NASA and Rovio Release First Gameplay Video From Angry Birds Space

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We wrote about the upcoming Angry Birds Space previously, but Rovio today released a new trailer for the upcoming bird vs. pig game.

The trailer features a demonstration of weightlessness and gravity by NASA astronaut Don Pettit, recorded on board the International Space Station -- something that will be key in the actual game. At the end of the trailer, we also see our first gameplay footage. Angry Birds Space's gameplay will involve launching space-helmeted birds around multiple planets with gravitational fields to get the pigs -- perhaps a more complicated physics than the standard Angry Birds games.

Angry Birds Space launches on iOS and the Mac on March 22.

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-cole- Avatar
116 months ago

Looks fun and it's cool that Rovio is doing something with NASA, unlike the government.

Had to get that in there ;)


But you know, Rovio is a Finnish company not from USA ;)
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Joshwawilson Avatar
116 months ago
This actually looks like a fun game!
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Hastings101 Avatar
116 months ago
Looks fun and it's cool that Rovio is doing something with NASA, unlike the government.

Had to get that in there ;)
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Pakaku Avatar
116 months ago
It's almost refreshing that they tried something new for once, after what seemed like countless rehashes of the same game :P
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ugahairydawgs Avatar
116 months ago

Presented by Samsung Galaxy note lol. Anything for a buck, eh Rovio?


Yeah....damn business trying to make a profit. What's this world coming to?
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DrMotownMac Avatar
116 months ago
I have to say, I think it's very cool that they got a real astronaut on the real space station to demonstrate how a stuffed red angry bird hits a green pig balloon in zero gravity! Since when does NASA help sell video games? Excellent collaboration and I totally agree with the above post about theoretically stimulating some kids to take an interest in physics and science.

I wonder how that would look on a kid's college application when he writes the essay about how he became interested in physics or aerospace engineering.... "I was originally planning a career in creative writing, but I when played Angry Birds: Space and studied NASA's zero gravity YouTube tutorials on sling shot mechanics, I had an epiphany." Of course, I'm laughing to myself right now since I have that dumb Angry Birds song in my head as I'm writing this....:)
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