Items tagged with Bad Piggies

Over 82,000 Google Chrome users were duped into installing a malicious browser plug-in from the Chrome web store when what they thought they were downloading was a free copy of Bad Piggies, Rovio's latest title in the Angry Birds franchise. How could such a thing happen? A search in the Google Chrome web store for "Bad Piggies" turns up a handful of plug-ins masquerading as Rovio's latest title, and according to Barracuda Labs, they're all fronts for an ad injector that, once installed, will display additional advertisements in popular websites like Yahoo. "As of Oct. 2, 2012, there are about 82,593... Read more...
Rovio's wildly successful Angry Birds franchise needs no introduction. But Bad Piggies? That one needs some explaining. Looking to, um, piggyback on the success of Angry Birds, Bad Piggies is what Rovio hopes will be the company's next mega hit. While the main characters look familiar, don't expect the same type of game play. Your job in the Bad Piggies spinoff is to "create the ultimate flying machine and steer [the pigs] safely to their destination." The maps and 60 levels are different, the game play mechanics are different, and the objective is decidedly different. There's no slingshot, but... Read more...