March 17, 2014
Rovio has just soft-launched its next "epic" Angry Birds game, Angry Birds Epic. The Finnish entertainment company first teased the new game just over a week ago, with a short video showing Red Bird as a knight in shining armor. A few days later, it was revealed that the game is, in fact, called Angry Birds Epic and is, in further fact, a role-playing game, rather than a physics-based puzzle game. Specifically, Angry Birds Epic is an adventure RPG set in a fantasy version of the Piggy Island. It offers an "epic" storyline, turn-based combat, and an extensive crafting system for making armor, weapons, and potions using resources that are either collected or purchased. Check out the game's official gameplay trailer, which has just been posted by Rovio: If you can't see the video embedded above, please click here. Angry Birds Epic boasts the following "epic" features:
For more information, visit the official Angry Birds Epic website. Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad running iOS 6.0 or later, Angry Birds Epic is available now for free in soft-launch mode in the App Store in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. It's expected to be launched worldwide later this year. Also later this year, Rovio is set to launch another Angry Birds title in the form of Angry Birds Stella. See also: Rovio Teases New 'Bewitched' Episode For Acclaimed Puzzle Adventure Game Tiny Thief, Rovio Adds More Electrifying Levels To Original Angry Birds Game's Short Fuse Episode, and The Wingman Vs. El Porkador: Rovio Launches New Angry Birds Friends Tournament. [gallery link="file" order="DESC"]
- EPIC BATTLES! Turn-based battles between our heroic flock of warriors and those green snout-nosed scoundrels! It’s easy to play, but difficult to master!
- EPIC WORLDS! Explore a fantasy Piggy Island with everything from tribal villages and frosty mountains to tropical beaches and mysterious caves!
- EPIC CHARACTERS! Join Red, Chuck, Bomb and the other heroes as they face King Pig, Wiz Pig, Prince Porky and many more villains!
- EPIC UPGRADES! Level up your characters, armor, weapons and potions to become a legendary hero ready to take on the mightiest pig warrior!
- EPIC WEAPONS! Craft amazing battle-winning weapons like a wooden sword, frying pan or stick thingy with a sponge on top!
- EPIC HUMOR! Plenty of offbeat humor and tons of quirky characters dressed in awesomely silly costumes - like a prickly cactus hat and a matching sword.
Angry Birds Epic
Rovio Entertainment Ltd
Rovio Entertainment Ltd