Angry Birds Halloween News

The Angry Birds movie officially announced

The Angry Birds movie officially announced

Coming to theaters in summer of 2016.

Angry Birds developer Rovio Entertainment has officially announced that it's making a feature film based on the popular mobile game.

Due in summer of 2016, the CG-animated movie is being produced by John Cohen, who recently produced Despicable Me. Former chairman of Marvel Studios and executive producer of Iron Man, David Maisel, will act as executive producer of the film.

Rovio will retain full creative control over the project by producing and financing the movie "outside the studio system," whatever that means.

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Wii U a "natural match" for Angry Birds

Rovio "not going to ignore Kinect, Move".

Rovio has told Eurogamer it is "looking at every console" as a potential nest for Angry Birds, despite having criticised Xbox Live, Nintendo and even console gaming in the past.

Rovio's huge Angry Birds riches detailed

Facebook is next platform to be conquered.

News that Rovio, the small Finnish developer Rovio behind Angry Birds, has done rather well for itself off the back of its smartphone phenomenon will come as little surprise. However, new information detailing the scope of its fortune makes for an eye-watering read.

Angry Birds: St Patrick’s Day announced

Angry Birds: St Patrick’s Day announced

Rio movie tie-in coming soon too.

The next holiday to be celebrated by hit physics puzzler Angry Birds's Seasons expansion is St Patrick's Day, developer Rovio has announced.

Making the announcement during a presentation today at the Game Developer's conference in San Francisco, Rovio chief Peter Vesterbacka promised the update, which will presumably be available around 17th March, is "very green" and boasts "more pigs than ever".

The smartphone phenomenon has already seen free Halloween, Christmas and Valentine's-themed level packs, and Vesterbacka promised there are more to come.

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Angry Birds Nintendo 3DS confirmed

Angry Birds Nintendo 3DS confirmed

Alan Wake dev co-founder joins Rovio.

Mobile phenomenon Angry Birds will launch on the Nintendo 3DS and Wii.

In a tweet response to questions by dsfocus, developer Rovio Mobile said the puzzle game will release on "Wii and 3DS later in the year".

The plan is to launch the first Angry Birds game, Angry Birds Seasons and the upcoming Angry Birds Rio as digital downloads.

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Angry Birds sells a million in six days

Angry Birds sells a million in six days

Halloween edition is scarily successful.

The new Halloween edition of the absurdly popular mobile game Angry Birds has shifted more than a million downloads in just six days, developer Rovio has announced.

The original game has sold 6.5 million units to date on the App Store and a further two million Android downloads.

"We're delighted to see such fantastic reception for Angry Birds Halloween," said Rovio CEO Mikael Hed. "We intend to continue creating more and more quality products and updates, and keep exceeding the expectations of our fans worldwide."

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