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7 hrs ago | TechCrunch

Mikael Hed Steps Down As CEO Of Wavering Angry Birds Maker Rovio, Pekka Rantala Steps In

A changing of the guard at Rovio, the Finalnd-based creator of the catapulting Angry Birds series of casual games that has seen its profit fall by more than half in the last year : its CEO Mikael Hed is stepping down and "passing the hoodie", in the words of the company, to Pekka Rantala, who most recently has been the CEO of Finnish drinks maker ... (more)

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7 hrs ago | TechCrunch

Mikael Hed Steps Down As CEO Of Wavering Angry Birds Maker Rovio, Pekka Rantala Steps In

A changing of the hoodie at Rovio, the Finalnd-based creator of the catapulting Angry Birds series of casual games that has seen its profit fall by more than half in the last year : its CEO Mikael Hed is stepping down, and he is passing on the reigns to Pekka Rantala, who most recently has been the CEO of Finnish drinks maker Hartwall but also ... (more)

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Related Topix: Rovio Mobile, Nintendo, Video Games, iPod touchiPad App, iPod touch App, Angry Birds, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Clash of Clans

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Examiner.com

'Super Smash Bros 4' classic mode, world map and more detailed for 3DS and Wii U

Masahiro Sakurai has discussed another feature in " Super Smash Bros 4 " for Wii U and 3DS .

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Related Topix: Rovio Mobile, Nintendo, Video Games, 3DS, Wii U, Kirby, HAL Labs

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Angry Birds maker Rovio loses trademark dispute against Angry Bite snack-maker

The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore rules in favour of Kimanis Food Industries, which had applied to protect its Angry Bite trademark in Singapore in 2012.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

CNN

A History Of Gaming

Gaming has come a long way over the years. It seems more than a distant memory when the SNES was at the height of technology, and the Nokia 6610 was the pinnacle of mobile gaming, yet looking back they did an incredible amount for the industry and kicked off an era that is now high definition, high quality, and more often than not completely ... (more)

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Related Topix: Computers, Rovio Mobile, The, Nintendo, Video Games, Deep Silver, Snake, RicolaVG, Microsoft Xbox

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Ubergizmo

Angry Birds Stella Pegged For 4th September Release

Earlier this year, Rovio announced that they had a new Angry Birds game in the works called Angry Birds Stella .

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SmartBrief

Angry Birds turns to direct programmatic targeting

Rovio, the maker of the popular Angry Birds game franchise, is testing direct programmatic targeting across its titles.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

WinBeta

Angry Birds for Windows Phone adds 15 new levels, and 'Power Potion' in its latest update

Last week, Angry Birds Space snagged a major update . Today, the original Angry Birds title by Rovio has gone through the same treatment.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Eurogamer

Sang-Froid dev reveals physics-based RTS Conflicks

Sang-Froid: Tales of Werewolves developer Artifice Studio has revealed details about its upcoming physics-based RTS Conflicks: Revolutionary Space Battles.

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GamesIndustry.biz

Hunting Whales and Golden Swans

If you want to build a sustainable game business, don't hunt whales and golden swans - diversify, experiment, and depend on proven brands Creating a game company for the long term is a difficult task, and you have to have a sustainable long-term strategic vision that you can execute properly.

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IPKat

Thursday thingies

Talking to a Kat. This Kat is in awe of the power of the social media: in fewer than 10 days since we announced that we were hosting a patent-related conversation [Merpel calls it a "pat-chat"] between our own dear Darren Smyth and returning EPO warrior Christopher Rennie-Smith, using just one blog post and a couple of supportive tweets, we have ... (more)

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Racked

Intelligence: Angry Birds Founders Seek Fashion Ads for New Lady Game

The creators of blockbuster app Angry Birds are going after fashion and cosmetic brands for ad placements on Juice Cubes, the company's puzzle game geared towards women.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Reuters

'Candy Crush' losses continue for King, shares fall

Social and mobile game company King Digital Entertainment Plc reduced its 2014 forecast after reporting lower-than-expected second-quarter revenue on Tuesday, driven by losses in its game titles such as "Candy Crush Saga."

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PC Magazine

'Best Fiends' Targets Angry Birds, Candy Crush

Seriously, the new kid on the mobile gaming block, has wasted no time making a play for the in-crowd.

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USA Today

Former 'Angry Birds' game makers set designs on new worlds

Former 'Angry Birds' game makers set designs on new worlds Some former Angry Birds have some new creatures of their own in the works Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/Visg2n Promotional art for upcoming video game "Best Fiends," from a new studio that includes some former members of the Rovio design team responsible for "Angry ... (more)

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Philly.com

John Mayer's thoughts of Broadway have chorus of women panicked

IF THE MUSIC of Billy Joel , ABBA , Green Day , the Four Seasons and Carole King could headline a Broadway show, why not John Mayer ? But that's not stopping music's raspy-voiced Romeo from trying to write a show.

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Related Topix: Rovio Mobile, Nintendo, Video Games, Theater, Arts, Hot Chicks, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Pop/Rock, Providence, RI, Entertainment

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Ubergizmo

Angry Birds Stella Trailer Now Available

Angry Birds Stella, a new game from Rovio that will be part of the phenomenally successful Angry Birds franchise, was first announced in February earlier this year, with an announcement in June that the game will finally be made available to the masses from September 2014 onward.

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WXOW-TV La Crosse

Seattle artist sues over 'Angry Birds' pet toys

Overwhelmed by the arrival of thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children, the state of Texas relaxed its standards for the shelters that house them, easing rules governing how much space each child needs and... Overwhelmed by the arrival of thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children, the state of Texas relaxed its standards for the shelters ... (more)

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Seattle artist sues over 'Angry Birds' pet toys

A Seattle artist who designed a line of plush toys for pets called "Angry Birds" is suing the company that sold them, saying it cheated her of millions of dollars when it reached a deal with the Finnish company... A Seattle artist who designed a line of plush toys for pets called "Angry Birds" is suing the company that sold them, saying it cheated ... (more)

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

IGN

Angry Artist Sues Pet Toy Maker Over Angry Birds

Angry Birds is quite possibly the most visible video game brand of the mobile era, and a Seattle artist is suing the Hartz Mountain Corporation for selling the intellectual property she claims to own to Rovio.

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