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Apple Co-Founder Starring in New Video Game with Danny Trejo

Once again, Steve Wozniak proves that he is the absolute best guy in the world of technology. Forget all the other antics of the world’s tech billionaires combined, this is a guy who is just having fun with it – witness the fact that he’s co-starring in an upcoming iOS game with “Machete” star Danny Trejo.

 

Can Rovio Repeat Angry Birds Success With New 'Amazing Alex' Franchise?

Angry Birds

Rovio has had more than 1 billion downloads of its games focused on its wildly successful Angry Birds franchise. But can it have as much success with its next franchise? Peter Vesterbacka, the quirky CMO of Rovio, wearing an Angry Birds sweatshirt, talked about Amazing Alex, the first non bird-pig game from Rovio, at the GamesBeat conference in San Francisco Tuesday.

 

Angry Birds plans China theme park, retail outlets

Angry Birds

Angry Birds is migrating to China. Rovio, the Finnish gaming company behind Angry Birds has opened its Shanghai office and outlined plans for activity parks and stores across China, one of its biggest markets.

 

Defectors eye next 'Angry Birds'

Angry Birds

Tuomas Erikoinen, the man who drew the hit "Angry Birds" app, doesn't really resent his creation. He's just bored with it. He sees the game's grumpy, ball-shaped, wingless birds everywhere he goes, their furrowed brows staring him down. Here in Finland's capital, where "Angry Birds" began, Erikoinen's drawings have been turned into T-shirts, "plushie" stuffed animals and two brands of soft drinks -- Tropic and Paradise.

 

Angry Birds, Farmville and Other Hyperaddictive ‘Stupid Games’

How time-wasting video games escaped the arcade, jumped into our pockets and took over our lives.

 

Nintendo + Smartphones? Iwata Says "Absolutely Not"

Nintendo + Smartphones? Iwata Says

In the wake of another investor backlash, the company president remains adamant in his stance against mobile gaming.

 

Angry Birds firm seeks flotation

Angry Birds firm seeks flotation

The company behind the Angry Birds mobile phone game sensation wants to list on the stock market.

 

Angry Birds Hits 100 Million Download Milestone

Angry Birds Hits 100 Million Download Milestone

We all know Angry Birds has been downloaded loads of times. My personal estimate was somewhere around a million-kabillion, but developer Rovio's latest figures put me off by just a few.

 

Angry Birds, Flocking to Cellphones Everywhere

Angry Birds, Flocking to Cellphones Everywhere

The hit game is one of the unlikeliest pop-culture crazes of the year — and perhaps the first to make the leap from cellphone screens to the mainstream.

 

US spends $25.3 billion on video games

US spends $25.3 billion on video games

A consumer spending study from research firm Newzoo breaks down the percentage of dollars spent on video games by country. According to 2009 Today's Gamers Survey, The U.S. shelled out $25.3 billion on games and around 40 percent of that went to used, mobile, or online games.

 

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