Rovio Entertainment Ltd., the Finnish maker of “Angry Birds,” said it is looking to lay off up to nearly 10% of its staff as part of a broader effort to focus on mobile games.
Rovio, the company behind hit mobile game "Angry Birds", is cutting its workforce by almost 10%, The Wall Street Journal reports. The Finnish company currently employs over 400 staff but up to 35 jobs are expected to be lost as partShow More Summary
Angry Birds mobile game publisher Rovio spun out an innovative startup named Hatch in November, and now that company has collected 50 partners with 90 games for a monthly subscription service called Hatch. The service promises to come with a lot of benefits for mobile game players when it debuts later this year. Hatch will […]
Hatch has signed up more than 90 games from 50 studios to debut this year on its social hub that can stream mobile games instantly to gamers. The latest titles include Dungeon Rushers, Mini Metro, Evoland, and Alto’s Adventure. Other confirmed games include Monument Valley, Leo’s Fortune, Pac-Man, Space Invaders, and Rayman. Rovio spun out Hatch […]
After appropriately milking those very irritated birds for years and years, Rovio is planning on developing MMOs that go beyond the Angry Birds universe. As announced by the developer today, Rovio is expanding its studios with a new team based inLondon whose focus will be specifically these new MMOs. The announcement doesn't give any specific
Mobile juggernaut Rovio has opened a new in-house studio in London that will focus on creating massively multiple online games. ...
Rovio, the maker of Angry Birds, has opened a new game studio in London with a focus on mobile massively multiplayer online games (MMOs). The move strengthens the Espoo, Finland-based company to expand its in-house development capacity. It will focus on new intellectual properties that go beyond the Angry Birds universe, which is about eight […]
The puzzle game challenges users to save the Angry Birds, who have been trapped inside balloons.
Rovio's latest match-three puzzler is finally releasing on Android and to start, they're offering $10 of in-game gold for free to those who pre-register before the game releases on December 22nd.
Pre-register today to receive $9.99 worth of in-game gold.
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The publisher of World of Tanks further pushing into mobile gaming with the acquisition of the one of the studios that spun out of Angry Birds developer Rovio. Wargaming announced today that it is scooping up mobile game studio Boomlagoon. The two companies did not announce the terms of the agreement. The Helsinki-based Boomlagoon started […]
Hatch, a new company spun off from Angry Birds developer Rovio, plans to launch an Android-based game streaming service in 2017.
Back in 2011, Onlive, a cloud-based service, tried to do something pretty crazy; let you play games without actually downloading them. Alas, the service was not long-lived and the service got its obituary around 2015. Now Rovio, the developer behind the little-known Angry Birds franchise, has decided to once more try and reach for the
Angry Birds creator Rovio wants to create the Netflix of mobile video game streaming with its new spin-off venture, Hatch....
Finland’s Rovio announced today that it has created a new company called Hatch Entertainment that is developing a Spotify-like service for mobile video games. Hatch Entertainment has been officially spun off to continue developing the subscription-based service. Officials from Hatch said the company is going to begin an invite-only soft launch for select Android users […]
As witnessed in the recent US presidential election, blind spots can sink leaders in big and unexpected ways. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Rovio CEO Kati Levanta reveal how intentionally asking questions and "listening to learn" accelerate growth and mitigate blind spots.
Rovio's Stockholm general manager, Patrick Liu, has left the Angry Birds creator after four years to take up the mantle of senior product owner at Spotify. ...