This week, we hosted Accel Partners' Rich Wong in the studio for our Ask A VC show. Wong, who has invested in Angry Birds (Rovio), Lookout, Atlassian, MoPub, talked about where he sees the next wave of disruption in mobile technologies. He believes mobile security is a huge opportunity mobile, especially at the enterprise level.
Rovio announced feature-film plans for its money-printing game back in December, tapping Despicable Me producer John Cohen as producer. Former Marvel Studios boss David Maisel, who came aboard the gamemaker as a special adviser in June 2011, is now an exec producer on the movie, which Sony Pictures has now landed. Show More Summary
The long discussed Angry Birds movie has officially fallen into the hands of Sony Pictures Entertainment, where the game's developer Rovio announced it's set to come out 1st July 2016. That's a Friday, so clear your calenders now. The movie will be in 3D and is being developed, produced and financed by Rovio. Show More Summary
The Abra-Ca-Bacon update is now available for Rovio’s Angry Birds Seasons, bringing portals and 30 new levels of gaming to your devices. Pocket Gamer reports that the levels are carnival themed and feature magic hats and secrets to uncover. There is also a magic box that explodes whenever you hit it, a new power up [...]
You Tube personality and real world iPad Magician is helping to announce the latest update for Rovio’s Angry Birds on Android and iOS called Abra-Ca-Bacon. The new update to Angry Birds Seasons includes Magic Portals, so the video and talent fit was a perfect match. Show More Summary
The first time we heard anything about a feature-length animated film coming from Rovio focusing on the hit video game Angry Birds was in December of 2012. At the time, Rovio had…
Rovio's latest update to its Angry Birds Seasons game involves a new element called Magic Portals, letting players teleport birds, pigs and other characters from one location in the game to another. To promote this new magical dimension...Show More Summary
Today's free "Abra-Ca-Bacon" to Rovio's Angry Birds Seasons adds magical apertures that transcend spatial boundaries. You can get it here. Read more...
Rovio really does make its games a worthwhile investment. Angry Birds Seasons is almost two and a half years old now, and it has just received yet another 36 new levels — plus a new power-up — on Android and iOS. That’s not bad for a 99¢ game now, is it. The update’s description reads: Abra-Ca-Bacon! It’s [...]Show More Summary
Uh oh, other than having green colored pigs steal their eggs, them birds from Rovio have another reason to be all angry – it seems that Candy Crush Saga has overtaken Angry Birds to be the most popular mobile game [...] Like It, +1, Tweet It, Pin It Original content from Ubergizmo.
A release for the upcoming Angry Birds flick has been narrowed to July 1, 2016, with Sony distributing the movie worldwide, Rovio announced on its website today. Rovio's intent on creating a feature film was made public late last year, when the studio tapped producers John Cohen and David Maisel from Despicable Me and Iron Man to lead the project. Show More Summary
Rovio knows for sure that they have yet to finish milking their seemingly bottomless cash cow known as Angry Birds, despite seeing plenty of merch released in the past, various add-ons and expansions in the game, in addition to theme [...] Like It, +1, Tweet It, Pin It Original content from Ubergizmo.
Angry Birds movie talks heated up on Wednesday when Sony announced via press release that it would be teaming up with Rovio to bring a film version of the popular video game to the big screen by July 1, 2016. “Every studio in town would love to add Angry Birds to their slate,” said Sony [...] ‘Angry Birds’ Movie On The Way From Sony is a post from: The Inquisitr
Rovio has announced, via tweet and then by news release, that it has lined up a deal and a date with Sony Pictures to distribute the upcoming Angry Birds movie. Rovio's been working on putting the frustrated fowl into a motion picture...Show More Summary
Rovio, the cash-injected developers of the Angry Birds series, has announced Rovio Stars, a new publishing initiative. According to EVP Jami Laes, the company's foray into third-party publishing will "help our fans find quality entertainment" on crowded app stores. Show More Summary
Beaks here... ANGRY BIRDS, the popular time-waster of a video game designed by Rovio Entertainment, has been downloaded a whopping 1.7 billion times. That's a whole bunch-a downloadin'! That means it's a brand with crossover potential,...Show More Summary
John Cohen and David Maisel are producing and developing this adaptation of Rovio's popular video game series. [...]
"Angry Birds" will soon arrive at your local movie theater - and they'll be in 3-D. Sony Pictures announced Wednesday that the studio's acquired rights for the animated film, which will be developed, financed and produced by Rovio Entertainment, the creator of the addictive "Angry Birds" game. Rovio masterminded the top-selling mobile app, which has […]
Sony announced today that it's sealed a deal with Rovio to distribute their CG-animated Angry Birds movie in summer 2016.
We just gave you the Rio 2 teaser, and now here’s an appropriate accompaniment. The original Rio was promoted with a movie-specific version of the massively popular mobile game Angry Birds, and the original Angry Birds concept (inasmuch as it can be called a concept, at least as far as a movie goes) is also [...]