Angry Birds Maker: We Do Not Collaborate With Spies

The maker of Angry Birds, one of the world's most popular video games of any type, today said it "does not share data, collaborate or collude with any government spy agencies." The statement follows a report yesterday that said American and British spies have harvested data collected by the game. » 1/28/14 6:20pm 1/28/14 6:20pm

Play Angry Birds Online, Right Now, for Free

Google isn't above killing a little productivity to prove the power of its web browser. The search engine king has released a special free browser-based version of Rovio's avian-flinging sensation Angry Birds on the Chrome Web Store, just to prove… [ Kotaku » 5/11/11 1:40pm 5/11/11 1:40pm]

How to Save the Tired Angry Birds Game: Add an NFC Hurdle

Let's face it—we all finished Angry Birds eons ago, and are quite frankly utterly bored of hearing latecomers banging on about it. Rovio's quit making holiday spin-off versions of the game for a second, and added a genuinely interesting NFC twist. It's just a shame you need a Nokia phone to play it, really. » 4/19/11 6:00am 4/19/11 6:00am

Download New Angry Birds Seasons For That Special Someone

Rovio's spin-off Angry Birds title has been updated, with Angry Birds Seasons now containing 15 new love-themed levels to help celebrate Valentine's Day. Everything's pink and you shoot your birds into heart-shaped lumps of scenery. Silently installing this on your partner's iPhone or Android device is every bit as… » 2/08/11 3:30am 2/08/11 3:30am

Angry Birds, 18 Years Earlier

As we've seen Angry Birds in pretty much every possible form (Halloween costumes, cake, paper stop-motion animation, ornithological documentation) it figures an 8-bit version would happen along at some time. » 12/13/10 4:00pm 12/13/10 4:00pm

Angry Birds Firing Themselves at PC Gamers

Famed Finnish mobile developer Rovio has announced a PC version of its smash physics game, along with its "Bad Piggy Bank" in-app carrier payment system for the Android release. » 12/10/10 10:28am 12/10/10 10:28am

Angry Birds Christmas Edition Is Free Upgrade for Halloween Edition

Love Angry Birds, like we do? Have you downloaded the $0.99 Halloween version of said mobile game? If yes, the "Christmas" themed version of the game will become available to you, for free, as an update in the near future. » 11/28/10 8:40pm 11/28/10 8:40pm

Angry Birds For PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii Coming Next Year

Angry Birds hasn't even turned one yet, but already its makers Rovio are planning a console version. While the iPad helped make it a family-friendly game rather than solitary hair-puller, slingshotting feathered friends on the Wii would be even better. » 11/24/10 6:00am 11/24/10 6:00am

Had Darwin Discovered the Angry Birds...

I imagine his sketches would've looked something like this. Looking for that perfect gift for ornithologist gamers? A printed-out, laminated copy of this drawing would look terrific on their bathroom wall. [Zero-Lives via BuzzFeed via LaughingSquid] » 11/19/10 4:20am 11/19/10 4:20am

45 New Angry Birds Levels HAVE JUST BEEN ADDED

Strike while the pigs are hot, Angry Birders—Rovio has just released 45 new levels for Android, along with a new bird (a grumpy obese one, by the looks of things) and a new plot twist. Download now! [AndroidPolice] » 11/09/10 11:59am 11/09/10 11:59am

What Would Angry Birds Look Like as a Paper Stop-Motion Animation?

You can quit wondering and watch this video from Gregory Cortez. Colored paper and a few simple props give this video a delightful "home-made" feel. If only Rovio would release a paper version of the game, eh? [@GregoryCortez via TechCrunch] » 11/05/10 9:00am 11/05/10 9:00am

Angry Birds Halloween Has 45 Spooky New Levels

Just in time to help you put off making your Halloween costume, Angry Birds Halloween has arrived in the App Store, boasting 45 new spooky levels. I look forward to the Angry Birds Easter, myself. $1 [iTunes] » 10/21/10 9:27am 10/21/10 9:27am

Angry Birds Company Bought By EA

Reuters is claiming that the publisher of Angry Birds, Chillingo, has been snapped up by EA for $20 million. The developer of Angry Birds, Rovio Mobile, isn't part of that deal though. [Reuters via Mashable] » 10/20/10 1:47pm 10/20/10 1:47pm

Another Million Angry Birds Downloads on Android Means Two Million are…

After one million downloads in just the first day of release on Android, Rovio has just tweeted that Angry Birds has now racked up two million downloads. Get it for free in the Android Market or on GetJar, now. [Rovio via TechRadar] » 10/18/10 5:04am 10/18/10 5:04am

No Angry Birds for WP7 Yet, Even if Microsoft Thought So

They've now removed the Angry Birds icon and passed it off as a mistake, but for a while yesterday Microsoft must've been quaking at the thought of Rovio dispatching the Angry Birds flock their way. » 10/11/10 3:20am 10/11/10 3:20am

How to Cheat at Angry Birds: Purchase the New Mighty Eagle Character

Can't get past some of the trickier levels in Angry Birds? Rovio has introduced a new character to the flock, with the Mighty Eagle having a brilliant feather in its cap—the ability to blitz through levels. » 9/14/10 6:33am 9/14/10 6:33am

Angry Birds Lite Beta Launches on Android

Rovio dropped a few hints earlier in the week that it'd have a public beta test of Android Angry Birds ready by Friday, and it's followed through—it's up on the Android Market right now. The level select shows 15 locked spaces for you to power through—and a link to buy the full version. But that doesn't work yet. This… » 9/03/10 12:07pm 9/03/10 12:07pm

Emotiv Headset Controls Rovio Robot Via Brainwaves

You've seen Rovio hackery before, but not like this. Not with MIND CONTROL and Skype both involved. Emotiv Systems' headset is used to control the Rovio, with the signal being carried to the robot over Skype. » 4/26/10 5:38am 4/26/10 5:38am

Pet Care Robot Scares the Bejeezus Out of Fido While You're Away

It can be tough to leave a pet at home, even for a quick trip. But what if you had a freaky robot to tend to your furry friend while you were away? » 9/14/09 3:20pm 9/14/09 3:20pm