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A Fun Solid Animated Feature | Review of ‘The Angry Birds Movie’

Based on the game, this film is about a few angry birds and their chance to find acceptance in the wake of disaster.

Angry Birds Star Wars hits Facebook

By: Eddie Makuch Angry Birds Star Wars has entered a new realm: Facebook. Developer Rovio Entertainment has announced that the bird-flinging strategy game is now available to play through the social networking site. Angry Birds Star Wars for Facebook sports the same feature-set as other versions, but with added items and social components. Angry Birds Star Wars on Facebook includes new powerups (Blaster Droid, Saber Sling, and Thermal Detonator) and a new Clone Bird ability. This allows players to create a duplicate []

Iron Man, Despicable Me producers behind Angry Birds movie

By: Eddie Makuch The Angry Birds movie will hit theaters during summer 2016, Rovio Entertainment announced today. Iron Man producer David Maisel is attached as executive producer, with Despicable Me producer John Cohen also on board in a producing role for the untitled 3D CGI film. The Angry Birds film will be produced and financed entirely by Rovio Entertainment with no help from an outside studio. This will allow the company to “retain full creative control while creating innovative entertainment at the []

GameStop Kids stores opening across the United States

By: Eddie Makuch GameStop is trying something new this holiday season. The company announced today a new line of concept stores called GameStop Kids, the first of which will open today in Grapevine, Texas, the location of GameStop’s worldwide headquarters. In all, GameStop plans to open 80 GameStop Kids locations at malls across the country during the holiday season. A full list of stores is available at theGameStop Kids website. GameStop Kids stores will feature a range of games and accessories from []

Angry Birds Star Wars teased

By: Eddie Makuch The next destination for Rovio’s Angry Birds appears to be a galaxy far, far away. Today, Rovio launched a new Tumblr account with an image that depicts what appears to be a bird from the franchise donning a Star Wars-esque robe and wielding a lightsaber. The teaser page indicates more information on the mystery project will be shared at 8 a.m. on October 8, and specifically called out the Toys R Us location in New York City’s Times Square. []

Angry Birds hits 1 billion downloads

Now this does not surprise me.  I have this friend, she is adorable, and let me tell you, she simply loves this game.  But anyway, lets talk about the game shall we. Finnish developer Rovio Mobile today announced that games in the bird-flinging, pig-destroying portable strategy game franchise have been downloaded more than 1 billion times.  It is said that this milestone came in march after the release of the games first true sequel, Angry Birds Space.  That one lasted off to []

Exclusive: ‘Angry Birds Space’ blasting off in March

By: Ben Silverman | Plugged In They’ve conquered smartphones and social networks. Next up for the Angry Birds? The final frontier. We’ve got the exclusive scoop on the next official game in Rovio’s blockbuster, bird-flinging franchise: “Angry Birds Space.” The game is due to smash into mobile devices on March 22. The fourth major release in the Angry Birds series is a departure in more ways than one. The hook? You’ll be lobbing birds on entirely new planets while contending with zero []