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Angry Birds film signs Disney director

Rovio Entertainment has signed Fergal Reilly and Clay Kaytis to direct the upcoming Angry Birds movie. The co-directors have previously found success with titles like Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs and Tangled. “I’m very excited that Fergal and Clay

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With 263 million MAUs, Rovio is poised to take Zynga’s crown as world’s most popular games outfit

Following from the news that Rovio had over 30 million games downloaded during the Christmas week, the Finnish giant hasnow announced its monthly active user base during December hit a record 263 million. This is up from around 200 million

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Angry Birds and Star Wars joining forces in a series of products

While the teaser from earlier this week indicated that a downloadable Star Wars-themed Angry Birds game was on the way from Rovio, the Idlehands blog published leaked images of upcoming board games and figures that mash up the two brands.

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Rovio eyeing IPO in late 2013

The Finnish gaming company Rovio could make an initial public offering (IPO) during the second half of next year, the company’s chief financial officer Mikko Setälä told the Swedish business paper Dagens Industri. In the wake of Facebook’s troubled IPO,

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‘Angry Birds’ on Facebook leaves beta phase

The Facebook version of Rovio’s Angry Birds is no longer in beta on the social network. As of today, the game been re-branded Angry Birds Friends and now includes several new social features designed to increase competition among players. The

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Rovio sponsors Formula 1 driver

As if Angry Birds hadn’t already permeated modern culture enough, now you’ll be able to see the brand on the racetrack, too. This weekend in the race in Melbourne, Australia, Formula 1 driver Heikki Kovalainen will be debuting his new

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‘Angry Birds’ for Facebook is the top growing Game

Rovio’s Angry Birds gained 500,000 daily active users this week, a 17 percent gain that kept it in the No. 1 spot amongst the fastest-growing Facebook games by DAU. King.com took the No. 2 and No. 3 spots on the

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Angry Birds Cartoon Series in the works

A year’s worth of weekly Angry Birds cartoons are in the works and planned for distribution this fall to “all possible platforms.” The news comes from Nick Dorra, Head of Animation at Angry Birds company Rovio, who spoke at the

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‘Angry Birds Space’ hits 10 million downloads after 3 days

Rovio’s full sequel to the Angry Birds phenomenon has passed more than 10 million downloads in three days. Angry Birds Space was released last week on iOS devices, Android, Mac and Windows with a Window’s Phone version also in the

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Angry Birds success continues on Facebook

The top 10 games on Facebook’s App Leaderboard doesn’t look too different from the chart two weeks ago, but just outside of the top 10 are two interesting and fast-growing titles that you can expect to see further up the

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