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Angry Birds devs telling the villains' story in Bad Piggies, coming this month

Angry Birds Screenshot - Green Piggies

Rovio Entertainment has announced that Green Piggies, a twist on the Angry Birds franchise that lets you play as the notorious pigs, is coming to iOS, Android, and Mac on September 27.

“There’s a lot of empathy towards the lovable enemies from the Angry Birds games, and we’ve been constantly asked, 'What about the pigs’ side of the story?'” said Mikael Hed, the chief executive officer of Rovio. “Bad Piggies gives you the chance to play as the second-most-loved characters in the Angry Birds universe and explore this rich world through their green eyes.”

Versions for Windows Phone, Windows 8, and PC will follow shortly after the release date later this month. Rovio has created a new website exclusively for the game.

“We’ve had a lot of fun creating a totally new and unique gameplay experience,” said Petri Järvilehto, the executive vice president of games at Rovio. “There’s so much more to these pigs than what is seen in the Angry Birds games, and Bad Piggies is the first glimpse into what’s going on in the imaginative and ingenious minds of the pigs.”

Take a look at the teaser trailer below.

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