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'Angry Birds' cartoon series will be distributed through Rovio games, VOD partnerships

E3 2012: Aisha Tyler takes on the gamer haters with Facebook rant

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The US actress chosen by Ubisoft to present its E3 press conference received a barrage of abuse from gamers who felt she knew nothing about the subject matter. Her Facebook response has become an internet sensationIt started almost immediately – the anonymous bile; the senseless aggression. Minutes into Ubisoft's E3...
E3 2012: Aisha Tyler takes on the gamer haters with Facebook rant
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First Look: Looney Tunes Characters Returning to Theaters Via 3D Shorts

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Last time Warner Bros. tried to reinvent the classic Looney Tunes stable of characters, the result was a disaster. The Loonatics Unleashed featured absurd ‘extreme’ versions of the characters that were booed off television within two years. Now WB is trying again with a new cartoon series and a...
First Look: Looney Tunes Characters Returning to Theaters Via 3D Shorts

Facebook’s Timeline and Angry Birds join up to eliminate all of your productivity

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Rovio released Angry Birds for Facebook on February 14, but now it’s done one better: You can play the game right in your Timeline. Rovio announced the news today on its blog. The way it works is this: When you’re playing the Angry Birds Facebook app, the game occasionally offers...
Facebook’s Timeline and Angry Birds join up to eliminate all of your productivity

Angry Birds topped 30m downloads in Christmas week

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And 8m downloads on Christmas Day alone for Rovio's collection of mobile gamesFinnish firm Rovio has revealed that its Angry Birds games were downloaded 8m times on Christmas Day, and 30m times in the week of 22-29 December.The company benefited from its Angry Birds Star Wars and Bad Piggies games...
Angry Birds topped 30m downloads in Christmas week

"Angry Birds Toons", Rovio's New Cartoon Series, Is Coming To A Browser Near You March 16

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They’re cute. They’re bouncy. And they’re angry. Introducing “Angry Birds Toons”. Seriously. Rovio has long teased the existence of an Angry Birds cartoon series but held most of the details secret. Well, all will be revealed come March 16th, when the first episode premieres. The company took to its blog...
"Angry Birds Toons", Rovio's New Cartoon Series, Is Coming To A Browser Near You March 16
Rovio to launch Angry Birds cartoon series this fall

Rovio's "Angry Birds Toons" To Be Bundled In Company's Mobile Games, Will Arrive March 17

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Following the announcement from February that Rovio would be introducing “Angry Birds Toons,” an Angry Birds cartoon series, later this month, the company today revealed that the cartoons would actually be bundled inside Rovio’s Angry Birds mobile games. Starting the weekend of March 16-17th, the new cartoons will appear in...
Rovio's "Angry Birds Toons" To Be Bundled In Company's Mobile Games, Will Arrive March 17

Angry Birds Toons to be accessible within Angry Birds games, will begin airing March 16 to 17

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Mobile game developer Rovio today announced that Angry Birds Toons, an upcoming cartoon series based on the company’s popular game franchise, will be accessible within all Angry Birds mobile games. After installing an update, any of the Angry Birds apps will be able to get access to a new channel...
Angry Birds Toons to be accessible within Angry Birds games, will begin airing March 16 to 17

Angry Birds Friends, the social twist on Rovio's hit game, is out now for Android and iOS

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The latest instalment in the story of Rovio’s hit franchise is here. As the company promised early last month, Angry Birds Friends is now available on iOS and Android, offering a Facebook-powered social twist on the game that surely literally every single person in the galaxy must have played by...
Angry Birds Friends, the social twist on Rovio's hit game, is out now for Android and iOS

Rovio's revenues double in 2012 to €152.2 million

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Rovio today revealed its financial results for 2012, reporting revenues of €152.2 million ($195.5 million), a twofold increase from revenues in 2011 of €75.6 million ($97.1 million). Profits were also up year-over-year from €35.4 million ($45.5 million) in 2011 to €55.5 million ($71.3 million) in 2012. Rovio also doubled the...
Rovio's revenues double in 2012 to €152.2 million

Messaging App Line's Kawaii Characters Get Their Own Cartoon Series In Japan

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Line’s animated characters, which helped it become one of Asia’s top messaging apps with more than 120 million users, now have their own cartoon series. The TV show, called “LINE TOWN,” premiered on Tokyo TV Channel 6 last week (h/t Asiajin). “Line Town” features half-hour-long episodes and a prime 6:30PM...
Messaging App Line's Kawaii Characters Get Their Own Cartoon Series In Japan

Angry Birds Cartoon To Be Broadcast Via Every Angry Birds App

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Rovio reveals an unusual distribution system for its feathery, piggy cartoon series. Rovio has an upcoming 52-episode cartoon series on the way, ready to hit select video-on-demand TV channels on March 16th, but on March 17th the episodes will also be broadcast via every Angry Birds app on smart...
Angry Birds Cartoon To Be Broadcast Via Every Angry Birds App

Ex-Rovio Julien Fourgeaud on why he left Angry Birds to start Scarlet Motors (video)

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Rovio‘s multi-billion dollar Angry Birds empire has everything going for it. Merchandise, an upcoming cartoon series and a Hollywood movie deal to boot. So, when you’re as high up in the company’s stakes as the then New Product Wizard Julien Fourgeaud, severing career ties with a brand as big as Hello Kitty...
Ex-Rovio Julien Fourgeaud on why he left Angry Birds to start Scarlet Motors (video)

Grieving for Google Reader's death

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Feeds must find a new home with Google shutting down its Reader, Facebook freshens up Timeline, and the Angry Birds cartoon series launches this weekend. [Read more]...
Grieving for Google Reader's death

Collaboration will join Payday: The Heist with Left 4 Dead

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When we reviewed Overkill Studios' Payday: The Heist last October, the very first words in our headline compared the game to Valve's co-operative zombie killfest Left 4 Dead. So it seems more than appropriate that Overkill has officially announced that an "in-depth collaboration" between the two studios, and the two...
Collaboration will join Payday: The Heist with Left 4 Dead

Rovio: 50m Angry Birds Space downloads in 35 days; new iOS and Android updates and “something even bigger” coming

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Finnish game company Rovio today announced that its new smartphone and tablet game — Angry Birds Space — has hit 50 million downloads in 35 days, making it what the company believes is the fastest growing mobile game available today. The game, which is available on iOS, Android and BlackBerry...
Rovio: 50m Angry Birds Space downloads in 35 days; new iOS and Android updates and “something even bigger” coming

Angry Birds, the cartoon series, due this fall

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Game maker Rovio reveals that an animated series and movie about the wildly popular game are in the works. [Read more]...
Angry Birds, the cartoon series, due this fall

DeNA announces G.I. Joe: Battleground and Dungeons & Dragons Arena of War for iOS and Android

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Japanese mobile-social gaming mammoth DeNA today announced two more games — G.I. Joe: Battleground and Dungeons & Dragons Arena of War — from its existing partnership with toy and board game company Hasbro. After landing a three-year licensing deal with Hasbro for the Transformers franchise, the first game from DeNA...
DeNA announces G.I. Joe: Battleground and Dungeons & Dragons Arena of War for iOS and Android

Rovio's New Game Tied To DreamWorks' Animated Movie, "The Croods"

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What would Grug do? You decide. Rovio, famous for making the amazingly successful casual smartphone game Angry Birds, has revealed its upcoming The Croods game--a tie-in to the DreamWorks animated movie of the same title. The game seems similar to Farmville, which itself owes much to earlier titles like...
Rovio's New Game Tied To DreamWorks' Animated Movie, "The Croods"

Angry Birds cartoons to fly onto games and TV this weekend

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A new Angry Birds cartoon series will debut this coming weekend, appearing across games, TV channels, and smart TVs. [Read more]...
Angry Birds cartoons to fly onto games and TV this weekend

Rovio's new cartoon Web series Angry Birds Toons to begin on March 16

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After teasing it for more than six months, Rovio is set to debut its new web-based cartoon series Angry Birds Toons on March 16, moving beyond gaming and into the world of programming. The Finnish company says animiated series will “throw the doors to Piggy Island wide open,” offering Angry...
Rovio's new cartoon Web series Angry Birds Toons to begin on March 16

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles intro, painstakingly recreated with stop motion animation

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We’re not exactly sure why they did it, but we’re glad they did. A team of animators have recreated the opening titles for the classic 1987 cartoon series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, using hand-drawn scenery and customized action figures. Director Kyle Roberts says the video involved “4,000 individual pictures, 60...
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles intro, painstakingly recreated with stop motion animation

Games for the weekend: He-Man

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Games for the Weekend is a weekly feature aimed at helping you avoid doing something constructive with your downtime. Each Friday we’ll be recommending a game for Mac, iPhone or iPad that we think is awesome. Here is one cool enough to keep you busy during this weekend. He-Man: He-Man: The...
Games for the weekend: He-Man

Rovio hopes that Amazing Alex will fly as high as Angry Birds

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Revamped game released for iPhone, iPad and Android but faces iOS competition from Tiny WingsAngry Birds made Rovio's name in the mobile games industry, but the Finnish publisher is hoping that its new game Amazing Alex will prove that there is more than one string to its bow.It has been...
Rovio hopes that Amazing Alex will fly as high as Angry Birds

Hitting 1.7bn downloads, Rovio says Angry Birds Toons will be available on its games starting March 17

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Rovio has unleashed some new details on where fans of its incredibly successful Angry Birds franchise will be able to watch its new web-based cartoon series, Angry Birds Toons, on March 16. Similar to the various shorts available on Cut The Rope, the Angry Birds cartoon will be available across...
Hitting 1.7bn downloads, Rovio says Angry Birds Toons will be available on its games starting March 17
'Angry Birds' animated web series to debut March 16th

YouTube's Stylehaul Network Picks Up Another $6 Million, This Time from RTL

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Stylehaul, the YouTube network dedicated to fashion and shopping, has more spending money: The startup has raised another $6 million, this time via a strategic investment from RTL Group, the European TV and radio conglomerate. The video network will add the cash to an earlier funding round, where it picked up...
YouTube's Stylehaul Network Picks Up Another $6 Million, This Time from RTL
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