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Rovio Entertainment

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Recent articles about Rovio Entertainment

Rovio shuts down Hatch

Update: Rovio clarified that the family-focused branch of the service, Hatch Kids, is still open

Rovio names Alexandre Pelletier-Normand as new CEO

Former EVP of games will take over from Kati Levoranta on January 1

Rovio CEO Kati Levoranta stepping down

Search begins of new CEO as current boss prepares to leave position at the end of the year

Rovio appoints new head of its Stockholm Studio

Andy Muesse brings experience from Gree, Kixeye and Wargaming to lead 60-person Angry Birds 2 team

Rovio acquires Danish mobile studio Darkfire Games

RPG specialist will rebrand as Rovio Copenhagen in acquisition for undisclosed sum

Rovio slashes user acquisition spend to improve profits in Q1

Cost savings lead to 50% profit increase despite declining revenues

Rovio profits tumble as Hatch continues draining resources

Angry Birds developer pivots with Hatch Kids after difficult year at the hands of the mobile streaming platform

How Angry Birds broke the limits for mobile games

Marking the original game's ten-year anniversary, we take a look at the impact the series had on the industry and the resilience of Rovio

Redundancies expected as Rovio reshuffles its licensing division

Up to 20 employees could be made redundant as the mobile developer refocuses its brand licensing division on key products

Rovio sues California chicken restaurant over Angry Birds trademark

Finnish developer alleges Angry Birdz Nashville Hot Chicken violating trademark on both name and logo

Rovio joins Staff for UNICEF pilot program

New donation model lets employees donate to Unicef from their wages, with Rovio contributing double that mount

Hatch Entertainment wipes nearly €2m off Rovio's Q1 profit

Rovio still posts solid results as newly launched Angry Birds Dream Blast becomes its second biggest title

Rovio invests $3m in Play Ventures gaming fund

Fund has reached goal of $30m intended for investment in 20-25 companies

Rovio in talks to sell streaming service Hatch

Angry Birds firm brings in “several” investors to discuss reducing its 80% stake

Rovio prepares to sell Hatch following lacklustre financials

Angry Birds developer sees annual profit and revenue decline following "best ever year"

Rovio acquires Finnish mobile studio PlayRaven

Deal covers all shares in PlayRaven and its staff of 25 people

Rovio quarterlies flying slightly higher

Angry Birds maker modestly profitable, but management says "it is clear that we need new games in order to accelerate growth"

Former Gameloft exec joins Rovio leadership team

Alexandre Pelletier-Normand appointed executive vice president of the games business unit

What is Rovio's Project Magic?

Simo Hämäläinen says augmented reality has always been treated like a gimmick, but the Angry Birds firm hopes to change that

Rovio grants master toy license to Jazwares

Angry Birds outfit signs multi-year partnership to produce playsets, figures, plush toys and more for multiple projects

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