'Angry Birds' ready for space flight
Angry Birds Space teaser imageDeveloper Rovio has confirmed that the next installation of the widely popular "Angry Birds" will be released on March 22, broadcaster NTV reported on its website today.
The Finnish developer said the new game, titled "Angry Birds Space," will be launched in collaboration with NASA and the National Geographic.
Players will be faced with new challenges such as hurling the ever-popular birds at targets in zero gravity, Rovio said, hinting at a new feature called "lightspeed destruction," but refraining from elaborating upon it.
With over 700 million downloads worldwide, the Angry Birds is globally the most popular mobile game title. Rovio has recently launched the game for Facebook, gaining access to more than 800 million active users.