Finland-based Rovio saw its revenue and profits slip significantly in 2014 due to falling demand for consumer product licensing of its Angry Birds brand, but its game and media business remain healthy.
A lot of the time being wasted on mobile devices is spent on playing games dreamed up and published by European gaming studios. In this piece, Charmaine Li highlights 16 of the most exciting ones.
Serbian startup Nordeus has become one of Europe’s most successful gaming companies ever, led by first-time entrepreneur Branko Milutinovic and without raising a euro in funding. We asked him how.
Rovio Entertainment, the Finnish company behind Angry Birds and other games, will be laying off 110 employees, fewer than the 130 people it previous estimated, closing its Tampere studio to boot.
London, UK-based mobile and tablet games maker Space Ape Games (‘Samurai Siege’) has secured a $7 million round of funding from some of the investors behind Supercell, Playfish and Rovio.
Rovio Entertainment, the Espoo, Finland-based maker of Angry Birds and other games, will need to lay off up to 130 people in its home country as a result of slower-than-anticipated growth.
Mikael Hed, Angry Birds maker Rovio’s co-founder and chief executive officer, will be replaced at the helm by current CMO Pekka Rantala at the beginning of next year, the company just announced.