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Rovio flies away from Angry Birds for all-new puzzler

With Rovio's Angry Birds hitting the billion-download mark recently, the Finnish developer has turned its attention to its next mobile game, revealed this week as Amazing Alex. No birds. No pigs. No plush toy merchandise or movie tie-ins… just yet, anway. Amazing Alex is an upgraded version of a 2011 iPad game Casey's …
Caleb Cox, 11 May 2012
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Angry Birds want to be Donald Duck

Angry Birds short form content is coming to every connected device as creators Rovio move deeper into becoming an entertainment company in the style of Disney. Yes, Disney. Rovio's head of animation Nick Dorra tod the MIPTV conference in Cannes that the company did not want to be viewed as an EA wannabe but more of a …
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Angry Birds Space

iGamer Such was the original's stellar success it's no wonder resisting the pull of Angry Birds Space is proving more difficult than escaping an event horizon. Ask the ten million or so folk who've apparently downloaded it since last Friday, and they'll tell you. You simply can't mess with universal laws - you're going to get sucked in …
Andrew Bailey, 28 Mar 2012
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Rovio: Actually there will be Angry Birds Space on Windows Phone

Rovio has apparently changed its mind, with the company's CEO telling Reuters that a Windows Phone 7 port of Angry Birds in Space is in the offing, though he's not saying when. That contradicts what the company's chief marketing officer told Bloomberg earlier, but CEO outranks head of marketing so we're betting that Angry …
Bill Ray, 23 Mar 2012
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Windows Phone left on launchpad by Angry Birds in spaaace

Updated Rovio has shunned Windows Phone for the latest outing of the super-soaraway Angry Birds franchise, saying that it can't support every platform and has no plans to support that one. Angry Birds in Space is out for iOS (£1.99), Mac (£2.99), PC (£4.97) and Android (free but plastered with ads), but notably absent is a Windows …
Bill Ray, 23 Mar 2012
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Samsung chirps Angry Birds Space exclusive

You'd have throught World+Dog was thoroughly fed up of flinging cartoon birds at cartoon piggies, but Samsung doesn't. It hopes Angry Birds fans will flock to its Galaxy Note tabphone now it's associated the latest version of the game. Angry Birds Space Samsung chirped today that it is "the exclusive mobile partner for the …
Tony Smith, 22 Mar 2012
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Free apps suck your power: researchers

As you tap away at your free copy of Angry Birds and sneer at those who pay for games, consider this: how much is it costing you in battery life? Plenty, according to a study conducted by researchers from Microsoft and Purdue University. Their work, which presents the results produced by an energy profiling tool called eprof, …
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Angry Birds in spaaaaace beamed to fandroids by NASA

Vid We've had an Angry Bird star constellation. We've had Angry Bird toys on the International Space Station. Now we're finally going to have Angry Birds in space on our mobiles. Finnish game-maker Rovio is unleashing the newest iteration of its world-dominating mobe game, Angry Birds Space, on March 22, according to the above …
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Rovio launches Angry Birds into space

Angry Birds has covered the Earth several times over, so Rovio has taken the next logical step in its development and sent the franchise into space. The upcoming Angry Birds Space is apparently the "biggest game launch since the original", according to Rovio's blog. Of course, another part of the galaxy brings with it …
Caleb Cox, 21 Feb 2012
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Angry Birds boss: Piracy helps us 'get more business'

Music industry chiefs must have been pleased to hear that the maker of pig-squishing iPhone game Angry Birds has learned from its mistakes in combating piracy. Contrasting the music industry's ignore-then-crush approach to piracy to his own softly-softly approach with Angry Birds, Rovio chief Mikael Hed told assembled music …
Anna Leach, 31 Jan 2012
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Angry Brides lob stilettos in dowry shakedown takedown

Indian matchmaking service has launched a new game based on the immensely popular Angry Birds that aims to highlight the unfair and illegal practice of demanding dowries in South Asian countries. Angry Brides is hosted on's Facebook pages, and features a red-clad eight-armed woman, presumably styled on …
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Angry Birds maker now aims at Asian IPO

Rovio, maker of the incredible phenomenon that is Angry Birds, is mulling the obligatory next step in tech firm domination: an IPO. Having previously hinted at a New York debut in the next two to three years, marketing chief Peter Vesterbacka is now suggesting that Hong Kong could be the market to host Rovio's coming-out party …
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Europe: warning, these Angry Birds CAN KILL KIDS

The Europan Commission has issued a stern warning: some Angry Birds could kill a child. No, we're not talking about the insanely popular videogame but a set of knock-off plush toys loosely based on the argumentative avians and being catapulted into Europe from China. Chinese Angry Bird toy rip-off Nothing to do with Rovio's …
Tony Smith, 25 Nov 2011
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Angry Bird rockets into spa-a-a-a-ce!

When the Russian Soyuz TMA-22 successfully launched from Kazakhstan's Baikonur cosmodrome on Monday morning, its crew manifest listed NASA's Dan Burbank and Roscosmos' Anton Shkaplerov and Anatoly Ivanishin. There was, however, a fourth passenger on board: George, the Red Angry Bird. George, however, is not a mere stowaway, …
Rik Myslewski, 15 Nov 2011
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Angry Birds to hit shop shelves this month

Angry Birds continues on its course toward global domination today when developer Rovio announced the game will be coming to retail later this year. Angry Birds for PC The original Angry Birds is set to take flight on PCs on 25 November and will sell for around a tenner. That'll be followed by Angry Birds Rio sometime before …
Caleb Cox, 11 Nov 2011
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'Angry Bird' netflinger projectile brings down drug ultralights

US air force boffins have developed a net-flinging weapon dubbed "Angry Bird", for the purpose of bringing down drug-smuggling ultralight aircraft crossing the Mexican border without using lethal force. Aviation Week reports on the remarkable development, which was achieved as part of the 2011 Commander's Challenge competition …
Lewis Page, 9 Nov 2011
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'Angry Bird in the Sky' spotted by astronomers

Pic Astronomers peering through a mighty telescope in Chile have produced this stunning snap of the Lambda Centauri Nebula, also known as the "Running Chicken Nebula": The Lambda Centauri Nebula. Credit: ESO Spot the birdie. Larger version here. The Reg received this as part of an announcement from the European Southern …
Lewis Page, 21 Sep 2011
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Angry Birds theme park takes off in China

An Angry Birds theme park has opened in China where punters can literally catapult cuddly squawkers at green pig balloons scattered among delicately built toy castles. The unlicensed attraction, labelled as the first 3D Angry Birds game, is part of the park's stress-reduction festival that runs this September, CNN Go reports …
Caleb Cox, 19 Sep 2011

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