Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice. Alice Through the Looking Glass. Warcraft. X-Men: Apocalypse. The Angry Birds Movie. Now You See Me 2. What do all of these titles have in common? Well, two things: 1) they’re among the worst-reviewed movies of 2016, and 2) all of them were screened for critics in advance of […]
These days the one genre that rules the box office consistently are animated family films (even more than super hero flicks). John Cohen came from projects like ICE AGE and DESPICABLE ME to convert the smash phone game, ANGRY BIRDS, into an even bigger movie hit. He talks about that journey plus his love for […]
Finnish developer Rovio is saying goodbye this week to longtime Angry Birds frontman Peter Vesterbacka, who -- after over six years with the firm -- is stepping down as chief marketing officer to focus on being an entrepreneur....
It feels like only yesterday that we were reporting yet another record breaking statistic related to Angry Birds [$0.99], such as the second main game of the series reaching 1 million downloads in the first twelve hours after release. Following such grandiose statements declaring intentions of being 'bigger than Disney' back in 2012, it seemed
Peter Vesterbacka, the brand ambassador and "Mighty Eagle" at "Angry Birds" developer Rovio has left the company after six years, Arctic Startup reports. Vesterbacka told Finnish newspaper Helsingin Sanomat that "now is a good time to go and do bigger things. Show More Summary
The way we learn today is just wrong. Learning needs to be less like memorization, and more like…Angry Birds. Half of school dropouts name boredom as the number one reason they left. How do we get our kids to want to learn? The post is...Show More Summary
Finding Nemo and Warcraft honestly could have both hit theaters ten years ago. Why so long the wait? Considering all the chatter a few weeks ago that Angry Birds was the runaway mobile game of 2010 with a movie that didn't arrive until...Show More Summary
'Warcraft' and 'Angry Birds' are two of the biggest video game movie hits ever, but we're still waiting for that perfect storm of good reviews and good box office.
2016 looked like it could be a turning point for video game movies, but so far the results have been severely mixed. The Angry Birds Movie has made good money, but did little to change the minds of people who thought a film based onShow More Summary
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Finland’s membership of the EU means my company, Rovio, can draw on a cosmopolitan team to develop games. Britain would be unwise to fly the nest From relatively large and established companies such as Rovio and Supercell to small teams of indie developers, there is a remarkable creative ferment in this corner of Europe. Show More Summary
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In addition to simply being a self-reflexive insult by being a movie adapted from the app Angry Birds, the Angry Birds Movie now has another reason to be the object of your disdain. Because of the fantastical simplicity of their plots, kids’ movies can often seem like accidental allegories, and it’s a rather fun exercise to project whatever’s on […]
Designing your apps is a huge business with the likelihood of making huge success and generating large revenues especially in our current world of smartphones and tablets. Apps are hot sellers now. For example the Angry Birds App which...Show More Summary
Arrrggh! Grrrrr! The sound of many teeth gnashing. Foot stamping. Fist pounding. Heavens shouting. The soundtrack of modern life. Folks are just plain angry. Furious. Indignant. Incensed. Irate. Enraged. Outraged. In a constant state of road rage, with or without the roads. Show More Summary
Keep yourself calm and your birds angry using these Angry Birds Action! tips, tricks, and cheats. Angry Birds Action! is Rovio Entertainment's answer to the classic pinball machine. Pull back, let go, and watch your bird bounce around the board. Show More Summary
Javier Burgos is a lead artist at Rovio, the developers of the Angry Birds series. Not that any of the awesome art in this showcase of his work has much to do with Angry Birds, since it’s more focused on rendering some of his favourite characters in his own cute cartoon style. Read more...
Sometimes you write a headline, and you read it back to yourself, and you ask, "How did I get here?" Well, we all know that THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE- based on the popular mobile phone app game- came out and did some decent numbers recently. Show More Summary
Following the success of “Angry Birds,” the movie adaptation of the popular mobile game that knocked “Captain America: Civil War” off its box-office perch with a $39 million opening, Sony is confident that its emoji movie will have the...Show More Summary