HELSINKI: Rovio Entertainment, the maker of the Angry Birds mobile game series and movie, doubled operating profit in the first quarter as growth in its top games offset negative effects from currency exchange rates.
The company, which listed its shares last September, on Thursday (May 17) ...
Wargaming Seattle is shutting down, according to Gamasutra. This will impact around 150 jobs. Wargaming Seattle was the former Gas Powered Games, which first debuted in 1998. Former developers at Cave Dog Entertainment founded the studio. The studio created PC classics like 2002’s action role-playing game Dungeon Siege and 2007’s real-time strategy game Supreme Commander. […]
Former Kickstarter CTO Andy Baio hit upon a most excellent discovery recently: a quick way to surface tweets from your timeline from exactly 10 years ago. Here, try it for yourself. Yup, those are decade-old tweets from the people you follow now While we obviously won’t get to see the same set of tweets, you’ll probably get a similar sense of how Twitter – and the world, I might argue – was more innocent back then. Running through my ancient timeline, I see chatter about FriendFeed, a social network from back in the day, news about Oppo making portable music… This story continues at The Next Web