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Fox News: Console Gaming Is Dying, Angry Birds Taking Over

by Ernice Gilbert on June 27th, 2011, under Hot, News, PC, PS3, Xbox 360

According to Fox News, PS3, Xbox 360 and Nintendo Wii are the last major gaming consoles we’ll see, as said medium is being beaten to death by Android and Apple devices.

So what’s the game pushing said consoles to their death? Zynga’s Angry Birds.

Report – Angry Birds Is Bestselling PSN Game

by Ernice Gilbert on April 11th, 2011, under News, PS3, PSN, Rovio

Angry Birds landed on the PlayStation Store in January and according to Lazard Capital Markets’ Colin Sebastian, the game’s already PSN’s bestselling title.

Angry Birds Dev Says Console Games Are “Dying”

by Ernice Gilbert on March 14th, 2011, under Hot, industry news, News, Rovio

That’s the judgement maker of one of the most popular mobile games: Angry Birds, has casted on the console business.

“Innovation has moved from console games into mobile games,” Rovio head Peter Vesterbacka told a panel at the South by Southwest Interactive conference in Austin, per Venture Beat.

Remedy Co-Founder Leaves For New Position At Rovio

by Ernice Gilbert on February 6th, 2011, under News, Remedy Entertainment, Rovio

Alan Wake was well received by many a reviewer, but although it was critically acclaimed, sales didn’t pan out too well. That’s not the reason for Remedy Entertainment’s co-founder Petri Järvilehto departure, however. Yet one must wonder where will that franchise go next.

As for Petri Järvilehto, he’ll become Rovio’s newly-made senior vice president of console development.