Sep 4th, 2012

Rovio has announced a new game for Android, and they’re calling it Bad Piggies. Like rumors have suggested, and like the name implies, this game will let you play as the poor pigs that the Angry Birds have terrorized for so long.

“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, CEO 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.”

Rovio didn’t say what, exactly, you’d be doing with the pigs, but they say there’s no slingshot to be found in this game. I guess we’ll have to wait for some gameplay footage or more news from Rovio to see what the mechanics are, but this looks to be yet another fresh take on their priceless IP. The game is launching September 27th in the Google Play Store. [Rovio]