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The Creator of Angry Birds Talks About How You Can Create a Viral Brand

Peter Vesterbacka is bullish about the growth of the Indian gaming market

Angry Birds Sold Slowly at $0.99 Per Download -- Until the Game's Popularity Soared

It took a while, but Finland-based game app developer Rovio eventually struck gold with Angry Birds. Here's how you can too.

'Angry Birds' Maker Rovio Could M&A Soon

While Angry Birds is the top paid mobile app of all time, Rovio's earnings are set to fall for a third consecutive year in 2015, prompting it in October to cut 213 jobs.

'Candy Crush: The Movie' Isn't Real, But These 7 Game-Inspired Flicks Are

On 'Late Show with Stephen Colbert,' the host and actor Liam Neeson starred in a Candy Crush movie parody, but the idea of making blockbusters out of classic games is not such an outlandish one.

The Maker of Angry Birds Is Planning to Slash Up to 39 Percent of Its Workforce

The Finnish company has failed to create a new hit game since the 2009 launch of Angry Birds.

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The mobile phone game Angry Birds was launched by Finland's Rovio. Angry Birds is the top paid mobile app of all time, with an Angry Birds 3-D film coming out in May 2016 -- however the company slashed almost 40 percent of its workforce in August 2015 due to declining sales.