Rovio Wants You To Squeal Like A Pig
Last Updated on Wednesday, 5 September 2012 10:25 Written by Laddie13 Wednesday, 5 September 2012 03:00
On Tuesday Rovio officially announced “Bad Piggies” a spinoff from Angry Birds where the pigs are the center of attention. Gone is the ever preset slingshot as Bad Piggies will introduce a new form of gameplay that will first come to ios and Android devices on September 27. Shortly after expect to see Bad Piggies on Windows phones and PC’s. Here’s the official press release from Rovio.
ROVIO TO LAUNCH BAD PIGGIES ON SEPTEMBER 27!
Espoo, Finland- September 4, 2012
Rovio Entertainment, the creators of Angry Birds, today announced their newest game, Bad Piggies, launching September 27 for iOS, Android and Mac. This innovative game turns the franchise on its head by letting the fans play as the pigs – with all new, never-before-seen gameplay – and not a slingshot in sight!
“There’s a lot of empathy towards the lovable enemies from the Angry Birds games, and we’ve been constantly asked: what about the pigs’ side of the story?” said Mikael Hed, CEO of Rovio. “Bad Piggies gives you the chance to play as the second-most-loved characters in the Angry Birds universe, and explore this rich world through their green eyes.”
The new game will launch on iOS, Android and Mac on September 27. Windows Phone, Windows 8 and PC versions will follow shortly.
“We’ve had a lot of fun creating a totally new and unique gameplay experience,” said Petri Järvilehto, EVP Games at Rovio. “There’s so much more to these pigs than what is seen in the Angry Birds games, and Bad Piggies is the first glimpse into what’s going on in the imaginative and ingenious minds of the pigs.”
- Rovio: Bad Piggies arrives on September 27
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