Angry Birds

Rovio, Makers of Angry Birds, To Cut 260 Jobs

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Despite the success of the recently released mobile game Angry Birds 2, Finnish game company Rovio is making some major cutbacks. In the coming months, Rovio will “restructure and concentrate its activities around three primary business areas: games, media and consumer products,” according to a new press release issued by the company. At least 260 employees will be losing their jobs. Read More

Lion's Lair

Zoombinis Review

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Platforms: iPad, Android tablet (coming soon to Mac, PC, and Kindle Fire)
We Played On: iPad

Zoombinis is a family-friendly game that has you guiding a fleet of adorable blue creatures through tricky environmental puzzles. The game is a rerelease of the 90s classic The Logical Journey of the Zoombinis, which was (full disclosure) one of my favorite games of all time. I’m thrilled to report that the rerelease is wonderful. It fully captures the character of the original while providing many of the handy updates we expect from modern games. And if you’re an instructor, check out this educational pamphlet written by two of the game’s developers. Read More