Rovio is an entertainment media company based in Finland, and the creator of the globally successful Angry Birds franchise, and the new Amazing Alex franchise.
Rovio was founded in 2003 as a mobile game development studio, and the company has developed several award-winning titles for various mobile platforms. In 2009, Rovio released Angry Birds, a casual puzzle game for touchscreen smartphones that became a worldwide phenomenon from 2010 onwards with over 1 billion downloads across all major platforms.
The Angry Birds franchise has since expanded to a variety of new business areas including merchandising, licensing, publishing, and media.
On the 29th of September 2017, Rovio completed a successful public listing on the Helsinki stock exchange.