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Rovio is making a new game… Angry Birds 2

Angry Birds is a worldwide phenomenon. As much as traditional gamers may poke fun at its platform, or even cite that its entire concept was a rip-off of Crush the Castle, there's no denying that Angry Birds, with its three billion+ downloads over various titles, is a massive success. And …

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Angry Birds maker sees profits drop 73 per cent

It looks like the bottom might have finally fallen out of perhaps the most successful gaming franchise ever: Angry Birds. While the game series may have been the first to break through the billion and two billion downloads mark, profits at its developer Rovio fell dramatically last year. Off of …

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Angry Birds developer Rovio announces job cuts

Rovio, the mobile app-developer that took Crush the Castle and added birds, has announced that it's going to have to cut a large number of jobs from its Finnish offices; some 130 in total, which represents over 16 per cent of its work force. “We have been building our team on assumptions …

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Rovio acquires Futuremark Games Studio

Following its first swallow-up in June of last year when it acquired Kombo Animation Studio, Angry Birds creator Rovio has just aimed its slingshot and hit dead on at an even bigger target – none other than Futuremark's “Games Studio” division. A formal announcement has been given on Rovio's website …

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