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Those Angry Birds have must have less stress in their lives now that Finnish videogame developer Rovio has posted a 57% growth in net profits to $71 million in 2012, with revenues doubling last year to $195 million. According Rovio, Angry Birds games attracted over 263 million active players in [...]
CG animation visionary Isaac Kerlow wrote to let us know that he and his team at Earth Observatory of Singapore have been working on a cool Flash-animated casual game called Earth Girl, which becomes available worldwide today online. The central character of the game is a smart girl who can [...]
Strap on your bear hat and get ready to rock out against the forces of evil, a new Adventure Time app is hitting the iOS platform! Available in the Apple App Store now, Rock Bandits is a side-scrolling action platformer starring Penn Ward’s hit toon creations –and fans of all [...]
DreamWorks Animation has teamed up with Angry Birds powerhouse Rovio Entertainment to deliver a new mobile game based on its upcoming pic The Croods. The game finds the family breaking out of the Stone Age with the use of a new revolutionary tool: the IDEA! The Croods will hunt and [...]
Shrevepport, Lousiana’s Moonbot Studios (the clever folks behind William Joyce’s award-winning The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore animated short and app) is reaching out to the online community through Kickstarter to help fund their latest game venture, The Golem, based on the Jewish folktale monster. Set in the [...]
According to a just-released study, Rovio’s Angry Birds Star Wars is the most played children’s game since its release. The study was made by start-up Kytephone which offers tools that turn Android phones into kid-safe devices with parental controls. Kytephone pulled this data from a sample size of 13,000 children, [...]
Disney Interactive has unveiled a new ambitious gaming initiative titled Disney Infinity. This platform, which will kick off in June, will allow players to create stories and enjoy games starring characters from The Walt Disney Company (Pirates of the Caribbean) and Pixar Animation Studios (Monsters, Inc., The Incredibles) Disney Infinity [...]
Agoura Hills, Calif.-based videogame company THQ filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday and said it will sell its business. The news sent THQ’s stock 74 percent lower on volume that was 10 times its norm. By the end of trading, shares had fallen $1.02 to just 36 cents each. The company said [...]
Aardman and Chillingo have launched the latest episode in the Home Sheep Home 2 suite, the award-winning game which has registered 75 million plays to date. The release of the new episode coincides with the launch of an exclusive new Mac OS version, on which the new adventure will be [...]
D3Publisher has announced it will be bringing DreamWorks Animation’s new CG caveperson family to the videogame world with The Croods: Prehistoric Party! for Nintento’s Wii U, Wii, DS and 3DS console and handheld systems. The game will be launched March 19, 2013 just days ahead of The Croods theatrical release [...]