The latest in the Angry Birds series, Star Wars, is all set to be out this Thursday, and no one’s more prepared for it than Amazon. To get you all prepped up for the new game, Amazon’s offering a discount of 50% on some of the Angry Birds games for Kindle tablet users. So, if you’re looking to purchase the original Angry Birds HD, or even Angry Birds Rio HD or Angry Birds Space HD, head to the Amazon Appstore and stock up on these games soon!
We’re saying soon not just to get you more excited, but also because this offer’s only on until 11:59PM on November 7. You can get the full versions of these games for just $1.49, down from $2.99. And if you’re among the ones who have been there, done that, well then, wait it out for a few more hours until Rovio brings out the Angry Birds Star Wars game. This game is available for iOS, Android, PC and Mac users. While Android users can purchase this game for 99 cents, Kindle tablet users will have to shell out $2.99 for the same game.
For all the Star Wars fans, this game features Luke, Leia, Han and Chewy going up against stormtrooper pigs. Its official trailer was released yesterday and shows off the powers of each of the characters as well as some of the intergalactic levels in the game.
There is some good news for those who felt sad for those poor defenseless piggies, who suffered the wrath of ‘Angry Birds’. Yesterday Rovio, the maker of Angry Birds has turned the tables with its new Game ‘Bad Piggies’ and now it’s time for the piggies to take revenge.
Rovio Asia senior vice president said in the prolific launch ceremony in the Taiwanese capital Taipei, “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,” he said.
‘ Angry Birds’ is one of the most famous game app. This addictive game involves using slingshots to launch birds at the pigs. Till date 13 levels of the game have been launched, are all very popular amongst the users.
The launch of ‘Bad piggies’ was attended by Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin who described himself as a fan and offered a brief demonstration.
It was in July, a new game called Amazing Alex was launched by the company which rose to become number one in Top App charts but lost its popularity very soon.
Analysts are hoping that”Bad Piggies” could help renew interest in the Rovie by extending the original game’s universe.
“‘Bad Piggies’ will make ‘Angry Birds’ more than just a game. It will create stories for fans and give depth to the popular app,” said IC Jan, from Taipei-based venture capital company App Works Venture.
“Bad Piggies” has been launched on iOS, Android and Mac and versions for Windows Phone, Windows 8 and PCs are still to follow.… Read the rest