10 posts and columns on Mikael Hed
News Bytethe game had racked up 10 million downloads in three days, and today the company announced that it had purchased Helsinki-based Futuremark Games Studio, its second acquisition. Rovio did not disclose terms, but said it now has 300 employees.
News ByteAngry Birds puzzler from a worldwide iPhone and iPad megahit into a major cross-platform franchise: Toys, comics, TV shows, even a full-length feature film. Given the difficulty of making a big score in the app market, Rovio intends to squeeze every last bit out of its winner. “It doesn’t make sense (to produce a slate of different games) when you have a hit of any caliber,” CEO Mikael Hed told Daily Variety.