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What do you get when you cross one of the most popular casual games of all time with a smart TV equipped with gesture and voice recognition? Angry Birds on your big TV, that’s what. Samsung announced a new Angry Birds Smart TV app for its ES7000/8000/9000 smart TVs that will let users play the game natively... Read more...
There are two sides to every story, and if you ever felt yourself sympathizing with those egg thieving pigs in Angry Birds, developer Rovio has some good news. You'll be able to play a brand new Angry Birds game later this year from the point of view of the pigs. The goal will be to keep the eggs you snatched safe... Read more...
It's hard to overstate just how huge Angry Birds is as a franchise. Everything from games to clothes to toys -- the brand is enormous, and it's getting bigger. In fact, when the world has been dominated, there's really only one place to head: space. This week, Angry Birds Space has been released, representing the first integrated product launch... Read more...
They grow up so fast, don't they? We're of course talking about all those Angry Birds and thieving pigs who collectively turn two years old today. That's right, it's been 24 months to the day since the masses fell in love with Rovio's instant classic, and this love affair has led to the destruction of countless pigs and structures, we don't... Read more...
You're used to playing Angry Birds on your smartphone, tablet and even your PC and Mac, but have you ever imagined what it would be like to fling these creatures across your swank living room HDTV? You won't have to wonder much longer. Roku, makers of the self-titled set-top box, and Rovio, creator of the uber popular cash cow known as Angry... Read more...
More Angry Birds? Of course! Who could be tired of Rovio's runaway hit? There's no question that the company is definitely milking this hit for all that it's worth, but every instance of Angry Birds is so good that we're forgiving them for this one. In fact, we're celebrating it. Windows Phone 7 remains one of the only platforms that Angry... Read more...
Angry Birds Rio, the Angry Birds tie-in to the movie "Rio" which we have been talking about for some time, will launch soon, but don't go looking for it in the Android Market. Instead, you'll have to go to Amazon.com's soon-to-launch competitor, as the online retailer has scored a huge exclusive for the grand opening of the Amazon AppStore.... Read more...
Rovio's Angry Birds game is on its way to "Rio," sort of. The company announced on Friday that it is partnering up with Twentieth Century Fox to create a version of the game centered on the upcoming animated movie “Rio,” which hits theaters on April 15. The Angry Birds game will launch ahead of the movie, sometime in March. According... Read more...
There's not much here, but it's definitely worth a peek below. Angry Birds has been turned into an carnival game, in Guangzhou, China. You might remember those games where you throw balls at bottles or other things, in hopes of spending $50 to win something worth $5 for your sweetheart. Just as in the video game, the... Read more...
What difference does it make if Angry Birds on Android is free? Apparently, not much, since Rovio is nearing $1 million a month, just from AdMob advertising in the app. It's been something that's been noted for a while: most of the Android apps are free, as opposed to iOS apps. With results like these, does it really matter? Rovio continues... Read more...
Rovio has announced some nice stats for its Angry Birds Android release. The much-loved and -played video game has reached 7 million downloads from the Android Market. Rovio's Angry Birds is free on the Android Market, though it costs $0.99 in the App Store. When asked why it is free on Android, Rovio Tweeted, "because that is the google way;-)."... Read more...
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