Angry Birds Go! kart racing revealed

Rovio has been teasing Angry Birds Go! since June, but only today finally confirmed what everyone suspected: it's a kart racer. Arriving on December 11, it'll send birds and pigs kareening downhill, collecting coins and power-ups. Like with Angry Birds Star Wars II, you can unlock vehicles by buying Hasbro's 'Telepod' figures.

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Rovio has been teasing Angry Birds Go! since June, but only today finally confirmed what everyone suspected: it's a kart racer. Arriving on December 11, it'll send birds and pigs kareening downhill, collecting coins and power-ups. Like with Angry Birds Star Wars II, you can unlock vehicles by buying Hasbro's 'Telepod' figures.

It's, you know, a kart racing game, with characters who have different powers, karts to upgrade, and those other sorts of things you'd want in a kart racing game.

Angry Birds Go! is coming free-to-play to iOS, Android, Windows Phone 8, and BlackBerry 10, initially at least. Hit the official site for more, and peep this trailer:

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    October 15, 2013 8:00 AM

    Alice O'Connor posted a new article, Angry Birds Go! kart racing revealed.

    Rovio has been teasing Angry Birds Go! since June, but only today finally confirmed what everyone suspected: it's a kart racer. Arriving on December 11, it'll send birds and pigs kareening downhill, collecting coins and power-ups. Like with Angry Birds Star Wars II, you can unlock vehicles by buying Hasbro's 'Telepod' figures.

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      October 15, 2013 8:16 AM

      Gotta hand it to Rovio on being stupidly successful i milking such a simple concept into a global IP and taking it into so many directions. This is the stuff that Harvard Business Reviews are made of.

      That said... really? The world needs another kart racer?

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        October 15, 2013 8:44 AM

        The world can never have too many kart racers, unless this one sucks then there is no need.

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        October 15, 2013 8:47 AM

        Here lately there haven't been too many kart racers (I seem to recall a real glut of them on the PC back in the 90's) but really outside of Mario Kart are there many these days?

        Actually now that I think about it the kart racer is pretty much the #2 "paste your IP in" genre - Sonic, Shrek, LittleBigPlanet, Chocobo, Burger King), and this game looks to be the same. Unless it's actually good, which might be interesting. In a way it just needs to be better than most games, not necessarily better than Mario Kart.

        #1 "paste your IP in" genre is endless runner games.

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          October 15, 2013 8:52 AM

          The Sonic one was really good, actually.

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      October 15, 2013 9:04 AM

      Actually kinda looks fun although I have my doubts with it being on handhelds

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      October 15, 2013 9:26 AM

      appstore should be flooded with Mario Kart clones, but there's only a couple of good ones. hopefully this is another.

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      October 15, 2013 11:45 AM

      Amazing how they've parlayed this dumb fucking game into all kinds of stupid shit. Wonder if they have Angry bird thongs?