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Rovio revives effort to push Angry Birds beyond the game

The company hires a DreamWorks Animation exec to spearhead the franchise's expansion, as Rovio seeks to keep milking the birds.

By August 11, 2015


Rovio hopes lightning strikes twice with Angry Birds 2

The company promises in a tweet on that the new Angry Birds will be "Bigger. Badder. Birdier."

By July 16, 2015


Rovio's Angry Birds Stella gives girl power a ride

The game provides the same propulsion that gamers have come to expect from the franchise, but this time around, female protagonists star.

By September 4, 2014


Angry Birds developer Rovio lays off 110 staff

The company announces staff cuts and the closure of its game studio in Tampere, Finland.

By December 7, 2014


Angry Birds maker Rovio taps new CEO for 2015

Mikael Hed will step down as chief executive at the end of the year, turning the reins over to Pekka Rantala.

By August 29, 2014


Juice Cubes: Rovio's cute take on a familiar puzzle game

Hands-on with the Angry Birds developers' own addictive spin on a match-three game.

By January 24, 2014


Ready your slingshots, the first 'Angry Birds' movie trailer is here

The blue, red, black and yellow birds from the immensely popular Angry Birds franchise are coming to the big screen in "The Angry Birds Movie," and you can watch the first trailer for the 2016 film now.

By September 23, 2015


A luxury titanium phone and getting stung in the happy place on CNET UK podcast 451

On this week's show, the delightful Andrew Hoyle is joined by the excellent Katie Collins to discuss a luxury titanium smartphone and being stung by a bee in the gentleman zone.

By September 25, 2015


Rovio revenue growth slows, profit falls in 2013

The company says its financials were down in 2013 because it was building a "foundation" for future growth.

By April 28, 2014


YouTube launches game streaming site

YouTube Gaming launches to compete with Twitch, Rovio lays off 260, Amazon flirts with hot meal delivery and Windows 10 sees strong adoption rate.

By August 26, 2015