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Next Angry Birds Update Coming On Valentine’s Day?

First came the iPhone version. Then a bigger iPad one. With the two versions selling like hotcakes in the App Store, Rovio released a Halloween edition. Last week, they updated it to include some Christmas-themed levels and renamed the new version to “Seasons”.

Angry Birds is an unstoppable pop culture phenomenon, something Daring Fireball’s John Gruber calls “today’s Pac Man”. We all know Angry Birds is insanely popular, yet Rovio doesn’t seem to be willing to stop and enjoy the money anytime soon. According to a rumor published by Pocket Gamer, the developers are already eyeing a Valentine’s Day release in February 2011.

Swap pumpkins for hearts come February 2011, which is when the next Angry Birds Season update is scheduled. Like the pumpkins in the Halloween release, popping hearts will earn you extra points per level.

A new type of bird is also planned, although the details are unclear. It could be a Cupid-like avian wonder that shoots an arrow from its beak when the screen is tapped. Perhaps it’ll be a heartbreaking songbird that can burst hearts for points by chirping when tapping the screen.

Another report surfaced in November suggested that Rovio was planning to introduce a new pig “point of view” in the sequel of Angry Birds, although no further details have been officially provided by the developers.  [iSpazio via Pocket Gamer]

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