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Rovio Announces Angry Birds Star Wars II To Launch September 19

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Rovio announced this morning that the next game in its blockbuster Angry Birds franchise will be Angry Birds Star Wars II. Following up on the success of the original Angry Birds Star Wars, the new game will be based off the events in Star Wars episodes I-III.

So far, details on the new game are fairly light, but we do know that it will feature new characters such as young Anakin Skywalker, Mace Windu, Darth Maul, General Grievous and even Jar Jar Binks. Players will finally get to join the dark side and play as one of the villainous pigs too.

Rovio also announced that it’s creating a line of  toys called Telepods that interact with the game and teleport characters into the map.

Here’s the trailer:

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Rovio Will Announce A New Angry Birds Star Wars Game On Monday

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While Rovio has been pretty busy lately helping other developers launch new iOS games via its publishing company, Rovio Stars, but the Angry Birds hit marker isn’t done churning out its own titles.

This morning Rovio announced it will reveal a brand new game next Monday, July 15th. The teaser image pays homage to the very first teaser poster that was released for Star Wars Episode I: the Phantom Menace, so it looks like the new game will be an Angry Birds version of the prequel trilogy:

Attention, Angry Birds fans! Stay tuned on Monday, July 15th, for big news about a brand new game! We’re talking the biggest character line-up ever, awesome new powers, and maybe even a few surprises!

Intrigued? Stay tuned for more news on #July15!

‘Tiny Thief’ From Rovio Stars Hits App Store

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Rovio, makers of the all-mighty Angry Birds franchise, kicked off the launch of its new publishing company last month with the new game Icebreakers: A Viking Voyage, but their second title is already here.

Tiny Thief has landed on the App Store this afternoon early reviews have been very positive. The game centers around the character Tiny Thief, an unconventional hero who uses cunning and trickery to out-smart his opponents across six epic medieval adventures.

Priced at $2.99 for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, the game plays similar to the point-and-click games of yore but has its own charm and mind boggling puzzles.

Here is the trailer and release notes:

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Rovio Teases New ‘Tiny Thief’ Game Coming To iOS Next Thursday

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Rovio, makers of the all-mighty Angry Birds franchise, kicked off the launch of its new publishing company last month with its first game Icebreakers: A Viking Voyage hitting the App Store last month, but the company already has a new game on deck.

Earlier this morning Rovio  announced that its second game, Tiny Thief, will be hitting iOS and Android next week. Details on the new game are pretty scant, but Rovio says its a stealth-based puzzle-solving game.

Based on the trailers it looks like you’ll be trying to steal hidden items by covertly creating a chain of events to open up the map for ultimate thievery.

Here’s the latest Tiny Thief trailer:

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Angry Birds Space Is Free In The App Store For The Next 7 Days [Deals]

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As the most popular game franchise the App Store has ever seen, Rovio doesn’t like to giveaway its prized Angry Bird apps for free, but for the first time ever you can now download Angry Birds Space for free.

Apple named Angry Birds Space as its ‘App of the Week’, which means everyone gets to download it for free for the next 7 days. If you’ve ever wanted to slingshot cute little birds into the vacuum of deep space, then here’s your chance to do so risk free.

Angry Birds Seasons Update Brings 36 New Levels To Android & iOS

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Rovio really does make its games a worthwhile investment. Angry Birds Seasons is almost two and a half years old now, and it has just received yet another 36 new levels — plus a new power-up — on Android and iOS. That’s not bad for a 99¢ game now, is it.

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Bad Piggies Gets 15 New Levels, Lets Players Record & Share Their Tricks

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Rovio’s Bad Piggies game for iOS has today received a brand new update that delivers 15 new levels, new gadgets, and new features. Aside from the new levels, one of the biggest additions is the ability for gamers to record their best tricks and then share them through their favorite social networks.

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Rovio Accounts Lets You Pick Up Your Angry Birds Progress On Any Device

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Rovio has launched a new service called Rovio Accounts, which allows you to pick up your saved games on any mobile device. So if you complete ten Angry Birds levels on your Android smartphone, you’ll see the same progress when you login on your iPad.

Rovio Accounts isn’t just compatible with Angry Birds, but other titles from Rovio as well. The service will initially launch worldwide inside The Croods, as well as in the original Angry Birds game for iOS in Finland and Poland.

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Apple Highlights Top 25 All-Time Free & Paid Apps On iOS

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With the countdown to 50 billion App Store downloads now underway, Apple has begun highlighting the “top 25 all-time” free and paid apps on iOS. The Cupertino company did a similar thing in the run up to 25 billion downloads last year, and for 10 billion downloads in January 2011.

Some of the apps included in the list are no surprise, with the likes of Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, and Skype topping the free chart, and Angry Birds, Fruit Ninja, and Doodle Jump topping the paid chart.

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Bird Slinging Goes Social In Angry Birds Friends, Now Available On iOS

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Angry Birds Friends, the latest bird slinger from Rovio, has today landed on iOS. It’s a little different from the other titles in the series, because this one’s all about social gaming, rather than playing alone. The game connects to Facebook, than allows you to challenge your buddies to weekly tournaments, and brag about your highest scores.

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