exclusive level for a new pinball-inspired game called "Angry Birds Action!" The latest entry in Rovio's ever-expanding "Angry Birds" empire is populated by characters and locales from "The Angry Birds Movie," which features Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad and Danny McBride as a trio of the series' feathered protagonists.

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  16. Rovio ups the ante on Angry Birds marketingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GamesIndustry.biz

    Angry Birds Action! is a new pinball-styled game to serve as the focal point for marketing around The Angry Birds Movie Angry Birds maker Rovio has had a rough go of it. In the last few years since the company announced that it would be making an Angry Birds movie, multiple rounds of layoffs have led to total headcount being cut roughly in half, CEO Pekka Rantala stepped down after just a year on the job, and its head of games Jami Laes parted ways with Rovio.

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  17. Angry Birds Movie Game Prioritizes 3D and Augmented RealityRead the original story

    Yesterday | IGN

    The free-to-play mobile game is ditching the 2D model, instead opting for a pinball-inspired 3D game that twists around some familiar Angry Birds mechanics. It's also adding in a large amount of augmented reality content, as well as an extra incentive to have the game and see The Angry Birds Movie.

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  18. Press Release from Business Wire : Rovio EntertainmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of India

    Today Rovio is thrilled to introduce to the world the fast-moving pinball arcade smasher Angry Birds Action! - the focal point for a whole new kind of 360 entertainment experience that Rovio is orchestrating together with its partners. In the latest Angry Birds symphony of destruction, leader of the flock Red smashes and crashes through obstacles and bounces from wall to wall like a wrecking ball - all in the name, of course, of saving precious and fragile eggs.

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  19. Photo: This undated image shows Mikael Hed, executive chaRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Las Vegas Sun

    This undated image shows Mikael Hed, executive chairman at Rovio Animation Studios, which is dropping a code in the credits of the upcoming animated film, "The Angry Birds Movie," that will hatch an exclusive level for a new pinball-inspired game called "Angry Birds Action!"

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  20. A new breed of video game moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | The China Post

    From the reviled 1993 live-action rendition of "Super Mario Bros." to last year's loathed arcade-inspired "Pixels," big-screen interpretations of games have almost always failed to score with critics and audiences.

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