‘Angry Birds’ Gets Its Version of ‘Mario Kart’ with ‘Angry Birds Go’

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Game will be the first time the "Angry Birds" franchise veers away from slingshotting birds at buildings

Watch out Nintendo, “Mario Kart” may have a fierce new rival with “Angry Birds Go!”

Rovio, the maker of the wildly popular “Angry Birds” franchise, announced Wednesday that it will launch the game Dec. 11 as a free download for mobile devices. As is the case with most mobile games, additional levels and upgrades will be available for a fee.

The game is the latest spin-off for the “Angry Birds” franchise, after its “Star Wars” editions, “Bad Piggies” and one themed around Fox’s toon “Rio.”

But “Angry Birds Go” will be the first time the game veers away from slingshotting birds at buildings. This game’s birds and evil pigs will now kart around a track. See trailer below.

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  1. This article is stupid because angry birds go will never be good. There is penalty no good way to control a racing game on a phone or tablet. Motion controls are aggravating and clunky while on screen controls are really bad and lack sensitivity as well as get in the way of gameplay. Mario kart 8 is actually going to be on a home console with a real controller and a formula that has worked since the days of the Super Nintendo days. I hate when articles try to argue that smart phones are taking over the gaming market because no gamer want to try to play a game on a retarded virtual on screen control. They could put a small hurt on Nintendo with casual gamers but do you think nintendo cares if it’s customers are buying a 1 dollar angry bird game when pretty much every house has a Nintendo console wether it be a wii u 3ds wii or original ds.

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