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‘Angry Birds’ Helps Rovio’s Revenues Double in 2012

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Rovio’s ‘Angry Birds’ Flocks to Teletoon

Canadian cartoon cable channel Teletoon has acquired Angry Birds Toons from Finnish producer Rovio Entertainment for its Saturday morning schedule. The animated birds will land on the ... Continue Reading →
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Rovio and DreamWorks Collaborate on ‘Croods’ Game

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Announces Kids’ Choice Nominees

Nickelodeon has revealed the nominees for the 2013 Kids’ Choice Awards, taking place March 23, airing live on the channel (and online at nick.com/KCA13) at 8 p.m./7 p.m. CT. The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Angry Birds Star Wars’ Revealed as Most Popular Game

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 ... Continue Reading →
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A Postcard from Cartoon Connection Canada

This past week, representatives from 140 European and Canadian animation companies gathered in the capital city of Quebec for the third edition of Cartoon Connection Canada. Created ... Continue Reading →
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‘Angry Birds’ Movie Takes Producer Under Wing

The hottest mobile gaming (and now merchandising/licensing) sensation of late is on track to take movie theaters by storm with the Angry Birds flick set to take flight summer of 2016. ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Launches New ‘Home Sheep Home’ Episode

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 ... Continue Reading →
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‘Angry Birds’ and ‘Star Wars’ Join Forces

After dashing from meeting to meeting around the Palais des Festivals at Cannes’ MIPCOM market this week, there’s going to be a lot of tired TV professionals looking for ... Continue Reading →
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‘Angry Birds’ Honor Freddie Mercury’s Birthday

In honor of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury’s September 5 birthday, Rovio has released a new animated Angry Birds YouTube short using the song “Bicycle Race.” The video was produced ... Continue Reading →