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Angry Birds heads for outer space


NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Move over, Jupiter: Angry Birds is hitting the galaxy.

Rovio, the company behind the wildly popular gaming franchise, said Friday that its next installment will be Angry Birds Space.

"One small fling for a bird. One quantum leap for birdkind," the company teased on a site dedicated to the new game. The game will launch on March 22, along with accompanying "animation, retail, and publishing" tie-ins, Rovio said on its company blog