Rovio reveals fantasy-themed teaser for new 'epic' Angry Birds game

By , on March 7, 2014
Last modified 6 years ago

Rovio has just released an "Epic" trailer for an as-yet unnamed Angry Birds game. And, by the looks of things, the world-conquering franchise is about to step into the realms of fantasy.

The video itself (see below) opens on a handsomely rendered suit of armour. The camera rises up the suit while a bombastic, Skyrim-esque choir and the sound of swords clashing swell in the background. Once the camera reaches the helmet, the pops open to reveal the Red Bird sitting inside.

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Given the fantasy theme of the teaser, it wouldn't be huge leap to suggest that the Angry Birds are going a bit sword-and-sorcery for their next adventure.

In fact, as Angry Birds Nest spotted, if you pause Rovio's New Year / New Tricks video at just the right moment, you can clearly see a stencil of the birds wielding bows and swords. One of them is even wearing Gandalf-style hat.

However, though we don't know much, we do know that the game will be soft-launched in Canada and Australia before rolling out globally. As soon as the game goes live, we'll let you know.