Topic: Angry Birds

Angry Birds Are Hungry for Advertising

Rovio wants to understand game's fans, then sell to them

SAN FRANCISCO—Angry Birds has become an enormous mobile gaming hit, with more than 250 million downloads. Now Rovio, the company behind the game, says it's ready to start making more…

Angry Birds Prepares to Conquer the Box Office

Former Marvel chairman will executive produce

They’ve conquered mobile phones worldwide, been reincarnated as plush toys, and will soon be available on your TV. Now, everybody’s favorite flock of warring birds and their porcine enemies are…

The Lion King

This has been my first year at the Cannes Lions festival. Cannes is the premier advertising festival, but, considering that it is preceded by the much more famous Cannes Film Festival,…

June 27 2011

Six Questions: Peter Vesterbacka

Angry Birds' Mighty Eagle on his plans for world domination

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Six Cannes Questions 2011: Peter Vesterbacka

Angry Birds' Mighty Eagle on his plans for world domination

Talking Friends Sign With William Morris

Tom Cat gets an agent

Talking Tom Cat could be coming to a silver screen near you. Outfit7, makers of the wildly popular Talking Friends apps, signed a deal with talent agency William Morris Endeavor…

Angry Birds to Get 'Annoying' Friend

Orange Web series to build brand

Angry Birds, the cute game turned burgeoning brand, is proving that there is money to be made in the real world for inexplicable virtual sensations. Creators of the hit Web…

Fowl Play

How Angry Birds went from a cute game that saved a company to a bona fide brand

Early in 2009, programmers at Rovio Mobile Ltd. got together to brainstorm some new apps. The boutique studio located in Espoo, Finland, had already cranked out 51 games in its…

Fox embedding code in 'Rio' Super Bowl ad

Lots of folks seem excited about the first-ever embedded-code spot running on the Super Bowl. The 30-second spot will air in the fourth quarter, hyping Fox's 3-D animated film Rio…