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First Look at Angry Birds Rio Beach Volleyball Update [VIDEO]

Rovio Mobile has released a short YouTube video which gives us a great look at the upcoming Angry Birds Rio update.  The first downloadable update, “Beach Volley” is due in

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Angry Birds Seasons Updated to Include Easter [VIDEO]

And just like that, Rovio is back with another Angry Birds Seasons update.  Just in time for Easter, the game picks up a whole batch of new levels (54!) with

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Rovio Mobile Teases St. Patrick’s Day Update for Angry Birds Seasons [VIDEO]

Rovio is set to follow the Valentine’s Day edition of Angry Birds Seasons with a St. Patrick’s Day theme.

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Angry Birds Tops 30 Million Downloads

Rovio is practically printing money with their runaway hit, Angry Birds. At 30 million downloads on Android alone, it has become the success story of the year for mobile developers.

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Ad-Free Angry Birds Due Within a Month’s Time

For some of you, advertisements within the popular game are a fair trade-off. For others, you’re willing to shell out money to get rid of the advertisements. Good news is on the horizon.

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Rovio to Ring in New Year With In-App Purchases in Angry Birds

he mega smash hit that it is Angry Birds has now eclipsed 10 million downloads for Android. Offered as a free game, the developers (Rovio) have been making crazy money out of the ads displayed in the app – crazy to the tune of a million bucks per month. So what’s next for the game? How about being able to pay to remove those little ads?

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Rovio Releases Angry Birds Seasons, Adds 70 Levels of Christmas and Halloween Fun!

Let’s just assume you’ve already cleared every level of Angry Birds on your Android handset.  And let’s also assume you have three stars for each level.  What do you do

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Rovio Promises ‘Lightweight’ Version of Angry Birds

As popular as Angry Birds has become on Android one would think everybody under the son has downloaded and enjoyed the hot little time waster. Sadly, the game could be doing much better for itself, considering all of the phones which cannot properly play the instant classic.

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“Massive Update” to Angry Birds Adds 45 Levels, Support for Additional Devices

Sorry kids, it looks like your mastery of Angry Birds will have to wait a little longer. Rovio has just pushed out a major update (v1.4.2) which adds another 45 levels, bringing the total to 195 brain busters.

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Ads Within Apps, the Rovio Approach

Simply put, ads within apps can be a sore topic on all sides.  Nobody likes to see ads popping up every time they perform an action on their phone. Yet

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EA buys Angry Birds Publisher Chillingo for $20 Million! (UPDATE)

It seems there is news almost daily coming from the Rovio camp nowadays. First there was the release of Angry Birds for Android, gaining the company over two million new users in just under 48 hours. Then, Rovio announced their special Halloween update, adding many themed levels and other really cool add-ons. Now, and quite possibly the most significant update so far, it seems the video game developer EA has decided to buy Rovio for Twenty Million Dollars!

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Full Angry Birds Arrives

Finally, the wait is over.  Angry Birds has come out of beta and finds itself available to Android phones all over.  If you count yourself among those with a device

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Full Version of Angry Birds to be Released Next Week

Rovio has announced, via a tweet, that the full version of their popular game, Angry Birds, will be released to the Android Market next week. The limited beta version of the game,

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Full Angry Birds Arrives in Coming Weeks, “Mighty Eagle” Lurking in Shadows

If you’re like most of the AndroidGuys team, you blew through the Angry Birds Beta within a few minute/hours of opening the game.  Fifteen levels just isn’t enough to satisfy

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Angry Birds Lite Beta Hits Android Market on Friday

Remember that post from a while back where we told you to sign up for the Angry Birds Beta game? Forget it. Don’t bother waiting on some secret email or download link. You’re no longer part of an exclusive club. Instead of rolling out a limited beta version of the popular time-waster, Rovio has opted to drop the game in the Android Market.