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Get Out of Jail Free

Chances are that at one time or another you have, as the game is available in 111 countries and published in 43 languages and some 275 million game boxes have been sold over the years.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

KYTX-TV News

Angry Birds not happy about current business model

When all other Seminole students were headed to their first day of school on Monday, one little boy was sent home because his hair was too long.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Joystiq

Rovio head climbs into slingshot, launching from CEO roost this year

After establishing the effectiveness of poultry as winged demolition teams, Angry Birds series creator Rovio Entertainment has announced its CEO, Mikael Hed, will leave his perch on January 1, 2015.

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SFGate

CEO of Rovio, maker of 'Angry Birds,' to step down

Mikael Hed, here at the Rovio offices in 2011, will step down as CEO of the company that makes the "Angry Birds" games and products.

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SFGate

CEO of Rovio, maker of 'Angry Birds,' to step down

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Joystiq

Rovio head climbs into slingshot, launching from CEO roost this year

After establishing the effectiveness of poultry as winged demolition teams, Angry Birds series creator Rovio Entertainment has announced its CEO, Mikael Hed, will leave his perch on January 1, 2015.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

NewsFactor

Google Buys Visual Effects Firm Zync

In the visual effects industry, rendering is the process of taking computer generated 3-D models and turning them into the realistic 2-D visuals that we see in movies.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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