Finland, the land of saunas, the Nokia 3310 (it’s the only phone that ever mattered tbh) and Rovio games has become the land that also has its own set of emoji. There’s a naked man and woman enjoying a sauna, the Nokia 3310 (yes!) and a headbanger, because the Finns just lurrve metal music. Show More Summary
The Colombian pop star teams up with Angry Birds maker Rovio for gem-swapping puzzler, with ambitions to make it a wider brand Mobile game Kim Kardashian: Hollywood has made more than $113m (£73.2m) according to its developer Glu Mobile’s financial results. Show More Summary
King Digital Entertainment, the games developer behind the wildly popular Candy Crush app, got a lucky escape this morning when Activision announced it had bought the startup for $5.9 billion (£3.8 billion.) Candy Crush launched in 2012...Show More Summary
Look out, FarmVille and Hay Day. Futureplay Games, a mobile-game studio created by former Rovio creative lead Jami Laes, has unveiled its debut title, Farm Away!. The new game from the Helsinki studio will debut on iOS on November 5. It is the first title from Futureplay, whose leaders such as Laes created titles such […]
Koukoi Games, a Finnish studio launched earlier this year that encompasses former Rovio and Nokia talent, has managed to raise roughly $1 million from a group of investors led by a VC in Singapore....
After months of negotiations, Angry Birds creator Rovio has laid off 213 staff members in an attempt to fulfill its "global ambitions."...
Rovio Entertainment is parting ways with 213 employees, according to the developer. The announcement follows months of "employee negotiations," which began in late August, when the Finnish mobile game giant revealed plans to cut up to...Show More Summary
Finnish mobile giant Rovio has completed its announced job cuts. The Angry Birds developer announced this round of redundancies in August, suggesting up to 260 staff would be affected. Gamespot reports the total came in under projections at 213. Although Angry Birds is still hugely popular, Rovio hasn’t managed to follow through with another hit […]
Months before its big Hollywood break, Angry Birds creator Rovio is laying off hundreds of employees. With a major animated film on the horizon, Rovio, the struggling company behind the Angry Birds franchise, is laying off almost a third of its workforce. Show More Summary
It's crazy how incredibly hit-driven the mobile games industry is, with Rovio's Angry Birds [$0.99] potentially serving as the greatest example of just how much mobile IP can explode- Seemingly out of nowhere. At the height of Angry Birds mania, it seemed like Angry Birds stuff was everywhere. Hell, I was even able to go
Rovio has announced it will be cutting 213 jobs with the majority of them occurring in its Finland-based office. The company will restructure after losing a little over a third of its workforce to concentrate its activities around three primary business areas: games, media, and consumer products. Show More Summary
After announcing in August that it would cut up to 260 jobs, Rovio — maker of the Angry Birds games — today released details of the final number: the Finland-based company is letting go of 213 employees, around 25% of staff, as it continues to restructure and cut away unprofitable parts of its business. Show More Summary
Rovio, the company behind Angry Birds, has laid off 213 staff. Before this they had around 700 employees, according to the company’s website. Rough times for the studio that created a cultural phenomenon. Read more...
Nordic gaming company Rovio has confirmed it is cutting 213 jobs as it struggles to monetise its "Angry Birds" app. The company said in a statement to the press that it will provide career support for those made redundant as a result of the reorganisation. Show More Summary
Shakira poses with an iPad featuring her new Rovio game “Love Rocks” while celebrate the launch of the app on Thursday (October 15) in Barcelona, Spain. The 38-year-old superstar, who was joined by her longtime love Gerard Pique at the launch event, just released the new game filled with challenging puzzles, shimmering jewels and exotic [...]
Ever since Kim Kardashian: Hollywood [Free] turned into a money printing machine for Glu, it seems like the latest App Store trend (for developers who can afford it) is celebrity tie-ins, regardless of how much (or little) sense they make. We posted about the announcement that Shakira was teaming up with Rovio earlier this month,
Do you love Shakira? How about Rovio, the developer of Angry Birds? Well I have a pitch for you -- it's a game featuring Shakira, created by Rovio. Whoa! Yes, this is not a joke or drill, Love Rocks is a real thing. You can watch the teaser at the official site, but it tells you literally nothing about the actual game. Show More Summary
Rovio teased more tidbits about the mobile game it is working on with pop star Shakira. And the title coming from the maker of Angry Birds will have no birds in it. Shakira revealed in a video that her new game will be called Love Rocks. Shakira in the meantime is appearing as a character […]