Tag: birds.

  • Rovio to lay off 110 Staff – Angry Birds Go released soon!

    Rovio to lay off 110 Staff – Angry Birds Go released soon!

    Its never nice to hear about large companies shrinking in size and laying off staff, but in it happens all the time in the fleeting world of technology. Unfortunately of the folks at Rovio, the makers of the mega successful Angry Birds franchise, its them that re currently under threat. Yes, Rovio Entertainment has announced plans to close […]

  • Flappy Bird Officially Returns

    Flappy Bird Officially Returns

    Uh oh. It’s Flappy Bird again. You may remember this frustratingly addictive smartphone app from earlier in the year, which spawned many, many clones following its removal from official sources and app stores. But where has Flappy Bird been? All will be revealed as Flappy Bird is back, as the rumours foretold, and is bringing […]

  • Flappy Bird Pulled From App Store, Now an eBay Phenomenon

    Flappy Bird Pulled From App Store, Now an eBay Phenomenon

    Flappy Bird. Unless you’ve had your head in the sand or have spent the last few month’s enjoying the excellent weather, you must have heard of it. You take on the role of a bird with enormous lips that has to navigate a never ending obstacle course of very Mario-like green plumbing pipes. You fly […]

  • 100 Million Americans Playing Mobile Games, New Study Reports

    100 Million Americans Playing Mobile Games, New Study Reports

    A new study on mobile gaming habits in America and Europe suggests that upwards of a 100 million people are playing mobile games on their smartphones, tablets, and iPod touches. The study published by market research firm Newzoo confirms what many had believed that mobile gaming is becoming a force to be reckoned with as […]

  • To Birdly Go… New Game Angry Birds Space to Launch on March 22nd (with KISS..?)

    To Birdly Go… New Game Angry Birds Space to Launch on March 22nd (with KISS..?)

    After being teased on Facebook last week, a new completely new addition to the popular mobiley addictive Angry Birds series will be coming to Apple and Android gadgets on March 22nd and this time they’ll be Birdly Going where no aggrieved avian has gone before, in Angry Birds Space! Following hot on the heels (or […]

  • Gear 4 launches awesome Angry Birds Speaker Docks

    Gear 4 launches awesome Angry Birds Speaker Docks

    Well known speaker and iPod dock manufacturer Gear 4 has announced a new and exclusive range of Angry Birds Speaker Docks, for fans of the bird flinging phenomenon. There are three speaker docks available for you to choose from, each one representing a character from the game. There is the big black bird (the one […]

  • Angry Birds destroy the cover of MAD magazine!

    Angry Birds destroy the cover of MAD magazine!

    Those Angry Birds are at it again! Blasting out of their own mobile game and into popular culture, our furious feathered friends are now causing havoc on the cover of classic American funny mag – MAD!   Proving to be the cultural phenomenon that the games makers Rovio Mobile has promised, the Angry Birds join […]

  • Angry Birds Boss rants again! And “Rio” gets an update – 15 new levels & play as Blu

    Angry Birds Boss rants again! And “Rio” gets an update – 15 new levels & play as Blu

    It’s always amusing to read of another angry rant from Angry Birds boss Peter Vesterbacka and the top man at Finnish firm Rovio Mobile has once again been letting his words get the best of him during a discussion at the Casual Connect games conference in Seattle, Washington. Vesterbacka is quoted as saying “Game makers […]

  • Angry Birds Boss rants again! And “Rio” gets an update – 15 new levels & play as Blu

    Angry Birds Boss rants again! And “Rio” gets an update – 15 new levels & play as Blu

    It’s always amusing to read of another angry rant from Angry Birds boss Peter Vesterbacka and the top man at Finnish firm Rovio Mobile has once again been letting his words get the best of him during a discussion at the Casual Connect games conference in Seattle, Washington. Vesterbacka is quoted as saying “Game makers […]

  • Android 2.3 update will bring Angry Birds into the 3rd dimension on LG Optimus 3D

    Android 2.3 update will bring Angry Birds into the 3rd dimension on LG Optimus 3D

    The LG Optimus 3D is finally available to buy and along with it, of course, comes the potential to play gaming titles in the stunning three-dimensional format. With the Android 2.3 update coming this October, the crossover for 2D-to-3D apps and games will come into play. And where would mobile gaming be without feather-flinging addiction […]

  • Rovio bigger than PopCap. PopCap bigger than Zynga – It’s a gaming war of words!

    Rovio bigger than PopCap. PopCap bigger than Zynga – It’s a gaming war of words!

    Big gaming news emerged yesterday when EA Games (Electronic Arts) announced it had snapped up “casual” online games company PopCap for over $1-billion – Aquiring the developers behind ever-popular classics such as Bejewelled, Alchemy and Chuzzle as well as publishers for a range of apps for desktop PCs, Nintendo DS to iPhone and Android mobiles. Today […]

  • Angry Birds board game is a modern classic!

    Angry Birds board game is a modern classic!

    Today traditional board games are mostly dust-collecting antiquity of a bygone age, but “back in the day” you couldn’t go without playing a much-loved classic over the Christmas period or to pass the time on a rainy caravan holiday. Many of the classics have gone mobile – Scrabble, Monopoly and Cluedo being amongst popular downloadables […]