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Rovio teases new Angry Birds / Star Wars mashup

Don’t look now but Angry Birds creator Rovio is once again teasing a new mobile title based on everyone’s favorite feathered friends. The new game is set to launch on Monday and in true Rovio style, all we have to…

Rovio hints at Star Wars-themed Angry Birds sequel

Rovio’s recent spinoff of the Angry Birds series, Bad Piggies, proved the studio still has what it takes to top the mobile gaming charts. In the meantime, however, our agitated feathered friends have been cooking up something of their own…

Rovio turned down $2 billion acquisition offer from Zynga

Zynga recently purchased Draw Something developer OMGPOP for a cool $200 million after spending nearly $150 million to acquire 22 smaller companies since 2011 but it seems that some other high-profile developers are playing much harder to get. It’s being…

Rovio buys Futuremark's gaming arm, universal 3DMark in the works

Following positive news regarding the massive success of Angry Birds Space, Rovio announced today that it has acquired Futuremark Games Studio. FSG is the gaming division of well-known benchmark software developer, Futuremark, and is probably best known for its Unstoppable Gorg and Shattered Horizon…