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Angry Birds reaches 350 million downloads, sells 1 million tees, toys each month

Angry Birds reaches 350 million downloads, sells 1 million tees, toys each month

Rovio revealed today some fascinating facts about the game phenomenon that is Angry Birds and where it may be headed next. The strangely addictive game involving shooting birds out of slingshots to kill mischievous green pigs started off on smartphones, but its wild popularity has seen it expand across multiple platforms, including the web, TV, and even in cinemas.

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Rovio Launches Angry Birds Mooncakes and Barrage of Additional Products

Rovio Launches Angry Birds Mooncakes and Barrage of Additional Products

In celebration of the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival - otherwise known as the Moon Festival, Rovio has decided to release some signature shaped Angry Birds Mooncakes alongside a series of new products. Also, incase you were unaware, Angry Birds Seasons' next update will be "Moon Festival," again in celebration of the same holiday taking place in China this Fall. The mooncakes are available in Chinese confectionary stores now in custom male/female bags which are reusable then by the average super-chic kiddo who might want to bring their home-made lunch to school in bright red. These cakes also reveal a lady version of the classic red bird, this perhaps pointing toward a new type of bird to be slingshot in the future Seasons expansions.

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Angry Birds Seeks To Be Valued At $1.2 Billion

Angry Birds Seeks To Be Valued At $1.2 Billion

According to Bloomberg, Rovio, the Finnish company behind the game phenomenon that is Angry Birds, is seeking funding that would value the company at around $1.2 billion. Who knew a game of flinging enraged birds at green pigs could be worth so much? Well, the game is the most successful mobile app yet, and it still has many big plans ahead.

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Angry Birds To Invade China, 200 Merchandise Stores Over Next Three Years

Angry Birds To Invade China, 200 Merchandise Stores Over Next Three Years

There's always new developments when it comes to the ridiculously popular Angry Birds game. Rovio, the developer, has just unleashed the game for the Windows Phone platform today and recently debuted the location-based Angry Birds Magic on the Nook Color. The popularity of the game certainly isn't restricted to the West, as now there's news that the company is set on opening over 200 Angry Birds merchandise stores throughout China.

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Roku and Rovio work together to bring Angry Birds to TVs

Roku and Rovio work together to bring Angry Birds to TVs

The popularity and success of the Rovio game called Angry Birds has been phenomenal. It is a very fun game that has spawned all sorts of copy cat versions .Today you can get the game on just about every mobile platform out there and some people even buy their smartphones based if it will play Angry Birds or not. Roku and Rovio have announced that they will be bringing Angry Birds to TVs via the Roku set top box.

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Angry Birds RIO Beach Volley Release Date Today!

Angry Birds RIO Beach Volley Release Date Today!

Angry Birds RIO's first official update is being rolled out today to Android and iPhone (and iPad, iPod Touch, whatever other iOS device you've got to play it on) in the form of an awesome beach party! The RIO story continues as the Angry Birds gang (with Blu and Jewel from the RIO movie in tow) have defeated their foe Nigel for the first time at the end of the second act of Angry Birds RIO: Jungle Escape. The chase continues to the water in Beach Volley, a set of levels where those little monkey bad guys (aka Common Marmosets, if you want to know the species,) are again plaguing you with towers galore. Pop them as fast as you can!

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Angry Birds Rio Gets First Update Next Week

Angry Birds Rio Gets First Update Next Week

Have you played Angry Birds Rio? According the the Angry Birds Facebook page, the first update to the game is on its way next week. The update is called "Jungle Escape", and can be seen ready to be unlocked in the screenshot after the cut. It promises more "marmoset-mauling action" and "juicy secrets to discover."

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Angry Birds: Easter

Angry Birds: Easter

Angry Birds is a re-imagining of a game-type that's been around since time immemorial. I don't think humans will ever get bored with games involving throwing things at other things using basic animations and ballistics simulations. This game has been a smash hit across the board and Rovio dropped the latest seasonal release, just in time for easter. The Piggies are stealing chocolate eggs and it's up to the explosive avians and you to bust up their homes. Stand back big bad wolf, the birds are on the job!

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Angry Birds To Get Game Syncing Across All Platforms

Angry Birds To Get Game Syncing Across All Platforms

Angry Birds parent company Rovio announced via Twitter today that they are in the works to make the hugely popular game sync-able across all platforms. This is awesome news for all you Angry Birds addicts out there because this means you no longer have to start the game from scratch if you switch devices.

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