In late January, it was announced Rovio was teaming up with 20th Century Fox to release Angry Birds Rio, a new version of the game based on the upcoming animated film.
Angry Birds Rio went live in the App Store tonight, and it’s $0.99.
In Angry Birds Rio, the original Angry Birds are kidnapped and taken to the magical city of Rio de Janeiro, where they eventually escape their captors and set out to to save their friends, Blu and Jewel â€“ two rare macaws and the stars of the upcoming Fox motion picture, Rio. Angry Birds Rio will pair the physics-based gameplay of the original game with unique twists based on the film.
Angry Birds Rio features:
– Two fantastic episodes with 60 exciting levels!
– Completely new achievements!
– Special Hidden fruits – discover them all!
– Put your Angry Birds skills to the ultimate test in a spectacular boss fight!
Expect plenty more where this came from: Episodic updates throughout 2011!
Any Angry Birds series for iOS offers amazing value for $0.99, as Rovio gives a lot back to customers with updates throughout the year. Enjoy this one folks, it looks like a tonne of fun!