Angry Birds Space unveiled

Rovio reveals next installment in bird-flinging franchise, indicates announcement concerning it will arrive on March 22; teaser site now live.

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The Angry Birds phenomenon is heading to the final frontier. Developer Rovio today revealed Angry Birds Space, indicating more information about the game will be divulged on March 22.

Space doesn't have oxygen, but that isn't keeping Rovio from bringing birds there.
Space doesn't have oxygen, but that isn't keeping Rovio from bringing birds there.

A website for Angry Birds Space is now live, and it houses a 20-second teaser trailer for the game, which is embedded below. The site also includes an image of the moon, earth, and the game's iconic slingshot designed as if it were built out of moon rock.

No mention was made as to which platforms Angry Birds Space will be available on, but Rovio has spread the franchise to a host of destinations since the game was launched on the iOS in 2009.

A Facebook version of Angry Birds launched this week, and the game is also available on the 3DS, PSP, PlayStation 3, iOS and Android mobile devices, Google Chrome, Google Plus, and Amazon's Kindle Fire.

The game has been downloaded over 500 million times, including 6.5 million instances on Christmas Day alone.

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