Region Specific profile: Rovio

Rovio

Finland’s biggest videogame company spent much of 2013 broadening its reach. Its Angry Birds Toons animated series, launched in March 2013, has already garnered over a billion views. A range of Telepods based on the company’s games furthered its move into licensing, as did the announcement of an Angry Birds film. The studio kept its… Continue reading

Two billion downloads? We’re just getting started, says Angry Birds creator Rovio

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Rovio staff stick out from the crowd at industry events, and it’s not just because they all wear those bright red Angry Birds hoodies. It’s because the Finnish firm represents ‘the one per cent’ in mobile – while most indies struggle to make ends meet, Rovio is one of the most solvent game creators on… Continue reading

The Making Of: Angry Birds

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How Rovio turned childhood sketches into a global success story.

Angry Birds Star Wars II introduces Skylanders-style Telepods

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Rovio teams with Hasbro for its next release on September 19.

Angry Birds Trilogy set for Wii and Wii U in August

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Activision to publish Rovio trio on Nintendo home consoles for the first time.

Rovio Stars: Angry Birds’ creator turns mobile publisher

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Director of development Kalle Kaivola explains Rovio’s new publishing initiative.

Rovio’s new Stars label publishes its first game, Icebreaker: A Viking Voyage

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New iOS release is developed by UK studio Nitrome.

Why I ditched DICE for Rovio, and what that says about the future of mobile game development

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Rovio creative director Patrick Liu explains why he’s traded blockbuster games development for Rovio’s broader brand of entertainment.

Game Industry Jobs: Vacancies at Crytek, Rovio, Microsoft, and more

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This week’s most promising new opportunities in the game development business.

Game industry jobs: New openings at Goodgame, Crytek and Microsoft

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This week’s top new vacancies on the Edge jobs board in one place.