Candy Crush has replaced Angry Birds as the king of mobile gaming.
Apparently, there is a reason why the birds in the Angry Birds smartphone app are angry--they are being used as pawns in the National Security Agency's global surveillance dragnet, according to media reports citing documents from Edward Snowden.
Smartphone and tablet apps, including popular games like "Angry Birds" are allowing spy agencies such as the National Security Agency to learn more about them, reports The Guardian.
Rovio Entertainment will begin airing the second season of its Angry Birds Toons animated series in 2014, concurrently premiering a new series spotlighting the publisher's Bad Piggies franchise and its popular Stella the pink bird character.
Rovio Entertainment is rolling out Angry Birds Friends, a new version of the blockbuster physics game franchise integrated with Facebook to support new social interactions.
Rovio Entertainment reported full-year 2012 revenues of $195 million, up from $97 million the previous year, fueled by continuing demand for its Angry Birds games as well as branded merchandise.
Rovio Entertainment's long-awaited Angry Birds Toons is finally coming to a television near you--maybe. The 52-episode animated series, which fleshes out the saga of the blockbuster mobile game's title characters and the Bad Piggies who stole their eggs, will premiere March 16 on selected television networks overseas and expand a day later to some video-on-demand platforms, including Comcast's Xfinity on Demand in the U.S. More importantly, it will screen across every title in the Angry Birds franchise.
Rovio Entertainment is launching a video distribution channel spanning across all of its Angry Birds titles, enabling fans to view the company's new Angry Birds Toons animated series via smartphones and tablets.
Rovio Entertainment is making the original version of its blockbuster mobile game Angry Birds available as a free download from Apple's App Store.
Angry Birds maker Rovio Entertainment formed a new advertising division within the company, dubbed the Brand Advertising Partnership Team, that consists of high-level executives from Apple, MTV and Millennial Media.