Angry Birds Take Off Into Space Today

Great news for fans of the popular physics based video game Angry Birds. Today Angry Birds Space launches on Android and iOS mobile devices. And, the official Rovio announcement is brought to you by Don Pettis, an astronaut on board the International Space Station.

It’s official – Angry birds has gone Universal! Today, Angry Birds Space is up and available for download.

The new game is available on a plethora of devices – iPhone, iPod touch, iPad ( HD full retina display support), Mac and Android devices. According to the official press release by Rovio, the game will have a PC version soon. No word on a Windows Phone release yet.

The game is quite a bit different from the rest of the series. It lets you to use the gravity of the planets for spectacular trick shots. It also features new characters, spread through no less than 60 levels.

Now, for the prices. It’s free (but ad-supported) on Android with an ad-free version coming for $0.99 as well as an HD tablet version for $ 2.99. It costs $0.99 for the iPhone and iPod touch version. The HD version, for the iPad costs $2.99. The Mac version is $4.99, while the PC version is $5.95.

Rovio is obviously trying to make as much money as possible from the new release, and the game will be joined by merchandise, animation and even books.

Here’s an interesting official presentation video by Astronaut Don Pettis aboard the International Space Station…Wow! Now that’s impressive.




  1. Ant Pruitt

    I know my kids will be happy to know about this new iteration of Angry Birds. :)

    -RAP, II

    • Bogdan Bele

      The only problem is that it’s not just kids playing that thing (so I’ve heard :) )

    • Steve Krause

      Yeah…. my… kids… “they” will love it I’m sure. ;)

  2. Brian Burgess

    Hey! Forget kids, I am having fun with it… I mean wait… I am working…

  3. Mat Lee

    This is such a great game. The space physics is great. You know it had to be my app pick for this weeks Attack of the Androids!

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