Rovio Announced ‘Angry Birds’ Spinoff – ‘Bad Piggies’

Rovio had long been teasing about a new spinoff for their incredibly successful Angry Birds series and today they confirmed it. The new game is going to be titled Bad Piggies, and it’s due out later this month.

According to Rovio, they had been getting a lot of requests for a game which told the same story from the pigs’ point of view. “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.”

Rovio has only released the teaser video above, so at this point we don’t know much about the gameplay. But early hints suggest that there won’t be any slingshots involved.

I’m planning to get it the day it ships.