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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Bad Piggies’

New ‘Angry Birds’ Cartoons to Star Pigs, Pink Bird

Rovio, the developer behind the Angry Birds franchise, today announced that it will produce new cartoon series for its ToonsTV channel. The new content will show up sometime during 2014. The ToonsTV channel, which appears in Angry Birds games and some streaming platforms, will also air what Rovio is calling “a range of high-quality 3rd party content. The news comes …

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Rovio’s ‘Bad Piggies’ Gets an Update and Grappling Hook

Though Rovio’s core business is promoting and merchandising its Angry Birds franchise, the spinoff mobile game Bad Piggies is also getting some support this week. Bad Piggies was released last fall and became an instant hit, though the app hasn’t had the staying power of the Angry Birds games. Instead of mindlessly launching birds, Bad Piggies tasks players with constructing …

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Bad Piggies Hit The Road On Wednesday

Bad Piggies, Rovio’s fantastic Angry Birds spinoff, hasn’t been getting as much love as its Star Wars inspired cousin recently. That’s all going to change tomorrow, however, as Rovio has a beefy updated planned for the game. Rovio announced today that Bad Piggies will be getting an update called Road Hogs tomorrow. The update adds 30 new levels and new …

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Angry Birds Cartoon Series Premieres March 16

Today Rovio, the creators of the Angry Birds and Bad Piggies games, announced that a new animated cartoon Angry Birds series is coming soon to computers everywhere. From the Rovio announcement: What makes Bomb Bird so angry? Why is the King Pig the King Pig? And are those mischievous piggies ever going to get hold of the eggs? It’s time …

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Angry Birds Harlem Shake Video Proves This Meme Needs to Die

Following on the heels of Groupon, Google, Facebook, and even Nintendo, Angry Birds developer Rovio has released its own “Harlem Shake” video. Not only has Rovio released a Harlem Shake video, but it appears to take place outside during the Finnish winter, where the temperature was almost certainly well below freezing when the video was shot. If there could be …

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First Bad Piggies Update Announced [VIDEO]

Rovio, the makers of Angry Birds, today announced that the first content update for Bad Piggies is “coming up,” presumably soon. In the new episode, called “Flight in the Night,” the pigs have finally nabbed the eggs. Players will be challenged to create new vehicles to transport the eggs in one piece. The update includes 15 new levels and what …

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Bad Piggies Show Up Across the World [VIDEO]

Bad Piggies turned out to be a huge success for Rovio. The game broke company records and built upon the Angry Birds brand that has grown into a huge property over the past two years. And, though Angry Birds Star Wars will almost certainly overshadow the pigs, it’s clear that Bad Piggies will be getting lots of love and merchandising …

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Bad Piggies Chrome App Installs Adware

By all accounts, Bad Piggies is shaping up to be Rovio’s next big hit. iOS and Android users are already downloading the game by the millions, and PC players will soon be able to join in the fun. Strangely enough, the game is already available on the Chrome Web Store, but it may just be too good to be true. …

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Bad Piggies Breaks Rovio Records

While Rovio’s Amazing Alex failed to capture the imagination of the mobile gaming public, the developer’s new Bad Piggies is becoming popular enough to rival Angry Birds. Rovio today announced that Bad Piggies reached the number one spot in the U.S. iTunes App Store in just over three hours after its release on September 27th. The company claims that makes …

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Bad Piggies, From the Makers of Angry Birds, Now Available

Rovio Entertainment, the makers of the wildly popular Angry Birds series, today released a spin-off game called Bad Piggies. Bad Piggies tells the story of the bird/pig rivalry established in the Angry Birds games, only from the pigs’ point of view. Instead of flinging themselves in the direction of the eggs they so desperately want, the pigs are clever and …

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Watch Bad Piggies Take Flight In New Gameplay Trailer

Bad Piggies has already earned my interest. Rovio shining the spotlight on the underutilized enemies of the Angry Birds franchise could lead to a fun game. We were told not to expect Angry Birds, but with pigs. Beyond that, we didn’t really know what to expect until now. Thanks to a new trailer, we now know that Bad Piggies will …

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“Bad Piggies” Gives Rovio’s Green Swine A Chance To Shine

I had an idea for a game once. It would take the concept behind Angry Birds, but tell the story from the side of the pigs. They must have a good reason for wanting to steal the eggs. Why not give them a voice? My game never took off, but Rovio is doing me one better with their own game …

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