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Daily iPad App: Cannon Crasha offers nostalgic medieval combat

Your goal in Cannon Crasha is simple: Destroy the castle on the right side of the screen while protecting the castle on the left side of the screen. There's a relatively disposable story that is designed to push you on, destroying castles and leaving rubble in your wake, but in the end it's...

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'Rovio Account' lets Angry Birds fans sync games across devices

We've all been there. You get a new device, download Angry Birds, and are outraged to discover that there is no record of your completed levels. Dismayed, you have no other choice but to start over at level 1. Sure, it's a quintessential first-world problem, but Rovio today announced a...

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Angry Birds Star Wars 2 to launch September 19th

Rovio has announced that Angry Birds Star Wars 2 will hit the App Store on September 19th. The game is a follow-up to the massively popular Angry Birds Star Wars released earlier this year (and currently the Free App of the Week). Here's what Rovio had to say about the sequel: Rovio and...

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Rovio teases new Angry Birds Star Wars game

Rovio today put up a new blogpost teasing, what appears to be, a new Angry Birds Star Wars game. Attention, Angry Birds fans! Stay tuned on Monday, July 15th, for big news about a brand-new game! We're talking the biggest character line-up ever, awesome new powers and maybe even a few...

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Daily Update for July 3, 2013

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requires...

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Rovio updates original Angry Birds with 15 new levels

There's a reason why Angry Birds is the top paid iPhone app of all time. Not only is the original incarnation of everyone's favorite bird-slingin' game exceedingly fun and incredibly addictive, but also Rovio gives users their money's worth by periodically offering great new updates for...

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Daily iPhone App: Icebreaker: A Viking Voyage is a tasty cold cut from Rovio Stars

Icebreaker: A Viking Voyage is the very first title from the Rovio Stars program, a publishing initiative from the makers of Angry Birds. The company has a whole lot of infrastructure and expertise, but not a lot of good new ideas flowing, so it's decided to publish other developers' titles, and...

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Rovio Stars says publishing was a 'logical step' for Angry Birds maker to take

The good folks at 148Apps have an interview up with Kalle Kaivola, Senior VP of Product and Publishing at Rovio, about the company's new Rovio Stars program, a publishing initiative putting out third-party titles under the Rovio banner. Kaivola says publishing was "was a pretty logical step" --...

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A new thing to get hooked on: Angry Birds fishing gear

We always love talking about Rovio's Angry Birds franchise here at TUAW, because it was one of the first blockbuster hit games in the App Store. The franchise has grown into a worldwide phenomenon, and products ranging from Angry Birds bed sheets to soft drinks are being snapped up in stores....

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Angry Birds soda release makes for huge sales jump

Yes indeed: Angry Birds soda. A Nordic beverage company named Olvi got the rights from Rovio to make some Angry Birds-branded sugar water, and apparently it's a huge hit for them, raising the company's sales by 85 percent. Exports were especially huge, going from 3 percent of Olvi's market to a...

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Rovio teams up with Sony for the Angry Birds movie, coming July 2016

Rovio has announced, via tweet and then by news release, that it has lined up a deal and a date with Sony Pictures to distribute the upcoming Angry Birds movie. Rovio's been working on putting the frustrated fowl into a motion picture for a while, but this announcement makes it more or less a...

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Rovio introduces accounts to sync game progress across platforms

Rovio is building up its Angry Birds empire even further with the introduction of Rovio accounts. This new account feature lets users sync their progress across devices, allowing them to start a game on one device and resume playing it on another. The service is available for The Croods game...

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Angry Birds Friends recruits your Facebook friends in fight against the pigs

Charge your phone, hide your family and mourn the loss of your free time. Angry Birds has returned with the latest expansion of their fowl-flinging empire, Angry Birds Friends. The new version looks a lot like the old one at first glance. You still fling super-powered birds at structures in your...

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Angry Birds Friends coming to the App Store this week

Rovio has announced today that a new game called Angry Birds Friends will be out on the App Store this week, offering up yet another iteration on the extremely popular series about frustrated avians. As you can tell from the name of the game, Angry Birds Friends will be a social take on...

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Daily Update for March 15, 2013

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player...

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