by Joe White
March 22, 2012
After teasing us all with a trailer yesterday, Rovio has launched its brand-new Angry Birds iOS app - Angry Birds Space - in Apple's App Store. You can download a $0.99 version of the app which is natively compatible with the iPhone and iPod touch, or if you're an iPad-owner, Angry Birds Space HD can be yours for just $2.99. As outlined in the app's release notes:
After a giant claw kidnaps their eggs, the Angry Birds chase it into a wormhole and find themselves floating in a strange new galaxy – surrounded by space pigs! Luckily the Angry Birds have super powers of their own...Features include:
The app even pays homage to Space Invaders - the first space-themed virtual game - as Jeff of 148apps notes:
- 60 interstellar levels!
- Regular free updates!
- Brand new birds!
- Brand new superpowers!
- Zero-gravity space adventures!
- Trick shots using planets’ gravity!
- New in-app purchases!
- Hidden bonus levels!
- Beautifully detailed backgrounds!
So, what are you waiting for? Head over to the App Store and download Angry Birds Space now - and feel free to share your thoughts with us in the comments below.