Angry Birds News

Rovio Announces More Layoffs, Plans to Focus on Games

Posted on 26/08/2015 by Chris Hauk

Rovio is not only the home of Angry Birds, but likely some angry employees, as the Finnish game developer announced today that it has plans for another round of layoffs, cutting up to 260 jobs, more than 30% of the studio’s workforce.


MacTrast News Digest – February 13, 2014

Posted on 13/02/2014 by Chris Hauk

It’s Thursday, the week is almost over, and in today’s MacTrast News Digest, we’ve got a supplier responsibility report from Apple, an Angry Birds game Stanley Kowalski would scream for, Apple may be SOL (Simply Out of Luck) now that Comcast is buying TWC, and the iPad 2 is probably near the end of its long run.


Rovio Denies Assisting NSA in Spying on Angry Birds Players

Posted on 28/01/2014 by Chris Hauk

Documents made public yesterday claim U.S. and UK intelligence agencies are retrieving personal data sent by mobile apps during mass surveillance sweeps. Rovio’s popular game, “Angry Birds” was mentioned as one of the apps targeted by the agencies.


NSA Servers Can Collect Data From Mobile Apps

Posted on 28/01/2014 by Chris Hauk

A new report from The New York Times says the U.S. National Security Agency specifically looks for data sent by mobile apps in order to capture personal data on surveillance targets.


New Angry Birds Game on the Way From Rovio

Posted on 13/06/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Fair warning, Angry Birds creator Rovio has a new game on the way. The game developer, who is teasing the upcoming game on a new website that features a bird slingshotting down a path, says the game is unlike its standard Angry Birds titles.


Official Angry Birds Cartoon Series Coming on March 16

Posted on 27/02/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Angry Birds is a much a cultural institution today as it is a mobile game. If that wasn’t enough for you (or even if it was far, far too much!), the franchise has now branched off in yet another direction – an official Angry Birds cartoon series!


Angry Birds Star Wars Updated With New ‘Escape from Hoth’ Content Pack

Posted on 31/01/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Rovio released a new update for Angry Birds Star Wars today, bringing a new “Escape from Hoth” content pack with 20 new free levels, new enemies, a challenging new boss fight, new bonus levels, and more. There’s even an asteroid field that you’ll have to carefully navigate!


Angry Birds Space Update Adds 30 New Watery Levels

Posted on 11/01/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

The Angry Birds from space have just got one hell of a lot wetter. Rovio has released an update to the Space version of the game, adding 30 underwater levels and three new power ups.


All Rovio iPad Games (Including Every Angry Birds Game) On Sale for $0.99!

Posted on 14/12/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

Legendary Angry Birds developer Rovio has just slashed the prices on their iPad games to $0.99 – the very first sale we’ve ever seen on some of the titles, including Angry Birds Star Wars! Regular price for each app is $2.99 – so take advantage of the sale prices while they last!