Rovio launches new 'Bad Piggies' game

Rovio launches new 'Bad Piggies' game
The developers behind the blockbuster franchise Angry Birds have come out with a new game that will give the pigs some revenge on those damn birds.

Rovio has launched "Bad Piggies" today for iOS, Android and Mac, launching the game in Taiwan: "We decided to choose Taipei as the place for the first global launch as it is one of the cities where 'Angry Birds' has been widely downloaded," said the company.



Angry Birds (and its multiple sequels) are the most downloaded mobile franchise of all-time, helping Rovio make a profit of 48 million euros on just 75 million euro revenue.

Reads the game's description:
Create the ultimate flying/crawling/rolling/spinning/crashing device and pilot the pigs safely to the eggs!

The Bad Piggies are after the eggs again -- but as usual, nothing is going according to plan! Can you create the ultimate flying machine and steer them safely to their destination? Those tricky pigs have a few objects they can use, but they need your help to turn these into the perfect transportation!

With more than 60 levels, and free updates coming up, you have hours and hours of pig-crashing, exploding, and flying fun! Get three stars on every level to unlock 30 more puzzles! HINT: Sometimes you need to play the level several times to achieve all the objectives -- try building a new device or steering in a different way to earn all the stars!


Windows Phone, Windows 8 and PC versions of the new game are coming soon, adds Rovio.

Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 27 Sep 2012 22:43
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  • 7 comments
  • joebloe12

    Of all the idiotic, stupid things to do, playing angry birds or now bad piggies has to be at the top of the list.

    I guess those people don't have anything better to do?

    27.9.2012 23:56 #1

  • Bozobub

    Games is games, silly. "Idiotic and stupid" seems a little extreme, considering how successful the franchise has been.

    Casual gaming is what lots of people apparently want. You're outvoted.

    28.9.2012 01:06 #2

  • DADEO1

    Originally posted by joebloe12: Of all the idiotic, stupid things to do, playing angry birds or now bad piggies has to be at the top of the list.

    I guess those people don't have anything better to do?
    Gee whiz, get a grip, take it easy, relax, now take a deep breath and hear this. I love playing that game.

    28.9.2012 10:08 #3

  • A5J4DX

    weird for them to do this

    28.9.2012 12:20 #4

  • Bozobub

    ..."Weird"?! How is following up on a successful franchise - and trying to vary the premise from time to time - weird?

    28.9.2012 16:28 #5

  • blueboy09

    Originally posted by Bozobub: ..."Weird"?! How is following up on a successful franchise - and trying to vary the premise from time to time - weird? Agreed. They want to extend the franchise so why not see it from the piggie's point of view for a change, eh? Good, clean fun, good for all ages, especially for the kids gives them something to do when it's raining outside :)


    Chance prepares the favored mind. Look up once in a while and you might learn something. - BLUEBOY

    29.9.2012 15:59 #6

  • omegaman7

    Some would call it milking the cash cow. I call it wise business practice ;) It'll earn them millions I'd wager.



    Theres that word again. "Epic!" Is there something wrong with mankinds ability to be creative?

    30.9.2012 01:20 #7

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