Angry Birds Heikki release to build on brand's F1 sponsorship

New Angry Birds app-based game to see the miffed birds take on an F1 challenge

Formula 1 racing driver Heikki Kovalainen is to be imortalised in Angry Birds lore with a new Angry Birds Heikki release set for June 18th

Angry Birds Developer Rovio is to expand its sponsorship of Finnish Formula 1 driver Heikki Kovalainen with the app gaming giant teasing the upcoming release of a new Angry Birds Heikki application.

Whilst details are still sparse on the imminent Angry Birds Heikki application, the company’s official website has started to tease the seemingly racing themed title that will follow-on from the original Angry Birds release as well as the Angry Birds Seasons spinoff, movie tie-in Angry Birds Rio and the recently launched Angry Birds Space.

Showing its pride in the company’s Finnish heritage, Rovio opted at the start of the season to back its native F1 hopefuls with the returning Kimi Raikkonen sporting Angry Birds sponsorship whilst fellow Finn Kovalaninen handed his helmet design over to the app sensation.

Seemingly headed to the usual array of iOS touting iPhone and iPad devices as well as the full selection of Android smartphone and tablet offerings, Rovio has confirmed a June 18th Angry Birds Heikki release. Although little has been offered on the upcoming release other than its title, the site has teased: “Where’s Heikki’s F1 racing helmet gone?! The Angry Birds have a hunch!”

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